Top 10 Worst Mario Kart 8 Characters

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The Top Ten

1 Pink Gold Peach Pink Gold Peach

Nintendo could've chosen ANY Mario character like Honey Queen, Kamek, Nabbit, Lanky Kong, Dry Bones, King Boo, Swanky, Cranky, Funky, or Dixie Kong for Mario Kart 8, but instead just settled on a stupid clone of a stupid character. Pink Gold Peach is just an exploit of Peach, was in Mario Kart 8 for no particular credit and, as mentioned, they could have chosen ANY Mario character like Tiny Kong from a previous game instead of a clone! It's not like Nintendo was running out of ideas or anything! They had plenty ideas for Mario Kart characters like Diddy Kong! But just gave us THIS IDIOT to this game! YOU ROCK PINK GOLD PEACH HATERS! Bring back Honey Queen or someone who is NOT that dumb moron to Mario Kart 9! End of rant!

Mario Kart 8 was a great game, but we didn't need a character that has no history or a right to exist. Waluigi was made to be a partner for Wario in Mario Tennis, and it worked. Toadette was a partner for Toad in Mario Kart: Double Dash, and again, it worked. But with Baby Daisy, Baby Rosalina and Pink Gold Peach, it doesn't work here. They had no right to exist and had no history in any games other than Mario Kart, the former being in two Mario Kart games. Could have had good characters like Diddy Kong, Funky Kong, Bowser Jr., Dry Bones, Birdo and King Boo, but unfortunately, Pink Gold Peach is the final nail in the coffin. Only played as her twice. Once to get the stamp and the 2nd time as a joke. - dbret12

How is Bone-Dry Dunes a new track in Mario Kart 8 without Dry Bones? Pink Gold Peach was a pathetic character to add on to Mario Kart 8's roster. Fire the Mario Kart 8 director for coming up with her, Nintendo. Nobody likes her, picks her, and knows who she is. I don't have a favorite character because the Mario Kart 8 boss disposed normal characters like Bowser Jr. , Dixie Kong, Wiggler, Dry Bones, Funky Kong, Dry Bones, Birdo, Honey Queen, Tiny Kong, Petey Piranha, and Paratroopa with rubbish individuals like the 5 babies, metal characters, and animal clones of Mario and Peach. King Boo is better than the 9 clones. Dry Bones should replace Pink Gold Peach. Pink Gold Peach is the reason why Mario Kart 8's roster is totally garbage!

Bone Dry Dunes is insulting to every Dry Bowser fan out there. This course represents Dry Bowser, and yet we was not a playable character until DLC 2. (You brought in Pink Gold Peach? Pink Gold IRRELEVANT! I can't stand that stupid character! ) - DCfnaf

Why? Just...why?

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2 Baby Rosalina Baby Rosalina Baby Rosalina is an infant version of the major character from the Mario Bros . Franchise, Rosalina . She first appeared in Mario Kart 8 as a playable character and is now one of 5 baby characters in the roster, alongside infant versions of Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, and Princess Daisy .

Individuals/consoles veterans in Bowser Jr, Diddy or King Boo? Nope. Now we have 3 nearly identical princess babies.

Baby rosalina and baby daisy are absolutely pointless characters. They weren't in partners in time so they make absolutely no sense at where they come from. Baby daisy wasnt even created in a Mario tennis game as a doubles partner for peach which would have made sense as well. No. They just made these to expand the roster. They could have included characters like diddy or dixie kong, king boo, or even Bowser jr for this game. Heck they could have even included baby wario or baby Bowser from partners in time instead of these senseless characters. Next in Mario kart 9, metal luigi and baby waluigi!

A new baby version of Rosalina. Lame. Rosalina is like a thousand times cooler than her. Baby Rosalina is like the most mature in all of the babies. What's next, baby Wario? Ha! Probably it's never gonna happen.

Baby Wario actually exists, and would be a much better fit than Baby Rosalina. - MrLoser

She and Baby Daisy are basically filler. At least the other babies had a major role in Partners in Time and the Yoshi's Island series. - GengarGuy

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3 Baby Daisy Baby Daisy Baby Daisy is the infant version of the major character in the Mario Bros . franchise, Princess Daisy . She is known for her appearances as a playable character in Mario Kart Wii and Mario Kart 8 . She is also found as a playable character in Super Mario Sluggers for the Wii .

Get the clones and Link's ass out of here and replace them with Honey Queen, Petey Piranha, Dry Bones, King Boo, Diddy Kong, Funky Kong, Dixie Kong, Kamek, Dry Bowser, and Paratroopa. Plus, she stole Shy Guy's spot in Mario Kart Wii.

Get the Villager and Isabelle out of here too! I still understand their presence, but COME ON! - DCfnaf

She can't race Daisy! She is Daisy! Plus, she is worse than Honey Queen. I rather Kamek as a character. Nobody likes Baby Daisy! Terrible Shy Guy replacement in Mario Kart Wii! Terrible clone of Daisy! If you play as her with any combination, you are typically gonna lose kart or bike control in hard courses like Sweet Sweet Canyon or Dolphin Shoals.

Oh she is just not terrible, we just don't need so many separate alternate versions of characters that deserve to be loved. I know ever since I knew Rosalina, I liked her, but Baby Rosalina? Such pointless idea to only create her for a spin-off that we are starting to hate. Whatever I just said about Baby whatever her name is also goes to Baby Daisy.

NO JUST NO! This is the stupidest thing ever! AND HERE ARE SOME STUPID REASONS WHY. 1. She replaced SHY GUY (my personal favorite) in MK WII. 2. I have had a problem with Daisy ever since MKDS, but this is drawing the LINE for annoying characters. 3.She is SO annoying, that not even HI I'm DAISEH even satisfies me😡 I need YAAEEE, WAHEEE. ARGHHH😭 Nintendo, if you see this, PLEASE I MEAN PLEASE Remove Her in the next Mario Kart. I'm begging you! Put kamek instead of this monster! 😰

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4 Cat Peach Cat Peach

We already have enough versions of Mario and Peach, Nintendo. We didn't want baby versions, metal versions, and heck, the power-ups were just dumb! In the next Mario Kart season, give us some crossover characters like Sonic, Pikachu, or Pokemon. If not, give us something like Nabbit, Kamek, Dixie/Funky/Diddy/Tiny Kong, Honey Queen, Dry Bones, King Boo, Boom Boom, Petey Piranha, Wiggler, Professor E Gadd, something we want! Not just clone versions of Mario and Peach! We don't want Green Bronze Luigi, either!

Better characters that did not appear in Mario Kart 8:
Dry Bones
Bowser Jr.
Honey Queen
Dixie Kong
Diddy Kong
Funky Kong
King Boo
Dry Bowser
Birdo
Kamek
You could choose one of these characters. But NO, we end up with a torpid animal clone of Peach that is dull and has no history!

If Funky Kong, Diddy Kong, Dry bones, king boo, petey piranha, honey queen, dixie kong, or tiny kong took her place, I would fling a mammoth rock at the super bell item or her horns.

Is there already not enough Peach clones - Randomator

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5 Tankooni Mario Tankooni Mario

The most unoriginal character ever. Rest in tranquil Dry Bones, Diddy Kong, and Bowser Jr, we love you. Knowing my nasty luck and Nintendo, Tanooki Mario will return with Cat Peach. Let's just hope this idiot never opens the door for Fox Luigi, Cat Rosalina, or any Super Mario 3D video game powerup along the lines of that. Pointless character excuse that is just a clone of Mario. He's just Larry or Lemmy with two or more weight points that IS IT. I want to see Honey Queen make a return and have Kamek in the game. Kamek was meant to be a character in Mario Kart 8's roster, but was disqualified due to time constraints. It is approximately time Kamek gets a slot in the roster. Tanooki Mario and Cat Peach are dumb.

Seeing him and Cat Peach aggravates my soul. There are LITERALLY 4 versions of Mario and Peach in this game. 4. If only they were color change options I wouldn't mind, but they take up room that could have been used on more original characters such as Birdo, Honey Queen, Diddy/Dixie/Tiny Kong, Spike, anything other than a clone.. Etc

Can't they return the super leaf item rather than just make another clone character!?!? - recaller

I think it's safe to say that Nintendo went too far with the tanooki leaf - Randomator

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6 Metal Mario Metal Mario

First of all I thought that everyone hated the honey queen because she was too fat... I liked her but I never said anything because I knew that everyone would rage at me... Secondly I do hate how King Boo and Waluigi was cancelled but they would have appeared in the game if the release date was delayed... and thirdly I miss dry bones and diddy kong and they should replace metal Mario and pink gold peach because they are just rushed characters... and it would also be good if they had only 4 koopa characters and no baby rosalina... (With birdo and king boo replacing them as well as new characters) With those changes the rooster would have been one of the best. and Mario kart 8 would have been much greater... I think that Mario kart 8 is still the best though due to the course design...

The character roster isn't as diverse. There's too many babies! Baby Peach, Baby Daisy, and even Baby Rosalina! Then there's Metal Mario and Pink Gold Peach! Why is Metal Mario even a character? Metal Mario isn't even a person! He's just a power up from Super Mario 64! How can they be running out of ideas for Mario CHARACTERS? There's like a million! - DCfnaf

I didn't expect Metal Mario to return in Mario Kart 8. But he did. In the last game, he had no personality. Now he has personality. He's like a Bizzaro Mario now, making him a little cooler. "MIA MAMA! " I don't hate Metal Mario, I'm just happy Honey Queen isn't back. But either way, unlike Dry Bowser and Baby Rosalina, Metal Mario looks EXACTLY the same as Mario. There's no game at all that explains how Mario and Metal Mario are together! He was originally a power up too! Wow.

Why do people rant about pink Gold Peach and then they are okay with Metal Mario? He is the root of the clone crap - Randomator

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7 Ludwig Ludwig

Koopalings suck. They're the go to characters for crappy filler and give a tremendous excuse for Nintendo to be lazy. "Unique bosses which correspond with their lands? No! We'll toss in the koopalings and have them do the same retro trash of rehash the boss battle with projectile flinging and shell spinning. Embrace the suck.

Ludwig sucks. He's done that projectile fling and shell spin routine in five different games. His boss battle in SMW was a rehash of SMB3. Ludwig is the worst video game boss character in history.

Actually of the 7 Ludwig has the most original boss battle. He can flutter in the air and make copies of himself. - Randomator

Why shouldn't Ludwig be on the list? He sucks.

I think the kooplings are a waste of track this is lazy and I want them done with maybe swap them with pauline I mean she was the one who got the mario and donkey kong games started. (no offense)

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8 Lemmy Lemmy

Lemmy needs to go back to his ball!

Diddy Kong was replaced by this stupid moron?!

Can't tell if he's bad or stupid...

He sucks. Koopalings suck.

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9 Baby Peach Baby Peach Baby Peach is the infant version of the major character from the Mario Series, Princess Peach. She is mostly known for her appearances in the Mario Kart Franchise in Mario Kart Wii and Mario Kart 8 as a playable character, but she also appears in other Mario games, including Yoshi's Island DS, in which ...read more.

They should've stopped with the baby princess nonsense at Baby Peach and Daisy in Mario Kart Wii and replaced them with Shy Guy and Lakitu. Yes, I'm severely pissed at the fact they tossed out Nabbit, Bowser Jr, Dixie Kong, Kamek, King Boo, Dry Bones, Honey Queen, Funky Kong, Birdo, and Diddy Kong for 7 insignificant clone characters that nobody cares about like Pink Gold Peach, Metal Mario, and the 5 babies.

Nintendo seriously needs to stop making babies. They are a waste of character slots, AND super annoying! Their voices are such a pain to hear! I just want to cover my ears every time this pink idiot passes by me!

Terrible, terrible character. If Honey Queen opened the entrance for the other experts like dry bones or Bowser jr, I would throw a large rock at her or at the baby quintet.

Sorry. I love Peach but Baby Peach is just a waste

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10 Wendy O. Koopa Wendy O. Koopa Wendy O. Koopa is a female villain in the Mario Bros . Franchise . She is the only female member of the Koopalings and can usually be found assisting Bowser and Bowser Jr . on their wicked plans with the rest of the Koopalings . She first appeared in Super Mario Bros . 3 in 1988 and since then has been ...read more.

If you don't like the koopalings, then that's 7 characters who you do not care for, and in a small roster of 29, it's completely asinine how these 7 bastards represent almost 1/4 of the roster.

She and her six brothers suck. Worst boss characters in video game history.

I do like Ludwig and Iggy, but they should've been put into palette swaps since as far as the roster goes, they seem like clones of each other. - DCfnaf

She looks like Wally Gator's hooker.

She's so ugly - railfan99

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The Contenders

11 Larry Larry

A damp napkin is more interesting...

Larry looks like a Looney Tunes reject.

He's Larry... and that's it.

E Gadd was replaced by this krappaling? - Randomator

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

He looks so moronic in a kart. I guess this is the reason Captain Falcon wasn't used.

Stick to the Legend of Zelda games, Link. You don't fit well in Karts - Hakros323

They should have added Zelda items in item boxes with the Link dlc such as the hookshot (pulls you to other players), whip (steal the item of another racer), and the mirror shield (item that is held behind you. reflects attacks from other racers back at them automatically, disappears after a certain amount of time.

Link doesn't really fit into a Mario kart game... but sonic doesn't fit into his own racing game as he can run... so yeah I guess he is fine - Harri666

Go back to Zelda. I'm proud of owning a 3ds instead of a switch

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13 Baby Luigi Baby Luigi

I hate all the babies in this game, they're irrelevant..

He actually is relevant in Yoshi games and in partners in time. He's better than some OTHER babies *cough cough* baby Daisy *cough cough* baby Rosalina *cough cough* - Randomator

If you hate Baby Luigi, that pretty much means that you hate Luigi as well. I wouldn't recommend saying you hate him if you like Luigi.

Baby Luigi is overrated. Also, I like LUIGI not BABY LUIGI. There are people that like Mario and hate Baby Mario and Rosalina and hate Baby Rosalina. - DCfnaf

How is Ludwig worse than this thing!?

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14 Iggy Iggy

Iggy sucks hard.

Iggy just looks... Ugly - Hakros323

Iggy isn't even interesting as a boss, let alone a racer. He just sucks.

Birdo's stool > Iggy

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15 Rosalina Rosalina Rosalina, known as Rosetta in Japan, is a major character in the Mario Bros . Franchise . She first appeared in the popular Mario Game, Super Mario Galaxy in 2007 for the Nintendo Wii and later returned for the game's sequel in 2010 . Since then, she has been featured in many main-series Mario Games ...read more.

Rosalina isn't bad, her fan base is. They just need to grow up and stop attacking other fan bases, mainly Peach, Daisy, Toadette and Birdo.

Message to Rosalina fans: If you want people to like her, then stop being so babyish about her, like she's the best Mario character. The more you make fun of other characters just to promote Rosalina, the more people will hate her

It's the fanbase not Rosalina. That's not a reason to hate a character anyway. - DCfnaf

I agree 100% because ever since I played Mario Party 10 Rosalina has had this old lady voice which makes her suck. That's why I stop playing with her after Mario Kart Wii because the old lady voice just completely ruins her image. I mean who would want to play with somebody that sound like an old person other than old people themselves?

Rosalina can fly. She is a brainy human princess with immortality and great flying powers. If you think Rosalina sucks, then go jump off a huge cliff, you idiot! Her lumas are the cutest things ever in her galaxy! Rosalina doesn't deserve to be replaced by pauline. Pauline has no horn emblem like Lemmy and other characters and the only princess without a bike suit unlike Pink Gold Peach and no crown like Honey Queen, Daisy, Rosalina, and other princesses. That is very rude! Whoever put Rosalina on this list is a lanky sucker! YOU SUCK ROSALINA HATERS!

Nowhere as likeable as she used to be in Wii.

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16 Morton Morton

Hearing this moron's voice makes me want to punch Morton in his eye.

And people talk about Rosalina being overrated. Koopalings easily take that cake by far.

I hate comically stupid characters and this moron takes it.

Morton just sounds terrible and ugly - Minecraftisawesone

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17 Villager Villager

I think villager is creepy the way he just stares from the corner of his eyes.

Oh my god. Why? Look, I understand Link being in it because they have many encounters. But this? No. I DO NOT want Animal Crossing characters in my Mario Kart Game. But I know it's a kids' game and that he's DLC so I won't complain too much.

Why is he in it? I mean, it's called Mario Kart. It's kind of one thing with a character like Link, who's well-known like Mario, but the Villager can be creepy. - Garythesnail

Get Link and Villager out of here. They have no point - Randomator

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18 Princess Peach Princess Peach Princess Peach is a major character in the Mario Bros. Franchise. She is usually the character who needs saved in most Mario Games, but also has appeared as a playable character in the Main-Series Mario Games, including Super Mario 3D World, Super Mario Bros. 2, Super Mario Run, and even starred in ...read more.

I think this game made me hate Peach. Baby peach started the princess baby nonsense. Later came the most blatant padding character of all time, Pink Gold Peach. Blargh...

Now you're talking! AUGGH! Peach sucks at Mario Party. She is technique-lacking, spot-stealing, bull, a ripoff of the ever-so-terrible Betty Cooper & Pauline (the prototype of Princess Peach) who is much better as a fully naked woman showing off her big (in general) thighs since Peach is tall at around 5'10", slightly large bust size, her big, flabby (& toned at the same time) rump, her slim stomach/waist, & her long, thicks hips (since Peach turned 8 years old). Also, Princess Daisy of Sarasa Land deserves to appear in more games than the bad-tempered stalker Princess Peach, & so does Rosalina. Also, why are there Betty & Veronica Mad Libs instead of Mario/Sonic/Mega Man/Pac-Man Mad Libs?! Of course, there are no Nintendo Archie Comics whereas Nintendo said no to Archie Comics which made Archie Comics more worse. Also, imagine Archie Comics in 3D.

Peach doesn't do well in sports & doesn't have an Olympian personality! Also, she is too overrated by getting so much praise! Peach is dumb, spoiled, classless, horrid, pervert, careless, weak, creepy, overrated, cowardly & a rip-off!

Agreed. I was hoping for one game where peach is excluded. Or be a boss character so we can get rid of her and send her to hell! - wariolady

When peach gave birth to all her clones... PINK GOLD PEACH ANYONE? Peach ought to be worse!

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19 Mii

Yes, it IS great to play as yourself, but why did Nintendo give us bad voices?

I approve of getting to play as yourself in the game, but why must my Nintendo game counterpart sound so stupid? That's my only problem. They should have been mute like in the latest Smash Bros installments.

The Miis look so stupid. I look like an angry bald dude. The least they could've done was remove the helmets or let you see hair under the helmets. But I do like they added helmets. But I'm still salty.

I honestly like getting to play as yourself but why did Nintendo give us bad voices

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20 Lakitu Lakitu

I don't hate Lakitu, but he's simply forgettable. Why do you have a character who starts and ends the race, and have the same character be a playable character? I know that there is more than one Lakitu, but I just don't feel comfortable with her being playable.

He already picks you up in the course, why put him as a driver? There are so many other characters. - Garythesnail

When you fall of the course playing this character it's like Lakitu picking up Lakitu.

He's Got a job to do why is he racing?

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