Mario Kart Wii Unlocking Guide (Text Version)
Starting Mario Kart Wii Characters:
Baby Mario, Baby Peach, Toad, Koopa, Mario, Luigi, Yoshi, Peach, Wario, Waluigi, Donkey Kong, Bowser
Mario Kart Wii Unlockable Characters:
King Boo - Win 50cc Star Cup
Diddy Kong - Win all 50cc Cups
Baby Daisy - Attain at least 1 Star Rank for all 50cc Wii Grand Prix Cups
Mii (Outfit A) - Win 100cc Special Cup
Mii (Outfit B) - Unlock all Expert Staff Ghosts in all 32 Courses
Dry Bones - Win 100cc Leaf Cup
Bowser Jr. - Attain at least 1 Star Rank for all 100cc Retro Grand Prix Cups
Daisy - Win 150cc Special Cup
Dry Bowser - Attain at least 1 Star Rank for all 150cc Wii Grand Prix Cups
Funky Kong - Unlock 4 Expert Staff Ghost Data in Time Trials
Baby Luigi - Unlock 8 Expert Staff Ghost Data in Time Trials
Birdo - Play Time Trials on 16 different courses/Get 250 wins online
Toadette - Play Time Trials on all 32 different courses
Rosalina - With a Super Mario Galaxy save, win a series of Grand Prix cups/Without Galaxy save, Attain at least 1 Star Rank for all Mirror Retro Grand Prix Cups
Video with ALL Characters:
Mario Kart Wii Unlockable Karts:
Cheep Charger (small kart) - Attain at least 1 Star Rank for all 50cc Retro Grand Prix Cups
Blue Falcon (small kart) - Win Mirror Lightning Cup
Rally Romper (small kart) - Unlock 1 Expert Staff Ghost Data in Time Trials
Turbo Blooper (medium kart) - Win 50cc Leaf Cup
Royal Racer (medium kart) - Win 150cc Leaf Cup
B-Dasher (medium kart) - Unlock 24 Expert Staff Ghost data
Piranha Prowler (large kart) - Win 50cc Special Cup
Dragonetti (large kart) - Win 150cc Lightning Cup
Aero Glider (large kart) - Win all 150cc Retro Grand Prix Cups
Mario Kart Wii Unlockable Bikes:
Quacker (small bike) - Win 150cc Star Cup
Bubble Bike (small bike) - Win Mirror Leaf Cup
Magikruiser (small bike) - Play Time Trials on 8 different courses
Rapide (medium bike) - Win 100cc Lightning Cup
Nitrocycle (medium bike) - Attain at least 1 Star Rank for all 100cc Wii Grand Prix Cups
Dolphin Dasher (medium bike) - Win Mirror Star Cup
Twinkle Star (large bike) - Win 100cc Star Cup
Phantom (large bike) - Win Mirror Special Cup
Torpedo (large bike) - Unlock 12 Expert Staff Ghost Data in Time Trials
Mario Kart Wii Unlockable Cups:
Star Cup - Win Flower Cup with a trophy and Win Mushroom Cup with a trophy
Special Cup: Win Star Cup with a trophy
Leaf Cup: Win Banana Cup with a trophy and Win Shell Cup with a trophy
Lightning Cup: Win Leaf Cup with a trophy
Unlock Expert Ghosts:
Beat a regular course ghost at least seven seconds faster than it to unlock the course expert ghost.
Unlock Alternate Opening Screen / Alternate Ending:
Get a 1 Star Rank, or better, in ALL Cups, including Mirror Mode.
Unlock Special Credits:
Win all trophies in a class to view the credits and see a congratulations screen featuring your Mii with Mario and Peach. Win all Grand Prix Cups to get another congratulations screen featuring your Mii with all the racers.
Quick Start When Race Begins:
When the countdown begins, wait until the number 2 begins to disappear. At that moment hold the 2 button to get a boost when the race begins.
Obstacle Speed Boost:
When you fall into an obstacle, press 2 at the same time you land to boost.
Profile Name Stars:
To get a star next to your profile name on the results screen and WiFi races, complete all Grand Prix races with a certain rank:
One star profile name: Earn a 1 Star rank in all Grand Prix races.
Two star profile name: Earn a 2 Star rank in all Grand Prix races.
Three star profile name: Earn a 3 Star rank in all Grand Prix races.
Misc Mario Kart Wii Unlockables:
Picture option to send to Wii Message Board - Complete all 8 Cups in a class
Karts & Bikes (50cc) - Earn trophies in all 50cc Grand Prix Cups
Karts & Bikes (100cc) - Earn trophies in all 100cc Grand Prix Cups
Mirror Class - Win all 150cc Cups
Alternate Title Screen - Win all Cups