Top 10 Most Overused Mario Kart Characters

These are the characters that people use the most. Weather it's stats or style. Here's 10 of the most overused Mario kart characters

The Top Ten

1 Dry Bowser Dry Bowser is the fossilized version of the main antagonist of the Mario Bros. Franchise, Bowser. He first appeared in New Super Mario Bros. on the Nintendo DS after Bowser had been dumped into the lava and was left with his skeleton. Since then, Dry Bowser has appeared as a villain in games like Super more.

If he didn't look cool nobody would use him - Randomator

Bowser clone

2 Funky Kong

Why are people always hating on Mario Characters'variations? - BorisRule

People spam him in online races. - 170253

The funny thing is everyone hates his design or the character in general, yet you see a ton of people using him for the stats. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

I always watched Mario Kart Wii youtube videos, and this guy was chosen 90% of the time. - TeamRocket747

3 Shy Guy

Don't get me wrong I like him but it seems like everyone uses him - Randomator

Yeah he's used a lot

4 Yoshi Yoshi, once romanized as Yossy, is a fictional anthropomorphic dinosaur who appears in video games published by Nintendo. He is most known for his appearances in the Yoshi and Mario franchises.

How is he higher than Metal Mario, though? At least he wasn't spammed a lot for his stats.

Every. Single. Time. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

Of course

Yeah - ParkerFang

5 Luigi Luigi is a fictional character featured in video games and related media released by Nintendo. Created by prominent game designer Shigeru Miyamoto, Luigi is portrayed as the slightly younger but taller fraternal twin brother of Nintendo's mascot Mario, and appears in many games throughout the Mario more.

He was only used for death stare memes - Randomator

Yes he is extremely overrated.

6 Rosalina

Soy boys use her

7 Bowser Jr. Bowser Jr., or sometimes simply Jr., is a video game character who appears in Nintendo's Mario franchise as the secondary antagonist. He is the youngest son of the series' primary antagonist, Bowser.

Only because people wanted him back in mk8 Deluxe - Randomator

8 Diddy Kong Diddy Kong is a fictional character in the Donkey Kong series of video games, first appearing in the 1994 game Donkey Kong Country.

Actually I have to disagree. He's been absent for awhile now. Last time he was playable was MkWii. - Randomator

9 King Boo King Boo is the leader of all the Boos, and the main antagonist in both Luigi's Mansion and Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon.

I see him a lot online - Randomator


10 Toad Toad, known in Japan as Kinopio, is a major character in the Mario Bros. franchise. He assists Princess Peach in the Mushroom Kingdom and will do whatever it takes to help her. He first appeared in the classic game, Super Mario Bros. after being kidnapped by Bowser and his minions. Since then he has more.

Eh not really - Randomator

Mediocre character

The Contenders

11 Metal Mario

"Because of stats" is not an excuse, anybody can build something with good stats, it's what you do with it that makes you good.

Not necessarily. Some characters have slightly different stats - Randomator

In Mario kart 7 people spam metal Mario with the b dasher, monster wheels, and the flower glider. - 170253

Only because of stats - Randomator

I don’t know how many times I’ve seen people spam him online in Mario Kart 7. Have variety people. - PackFan2005

12 Inkling Girl

I only play as her because of Meggy in Smg4. - TeamRocket747

13 Daisy Princess Daisy is a fictional character in the Mario series of video games, in which she is the princess of the fictional region of Sarasaland. more.

Look I love her in all, but she is used a lot. It makes sense though. She has really good stats.

Not really. - Randomator

14 The Koopalings The Koopalings, or 7 Bowser Team in Japan, are a fictional group of seven childlike characters in the Mario video game franchise by Nintendo. Their individual names are Iggy, Larry, Lemmy, Ludwig von, Morton Jr., Roy, and Wendy O. Koopa.


Of course - Randomator

15 Dry Bones Dry Bones is a common enemy species in the Super Mario series of video games since „Super Mario Bros. 3“ (1988). After his first debut as a playable character in „Mario Superstar Baseball“ (2005), he became a fan-favorite and also got playable in other spin-offs of the Mario series.

Yeah honestly he’s overused - Randomator

16 Link Link refers to several different incarnations of the same protagonist of Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda series.

Only used because he was from Legend of Zelda - Randomator

17 Pink Gold Peach Pink Gold Peach is a character who debuts in Mario Kart 8, where she appears as an unlockable playable character.

Who the hell would use her - Randomator

18 Morton Koopa Jr.

He's the new Funky Kong - Randomator

19 Lakitu
20 Inkling Boy

Not as much as inkling Girl

21 Baby Mario

Babies are overrated - Randomator

22 Baby Luigi

Overrated - Randomator

23 R.O.B.

Same with dry Bowser people only use him because he looks cool - Randomator

24 Waluigi Waluigi is a lanky self-centered, brusque young lad as he is considered evil and the main rival of Luigi. Waluigi is shown causing local havoc in most games he appears in alongside his partner Wario. Waluigi is not instinctively evil or the antagonist (not counting DDR), as a matter of fact, he shows more.

I still don't get the Waluigi appeal. What’s so great about him? - Randomator

25 Tanooki Mario

People who lack a functioning brain use him - Randomator

26 Cat Peach

People who lack a brain use her - Randomator

27 Wario Wario is a character in Nintendo's Mario series who was originally designed as an antagonist to Mario. His motives are driven by greed and he will take the side of whoever will give him the most pay. Although he may seem like just a mean man with no heart, he does have a very tragic past.

No I rarely see people use him - Randomator

Why would anyone play as him?

28 Koopa Troopa Koopa Troopas, or just simply Koopas, known in Japan as Nokonoko, are a fictional race of turtle or tortoise-like creatures from the Mario series, as well as its sister Yoshi series.
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