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.
He should be #1V 44 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.
I also agree with Yoshi being number two, this character is likes only because of his cuteness, remember the "don't judge a book by its cover"? Well it couldn't get any worse here, his personality is the same as Mario's. Like Luigi, not a bad character but terribly overrated. - DaisyandRosalinaV 65 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.
FIGHT ME ROSALINA FANS!V 105 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.
I hate the koopalings.V 91 Comments
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.
He is a tad overrated by Nintendo because they only use him as an 8th Koopaling instead of trying to build something unique but that's it. - DaisyandRosalinaV 32 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.
One issue I have with Daisy is how she's a princess only by label. Peach rules over the toads. Rosalina rules over the lumas. In comparison, Daisy has no subjects. This "princess" has no subjects or citizens to rule over or govern.
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!
Eh... not really, sure her fanbase is annoying but so are most of the other fanbases of this list, also her hatebase is filled with trolls. She also was terribly underrated by Nintendo but they have started to realize she exists in 2017. - DaisyandRosalinaV 26 Comments
I have no idea what's so great on this... Thing...
He isn't funny and is just plain annoying and sad
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
A villain that appeared in 3 games, has cool lines and charisma but nothing that hilarious, kidnapped the princess like most of the other villains. His character is average I just don't see the appeal. - DaisyandRosalinaV 11 Comments
How is Toad not in the top three? Some Yoshi fans are criticized for liking the dinosaur solely because he's cute. At least Yoshi actually does heroic things. Some Toad fans like the characters solely for his cuteness, but Toad is practically useless.
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
He sounds nothing like Marge, for one. But yeah, he has too much emphasis in Paper Mario these days. - Extractinator04
Terribly overusee by Nintendo but kind of underrated by fans, sure his character is not that interesting but still. - DaisyandRosalinaV 13 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!
And he's overpowered in Tropical Freeze.V 12 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
This character... is not even cute, come on he looks like a bean, he only has fans because he is the Baby version of Luigi. Side note, he is CONSTANTLY crying. - DaisyandRosalinaV 5 Comments
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
Hey I like her meanieV 2 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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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
You types of people hate her only because of her voice/her being too girly,
While also saying she's weak.
She isn't weak at all. - Qryzx
People hate Peach for the three same stupid reasons:
1. She gets captured in almost all of her appearances.
That's basically saying the game has the same plot, and the plot isn't just about her. It's also about Mario, Luigi and other characters as well, not just her.
2. She's weak.
Have people who said that even researched her? She is very strong, even outside Super Smash Brothers. You can play as her in Super Mario Brothers 2 (AMERICA ), she heals you in the RPG, and has her own game that people claim sucked (probably just because the game had Peach's name on it or some bullcrap). She also has, unlike Rosalina, a wide range of attacks and powers, one of which being floating. She could easily beat Rosalina due to her attack variety, while Rosalina just has a regenerating Luma and uses galaxies to attack. If she's ~THAT GREAT~ then shouldn't she be able to stop Peach from being captured? Sorry for getting a little off topic, but Rosalina fans bring Peach into Rosalina ...more - Qryzx
But he's so awesome. 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 up ones were just dumb. Nintendo, in pack three of MK8 DLC, give of characters that are from other games, like Sonic, Pokemon, or Metriod. If you don't, give us E Gadd, King Boo, Plessie, Baby Yoshi, Petey Piranha, Bowser Jr, Diddy/Dixie Kong, Kamek, Birdo, something we want! Not just clones of Mario and Peach! We don't want Green Silver Luigi, either! - ShyGuySwag
E Gadd is awesome! - DCfnaf
He's old and weird
He's underrated - RandomatorV 2 Comments
Another character popular because he looks cute, he is one of the most generic enemies in the series and has no character. - DaisyandRosalina
Krapalings should be higher, especially this one. Larry does the same thing over and over yet gets love because of his Mohawk. - DCfnaf
Waluigi is nothing special honestly. His character and purpose is bland and there is nothing significant about him really. His appearances are only relegated to spin-offs. Then again, Nintendo doesn't really acknowledge Waluigi too much.
Also, why do people want him in Smash Bros.? I don't see anything unique about him. A tennis racket? Seems like something anyone would use and it isn't even exclusive to him since every main Mario character uses one. And besides, we have more than enough Mario characters in Smash at this point. And his fanbase is something I myself don't understand, other than the fact that it's the sole reason why Waluigi is popular these days anyway. - CrimsonShark
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
"Waluigi is a selfish, greedy man who works closely with the infamous Wario" -TheTopTens description on Waluigi - AStumpedHuman
His fans are crazy I really can't stand them, they constantly spam memes EVERYWHERE, some of them after he waw confirmed to be an Assist Trophy in Smash Ultimate literally HARASSED Sakurai! - DaisyandRosalinaV 12 Comments
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 is just not that memorable, he is ok. - DaisyandRosalinaV 1 Comment
The apprentice witch or whatever from WarioWare, I assume?
Most of the people have a thing for goths, a lot of them are incredibly popular or overrated and of course since Ashley is a goth she is overrated as well, her character is average, just a witch in training. - DaisyandRosalina
"You better learn my name 'cause it's ASHLEY! " Unfortunately I DO know your name and your dumb song won't let me or anyone else who hears it forget it!
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
I like Bowser, but let's be real he doesn't need to be the bad guy in every single game.
Eh, he is ok-ish - DaisyandRosalinaV 8 Comments
She gets way too much love for being ditzy, girly, vain and dainty (actually, I found out that Pink Gold Peach was actually elite since she is a Mario Kart character no matter how unnecessary she is).
Sakura Ayumi and the rest of Noah Harrington haters (ex: for hating Pink Gold Peach) do not deserve any credit whatsoever. I, The Ultimate Daredevil aka Kieran Stark deserved so much better than to be lectured by their whiny asses.
Love how nathaniel bandy despises her - YOSHIA2121
No one likes her. - DrawboxV 3 Comments
Same as Larry, he has little to no character and is just cute (not even that much in my opinion). - DaisyandRosalina
Everyone cares so much about someone who only appears on 1 game I think. She's a wizard in disguise.
Bobbery is much better
Vivian is weak! I never liked PMTTYD anyways!
... you need hateV 1 Comment
He's in one game and doesn't have any memorable character moments except for he's a living doll and people go crazy for him what?
His fans would not shut up about him not being in the Super Smash Bros games.
More overrated than Luigi in my opinion - PerfectImpulseX
Oh, him. This character appeared once and eveeyone suddently loves him and wants him in Smash and yet, he is just ok, a character forgotten by Nintendo but not so much by their fans, he is ok, nothing amazing or what. - DaisyandRosalinaV 3 Comments
This should be top 1. Seriously, she is the worst Mario character! I think she is even worse than the adult Princess Peach!
The way you said the third sentence makes me think you hate Peach. - Qryzx
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
Baby Peach is a bastard who is bossy & any male person of any age's stalker like her adult self!
Cute amazing funny love her sound affect fingers crossed ðŸ¤ž to be on Mario kart 9 ðŸ¤ -V 4 Comments
No she's underrated because everybody hate her.
She's underrated not overrated...
I don't like her (she has an ugly design and comes across as an unlikable brat), but why is she overrated? I don't think I've ever seen anyone saying they like her. - Treacle
She is acutally really underrated, she barely has fans. - DaisyandRosalinaV 5 Comments
He does appear in some spin-offs though. So he is partially. - Qryzx
He was in the very very first
Guys! Not A Mario Character.
He's half a Mario character. He's Mario kart and Mario party, and the dk vs Mario games.V 2 Comments
Seriously, what's the appeal? Is it because they look cute? I really don't understand it, it's just so overrated and most people's reason are ridiculous!
He is cute but not that much, he is mysterious but at the end under the mask there is just another enemy. I don't get the appeal. - DaisyandRosalina
I think shy guy is amazing
How is Bowser above him - RandomatorV 2 Comments
I hate whenever he loses in Mario kart and all he does is cry. It's so irritating. How can anyone like him?
Why do people like him
People are so caring about her when she's ugly and no one knows who the hell she is!
You hate her because because of her character design and the fact that she's not necessarily famous? Seriously?
She May Not Be The Main Character Of The Mario Franchise, But She's Still Overrated.
Most uncreative character ever. Nintendo must be on drugs when making Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door.
To those who don't know who Paulina is, she's Mario's old girlfriend before Peach. But seriously, how is she overrated? I mean, she's like, forgotten already!
I DON'T EVEN KNOW WHO THIS IS my cousin keeps talking about her so much!
She's starting to become
That girl is so overrated! Since her debut, Dixie Kong annoyed out of me! And she will never be able to do anything better than Miles "Tails" Prower! Maybe only a couple of things, but Tails is the original in comparison to Tails & Dixie Kong.
Everybody wants her in Smash Bros and NO ONE wants Candy Kong, who is the one I want.
Donkey Kong's daughter. Anyone related to Donkey Kong is amazing.
Am I the only Donkey Kong who does not like Dixie?V 1 Comment
Antasma looks so uncanny in a kart. I guess this is why Nintendo decided to avoid the RPGs like Fawful or Dimentio in the popular Mario spinoffs.
Blooper is hated ;_; - InklingSethO
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
Calm down people, he is a troop enemy, nothing too serious, he is above average but not perfect. - DaisyandRosalina
He is just a Koopa clone...
Everyone hates clones, but everyone loves DB... what? - GeorgeTheNin10doGamer
All the koopalings are overrated (except Wendy cause she's actually hated) but Ludwig is most love cause who knows =/
Just plain overrated
Ludwig is the greatest character of all time. My own humble opinion, but I do admit, Ludwig is the most loved Koopaling. I'm glad so many people agree with me.
Krapalings. Take up boss slots and Mario kart slots. - DCfnafV 1 Comment
Is He Even A Real Mario Character? Or Is He Just A Power-Up.
This isn't even a CHARACTER... It's an amiibo...
So underrated second most underrated and I think he's awesome with those swag shades
Eh I'm sick of the Koopalings. - DCfnaf
The worst Koopaling of the bunch
Mario is overrated but I don't CARE BECAUSE HE IS MEANT TO BE I mean guys he's the main character.
I agree. It would just be absurd if the the main character wasn't the most popular. If anyone thinks Mario is overrated, than that's pretty much calling the entire franchise itself overrated.
If Mario is overrated then explain why he's getting so much hate? - nintendofan126
Overrated? More Like Overhated!
Why would literally the main character staple be on here? He is popular but unlike people such as Rosalina, he deserves the love he gets because even in the first game (where you are jump man and not actually Mario) you still take control of a Mario-like character. And he plays his role really well too. - QryzxV 23 Comments
Why is he at the bottom he is more overrated than Waluigi and yet people hate on Waluigi even though waluigi is a much better character and he doesn't do or act like a dirty unmanneres schizophrenic seriously why does anyone like wario he is the most abhorrent male character in the Mario games nobody even likes him that I know of in person none of my friends even pick him has like the daisy for the male characters the most generic and lame of them all.
In Smash he's pretty powerful if you're horrible at the game. He's on a fairly low tier, and isn't too hard to annihilate if your chosen character has a sword. The only upsides he has is that he's kinda fast, he's the smallest heavyweight character, and he has two recovery moves... you know what I mean.
Okay, How Exactly Can He Be Overrated If Almost Everyone Hates Him? Try And Think About That For A Second.
Underrated. - DaisyandRosalinaV 8 Comments
Golden Mario is so strong I can not think of anything else.
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