Fight Cards

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Fight Cards
Fight Cards from Mario Party 5
Appears in Mario Party 5
Type 1-vs.-3 mini-game
Time limit 3 seconds per round
Music track Battle Match
Music sample

Fight Cards is a 1-vs.-3 minigame from Mario Party 5. Its name refers to programs or itineraries of all boxing matches that are to happen during a boxing event.


The solo player is shown waving to the crowd from the boxing ring, followed by the team of three doing the same.


The solo player has five chances to beat the team players by raising a sign that matches the signs the team players raise. If any team member's sign matches the solo player's, that team member is out for the rest of the minigame. When the Hammer Bro rings the bell once per round, then a new round begins; if he rings the bell five times, then the minigame ends. Play continues until the solo player knocks out all team members in this fashion, in which case the solo player wins, or until five rounds are up. If any team members are left after five rounds, the team wins.

This minigame does not have even chances. If all picks are random, the solo player has a 65% chance to win and is most likely to win in the third round.


The Hammer Bro rings the bell five times to signal the end of the game. Winners run to the front of the boxing ring and perform their winning poses, with losers performing their losing poses as a pyrotechnics display goes off.


  • B Button – Chop sign
  • A Button – Punch sign
  • X Button – Kick sign

In-game text[edit]

  • Rules"Attack your opponents by showing various attack signs. If the same signs are raised, the solo player wins."
  • Advice"Try to predict which sign the other players will raise. Also, you'll raise the sign of the very last button you press."

See also[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese パネルでファイト
Paneru de Faito
Fight with Panels; Possibly a parody of Panel de Pon (パネルでポン), a Nintendo game released in Japan for the Super Famicom in 1995
French Virtuel Boxing Virtual Boxing
German Schilder-Schlägerei Sign Brawl
Italian Morra sul ring Morra on the ring
Spanish Lucha de símbolos Fight of Symbols


  • The objective of the solo player raising a sign that matches the team players' signs references Game B of Flagman.