Most Overrated Mario Characters
The Top Ten
At one point, Luigi was underrated... Then that God awful Game Theory video came out. Now everyone hates Mario and thinks that Luigi is so much better.
I like Luigi, but I think he's overrated because his fanbase always insists on putting Luigi as a poor victim of the "bad Mario". In short, His fanbase hate Mario without any concrete reason. They hate Mario because think that "he always gets the glory and mistreats Luigi". what? Mario doesn't have any guilt of having more protagonist than Luigi and be the "famous brother". He's always the center of attention because was created for this ro le in the games, and not because he despises his brother. There is no proof that Mario ever mistreated or abused Luigi in his life. They are brothers, not enemies, for god sake. This overrated victimization that fans created around Luigi is boring.
I like Luigi, but by the standards of the fandom he's rather overrated.
Everyone pretty much hates Mario and worships Luigi like an idol head.
Used to be my favorite Nintendo character, but then I realized that he rides on Mario's coattails a lot. The Mario and Luigi series is a good series in it's entirety, but Luigi isn't really, well, good in that series. I love R.O.B. because of his significance to the company. He was one of the first little trinkets that went with video game consoles. Same reason why I love Mr. Game & Watch. Heck, Yoshi has some better plot lines in his spin-offs. - SionicRelationsV 42 Comments
Yoshi should be number one. His fans don't think he is overrated and he is. I don't hate Yoshi, but he's just a dinosaur with the same personality as Mario...but he's cute and has cool abilities. Nothing special or developed the way Luigi, Rosalina, Bowser, and Wario are. - DCfnaf
Toad is more overrated than Yoshi. Toad now got his own game that is great while Yoshi's last game (Yoshi's New Island) was pure crap. Toad is even playable in more mainstream Mario games like 3D World while Yoshi got replaced by a crappy Yoshi ripoff.
I used to like Yoshi, but he's so overrated that it just sickens me that on top ten best Mario characters he's number 1 on there and has a bunch of comments like, "Yoshi is so adorable! He's so cute! " "Yoshi Is awesome and he can eat anything! " So it makes it hard for me to like Yoshi anymore.
Yoshi is actually my favorite character and it even shows it in my name but Yoshi's fandom is just awful. I even find it bad. I will agree that Yoshi is overrated but Yoshi is still my favorite character - YoshiAppleV 61 Comments
People keep saying that Rosalina has not been in enough games to be considered overrated. Daisy, yes has been in more games than Rosalina but, Rosalina has been in more major games than Daisy. Super Smash Bros, Mario Kart with Baby Rosalina, and SUPER Mario 3D WORLD. Daisy is in Mario Kart with Baby Daisy but she isn't in Smash Bros. 3D World was fine with 4 characters until Nintendo included fan service. Rosalina's appearances are just that. Fan service. People also say Peach needs to be taken out of Mario spin-off titles. Princess Peach has been and still is a staple character in the franchise while Rosalina is a relatively recent character. Finally there's reason Nintendo won't let Rosalina kidnapped. She doesn't need to be. Where Peach was created for the sole purpose of being damsel-in-distress, Rosalina was created to help guide Mario in Galaxy and Galaxy 2 and nothing else. She would have stopped there if it weren't for her fanbase. And the fanbase is what makes Rosalina ...more
Rosalina is now a staple character like all the other characters. Nintendo is allowed to make characters become staple. - DCfnaf
I love Rosalina, but there are problems I have with her. First off, people that say Daisy is a Peach clone need to understand that Rosalina isn't close to being different from Peach in terms of facial features; hell in all of the appearances she makes, Nintendo decided to strip her character and make her more of a Space Peach instead. Second, she isn't THAT perfect as her fanboys make her up to be. Her final smash in my opinion, is fairy weak if not timed right, but then her fans insinuate that it's because I'm "butthurt" about Daisy. I actually don't care about Daisy!
And while we're on the subject of her fanboys, they, if not all, can be insufferably annoying. Let's face it, all of you only care about her looks. "SHES SO SMEXXY I WANNA DO HER! WHO CARES SHES HOT! 11! 1! 1! SHE TOO MATURE AND TOO BEAUTIFUL SHES PERFECT" And I'm sorry, I think that's pretty shallow, and I thought Link's fangirls had it bad.
Most of the Rosalina Haters are actually Daisy fans. I'm not a big fanboy of Rosalina but most of Rosalina's haters defend Daisy. - DCfnaf
Okay first off, I like Daisy and Rosalina's my favorite princess of the Mario franchise. And yeah, I'll get that Rosalina's getting a bit overrated but seriously, the hatred of her is getting ridiculous. Same with Gardevoir (which is also one of my favorites), Rosalina has some creepy fans because of her attractiveness. But I love her because she's so lovely and beautiful, like Gardevoir. Like Gardevoir she'll protect the cosmos and, more importantly, protects her lumas. Like Gardevoir, it'll protect her trainer at all costs.
No one likes this cloned bitchV 99 Comments
Has anyone else noticed how the koopalings have done nothing since they first appeared? Wario tried to take over Mario's castle. Bowser Junior framed Mario and got him arrested. Hell, even Waluigi tried to take over the world through dance. Since their debut the koopalings have done nothing. I don't know how great characters like Luigi and Rosalina are beating these overrated skins. These seven are just throw away bosses. Notice how a lot of people are saying things like "I'm sick of the koopalings" these days? It's because the koopalings suck and are just lazy filler.
Yeah, I have to agree with this. When I play a new adventure game I like to be surprised by the bosses. Even the original NSMB game had the common sense to use surprise world bosses. Afterwards, it was nothing but the same stale koopaling formula of "fight the koopalings seven times and nothing else." We have the same formula which uses the same boss characters being used in different games. It feels like we're playing the same game over and over again. What's worse is how the koopalings give the creators a fantastic excuse to be downright uncreative. Instead of a variety of bosses we get the same squad of mini-Bowsers. It's pathetic.
Didn't care for them in the old days, hate the koopalings now. Having the same set of boss characters thrown in your face over and over is annoying and lazy. Just imagine if every Megaman game had the same robot masters.
People talk about Rosalina being shoehorned into everything. Well, having the same faction of seven generic boss characters thrown in your face over and over again is positively obnoxious. The koopalings have been shoved down our throats and pushed through our rectums like the fecal matter they are. Just look at what we've seen as of late:
-NSMBWii (14 rounds of these cretins)
-NSMB2(they're all the world bosses)
-NSMBWiiU (they're all the world bosses again)
-MK8(one fourth of the roster is koopalings)
-Smash 4(deformed koopalings because screw logic)
-Paper Jam (recycled koopaling bosses)
-Color Splash (they're all the bosses... again)
-Minion Quest (they're all the major bosses AGAIN)
Thank God the broodals replaced those seven in Odyssey. Broodals are better than koopalings. Their boss battles were actually interesting. Koopalings are samey, trashy filler.
There is no aspect of him that is original. Not only does he look like a knock-off of Baby Bowser, he's done the Koopa Clown Car concept to death all on his own. Sure, he can breathe fire, but then again, the Koopalings could do that and better. He can operate machinery? Not that impressive when this is in the same world where an armless chestnut can swing a baseball bat. On top of that, he's a bigger brat than Wendy and more cowardly than Luigi or any of the Toads. The fact that he's Bowser's second-in-command by nepotism alone and that he's Miyamoto's "Creator's Pet" doesn't help.
Bowser Jr. Is in EVERY Mario game. He's way too overused! In a LOAD of games is Bowser playable and his kid. And if that's not enough we got the 'dead' version of Bowser, playable, too! THREE BOWSERS, all of them playable! Bowser Jr. Is overused and overrated.
If people hate clone characters like metal Mario then why does everyone like bowser jr? Seriously. How am I the only one who realizes that Bowser Jr is basically baby bowser with a bib with teeth and a paintbrush and clown car. But those are all small differences. So he is an unoriginal character. He should be just as hated as metal Mario and pink gold peach. And you thought the koopalings were bad. Bowser Jr is worse.
Everyone says how terrible the koopaling boss fights are but look at Mario Bro's DS.V 29 Comments
It's just ridiculous that the fanboys are whining and ranting all the time just because Rosalina is in more than 6 games playable. Daisy's in over 20 games! Hello?
I'd say maybe its because unlike Rosalina, she's a lot more notorious when it comes to hate. (Due to her catchphrase) It seems apparent that Rosalina is becoming the most popular princess on the Internet due to her beauty. Rosalina is in a small number of games due to what a recent character.
I think her fans need to calm down. They are giving Rosalina unneeded and excessive hate for no reason. Daisy has been in tons of games. Rosalina has only been in like,15 games or less! Don't get me wrong, I do like Daisy, but I also like Rosalina. You fans need to except the fact that people like her! Can you please stop spreading hate and lies about her?! She's cool and sweet and she has a backstory. The other characters don't and we find her interesting because of it! She is also strong and can defend herself. To me, it seems like she would actually get along well with Daisy. Rosalina isn't the awful one, peach is! She's weak and stupid, and she's a Barbie doll clone!
Can her fans SERIOUSLY shut up? They give Rosalina unwarranted hate because they feel like Daisy does nothing anymore, but she does since they haven't gotten rid of her! Not to mention Rosalina is NOT replacing Daisy. Then again, her hate base is not better. They are cancer. - DCfnaf
This should be higher. Rosalina is more over gated now. I mean, did you see that crazy Daisy fan trolling around with all of his caps! Seriously, none of those things about Rosalina are true!V 23 Comments
But he's so fantastic. He's funny, clever, kind, and a all-around great character. I just wish he was playable. Maybe as MK8 DLC? We already have enough versions or Mario and Peach, Nintendo. Give us something better. We didn't need Baby versions, or Metal versions, heck, the power-ups like tanooki Mario and cat peach sucked. Nintendo, in pack three of MK8 DLC, give of characters that are from other games, like Pikachu, Pokemon, or Ganondorf. If you don't, give us Funky Kong, King Boo, Dry Bones, candy kong, Petey Piranha, honey queen, Diddy/Dixie Kong, Kamek, tiny kong, something we want! Not just clones of Mario and Peach! We don't want Green Bronze Luigi, either!
Character-specific stat boosts shouldn't ever have been included in Mario Kart Wii because these made Funky Kong try to invade Mario Kart Wii online gameplay. My advice for you, Nintendo, is that: if you're going to include statistics for each character, make it evenly balanced instead of stat bonuses.
Back in Mario Kart Wii, Funky Kong was among the other new characters, Now, although Funky is fairly obscure, there is nothing particularly wrong with the actual character. The problem came when everyone online started using him on the Flame Runner because of his ridiculously high speed! You want Bowser Jr. ? FUNKY FUNKY MONKEY ON THE FLAME RUNNER! How about Rosalina? FUNKY FUNKY MONKEY ON THE FLAME RUNNER! Oh look! Toad! King Boo! Bowser! DIDDY KONG! NOPE! FUNKY FUNKY MONKEY ON THE FLAME RUNNER! ARGHHH! I CAN'T STAND FUNKY! I HATE HIM! Thank goodness he's gone from Mario Kart. Whew! But before you know it, another DLC pack will be announced, and guess who will be included? Diddy Kong? NOPE! FUNKY FUNKY MONKEY ON THE FLAME RUNNER! GRRR!
Agreed he is very overrated and Luigi is to, I used too think Luigi was underrated now I know why he is overrated, also Funky Kong is my least favorite in Mario kart wii and needs lower rating.V 10 Comments
Why he should be underrated? Because Nintendo use him as a spin-off filler? This is literally why he was created. Oh and his fanbase is CRAZY. - DaisyandRosalina
I'm sorry but I don't understand what your comment has to do with mine... - DaisyandRosalina
The fans are too rude with me!
People are rather obsessed over this guy, and everyone thinks he's underrated. His fanbase is obnoxious too, more so than Daisy and Rosalina's fanbases but of course Waluigi's fanbase gets no hate.
I think you made a typo: UNDERRATED! - ZachMandoGamesV 8 Comments
I have no idea what's so great on this... Thing...
You are not liking Fawful? I have chortles! I gather the tears of the hating fink-rats who are of the hating of Fawful and use the tears that have fury as the water with which I make my lemonade of tastiness!
I am liking Fawful! You have happiness at the fact that there are no hating fink rats and they just believe that Fawful is praised as much as a pie of wow! - DCfnaf
He isn't funny and is just plain annoying and sad
This guy gave me nightmares when I played Bowser's Inside Story (literally).V 9 Comments
Original the character, do not steel!
Metal Mario is like what Funky kong was in Mario kart wii.
Most overused character in Mario Kart 7. The OP is the B-Dasher and those Red Monster tires. - recaller
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So people hate Dry Bowser for being a clone but love Dry Bones though he is a Koopa Troopa clone? What is with people!? - darthvadern
He is just a Koopa clone...
Everyone hates clones, but everyone loves DB... what? - GeorgeTheNin10doGamer
This is hilarious, Toad is UNDERRATED, he's disliked by over half of the Mario community solely for a reason that didn't involve his character but rather those annoying "Mushroom Retainer" clones of his. - KennyRulz244444
Is in way too many games and we need a break from his marge like voice - YOSHIA2121
Toad is overrated. - DCfnaf
How? No one on this site likes him and no one I know likes other than me and siblings. - Drawbox
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Krapalings should be higher, especially this one. Larry does the same thing over and over yet gets love because of his Mohawk. - DCfnaf
People dare complain about Rosalina being in everything but Toadette gets a pass. Logic, my friends. - DCfnaf
You are very welcome, friend. I just don't get it. You are 100% correct, Toadette is totally overrated. I don't know why Nintendo loves using her. Probably because she is basically a palette swap of Toad. Toadette doesn't have everything Rosalina does. In fact, Rosalina should be lower due to her recent hate. - DCfnaf
Toadette is a great character, but she's just a toad. Just a toad. - supernoisyracecar
Somehow gets a pass while people whine about Rosalina appearing in everything - Randomator
She sucks and is overrated in Mario kart double dash - YOSHIA2121V 1 Comment
He is my favorite character in the mario universe. But I am confused about whether or not he's bowser because he appears as the second-to-last boss in mario party island tour and appears in mario party ten after bowser loses half his health in the final boss
He is definitely overrated, he's a clone character and he doesn't deserve to be a separate character just because he looks cool. - DCfnaf
Why has Bowsers skeleton become more popular than he is
HE'S A CLONE - Randomator
Peach is used to much because she's the top girl. No one notices daisy toadette or rosalina. People are too concerned about pink preschool looking princesses.
Too much love for her when she's basically ditsy.
Luigi should not be number one. Peach is just overrated as hell
She isn't overrated at all, in fact she is overhated, she does not need all that hate. Everyone is mean to her and she gets called all these false things like crabby, mean, selfish when she is actually the opposite of that.
Who's calling her crabby, mean and selfish? Most of the hate against her is because she gets kidnapped way too much. - TreacleV 47 Comments
No she's underrated because everybody hate her.
She's underrated not overrated...
She's underrated, not overrated.
How is Wendy overrated? Look, get your head straight. - WereweegeeV 3 Comments
The first comment here is proving EVERYONE'S point here. Baby Luigi is overrated because it's a baby form of Luigi. No wonder Baby Peach is hated! - DCfnaf
No one like baby Luigi no one like Little Luigi when he was a baby
Yes he is overrated - DCfnaf
Outside one fangirl, no one likes himV 4 Comments
Nintendo never puts any villains besides Bowser in the main series. They should go for variety, like add the past characters (Wart etc. ) back in.
Bowser is one of the most complex and interesting characters in the franchise. He shouldn't be on this list. - DCfnaf
Shouldn't be here - Randomator
Bowser is the best Nintendo villain, get over it. Wart sucks. Cackletta was weird. Antasma was a poophead. Bowser shouldn’t be here.V 6 Comments
This should be top 1. Seriously, she is the worst Mario character! I think she is even worse than the adult Princess Peach!
Baby Peach is a bastard who is bossy & any male person of any age's stalker like her adult self!
I wish that overrated baby shut up. She will never be better than Baby Daisy or Baby Rosalina, and thus she forever fails.
Except she is better than both of those since she serves a purpose. Baby Rosalina sucks since she ruined Rosalina. - DCfnaf
Overrated? More like overhated, she only gets hate for being a baby version of PEACH. - DCfnafV 4 Comments
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