Top Ten Super Mario Games with the Worst Character Roster

The Top Ten
1 Super Mario Run

One of the worst rosters ever - darthvadern

Let's see...
Only ten characters in a game that can easily contain like 20 characters, no Daisy, Wario, Rosalina, just some old faces and Toadette, which is not that bad but I think seeing any of those characters was better.
And the worst part... 5 characters out of ten are just recolored Yoshis... REALLY NINTENDO?! People complained so much about Mario Kart 8 and his roster with a lack of variations, thing that was at least fixed in the Deluxe version, but THIS?! This is Mario Kart 8 1000 times worse, in MK8 there are 4 characters that are power ups and one weird baby choice outside... 36 characters, 31 of them are at least decently unique (maybe not all of them, but still) but Nintendo had to do this joke for this mediocre Super Mario Run.

EDIT: now the roster is kinda fixed thanks to the latest update which added Daisy. - DaisyandRosalina

Where is Rosalina in this game!

Any game without Daisy or Rosuglina is a good roster - WendyIsQueen

2 Mario Golf 64 Mario Golf 64 Product Image

So many random humans here - darthvadern

3 Mario Kart 8 Mario Kart 8 Product Image

One of the worst in Mario Kart - darthvadern

By far the most terrible roster out of any game. There are so many useless characters that appear just so they can fill up the trashcan that literally nobody plays as. Examples are Pink Gold Peach, Cat Peach, Metal Mario, Baby Rosalina, and more. They could've just as easily added Wiggler or Kamek. - Crxme

Pink Gold Peach. Do I need to say more?

Pink gold peach didn't ruin it the koopalings did they ruined every game since the 90s, I want to see them die

4 Mario Tennis: Power Tour Mario Tennis: Power Tour Product Image

To all those Pink Gold Peach haters, I would much rather play as her than some random royal academy tennis player because at least Pink Gold Peach is a clone of a MARIO character! These royal academy tennis players has NOTHING to do with Mario!

5 Mario Party Advance Mario Party Advance Product Image

Only four basic characters - darthvadern

Just 4 Characters Seriously!? They Could added More Characters like Wario, Waluigi, Daisy etc!

I like the 4 characters, but there should've been more characters!

6 Mario Tennis Open Mario Tennis Open Product Image

It's pretty poor - darthvadern

I sure as hell don't get the appeal this game has. However, I understand that for some reason, they did not have time for Rosalina but Metal Mario the Pointless instead. - The Ultimate Daredevil

7 NES Open Tournament Golf NES Open Tournament Golf Product Image
8 Super Mario Strikers Super Mario Strikers Product Image

Pretty laughable - darthvadern

9 Mario Kart DS Mario Kart DS Product Image

Small, lacks Koopa, Shy Guy isn't properly playable and has a non-Mario character instead of veterans like Birdo or Bowser Jr. Garbage.

Good news about this roster, they replaced Koopa with Dry Bones. Bad news, they added ROB.

It is good

10 Mario Party 9 Mario Party 9 Product Image

It's actually pretty goo0d - darthvadern

The Contenders
11 Mario Kart 7 Mario Kart 7 Product Image

They should have replaced Metal Mario with Waluigi, Waluigi Pinball is a retro track but Waluigi isn't playable? That's an insult to Waluigi fans, Well, it's still my favourite mario kart game. At least we didn't get baby characters and Pink Gold Peach. I still liked the roster, it included four other new cool characters at least, Shy Guy, Honey Queen, Wiggler and Lakitu. - darthvadern

Honey Queen,Wiggler,Metal Mario,Lakitu? And no Waluigi? I'm not a Waluigi fan but it bothers me that Waluigi Pinball is a retro track in this game and he's not even playable. At least we have shy guy - Randomator

12 Mario Kart: Super Circuit Mario Kart: Super Circuit Product Image

Poor - darthvadern

13 Mario Party 5 Mario Party 5 Product Image

Decent - darthvadern

14 Mario Kart Arcade GP VR
15 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Product Image

Let's see who's here! Bowser jr, gold mario, pink gold peach, metal mario! Come on Nintendo give us diddy and funky back

Like let's be real the only good new tey added was King Boo and BNowser Jr., the rest that were new, were crap, like Dry Bones, or Gold Mario - darthvadern

16 Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Product Image

It has Rosalina so it's automatically garbage.

It's actually good

17 Mario Golf Advance Tour Mario Golf Advance Tour Product Image
18 Mario Golf GBC Mario Golf GBC Product Image
19 Mario Sports Superstars Mario Sports Superstars Product Image

Rosalina, the babies, and the metals are the reason why this bad game's roster is so awful.

Aside from Pgp and Metal Mario the roster is decent

Pink Gold Peach automaticilly makes the roster bad, sadly. Considering the other choices except for Metal Mario are phenomenal! - darthvadern

20 Super Mario Party Super Mario Party Product Image

It's good - darthvadern

21 Mario Kart: Double Dash Mario Kart: Double Dash Product Image

Good roster - darthvadern

No Dry Bones, no fun. Plus, Paratroopa sucks.

22 Mario Party 2 Mario Party 2 Product Image

Surprised no one points this out. They literally reused the same characters from the 1st game. COME ON. Would it have killed to add one more character? Maybe Daisy (since at this point I don't care, I just want something different in rosters)?

Super poor roster - darthvadern

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