Bumper Balls

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This article is about a minigame. For information about the obstacles in Yoshi's Story, see here.
Bumper Balls
Bumper Balls1.png
Appears in Mario Party
Mario Party 2
Type 4-player minigame
Time limit 60 seconds
Music Ducking and Dodging (Mario Party)
Couldn't Be Better (Mario Party 2)

Bumper Balls is a minigame in Mario Party and Mario Party 2.


Mario Party[edit]

The objective of the mini-game is to bump other players off a platform by utilizing personalized balls.

Mario Party 2[edit]

In Mario Party 2 there are three levels for the players to compete in and they each have different challenges.

  • The first level takes place on a platform surrounded by lava. It is a basic level.
  • The second level takes place on an icy mountain. In the middle is a Fly Guy frozen in ice. It can be very slippery on the mountain, so players must take care not to slide off.
  • The third level is on a floating isle in the ocean. Characters bumped off are carried away by Bloopers. The isle contains rocks and bumps which can slightly change the player's speed when rolling over them.


  • Control Stick – Move

In-game text[edit]

Mario Party[edit]

  • Game Rules"Ride your ball and try to bump the others into the sea. Use Control Stick to roll around on your ball."
  • Advice"Don't just push all the time. If you retreat, too, the other person's momentum may carry them into the ocean."

Mario Party 2[edit]

  • Game Rules"It's an all-out Bumper Ball bash! use your Control Stick to roll your ball and bounce your opponent away!"
  • Advice
    • Lava Course: "The faster you're going when you bump an opponent, the farther your opponent is bumped by you!"
    • Ice Course: "The icy centre is very slippery! If you bump or get bumped, it'll be hard to stop!"
    • Ocean Course: "Take your best shot when your opponent is stuck on the rocky bumps!"

Names in Other Languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese のっかれボール
Nokkare Bōru
Get on the Ball
Spanish Pelotas de Choque Collision Balls
French Balles-tampons (Mario Party)
Pouse-Ballon (Mario Party 2)
Bumper Balls (Mario Party)
Pushing Balloon (Mario Party 2)
German Kugelchaos Ball Chaos
Italian Rotoloni Big Rolls