Cucumber

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Cucumber
MKT Icon Cucumber.png
The Cucumber in Mario Kart Tour
Strong stats Acceleration, Weight, Handling and Items
Weak stats Drift
Appearances Mario Kart DS, Mario Kart Tour

The Cucumber is a kart that first debuted in Mario Kart DS. It resembles a green 1930s single-seater racing car or a sandrail. The emblem is located on the hood. The Classic Dragster and Zucchini from Mario Kart Wii and Mario Kart 7 respectively are similar to this kart.

History[edit]

Mario Kart DS[edit]

The Cucumber first appears as Yoshi's second original kart. It has average speed and weight, low drift, and high acceleration, handling, and items. The kart is unlocked for Luigi and Dry Bones as well when the player gets gold trophies in all Nitro or Retro Courses in 150cc, and becomes available for everyone else when gold trophies are obtained in every cup in Mirror Mode.

Mario Kart Tour[edit]

The Cucumber reappears in Mario Kart Tour. Introduced in the Berlin Tour, it is classified as a Super kart, and the duration of Slipstream boosts and points earned from performing one are increased when using this kart. It uses the Off-Road tires from Mario Kart 8 and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and the seat is now colored beige instead of brown.

It also has two variants, one of which is called the Dasher II, which debuted in the Mario Bros. Tour as a tour-exclusive Super kart, and the Iron Cucumber, which debuted in the same tour as the regular Cucumber, but is classified as a tour-exclusive High-End kart. This makes the Cucumber one of three karts that were introduced after variants of them were; the others being the Prancer, which was introduced after the Gilded Prancer, and the Sushi Racer, which was introduced after the Pirate Sushi Racer.

Statistics[edit]

Mario Kart DS[edit]

  • Speed: 5/10
  • Acceleration: 9/10
  • Weight: 6/10
  • Handling: 8/10
  • Drift: 4/10
  • Items: 10/10

Mario Kart Tour[edit]

Special skill MKT Icon Slipstream.png Slipstream Plus
Favorite courses
(Bonus points ×2)
MKT Icon Kalimari Desert 2.png
N64 Kalimari Desert 2
MKT Icon Berlin Byways 2RT.png
Berlin Byways 2R/T
MKT Icon Koopa Troopa Beach 2T.png
SNES Koopa Troopa Beach 2T
MKT Icon Merry Mountain.png
Merry Mountain
MKT Icon 3DS Mario Circuit RT.png
3DS Mario Circuit R/T
MKT Icon Sunset Wilds RT.png
GBA Sunset Wilds R/T
Favored courses
(Bonus points ×1.5)
MKT Icon Rock Rock Mountain.png
3DS Rock Rock Mountain**
MKT Icon Rock Rock Mountain T.png
3DS Rock Rock Mountain T
MKT Icon Kalimari Desert 2T.png
N64 Kalimari Desert 2T*
MKT Icon Kalimari Desert 2R.png
N64 Kalimari Desert 2R
MKT Icon Berlin Byways 2.png
Berlin Byways 2
MKT Icon RMX Choco Island 2T.png
RMX Choco Island 2T

* indicates a favored course upgraded to a favorite course after reaching level 3. ** indicates a favored course upgraded to a favorite course after reaching level 6.

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Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese キューカンバー
Kyūkanbā
Cucumber
Spanish Dino F1 Dino from dinosaurio (dinosaur). F1 stands for Formula 1.
French Végétale Vegetable
German Gurkokart Cucumber Kart
Italian Cetriobolide From cetriolo (cucumber) and bolide (racing car)
Portuguese Pepinauto From pepino (cucumber) and auto
Korean 쿠쿰버
Kukumbeo
Cucumber
Chinese (Traditional) 小黃瓜
Xiǎo huángguā
Small Cucumber