Don't Wake Wiggler!

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Don't Wake Wiggler!
Super Mario Party - Don't Wake Wiggler! (Petting Wiggler).png
Appears in Super Mario Party
Type Free-for-All minigame
Music Don't Wake Wiggler
You Woke Wiggler!

Don't Wake Wiggler! is a Free-for-All minigame appearing in Super Mario Party. The name and gameplay are a reference to the children's board game Don't Wake Daddy.


All four characters walk slowly to the sleeping Wiggler. They turn to face the screen, as a floating arrow randomly selects one character to go first.


In an order from left to right where the first player is randomly set, players take turns petting a sleeping Wiggler. Each player is given five seconds per turn, during which they can pet the Wiggler several times for points. For each player, the timer does not start until they pet the Wiggler at least once. The Wiggler can be agitated in two ways: when it opens one eye, and when it jerks and has a pulsing nerve (the player character also sighs in relief). The more agitated it is, the more likely it will wake up. Eventually, the Wiggler will abruptly wake up in anger; the player who wakes the Wiggler has their score reset to 0, and the game ends. It takes at least 25 points for the Wiggler to wake up.

If a player does nothing while the Wiggler is still sleeping, it will eventually wake up and that player automatically loses.[1]


It has been requested that this article be rewritten and expanded to add information on the ending animation after waking up the Wiggler by doing nothing while everyone has 0 points.

The player with the most points performs their winning animation, while the Wiggler angrily chases the other players in the background.


  • Wave Joy-Con – Pet

In-game description[edit]

"Pet Wiggler without waking it!"
"Petting Wiggler earns you points but you'll lose it all if you wake it up!"
Tip: "Whoever wakes Wiggler gets 0 points."


See also[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese おこさないでハナチャン
Okosanaide hanachan
Don't Wake Wiggler
Spanish Dulces sueños Sweet dreams
French Tout doux, tout doux Softly, softly
Dutch Slaap lekker, Wiggler! Sleep well, Wiggler!
German Zärtlich währt am längsten Tender is the best policy
Italian Carezze al Torcibruco Caressing Wiggler
Korean 꽃충이를 깨우지 말 것
Kkotchung-ireul kkaeuji mal geot
Don't Wake Wiggler
Chinese (Simplified) 别吵醒花毛毛
Bié Chǎoxǐng Huā Máomáo
Don't Wake Wiggler
Chinese (Traditional) 別吵醒花毛毛
Bié Chǎoxǐng Huā Máomáo
Don't Wake Wiggler


  1. ^ CMeeCraft Gaming (December 15, 2019). Is It Possible to Beat Super Mario Party By Doing Absolutely Nothing? - Mario Party Challenge. YouTube. Retrieved January 4, 2020.