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Mario Party 5 ID UFO.png
Appears in Mario Party 5
Type 2-vs.-2 minigame
Time limit 60 seconds
Music Move Happily

ID UFO is a 2-vs.-2 minigame from Mario Party 5.


A UFO startles the Red Team members, and it quickly flies off into space. While the Red Team turns to face the screen, the screen splits and shows both teams.


There are two sets of UFO pairs, one for each team. The team must Ground Pound two of the ten UFO panels simultaneously within a time window to match the UFO pair outside. When a panel is triggered, color and sound effects indicate whenever a player has a correct match or not. Once the team correctly matches their pair, their UFO pair flies away and a new UFO pair appears. The team that matches five UFO pairs before the other team wins and ends the game.

While all the UFOs' designs are unique, most share a few characteristics designed to confuse the player into guessing the wrong panel.


The ending for ID UFO.

The team that wins do their victory animations while the other team falls through the holes and floats in space. If time runs out with both teams having the same number of UFO pairs, the minigame ends in a draw, with both teams performing their losing animations as UFOs fly by the teams.


  • Control Stick – Move
  • A Button – Jump
  • A Button A Button – Ground Pound

In-game text[edit]

  • Rules"Find the panels that match the two UFOs. You and your teammate must do a Ground Pound on both panels at the same time."
  • Advice 1"To get a point, you have to do a Ground Pound on your panel at the same time your teammate does a Ground Pound on his or hers."
  • Advice 2"If you Ground Pound on the wrong panel, that panel will flash red."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese えあわせUFO
Eawase UFO
Fit UFO Pictures Together
Spanish OVNI identificado Identified UFO
French Mission Identification Identification Mission
German Area 53 -
Italian Coppie di UFO UFO Pairs


  • This minigame, M.P.I.Q. and GOOOOOOOAL!! are the only Mario Party series minigames whose names do not have any lowercase letters.