Crazy Eight

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Crazy Eight
Crazy Eight in Mario Kart 8
Artwork of the Crazy Eight, frm Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.
An 8 that gives the racer eight items.
First appearance Mario Kart 8 (2014)
Latest appearance Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (2017)
Effect Grants the racer eight items to use in the race.
The Crazy Eight in action.

The Crazy Eight, also known as the Crazy 8,[1] is an item introduced in Mario Kart 8. Very much like its predecessor from Mario Kart 7, the Lucky Seven, the Crazy Eight gives the player eight items to use at once, circling around the vehicle where other racers can feel their effects if they run into one. The only difference between the Lucky Seven and Crazy Eight is that the Crazy Eight contains a coin item as well as the other items the Lucky Seven has.

The Crazy Eight returns in the Nintendo Switch port of Mario Kart 8, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, where it keeps the original function, although the eight now has a gradient pattern, with half turquoise and half magenta, like the game's logo, and it is much less common.

Items included[edit]


Mario Kart 8[edit]

  • Instruction manual: "Eight items that orbit your vehicle. Press ZL Button to use the one closest to the front at that moment."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ミラクル8
Mirakuru 8
Miracle 8
Dutch Mega-8 Mega 8
French Grand 8 Great 8 (also means "rollercoaster")
German Wunderacht Wonder Eight
Italian Otto matto Crazy Eight
Korean 미라클8
Mirakeul 8
Miracle 8
Portuguese Mega-8 Mega 8
Russian Безумная восьмерка
Bezumnaya vos'merka
Crazy Eight
Spanish Ocho loco Crazy Eight



  1. ^ Musa, Alexander. Mario Kart 8 PRIMA Official Game Guide. Page 13.