Twilight House

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This article is about the battle stage in Mario Kart DS. For information about the town in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, see Twilight Town.
The Twilight House, in its original appearance in Mario Kart DS, and in its remade appearance in Mario Kart Wii.

Twilight House is a battle course coming from Mario Kart DS. The house seems located in the middle of a forest, floating on a dark void though. The course has eight wide rooms surrounded by a narrow balcony. Players can fall to the void if they run along the balcony, especially on the 90 degrees turns. Some Dark Shine Sprites can be seen over the walls of Twilight House. Its name could have been inspired by Twilight Town from Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door.

The course appears as a Retro Battle Course in Mario Kart Wii as well.


Bowser competes in a Twilight House tournament.

In Mario Kart Wii, the Twilight House had a tournament. The battle course was changed into a race track, and players competed in a 5-lap grand prix race for the fastest possible time. The tournament was restricted to the Wii Wheel option, and was the 2nd tournament for July 2008. It was later repeated as the 2nd tournament for July 2010, with the exact same restrictions.

Official descriptions[edit]

  • Mario Kart Wii European website: "Weave in and out of a spooky house, taking care to stay away from the edge as you battle against the backdrop of a spooky red sky."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ゆうやみハウス
Yūyami Hausu
Twilight House
Spanish Casa Crepuscular Twilight House
French Maison de l'Aube House of Dawn
German Finstervilla Dark Mansion
Italian Casa crepuscolare Twilight House
Korean 어두컴COME!
Pun on "어두컴컴" (eodukeomkeom, meaning dark) and "come"