Dr. Wario

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This article is about the minigame in WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!. For Wario's doctor alter-ego, see Wario § Dr. Mario series.
Dr. Wario gameplay

Dr. Wario is a minigame that can be unlocked in WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$! by completing 20 mails on Jimmy T's first stage. The game is based on the NES version of Dr. Mario, and has nearly identical gameplay.

Dr. Wario himself reappears in WarioWare: Get It Together![1]

Differences from Dr. Mario[edit]

The title screen of Dr. Wario
  • Dr. Wario is the main character.
  • The Viruses look noticeably different from their Dr. Mario counterparts. The standard Viruses appear in the Dr. Mario microgame.
  • The font used for the text is slightly different. This is most noticeable in the numbers.
  • There is no 2-player mode.
  • The menu to select the starting level and capsule drop speed does not have a music option. Consequently, there is no way to turn the music off.
  • The player can press Down to accelerate falling Capsule pieces after a line clear.
  • The bottle is shorter, being 13 cells tall compared to the 16-cell bottle of Dr. Mario.
  • Due to the smaller bottle size, each level has fewer Viruses than its Dr. Mario counterpart.
  • The music and sounds are similar, but not identical, to the originals.
  • The title screen music is in G major instead of A major.
  • A version of Chill is used during levels, with a version of the Fever clear music used upon beating a level.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ドクターワリオ
Dokutā Wario
Dr. Wario
Chinese (Simplified) 瓦力欧医生
Wǎlì'ōu Yīshēng
Dr. Wario


  1. ^ Nintendo. (June 15, 2021). WarioWare: Get It Together! - Nintendo Treehouse: Live | E3 2021, YouTube. Retrieved June 15, 2021.