Arms Race

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Arms Race
Arms Race
WarioWare: Touched!
WWG Arms Race.png
WarioWare Gold
Appears in WarioWare: Touched!
WarioWare Gold
Type Dance Club Rub (Touched!)
Young Cricket and Master Mantis (Gold)
Command Do 3/4/6 chin-ups! (Touched!)
Do 2/3/4 chin-ups! (Gold)
Info "Hey, weakling! Lift that body and do some chin-ups!" (Touched!)
"Help this man do his chin-ups by giving him a leg up. It's not cheating–it's teamwork!" (Gold)
Controls Stylus – Lift
Points to clear 10 (Touched!)
25 (Gold)

Arms Race is a microgame found in the Dance Club Rub stage in WarioWare: Touched! and returns in WarioWare Gold as one of Young Cricket and Master Mantis' microgames.


The objective of the game is to use the stylus to pull up the man to help him to do the said number of chin-ups. If this is done, the man smiles and the player wins.

WarioWare: Touched![edit]

  • 1st level difficulty: The man is a short wrestler wearing a gray singlet and must do three chin-ups.
  • 2nd level difficulty: The man is a medium-sized wrestler wearing a magenta singlet and must do four chin-ups.
  • 3rd level difficulty: The man is a tall wrestler wearing a red singlet and must do six chin-ups.

WarioWare Gold[edit]

  • 1st level difficulty: The sumo wrestler must do two chin-ups.
  • 2nd level difficulty: The wrestler must do three chin-ups.
  • 3rd level difficulty: The swimmer must do four chin-ups.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese けんすい
Chinese 引体向上
Yǐntǐ xiàngshàng
French Tractions terrestres Pun on "tractions" (pull-ups) and "attraction terrestre" (Earth's pull)
Italian Alla sbarra At the bar
Korean 턱걸이
Spanish (NOA) En el gimnasio In the gym