List of Mario profiles and statistics

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Super Mario series[edit]

Super Mario Bros.[edit]

  • Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console manual bio: Mario sets out on a grand adventure to return the Mushroom Kingdom back to its peaceful state by defeating the evil Lord Bowsaer and rescuing the imrprisoned Princess Toadstool.

Super Mario Bros. 2[edit]

  • Wii Virtual Console manual bio: Mario has an average jump. When carrying an item, Mario suffers only a minor reduction to his speed and jump height.

Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins[edit]

  • Virtual Console manual bio (Space Mario): When traversing the Space Zone, Mario puts on a spacesuit and becomes Space Mario.
  • Virtual Console manual bio (Aqua Mario): When Mario enters a body of water, he becomes Aqua Mario. Aqua Mario can swim and breathe underwater.

Super Mario Bros. Deluxe[edit]

  • Instruction booklet: The hero of the game....[1]

Super Mario Advance[edit]

  • Character select screen
    • Power: ****/*****
    • Speed: ****/*****
    • Jump: ****/*****

Super Mario 64 DS[edit]

  • Instruction booklet bio: Mario has a balanced set of moves. Though Luigi and Yoshi have better jumping skills, Mario makes up for them by being able to float.
    • Power: **/***
    • Speed: **/***
    • Jump: **/***

Super Mario Galaxy[edit]

  • Prima Games Official Guide bio: Mario is the greatest hero in the entire Mushroom Kingdom, a plumber who's trained in his wrenches for travel to the far-flung corners of the universe. In his latest adventure, Mario must chase his nemesis, Bowser, across the cosmos to rescue the fair Princess Peach. While soaring through the heavens, Mario encounters all the fantastical wonders of space, from strange comets to imaginative planets. He must also wrestle with one of the greatest forces in the universe: gravity. If Mario can use gravity to his advantage, he might stand a chance against the tricks and traps Bowser has left in his wake.
  • Trading Card Description: Mario, the greatest hero in all the Mushroom Kingdom, takes off on a celestial adventure to rescue Princess Peach. During the Star Festival, Bowser descends in his air fleet and steals the princess away to an unknown place in the galaxy! Now Mario must travel through space, fending off enemies and evil bosses to rescue the princess and restore order to the universe.

New Super Mario Bros. Wii[edit]

  • European website description: He's been a doctor, and athlete, a driver, a brawler and a whole lot more besides. But at his core, Mario is a platform-hopping hero who will drop everything to thwart the evil schemes of arch-enemy Bowser and save a very special princess with an unnerving tendency to go missing. Our hero.
  • Japanese website description: 「ヒゲに赤い帽子、オーバーオールが目印。ピーチ姫を助けにいざ冒険に出発!」"His moustache, his red cap, and his overalls are his trademarks. Now, he's going on an adventure to save Princess Peach!"
  • Trading Card Description: Does this hero ever get a break? When Mario attends Peach's birthday party, he suddenly finds himself thrust into one of Bowser's dastardly plots and sets off on a great adventure to rescue the kidnapped Princess. Mario travels many worlds in a relentless effort to save the day once again. From Propeller Mushrooms to Penguin Suits-whatever it takes, our favorite hero will restore peace in the Mushroom Kingdom!
Card Number: 1 (Normal), FI (Silver), F34 (Gold)

Super Mario 3D Land[edit]

  • North American website bio: Mama mía, it's everyone's favorite mustachioed hero! You'll find him running, jumping, sliding, and swinging a Tanooki tail all over the Mushroom Kingdom.

New Super Mario Bros. 2[edit]

  • North American website bio: Millions of Nintendo fans are familiar with Mario's skills—but did you know that he has the Midas touch? Must be all those Gold Flowers.

New Super Mario Bros. U[edit]

  • Website bio: This platforming pro knows the Mushroom Kingdom inside and out. He meets new challenges head on, and smashes through them like a measly old brick block.

Super Mario 3D World[edit]

Website bios

Flag of USA.png When Mario gets a call for help, he leaps into action. Help him make his way through perilous challenges and tons of baddies.
Flag of Europe.png Mario is a great all-rounder with boundless energy and a nose for adventure who will stop at nothing to help out those in need. As the Mushroom Kingdom’s number one good guy, Mario knows his way around a Bowser plot or two!

Super Mario Run[edit]

  • Notebook bio: It's-a me, Mario! A hero who grows when he grabs a mushroom, Mario's always ready to go!

Items descriptions[edit]

  • 8-bit Mario Trim: A skilled work of grass art, made to look like a retro Mario.
  • Mario Topiary: A shrub that has an energizing cut, and it looks like Mario.
  • Classic 8-bit Small Mario Statue: An 8-bit statue of Mario using classic colors to honor his past adventures.
  • Modern 8-bit Small Mario Statue: An 8-bit statue of Mario using modern colors to honor his past adventures.
  • Mario Statue: A statue of everyone's favorite hero, Mario. Just looking at this statue can cheer you up.
  • Mario Kart Statue: Start your engines! Looking at this statue may give you the urge to drift, but try to be careful.
  • Mario (Wedding) Statue: Straight from Super Mario Odyssey. Mario's looking sharp in his white tux!
  • Gold Mario Statue: A shiny golden statue of Mario. It shines like the Super Star.
  • Gold Running Mario Statue: A golden statue of Mario running. Run, Mario, Run! Bowser is up to no good!

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe[edit]

  • North American website bio: An intrepid hero who's always ready for action, Mario's an all-around platforming superstar.

Nintendo Character Guide (1993)[edit]

Born in Brooklyn, Mario grew up with a love of fixing things. He was destined to become a plumber and hero from the day he fixed a friend's broken squirt gun. Mario is good natured but unflagging in his crusade for justice and clean bathroom fixtures.

Mario the Man
At first glance, the man we have come to know as "Mario" might appear to be a fairly easily defined character. Call him a madcap plumber who was born and raised in Brooklyn and seems to be forever in search of the oft-kidnapped Princess and you'd be right. But you would also be leaving out a whole lot of the story. Let's take a closer look at Mario.

Mario is Adventurous
He's already launched himself on a handful of harrowing adventures over the last few years. He's always ready to pack up his bag of tools and head off into unknown worlds inhabited by unrecognizable denizens.

Mario is Brave
It must surely take great bravery and courage to fight, usually with bare hands, all of the various and sundry enemies, monsters, creatures and fiends that Mario has encountered over the course of his life. A stout-hearted fellow, to say the least.

Mario is Curious
He has always managed to retain a child's wide-eyed curiosity and inquisitiveness. Nothing goes unexplored. It's his incredible curiosity that leads him to hurtling down pipes to who-knows-where; to unearth hidden mushrooms and fire flowers; to bash his head into thousands of blocks in search of hidden secrets and treasures.

Mario is Resourceful
His inventive mind can puzzle its way out of any jam. He can figure out how to ride a giant egg to safety; how to turn a harmless looking turtle shell into a lethal weapon; how to disguise himself as a raccoon or a frog; how to turn a floating feather into a flying cape able to ride the Thermals over foreboding landscapes. What a mind!

Mario is Tolerant
He'll accept anyone or anything at face value. He treats anyone and anything with dignity and respect. He has seen too many things in his travels to be narrow-minded.

The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3 Writers Bible[edit]

  • Bio: Don't let Mario's looks fool you. He may be the shortest, chubbiest, most comedic-looking superhero ever to have his own show, but he always finds an ingenious way to overcome the most overwhelming obstacles in his path, and somehow, save the day. Even if it takes turning into a flying raccoon with superpowers, the irrepressible Mario will cleverly and bravely do his best to outwit the villainous Koopa Clan. He continues the quest when wiser heads would quit. Like a true plumber, he will show up at any hour of the day or night, to solve a crisis that ordinary men refuse to even touch. No matter how many times he's tricked, trapped or defeated, Mario bounces back. His greatest strength is his unconquerable spirit and his willingness to fling himself selflessly into any situation if justice is at stake.

Perfect Ban Mario Character Daijiten[edit]

出身 イタリア
性格 陽気
登場ゲーム 1、2、3、ワールド、ブラザー、ランド1〜3、クルー、カート、USA、ドンキー、JR.、GBドンキー、M&W

Place of origin: Italy
Disposition: Cheerful
Game appearances: 1, 2, 3, World, Bros., Land 1-3, Crew, Kart, USA, Donkey, Jr., GB Donkey, M&W
The man who stepped on the world's turtles!
"'The days of fighting to the death with Bowser the Great and fighting Wario in the Super Mario series...' Those were truly thrilling days. Well, I hear that Luigi and Yoshi are looking bigger these days, but I won't let them take the lead just yet."
Hero with many rivals and heroines
Mario has many rivals, including Donkey Kong, Bowser the Great and Wario. Mario also has many heroines, including Princess Peach, Lady, Pauline, and Daisy. A man that can do anything can be popular.

Mario Kart series[edit]

Mario Kart: Super Circuit[edit]

  • Speed: *****
  • Weight: *****
  • Bio: Mario is a well-balanced driver with equal Speed and Weight attributes. He's a great choice for beginning drivers looking to get a feel for the road.

Mario Kart: Double Dash!![edit]

  • Partner: Luigi
  • Weight Class: Middleweight
  • Personal Kart: Red Fire
  • Special Item: Fireball
  • Acceleration: ***
  • Speed: ***
  • Weight: ***
  • Bio: You know him, you love him – the one and only Mario! He's returned to the Grand Prix with Fireballs in hand.
  • Bio 2: What's that red and blue streak that just went zooming by? It's Mario, of course. Don't get too close, or you'll end up eating more than just his dust.

Mario Kart DS[edit]

  • Website Stats
    • Acceleration: **
    • Top Speed: **
    • Off Road: **
  • Bios
    • Websites:
      • Flag of USA.png Mario is a tried and true veteran behind the wheel. With a balance of abilities, he is a racer suited to all situations.
      • Flag of Europe.png He lent his name to the sport, so it's no surprise that Mario has been at the forefront of the karting scene since it began in 1993. He is the perfect all-rounder; his karts representing the best balance of top speed, acceleration, weight and handling.
    • Manual: Mario is familiar to racers one and all. With a balance of abilities, he is a racer suited to all situations.
Staff Ghost times
Course Time Kart
Figure-8 Circuit 1:36:481 Standard MR
Mario Circuit 1:56:533 Shooting Star
SNES Mario Circuit 1 0:50:688 Standard MR

Mario Kart Arcade GP 2[edit]

Mario's icon from Mario Kart Arcade GP 2

Mario's name from Mario Kart Arcade GP 2
Mario in a kart from Mario Kart Arcade GP 2 Mario in a kart from Mario Kart Arcade GP 2

Mario Kart Wii[edit]

Mario's complete vehicle roster
  • Size: Medium
  • Actual Bonuses
    • Weight: +2
    • Acceleration: +1
    • Handling: +1
    • Drift: +1
  • Website Stats:
    • Flag of USA.png Speed: 2.5/5
    • Acceleration: 2.5/5
    • Handling: 2.5/5
    • Flag of Europe.png Acceleration: 2/3
    • Top Speed: 2/3
    • Off-Road: 2/3
Mario Kart Wii trading card of Mario.
  • Bios
    • Website
      • Flag of USA.png Make 'em eat dirt.. bike! As Mario, every stadium is your personal playground!
      • Flag of Europe.png The Star. The Legend. The man himself. You think Mario's a good racer? His name is on the game!
    • Guide: It's-a me, Mario! After saving the galaxy, all that lounging around has made him ready for more karting action, and he's been practicing on his own circuit for quite a while.
    • Manual (Flag of Europe.png): Mario is familiar to racers one and all. He rides both karts and bikes with ease!
    • Trading Card: Here we go! Mario is ready to put the pedal to the metal. He's a Middle-weight driver with plenty of drive. Take a spin as Mario with custom matched red and blue Karts and Bikes. Mario Circuit, his signature course, will take you around the castle grounds. Don't let the Goombas and Chain Chomps spoil your visit.
Normal Staff Ghost times
Course Staff Name Time Vehicle Wii Wheel Drift
Mario Circuit Nin★==Kony 01:44.777 Rapide/Zip Zip Yes Manual
GCN Mario Circuit Nin★♪Miz 01:59.771 Standard Bike M Yes Manual
Expert Staff Ghost times
Course Staff Name Unlock Time Time Vehicle Wii Wheel Drift
Mario Circuit Nin★fuyu 01:40.528 01:33.702 B Dasher Mk 2/Sprinter No Manual
GCN Mario Circuit Nin★Dai8 01:55.907 01:49.939 Wild Wing No Manual

Mario Kart 7[edit]

  • Class: Medium
  • Stat Boosts
    • Speed: 3.5
    • Acceleration: 3
    • Weight: 3.25
    • Handling: 2.75
    • Off-Road: 3.75
  • Bios:
    • Websites:
      • Flag of USA.png The Mushroom Kingdom's famous mustachioed hero is an excellent all-around racer.
      • Flag of Europe.png Mario balances acceleration and top speed, making him an easy character to race with.
    • Guide: With his well-rounded characteristics, Mario sets the standard for kart racers!
Normal Staff Ghost times
Course Staff Name Time Vehicle Combination
Body Tires Glider
Mario Circuit Nin★Miki★ 02:25.001 Standard Standard Super Glider
SNES Mario Circuit 2 Nin★ITRO-S 01:28.106 Pipe Frame Standard Super Glider
Expert Staff Ghost times
Course Staff Name Time Vehicle Combination
Body Tires Glider
Mario Circuit Nin★raba 02:10.018 B Dasher Slick Super Glider
SNES Mario Circuit 2 Nin★==Kony 01:17.777 B Dasher Slick Super Glider

Mario Kart Arcade GP DX[edit]

Artwork of Mario, for Mario Kart Arcade GP DXFire Mario, from Mario Kart Arcade GP DX.MKAGPDX Tanooki Mario artwork.jpg

  • Weight Class: Cruiser
  • Stats
    • Speed: Gold star.pngGold star.pngGold star.png
    • Acceleration: Gold star.pngGold star.pngGold star.png
    • Handling: Gold star.pngGold star.pngGold star.png

Mario Kart 8[edit]

Mario emblem from Mario Kart 8Horn emblem from Mario Kart 8
Mario's emblems from Mario Kart 8
  • Class: Medium
  • Size: Medium
  • Stat Boosts
    • Ground speed: 3.75
    • Water speed: 4.25
    • Air speed: 3.75
    • Anti-gravity speed: 4
    • Acceleration: 2.5
    • Weight: 3.75
    • Ground handling: 3.25
    • Water handling: 3.25
    • Air handling: 3
    • Anti-gravity handling: 3.5
    • Traction: 3.75
    • Mini-turbo: 2.75
  • Bio: Mario sets the example for all Medium-class racers. While the stats say he doesn’t excel in any given category, it also means his weaknesses are not particularly harmful. Like all Medium-class racers, you can make up for his deficiencies quite easily with the right parts!
Staff Ghost times
Course Staff Name Country Time Vehicle Combination
Body Tires Glider
Mario Kart Stadium Nin★Chris United Kingdom 1:59.781 Sports Coupe Standard Super Glider
Mario Circuit Nin★Sho Japan 2:07.436 Standard Kart Standard Super Glider

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe[edit]

Driver statistics
Vehicle size Speed Acceleration Weight Handling Traction Mini-Turbo
Ground Water Air Anti-Gravity Ground Water Air Anti-Gravity
Medium 6 6 6 6 2 6 4 4 4 4 2 2
150cc staff ghost times
Course Staff Name Country Time Vehicle Combination
Body Tires Glider
Mario Kart Stadium Nin★Chris United Kingdom 1:53.191 Sports Coupe Standard Super Glider
Mario Circuit Nin★Sho Japan 2:08.501 Standard Kart Standard Super Glider
Mute City Nin★Laura United States 2:10.167 Blue Falcon Roller Super Glider
Big Blue Nin★Dylan United Kingdom 1:37.316 P-Wing Blue Standard Super Glider
200cc staff ghost time
Course Staff Name Country Time Vehicle Combination
Body Tires Glider
N64 Rainbow Road Nin★Fausti France 1:08.128 Tri-Speeder Monster Super Glider

Mario Kart Tour[edit]


Special item Fire Flower from Mario Kart Tour Fire Flower
Favorite courses
(Three items per Item Box)
SNES Mario Circuit 1 from Mario Kart Tour
SNES Mario Circuit 1
3DS Cheep Cheep Lagoon T from Mario Kart Tour
3DS Cheep Cheep Lagoon T
SNES Mario Circuit 3R/T from Mario Kart Tour
SNES Mario Circuit 3R/T
N64 Koopa Troopa Beach from Mario Kart Tour
N64 Koopa Troopa Beach
3DS Mario Circuit T from Mario Kart Tour
3DS Mario Circuit T
RMX Rainbow Road 2R from Mario Kart Tour
RMX Rainbow Road 2R
Favored courses
(Two items per Item Box)
SNES Mario Circuit 1R from Mario Kart Tour
SNES Mario Circuit 1R
GCN Yoshi Circuit from Mario Kart Tour
GCN Yoshi Circuit
GCN Yoshi Circuit R from Mario Kart Tour
GCN Yoshi Circuit R
GCN Yoshi Circuit R/T from Mario Kart Tour
GCN Yoshi Circuit R/T*
3DS Shy Guy Bazaar R from Mario Kart Tour
3DS Shy Guy Bazaar R
DS DK Pass from Mario Kart Tour
DS DK Pass
N64 Koopa Troopa Beach R from Mario Kart Tour
N64 Koopa Troopa Beach R**
London Loop R from Mario Kart Tour
London Loop R
New York Minute 3R from Mario Kart Tour
New York Minute 3R
RMX Rainbow Road 2T from Mario Kart Tour
RMX Rainbow Road 2T
New York Minute 4R/T from Mario Kart Tour
New York Minute 4R/T
SNES Choco Island 1R/T from Mario Kart Tour
SNES Choco Island 1R/T
RMX Rainbow Road 2R/T from Mario Kart Tour
RMX Rainbow Road 2R/T
Berlin Byways R from Mario Kart Tour
Berlin Byways R

* 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.
*** indicates a favored course upgraded to a favorite course after reaching level 8.

Mario (Musician)[edit]

  • Mario Kart Tour Twitter: Mario is here and dressed to the nines to celebrate the New York tour! You'll feel just like a super star as you race through New York in these dapper duds. Get behind the wheel as Mario (Musician) and race around the world![3]

Mario (Hakama)[edit]

  • Mario Kart Tour Twitter: Check out Mario wearing his hakama! He picked it up especially for the Tokyo tour! He's even brought along his own special skill, the Coin Box![4]

Mario (Santa)[edit]

  • Mario Kart Tour Twitter: Mario makes a pretty convincing Santa with his red coat and snowy white beard. He's ready to spread some wintertime joy with the Cheermellow, a kart designed specifically to get racers in the holiday spirit![5]

Mario (Happi)[edit]

  • Mario Kart Tour Twitter: Mario (Happi) looks dapper in his traditional Japanese garb! He also brought along his Bob-omb Cannon to add a little flare to the festivities. The Quickshaw may hearken back to a simpler time, but don't underestimate its speed![6]

Mario (Classic)[edit]

  • Mario Kart Tour Twitter: This outfit is a blast from the past! Mario (Classic) sports a timeless design but with a twist for #MarioKartTour. Did you know that before he wore blue overalls, he wore orange ones? Well, now you do![7]

Mario (Chef)[edit]

Mario (Swimwear)[edit]

Mario (SNES)[edit]

  • Mario Kart Tour Twitter: The 16-bit Mario (SNES) will be featured in the first part of this tour. His kart is none other than the 8-Bit Pipe Frame and even moves like the original too. Bring the past into the future and dominate this tour![8]

Mario (Sunshine)[edit]

  • Mario Kart Tour Twitter: Check out Mario (Sunshine) rocking a patterned aloha shirt and sunglasses to boot! He's ready to join the Los Angeles Tour alongside the new Surf Sailer kart![9]

Mario (Halloween)[edit]

  • Mario Kart Tour Twitter: Wearing a pumpkin with an eerie glow, Mario is dressed up for Halloween in #MarioKartTour!
    He's ready to ride through the autumnal forest on a kart that resembles a pumpkin and a lantern, the Pumpkin Kart!

Mario (Racing)[edit]

  • Mario Kart Tour Twitter: Who's in the spotlight for the first half of the tour? Mario, of course! Mario (Racing) and B Dasher Mk. 2 make their debut in #MarioKartTour![11]

Mario (Tuxedo)[edit]

  • Mario Kart Tour Twitter: Mario is smartly dressed in a top hat and tuxedo in #MarioKartTour. Mario (Tuxedo) debuts in the Wedding Tour! Also, the new Grand Badwagon kart is here, and it shines like diamonds![12]

Mario (Baseball)[edit]

  • Mario Kart Tour Twitter: Fit with a pinstripe jersey and a helmet, this leadoff hitter has quick feet that you can rely on. He debuts alongside the new Pinch Hitter kart in the Los Angeles Tour![13]

Mario (Satellaview)[edit]

  • Mario Kart Tour Twitter: The Space Tour begins in #MarioKartTour, marking the debuts of Mario (Satellaview) and his ride, the Lunar Cruiser![14]

Mario (Golf)[edit]

  • Mario Kart Tour Twitter: Trademark hats and striped overalls! Mario (Golf) and Luigi (Golf) debut in matching attire along with their favorite karts! Hit a hole in one in the Los Angeles Tour![15]

Mario (Aviator)[edit]

  • Mario Kart Tour Twitter:
    • The dashing Mario (Aviator) debuts in #MarioKartTour, taking to the sky on the bright red Prop Kart! The Sky Tour starts today![16]
    • We're in the second half of the Team Rally in #MarioKartTour! Mario (Aviator) from Team Peach and Rosalina (Halloween) from Team Bowser make a comeback![17]

Mario (Samurai)[edit]

  • Mario Kart Tour Twitter: Mario (Samurai) debuts in #MarioKartTour, riding the new kart Warrior Wagon through the ninja mansion! It's time for the Samurai Tour![18]

Mario Tennis series[edit]

Mario Tennis[edit]

  • Type: All-Around
  • Bio: With a bushel basket of power, decent speed and the ability to play effectively anywhere on the court, Mario is indeed a weapon.
  • Instruction booklet bio: His fancy footwork lets him cover the court easily.

Mario Power Tennis[edit]

Mario Tennis Open[edit]

  • Type: All-Around
  • Bio: Mario is flexible and can respond to any situation. He's your man especially if you are unsure of which character to use, or if you are a beginner.
  • Bio 2: A great choice if you’re a tennis novice as he's a solid player in all aspects of tennis.

Mario Tennis Aces[edit]

  • Type: All-Around
  • Trick Shots: Hand Spin (forward/backward), Vault (side)
  • Special Shot: Blazing Wall Jump

Mario Golf series[edit]

Mario Golf[edit]

  • Bio: Mario is a popular character who boasts a highly refined technique. He's always anxious to get out on the course!

Mario Golf[edit]

Japanese bio[19]

Here comes a game with my name in it for the first time in a long time! Everyone must have been waiting for me! Recently, Pokémon and Pikachu are doing their best, but I will not be defeated! I have not lost to Luigi, though. Anyway, I'm the best golf player in this "Mario Golf GB". Can you beat me?

Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour[edit]

  • Distance: 212 yards
  • Star Distance: 280 yards (+68)
  • Trajectory: Straight
  • Height: High
  • Impact: 10
  • Star Impact: 6
  • Control: 6
  • Spin: 15
  • Bio quote: It's-a me! I've been on fire lately, but I hope you'll challenge me!

Mario Golf: World Tour[edit]

  • Trajectory: Straight
  • Height: 6.5
  • Drive: 215 yards
  • Sweet-Spot: 6.1
  • Control: 5.25
  • Star Drive: 280 yards (+65)
  • Star Sweet-Spot: 3.3
  • Star Control: 4.5
  • Challenge Mode Character Match course
    for star rank to be given:
    Wiggler Park

Mario Baseball series[edit]

Mario Superstar Baseball[edit]

  • Teams: Mario Heroes, Mario Fireballs, Mario Sunshines, Mario All-Stars
  • Type: Balanced
  • Starting Team Players: Luigi, Monty Mole, Pianta, Noki
  • Status: Team Captain
  • Stats:
    • Batting: 3/5
    • Pitching: 3/5
    • Fielding: 3/5
    • Running: 2.5/5
  • Player Profile:
    • Strong Point: Might
    • Special Talents: Wall Jump, Sliding Catch
    • Trajectory:
      • Field: Center
      • Height: Normal
  • Special Ball: Fireball
  • Default Batting Position: Right
  • Default Throwing Arm: Right
  • Sweet Spot: The "M" on the bat
  • Compatible Relationships: Luigi, Peach, Yoshi
  • Bio: Everyone's favorite hero. When Peach is in trouble, he always saves the day! A kart racer, tennis player, golf enthusiast, doctor...the list goes on and on, showing that he's a jack-of-all-trades. His trademark fireball will help him in his first foray into baseball.

Mario Super Sluggers[edit]

A 5-tool player who can hit, run, and pitch!
Mario's artwork for Mario Super Sluggers
  • Team Name: Mario Fireballs
  • Stadium: Mario Stadium
  • Star Pitch: Fire Ball
  • Star Swing: Fire Swing
  • Fielding/Running: Enlarge
  • Bats/Throws: Right/Right
Pitch 6/10
Bat 7/10
Field 6/10
Run 7/10


Character Good Chemistry Bad Chemistry
Mario Luigi, Peach, Yoshi, Pianta, Noki, Red Mii Bowser, Wario, Bowser Jr, King Boo, Waluigi

Online collectible card bio[edit]

As Captain of the Mario Fireballs, Mario has a lot to live up to. But he's always ready to be a hero, so whether he's on the mound, at the plate or heading for home you know he'll do whatever it takes to save the day.

Mario Strikers series[edit]

Super Mario Strikers[edit]

Mario Strikers Charged[edit]

  • Character Type: Balanced
  • Super Ability: Super Mario!
  • Deke: Mario rolls forward a short distance.


  • Movement: 6
  • Shooting: 6
  • Passing: 6
  • Defense: 6

Mario Hoops 3-on-3[edit]

  • Baller Name: The Jumpman
  • Type: All-Around
  • Special Shot: Fire Shot
  • Letter to Tap: M
  • Manual Bio: A versatile player. Mario's steady performance lets him handle anything.
  • Site profile: The Jumpman: Mario's shadow looms large on every court. The best ballers in the Mushroom Kingdom and beyond have come to take their shot at the overalled wonder. But are they ready for his vicious Fire Shot?

Mario Sports Mix[edit]

Character name Character type Home court Power statistic Speed statistic Technique statistic
Mario Stadium

Mario Sports Superstars[edit]

Mario's emblem from soccer from Mario Sports SuperstarsMario's emblem from baseball from Mario Sports Superstars
Mario's team emblems from Mario Sports Superstars


Mario's stats in the soccer portion of Mario Sports Superstars
Type Balance




Mario's stats in the baseball portion of Mario Sports Superstars
Type Balance




Mario in tennis from Mario Sports Superstars
Type All-Around




Mario's stats in the golf portion of Mario Sports Superstars
Drive 220 yards
Trajectory Straight
Height High


Sweet Spot

Horse Racing[edit]

Mario's stats in the horse racing portion of Mario Sports Superstars
Type Balance



Mario Party series[edit]

Mario Party 4[edit]

Constellation after completing Mario's present house
Mario's Present Room from Mario Party 4
  • Mario's Room:
    • Mario's TV: This is Mario's television. It rarely works , but he rarely uses it!
      • How To Unlock: Defeat Toad in Story Mode with Mario
    • Mario's Table: This is Mario's table. It's very cute and round, just like Mario!
      • How To Unlock: Defeat Goomba in Story Mode with Mario
    • Mario's Sofa: This is Mario's sofa. He folds it out into a bed when guests come.
      • How To Unlock: Defeat Shy Guy in Story Mode with Mario
    • Mario's Fridge: This is Mario's refrigerator. There's always leftover pasta inside.
      • How To Unlock: Defeat Boo in Story Mode with Mario
    • Mario Doll: This is a Mario doll. He's everyone's favorite hero. Even Luigi's!
      • How To Unlock: Defeat Koopa in Story Mode with Mario
    • Bowser Vase: This is a Bowser vase. Flowers always seem to wilt the moment they go in.
      • How To Unlock: Defeat Bowser in Story Mode with Mario

Mario Party 5[edit]

  • Bio quote: Let's a' all have fun!
  • Bio: The Brooklyn kid who made good is back again for Mario Party 5. Mario's great attitude and luck will do him well in these events. Who knew pumping pipes in New York could lead to a gig like this?
  • Luigi: Mario Bros.
  • Peach: Cutest Couple
  • Yoshi: Famous Combo
  • Wario: Alter Egos
  • Daisy: Nice Couple
  • Waluigi: Pseudo Bros.
  • Toad: Best Buds
  • Boo: Old Acquaintances
  • Koopa Kid: Uneasy Allies

Mario Party 6[edit]

New Team Names[edit]

  • Toadette: Unexpected Pair

Mario Party 7[edit]

Mario Party 8[edit]

MP8 Mario Icon.png


  • Bio: Mario has been Nintendo’s leading man for well over two decades, headlining such seminal adventures as the world’s bestselling video game, Super Mario Bros. for the original Nintendo Entertainment System. Mario has been collecting coins for most of his life, so scouring the boards in the Star Carnival for cash shouldn’t be too difficult for this hero.
  • Website bio: Mario may be the party master, but his guests are ready to dethrone this superstar.

Team names[edit]

  • Luigi: Mario Bros.
  • Peach: Power Players
  • Daisy: Flower Players
  • Wario: Big Starrios
  • Waluigi: 'Stache Clashers
  • Yoshi: Fan Favorites
  • Toad: Fungi Fun Guys
  • Boo: Soul Bros.
  • Toadette: Marionettes
  • Birdo: Super Snozzios
  • Dry Bones: BBQ Ribs
  • Blooper: 'Stache Splashers
  • Hammer Bro: Heavy-Blow Bros.

Mario Party DS[edit]

# Name Image Description How to unlock
1 Mario A figure with Mario on it. That round nose and bushy 'stache could only belong to everyone's favorite hero. He's ready to help Peach out of a pinch anytime! Complete Story Mode with Mario.
2 Mario Master A badge of Mario. Complete Story Mode with Mario. This is the badge given to a player who shows unstoppable courage.
  • Team Names:
  • Luigi: Mario Bros.
  • Peach: Fan Favorites
  • Daisy: Flower Players
  • Wario: Foe Bros.
  • Waluigi: 'Stache Stars
  • Yoshi: Old Buddies
  • Toad: Fungus Friends
  • Bio: He's back, sporting his red-shirt, blue-overalls look. You simply can't have a Mario Party without Mario!

Mario Party 9[edit]

Mario's constellation in the game Mario Party 9.
  • Partner: Luigi
  • Bio: There’s no show without Mario! Pick the partying plumber and you can tackle every challenge with a hero who’s been there, done it and bought the dungarees.


  • Super Bro Major: A constellation named after a hero famous for his mustache, red cap, and indomitable spirit. He's also quite popular with the princesses.

Mario Party: Island Tour[edit]

  • Bio: The high-jumping hero wouldn't miss the party when his name is on the box.

Mario Party: Star Rush[edit]

Image Name Bio
Mario as viewed in the Character Museum from Mario Party: Star Rush Mario
Luigi's older bro and a pretty swell guy.
Always ready to stomp on Goombas that allies happen across in the grass.

Super Mario Party[edit]

  • Website: Cheerful. Inspiring. Jumpy. Everyone loves Mario–and for good reason!

Fortune Street[edit]

  • Bio: The world-renowned hero who dashes and jumps his way around the world. He's ready to go for financial glory on Fortune Street.

Super Smash Bros. series[edit]

Super Smash Bros.[edit]

  • Instruction booklet bio: The internationally-famous, mustachioed super-star. Mario's jumping action is the key to his success.
    Stage: Peach's Castle
  • Game bio: Although best known as the mustachioed plumber who battles the Turtle Tribe with his distinct jumping action, this internationally-famous hero has also acted as a referee, a driver, and even a doctor! He's been linked to Princess Peach of Mushroom Kingdom for years, but to this day their true relationship remains a mystery.

Super Smash Bros. Melee[edit]

Instruction booklet[edit]

A well-rounded hero who boasts a balance between offense and defense.


# Name Image Game / move Description
1 Mario
Mario Donkey Kong
Arcade 1981
Known worldwide as Mr. Nintendo, Mario uses his incredible jumping ability to thwart the evil Bowser time after time. While he's best known as a hero, Mario has played many roles, including racer, doctor, golfer, and villain. His tastes have changed over 20 years of gaming; he long ago swapped the colors of his shirt and overalls.
2 Mario [Smash]
Mario B: Fireball
Smash B: Cape
Mario is a character without any glaring weaknesses and plenty of strong attacks: he's even equipped with a Meteor Smash. He's a straightforward character who'll reflect the actual skills of the player. Mario's Cape will turn other characters in the opposite direction and can also reflect missile weapons.
3 Mario [Smash]
Mario Up & B: Super Jump Punch
Down & B: Mario Tornado
Mass determines how easily a character can be sent flying, as well as a character's physical strength: Mario's mass is the standard upon which other Smash fighters are measured. His Super Jump Punch sends foes skyward in a shower of coins, while the Mario Tornado pulls in nearby foes, spins them silly, and scatters them every which way.
201 Raccoon Mario Raccoon Mario Super Mario Bros. 3
In Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Leafs caused Mario to grow raccoon ears and a tail. By sprinting and rapidly wagging the tail, Mario gained the ability to fly for short periods. Like the Cape in Super Mario World, the tail also reduced the speed at which he fell, making midair moves easier. Needless to say, real raccoons were jealous.
202 Metal Mario Metal Mario in Super Smash Bros. Melee Super Mario 64
Mario was in for a surprise the first time he hit a Metal Box in Super Mario 64. The metal cap that popped out transformed Mario into living metal, giving him great stamina, a heavy tread, and the ability to walk underwater. In Super Smash Bros., Metal Mario showed up as an incredibly stubborn midlevel boss.
203 Paper Mario Paper Mario Paper Mario
The Star Rod: Bowser stole it, and Mario wants it back. Bowser vs. Mario is familiar for Mario aficionados, but Paper Mario is novel. What this game brings to the 3D polygon-filled gaming world is its art style: everything is wafer thin! What the visuals lack in realism, they more than make up for in unique artistry.
292 Mario and Yoshi Mario (specifically Cape Mario) & Yoshi Super Mario World
Yoshi was first introduced in Super Mario World, and the sight of Mario riding the helpful character soon became an enduring image. Despite his Cape, Mario can't fly while astride Yoshi. The pair can make huge jumps and drift slowly back to earth, though. As a last resort, Mario could leap off Yoshi's back to safety.

Super Smash Bros. Brawl[edit]


  • Instruction booklet bio: Everyone's favorite plumber is well rounded.
  • Website bio: With his familiar red cap, blue overalls and bushy mustache, the world-famous "Mr. Video Game" is about to set foot on the Smash Bros. stage for the third time.

An easy-to-use character, Mario sets the standard for balance. He overwhelms opponents with magnificent jumping action!


# Name Image Appearance(s) Description
1 Mario BrawlTrophy001.png NES Donkey Kong
NES Super Mario Bros.
A familiar overall-clad figure who is Nintendo's flagship character. His courage and jumping ability have seen him through countless adventures. He's a multitalented plumber with the knowledge of a physician, a top-notch golfer, and a veteran tennis umpire. Is his jumping prowess a boon from his girder-climbing days?
2 Mario Finale BrawlTrophy002.png Wii Super Smash Bros. Brawl Mario with a Smash Ball, unleashing his ultimate attack. The twin dragons of flame he releases wallop all characters in range. The flames spread up and down, so it's best to release them from the edge of the screen at an appropriate height. His flaming eyes are proof of his excitement for this explosive attack.
146 Striker Mario BrawlTrophy146.png GCN Super Mario Strikers
Wii Mario Strikers Charged
A team captain in Super Mario Strikers, which features combat- style soccer that allows fighting and items. Mario proves to be a great all-around player, well balanced on offense and defense, and he wields a critical shot--the Mega Strike--that can chalk up a maximum of six goals! Mario is easily identified by the "M" marks on his spikes.
148 Paper Mario BrawlTrophy148.png Wii Super Paper Mario A legendary hero whose adventure unfolds when he sets out to rescue Princess Peach from the nefarious clutches of Count Bleck. He has the ability to flip the world from 2-D to 3-D and back again. If he grabs a Mega Star, he'll transform into a pixelated giant Mario. In this state, he's invulnerable and capable of stomping through enemies and obstacles with ease.


Image Game Effect
A Sticker of Mario and Luigi. Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga [Flame] - Resistance +19
Usable by: Mario, Luigi, Yoshi, Peach, Bowser
A sticker of Mario and Yoshi in the game Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Super Mario Sunshine [Specials: Indirect] - Attack +13
Usable by: Mario, Luigi, Yoshi, Peach, Bowser
A sticker of Mario in the game Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Mario Kart DS [Leg] - Attack +22
Usable by: Mario, Luigi, Yoshi, Peach, Bowser
A sticker of Mario in the game Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Mario Superstar Baseball Carry Home-Run Bat
A sticker of Mario in the game Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Super Paper Mario [Electric] - Attack +20
A Sticker of Raccoon Mario in Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Super Mario Bros. 3 Flinch Resistance +112

Snake's codec[edit]

  • Colonel: Snake, you know who that is?
  • Snake: You're kidding, right? It's Mario.
  • Colonel: Mario made his first appearance in 1981, and since then, he's become a worldwide phenomenon. There's probably not a single person who doesn't know Mario. He's that famous.
  • Snake: Good thing I survived long enough to meet him on the field of battle, huh.
  • Colonel: This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance, Snake. Now get out there and show him what you're made of. No regrets.
  • Snake: Got it.

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS / Super Smash Bros. for Wii U[edit]


Name 3DS Image Wii U Image Appears in American English description British English description
Mario Trophy thumbnail image. Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. Mario's trophy render from Super Smash Bros. for Wii U NES Donkey Kong Classics (09/1988)
NES Super Mario Bros. (10/1985)
As iconic as iconic gets, this gaming celebrity is known for saving the world from Bowser. He's got amazing jumping skills and makes use of a wide range of transformations. In his free time, he plays too many sports to count. In Smash Bros., he's a well-rounded fighter you can rely on. Say it with me: "It's-a me, Mario!" It's-a him! Maaario! Whether he's wearing one of his special outfits or just his normal blue dungarees, this running, jumping, Bowser-bashing, princess-saving hero is an all-round superstar. And in this game, he's got enough tricks up his sleeve to deal with anything. If you don't know which fighter to pick, Mario's a solid choice.
Mario (Alt.) Trophy thumbnail image. Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. Mario's trophy render from Super Smash Bros. for Wii U NES Donkey Kong Classics (09/1988)
NES Super Mario Bros. (10/1985)
Super Jump Punch is an up-special move that lets you leap high into the air, carrying any fighters you strike along with you. You'll be invincible for a moment after you launch this attack. The default side-special move, Cape, will flip a fighter around. Keep a foe from returning with this move! Mario's Super Jump Punch takes you high into the air, and if you catch an opponent with it, they'll go up with you. Try to hit them at the very start of the move to do the most damage. His default side special, Cape, can flip fighters around. If you're really crafty, you can even use it to keep someone from getting back on the stage!
Super Jump Punch is an up-special move that lets you leap high into the air, carrying any fighters you strike along with you. You'll be invincible for a moment after you launch this attack. The default side-special move, Cape, will flip a fighter around, making it easy to send a foe who's trying to grab the edge of the stage to their doom!
Mario Finale N/A Mario Finale's trophy render from Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Break the Smash Ball and unleash Mario's Final Smash. Mario will fire a devastating blast of fire in the direction he's facing. The attack covers a wide range and travels far, so it's best to fire this from one side of the stage to the other. The damage is impressive, and it can actually carry foes right off the screen! When Mario gets his hands on a Smash Ball, he can activate this Final Smash. Flames spiral outwards in two intertwining stream, catching opponents in the wide blast with ease. It deals plenty of damage, and can also push foes off the screen entirely. Fire it from an elevated position to take full advantage of its vertical range!
Tanooki Mario & Kitsune Luigi TanookiMario&KitsuneLuigiTrophy3DS.png N/A N/A If you find a Super Leaf, Mario transforms into Tanooki Mario! His newfound tail works as a weapon and as a propeller to slow his fall. His brother, Luigi, won't turn into a Tanooki, though—he becomes Kitsune Luigi. Wouldn't want to have trouble telling the two apart, would we? When Mario uses a Super Leaf, he grows a tail and turns into Tanooki Mario, a very handy form indeed. Likewise, Luigi turns into Kitsune Luigi. Both of them can swing their tails to attack enemies, or wag their tails to slowly float down after a jump, almost like they're walking on air.
Statue Mario StatueMarioTrophy3DS.png N/A N/A Statue Mario is invincible and will be ignored by his enemies. If he transforms in midair, he'll do a nice Thwomp impression but he can't move! Well, unless a moving platform carries him into unlucky enemies. Give it a try in Super Mario 3D Land! Statue Mario's not just invincible - he's invisible to enemies. If Mario turns into Statue Mario in mid-air, he'll slam down and be stuck to the spot. Moving platforms will still carry him, though, and he'll knock down anyone in his way. Try it next time you play Super Mario 3D Land!
Boomerang Mario BoomerangMarioTrophy3DS.png N/A N/A If you know how the Boomerang Bros. like to fight, they really aren't that tough. But if Mario BECOMES a Boomerang Bro—Boomerang Mario—what then? Will his opponents be stunned by his new moves? At the least, throwing a boomerang makes things more fun! "Before you judge someone, walk a mile in their shoes." Mario's taken that to the next level with the Boomerang Bros. - he's put on the whole outfit! As Boomerang Mario, he'll not just have more attack power - he'll have a big dollop of fun flinging that boomerang around. Great times!
Mario (With Propeller Box) PropellerBoxTrophy3DS.png N/A N/A Mario with his head in a Propeller Box. He looks like something you'd see in a parade. But wait! That propeller isn't just for show—Mario can use it in the middle of a jump to go even higher. And it'll slow his fall back to the ground too! It's Mario, but with a Propeller Box on his head. It looks like some kind of weird parade costume... Unlike a parade costume, though, the propeller isn't just for show - Mario can use it mid-jump to send himself soaring into the air, and then float gently back down to the ground afterwards!
Mario + Standard Kart StandardMarioTrophy3DS.png N/A N/A Customizing your ride is part of the fun of Mario Kart 7. Choose the best frame, tires, and glider to make your own dream machine! You can come up with some outlandish combinations, but I think Mario looks best when you keep things simple. Customising your kart in Mario Kart 7 is a lot of fun. Pick your favourite frame, tyres and glider, and make your mark out on the track! Maybe your favourites are the basic ones. Nothing wrong with that! Flashy is all well and good, but there's something to be said for "simple-but-effective".
Mario (Gold Block)
Mario (With Gold Block)
SSB3DS N/A N/A Oh no! Has the karma for smashing all those blocks finally caught up with Mario, and now he's doomed to wear a block on his head forever? Not at all! This Gold Block gives Mario coins whenever he runs and jumps. Cha-ching! Everyone loves getting more coins! Uh-oh! is this payback for all the blocks Mario's smashed over the years?! Oh, wait. It's actually an awesome bonus! With the Gold Block on his head, running and jumping make that familiar sound: Da-ding! Da-ding! Da-di-di-di-di-ding! That's right - you get coins! Coins galore!
Paper Mario PaperMarioTrophy3DS.png N/A N/A The paper-thin Mario from the Paper Mario series recently quested for the wish-granting Royal Stickers. These magic stickers are for more than just collecting, though. Mario can use them to change his paper world, and nothing helps him in battle more than a sticker! A paper-thin version of Mario from the Paper Mario series.. Most recently, he set off on a sticker-packed adventure to find the wish-granting Royal Stickers. Stickers aren't just for collecting, though - they're for making bridges, opening ancient doors, and even for taking on foes in battle!
Mario Golf: World Tour GolfMarioTrophy3DS.png N/A N/A Looks like Mario is really on his game today! Or he just sent his ball off the course and into the trees—it's hard to tell. Getting a ball out of the rough is part of golf! It adds a bit of adventure to the game, though the undersea course in this world tour probably adds more. Mario looks like he's having a good game here! Or maybe he's just whacked his ball out of sight and into the trees. It's anyone's guess, really. Well getting a ball out of the rough can still be fun. Things like that give the game a touch of adventure, which is something world tour is just full of - especially the underwater course!
Bee Mario N/A Bee Mario trophy from Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Wii Super Mario Galaxy (11/2007)
Wii Super Mario Galaxy 2 (05/2010)
Do you hear that buzzing? Whatever could it...bee? Bee Mario! Finding a Bee Mushroom allows Mario to buzz around in the air, land on flowers, and stick to walls covered in honey. Oh, this is the bee's knees! However, Bee Mario can't sting his foes. But that's fine--you don't really want to be that kind of bee, do you? If you don't want to be Mario any more, be Bee Mario instead! Just find a Bee Mushroom, and you can buzz around in the air, land on flowers and stick to walls covered in honey. See? It'll be the bee's knees! The only bee thing you won't be doing is stinging. But that's not the kind of bee you want to be anyway, now is it?
Boo Mario N/A Boo Mario trophy from Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Wii Super Mario Galaxy (11/2007)
Wii Super Mario Galaxy 2 (05/2010)
Are you afraid of ghosts? Maybe it will help to see the world as they do. Become Boo Mario with a Boo Mushroom, and then explore their world! Shake your Wii Remote to make Boo Mario go through walls. Boo Mario blends in OK, but even as a ghost he keeps his trademark hat. The other Boos don't seem to mind, thankfully. Boos are always tricky to deal with, so if you can't beat 'em, join 'em! All you need to do is grab a Boo Mushroom, and you'll become a Boo, letting you turn invisible, slip straight through walls and even speak Booish! You'd think Boos wouldn't fall for it, what with that trademark cap still firmly on top of your head...but luckily, they do.
Spring Mario N/A Spring Mario trophy from Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Wii Super Mario Galaxy (11/2007)
Wii Super Mario Galaxy 2 (05/2010)
Boingee boingee boingee... It's Spring Mario, bouncing along and having a grand time! Just get a Spring Mushroom, and then press the A Button right when you land for a super-high jump! If you have a fear of heights, though, there's nothing wrong with staying in place and just bouncing a little. Boing! Sproing! Mario's turned into a spring! One touch of a Spring Mushroom and he becomes Spring Mario. He'll bounce SUPER high if you press the A Button right when he lands. Doesn't it make you feel like just bouncing on the spot? Boing, boing, boing...
Rainbow Mario N/A Rainbow Mario trophy from Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Wii Super Mario Galaxy (11/2007)
Wii Super Mario Galaxy 2 (05/2010)
What would you get if you combined Mario with a bouncing, rainbow-colored star? An amazing, invincible Rainbow Mario, of course! Plus, Mario will glow with twinkling stars and have and an energetic song play for the duration. Doesn't that make you want to run out and grab a Rainbow Star right now? What would you do if you found a star that glowed in seven colours? "Grab it quick"? Well, that would be the smart thing to do, because it'd probably be a Rainbow Star! It turns everyone's favourite moustachioed man into a...well, a rainbow-coloured mouastachioed man. Not only does he become invincible, but he looks fab!
Mario + Standard Bike N/A Mario + Standard Bike trophy from Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Wii Mario Kart Wii (04/2008) In Mario Kart Wii, bikes were the big, new thing. This Standard Bike M is, as you'd expect, a very standard bike--its speed, weight, acceleration, handling, off-road, drift, and mini-turbo stats are all decidedly middle of the road. This makes it a great choice for Mario Kart beginners or for series veterans trying out bikes for the first time.
Propeller Mario N/A Propeller Mario trophy from Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Wii New Super Mario Bros. Wii (11/2009)
Wii U New Super Mario Bros. U (11/2012)
You can tell just by the sound that there's something different about the propeller on Mario's head. It must be because it's made of rubber! In any case, Propeller Mushrooms transform Mario into Propeller Mario. Shake the Wii Remote to send Mario zooming up into the air! The propeller on Propeller Mario's head makes such an awesome sound. Not like an engine or a motor - it's more like it's powered by an elastic band. Grabbing a Propeller Mushroom turns Mario into this form, letting you send him whirling waaaaay up into the air, making that awesome sound as he goes!
Penguin Mario N/A Penguin Mario trophy from Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Wii New Super Mario Bros. Wii (11/2009)
Wii U New Super Mario Bros. U (11/2012)
Ahh, the life of a penguin... So carefree. At last, Mario too can enjoy the feeling of gliding across the ice by donning the Penguin Suit. Not only that, but this suit unlocks other penguin abilities too! Mario can swim gracefully and, just like a penguin, dream of a day when he can fly. What sort of penguin-y activities do you think Mario can get up to while wearing a Penguin Suit? Sliding around on his belly? Swimming gracefully through water? Tragically looking to the skies, reflecting on unfulfilled dreams of using his penguin wings to fly? Well, the truth is...he can do all of these things, just like a real penguin!
Cloud Mario N/A Cloud Mario trophy from Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Wii Super Mario Galaxy 2 (05/2010) Guess what happens when Mario collects a Cloud Flower! Oh, wait. You can already see exactly what happens... That's right, Mario dons a fluffy hat, overalls, and a scarf and gets a whole lot lighter. He can jump farther, stay in the air longer, walk on clouds, and even make cloud platforms. This outfit is all silver lining!
Rock Mario N/A Rock Mario trophy from Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Wii Super Mario Galaxy 2 (05/2010) If you're a fan of rock and roll, try picking up a Rock Mushroom. When Mario's transformed into Rock Mario, a simple shake of the Wii Remote can turn him into a big, rolling boulder, allowing him to plow through crystals and tough foes. The most amazing thing about Rock Mario, though, is that he can still jump.
Flying Squirrel Mario N/A Flying Squirrel Mario trophy from Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Wii U New Super Mario Bros. U (11/2012) When Mario grabs a Super Acorn, he turns into Flying Squirrel Mario! Like a real flying squirrel, he can hold out his arms and glide through the air. That must feel really, really awesome! This power isn't just for fun, though—it has practical uses, too, like helping him grab the coins in midair. Da-ding! Da-ding! Da-ding! When Mario grabs a Super Acorn, he turns into Flying Squirrel Mario! Like a real flying squirrel, he can hold out his arms and glide through the air, which probably feels really awesome. This power isn't just for fun, though — it has practical uses, too, like helping him grab coins floating in mid-air. Da-ding! Da-ding! Da-ding! Da-ding!

Red indicates exclusive to the Nintendo 3DS version.
Blue indicates exclusive to the Wii U version.

Palutena's Guidance[edit]

  • Palutena: You know who this guy is, don't you, Pit?
  • Pit: Of course I do! It's Mario!
  • Palutena: He was your first ally in the fight against the Subspace Army. What you may not know is that he's actually quite famous. There aren't many people who don't know who Mario is.
  • Pit: Man, I don't know whether to fight him or ask for his autograph.
  • Palutena: Fight first, fanboy later.
  • Pit: Oh, do you think he'll sign my wings?!

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]


# Name Image Game Type Class Effect How to obtain Spirit battle
Opponents Battle conditions Stage Song
1 Mario Artwork of Mario in Mario Party 10 Super Mario Series Fighter N/A N/A Classic Mode as Mario N/A N/A N/A N/A
2 Builder Mario Official artwork of Builder Mario from Super Mario Maker. Super Mario Maker Series Fighter N/A N/A Vault Shop N/A N/A N/A N/A
3 Mario (Wedding) Artwork of Mario in his wedding apparel, from Super Mario Odyssey Super Mario Series Fighter N/A N/A Challenge (Games & More: As Luigi, play solo All-Star Smash and deal damage with a taunt 3 times.); amiibo N/A N/A N/A N/A
22 Boo Mario Boo Mario spirit from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Super Mario Series Support (1) Novice Lightweight Spirit Board Mario Hazard: High Gravity; Low Gravity
Rule: Invisibility
  • The enemy is invisible
  • Your jumping power decreases when the enemy's at high damage
  • The enemy is less affected by gravity
Dracula's Castle Castle / Boss Fortress - Super Mario World / SMB 3
23 Rock Mario Rock Mario spirit from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Super Mario Series Support (1) Advanced Physical Attack ↑ Spirit Board Metal Jigglypuff align=left
  • The enemy's neutral special has increased power
  • The enemy favors neutral specials
  • The enemy is metal
Mario Galaxy (Battlefield) Melty Monster
24 Gold Mario Gold Mario spirit artwork from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Super Mario Series Support (3) Legend Super Armor Summoned with a Metal Mario, Super Mushroom, and Fire Flower core N/A N/A N/A N/A
132 Mario (Mario Tennis Aces) Artwork of Mario for Mario Tennis Aces Mario Tennis Aces Support (1) Ace Critical Hit ↑ World of Light (Light Realm) Mario, Peach Rule: Assist Trophy Enemies (Color TV-Game 15)
  • Hostile assist trophies will appear
  • The enemy favors smash attacks
Wuhu Island (arena) Title Theme - Mario Tennis Aces
1472 Giga Cat Mario Art of Giga Cat Mario from Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury Super Mario Series Primary (2) Advanced Shield
Jump ↑
Spirit Board (ver. 11.0.1 or later) Giant Mii Brawler, Bowser Jr.
  • Defeat the main fighter to win
  • The enemy is giant
Find Mii (Ω) The Great Tower Showdown 2
1491 Mario (Mario Golf: Super Rush) Artwork of Mario running from Mario Golf: Super Rush Mario Golf: Super Rush Primary (2) Ace Attack
Speed ↑
Spirit Board (ver. 12.0.0 or later) Mario Rule: Temporary Invincibility; Item: Balls
  • The enemy will occasionally be invincible after a little while
  • The enemy starts the battle with an Ore Club
Yoshi's Island (Melee) (Ω) World Tour

Super Smash Blog bio[edit]

Mario is an all-around fighter who uses his wide variety of techniques to respond to any situation. In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, he shows up in his Wedding tux and his Builder outfit, and Cappy even makes an appearance!

Mario & Sonic series[edit]

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games[edit]


This persistent little plumber developed his skills chasing down a big ape. Now he's taking his All-Around skills to the Olympic Games, where his running and jumping experience should come in more than handy in events like the high jump and hurdles.



Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games[edit]


Mario is the world's most famous plumber who has travelled from the Mushroom Kingdom to meet Sonic in Vancouver and compete in the Olympic Winter Games. Amongst a number of his abilities, Mario brings with him his unique Spin on the Wii and the Spinning Jump and Jump Dash on the DS, and is expected to show an outstanding performance in every event as an all-round player.

Wii stats[edit]

Icon Type Statistics Special Skill Emblem
Sprite of Mario All-Around
Spin Mario Emblem

DS stats[edit]

Icon Type Statistics Special Skill Emblem
Mariodsicon.png All-Around
Jump Dash Mario Emblem

Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games[edit]

Wii stats[edit]

Mario stats.png

Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games[edit]

  • Bio: The hero of the Mushroom Kingdom brings his energy, enthusiasm, and world-famous jumps to the Sochi Olympic Winter Games.

Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games[edit]

Flag Description (Wii U version)[edit]

This cheerful hero is known for his red cap and mustache. He’s incredibly athletic, and excels at nearly any sport he tries. He and his brother Luigi are currently competing to see who can win the most Olympic Medals.

Miis' Dialogues (Wii U version)[edit]

  • Mario has a twin brother named Luigi. They're always going off on zany adventures together, and in sports, they make for friendly rivals.
  • Mario and Luigi might be twins, but Luigi is actually taller despite being younger. I always thought twins had to be 100 percent identical, but I guess not!
  • What country is Mario from, I wonder? He says "Mama Mia!" a lot, so maybe Italy? He's an enigma wrapped in a mystery wrapped in overalls!

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020[edit]

  • Website description: A cheerful plumber and everyone's favorite superstar. He stands up to Bowser with his jumping skills and all-around athletic ability.

Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars[edit]

  • Instruction booklet bios
    • English: Everyone's favorite plumber! He'll do some serious damage with that jump of his! In fact, if you time your attacks just right, you can do a lot of harm![20]
    • Japanese: みんなが知ってるボクのヒーロー。得意のジャンプで、今回も大活躍だ! (Everyone knows that he is my hero. He's a hero that everyone knows, and he's going to do it again this time with his signature jump!)[21]
  • Official Nintendo Player's Guide: When an oversized piece of cutlery slices into Bowser's Keep, it's up to the world's pluckiest plumber to throw a monkey wrench into the proceedings. Mario always leads the charge into battle, but he won't accomplish his mission without some gallant sidekicks.[22]


Initial stats
  • Level: 1
  • HP: 20
  • FP: 10
  • Speed: 20
  • Attack: 20
  • Defense: 0
  • Magic Attack: 10
  • Magic Defense: 2
  • Special Attacks:
    • Jump:
      • FP Used: 3
      • Magic Power: 25
      • Description: Stomp foes! Press "Y" just before hit!
    • Fire Orb:
      • FP Used: 5
      • Magic Power: 20
      • Description: Fire orb! Push "Y" immediately!
    • Super Jump:
      • FP Used: 7
      • Magic Power: 45
      • Description: Push "Y" prior to hit for DAMAGE!
    • Super Flame:
      • FP Used: 9
      • Magic Power: 40
      • Description: Fire blast! Push "Y" repeatedly!
    • Ultra Jump:
      • FP Used: 11
      • Magic Power: 65
      • Description: Push "Y" prior to hit for DAMAGE!
    • Ultra Flame:
      • FP Used: 14
      • Magic Power: 60
      • Description: Fire orbs! Push "Y" repeatedly!

Paper Mario series[edit]

Paper Mario[edit]

  • Instruction booklet bio: Our mustached marvel must once again match his wits and courage against Bowser's evil schemes. The Star Spirits held by Bowser's henchmen are waiting for Mario to rescue them!
  • Tattle Information: It's Mario, silly! He's here to save Princess Peach, who was kidnapped by Bowser. Remember? He fights until the bitter end, no matter what enemies attack! -Lee or a Duplighost, when copying Goombario's Tattle ability.

Super Paper Mario Catch Card[edit]

  • Card Type: Rare
  • Card Description: Our hero is so busy he barely has time to wax his 'stache! He's always leaping between worlds to save the day.

Paper Mario: Sticker Star[edit]

  • North American website bio: Mario doesn't say much in this adventure, but he's no mere 2D cutout. His many sticker-powered actions speak much louder than words.
    • DID YOU KNOW? Mario's favorite tool is the hammer-great for plonking bad guys and knocking down props.

Paper Mario: The Origami King[edit]

  • European website bio: Armed with his trusty Hammer and Boots, Mario's ready to take on the origami invader! With the help of his new companion Olivia, he can call upon the magical 1,000 Fold Arms, allowing him to stretch his arms out to interact with far-away objects.
  • Collectible Treasure #4: It's everyone's hero, Mario! With hammer in hand and friends by his side, he'll never fold.

Mario & Luigi series[edit]

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga[edit]

  • Instruction booklet bios
    • English: The hard-working older brother is back with his trademark mustache.[23]
    • Japanese: ご存じ、ヒゲが自慢の兄。今回も大活躍!(As you know, my brother is proud of his mustache. He did a great job again this time!)[24]
  • Official Nintendo Player's Guide: When Princess Peach's voice is stolen, the always-reliable Mario rushes to the rescue. The adventure that follows will be his most challenging to date, but with Luigi by his side, Mario will have quite a few new moves and abilities at his disposal.[25]
Initial stats (North American)
  • Level: 1
  • HP: 10
  • BP: 10
  • POW: 12
  • DEF: 9
  • SPEED: 13
  • STACHE: 6

Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time[edit]

  • Instruction booklet bio: The older brother who's proud of his bravery and his 'stache. Teamed up with Baby Mario, he's ready to hit the road and rescue the princess!
Initial stats (North American)
  • Level: 1
  • HP: 14
  • POW: 20
  • DEF: 12
  • SPEED: 14
  • STACHE: 20

Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story[edit]

  • Website bios
    • Flag of USA.png A long time hero of the Mushroom Kingdom, Mario is everybody's favorite mustachioed man around town. Villainous vermin are no match for his signature jump.
      Distinguishing Features
      An exemplary mustache, and an iconic red hat.
    • Flag of Europe.png The punch-out plumber with the curliest moustache this side of the Mushroom Kingdom is back with a vengeance! This time though, he’ll be seeing his arch-enemy Bowser from a whole new perspective.
  • Instruction booklet bio: The brave older brother with the exemplary mustache. His signature jump never fails to wow the crowds!
Initial stats
  • HP: 24
  • SP: 11
  • POW: 20
  • DEF: 12
  • SPEED: 16
  • STACHE: 20

Mario & Luigi: Dream Team[edit]

  • Website bios
    • Flag of USA.png An invitation to visit Pi'illo Island seems like too good an opportunity to pass up. But Mario's soon called upon to do what he does best: Save the day! This time, he has to battle enemies both in the real world—and the wacky world of Luigi's imagination.
    • Flag of Europe.png If there's one thing Mario loves more than beating Bowser, it's going on holiday! An invitation to visit Pi'illo Island seems like too good an opportunity to pass up, but Mario's soon called upon to do what he does best: save the day!
Initial stats
  • Level: 1
  • HP: 24
  • BP: 8
  • POW: 20
  • DEF: 13
  • SPEED: 16
  • STACHE: 20

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions[edit]

  • Japanese website bio: ピーチ姫を救うために立ち上がるキノコ王国のヒーロー。得意のジャンプは国外でも有名![26](The hero of the Mushroom Kingdom who stands up to save Princess Peach. His signature jump is famous even outside of Japan!)
Initial stats
  • Level: 1
  • HP: 15
  • BP: 14
  • POW: 12
  • DEF: 13
  • SPEED: 13
  • STACHE: 6

Super Mario Bros. (Game & Watch)[edit]

  • Bio: Faces many difficulties to free the Princess. Number of Mario can be increased to a maximum of 4, if you are skillful.

Play Nintendo[edit]

Website profiles
  • When he isn’t rescuing princesses, you’ll find him doing…pretty much anything you can think of.
    Mario is always ready to help a friend, take on a new challenge, or jump on a Koopa’s head. He can also smoke the competition on a rainbow race track and swat a golf ball underwater.
  • He’s come a long way since stomping his first Goomba.
    For the past 35 years, Mario has been running, jumping, and saving the Mushroom Kingdom from baddies. You can join Mario in all sorts of exciting adventures!
    [27] (Super Mario Bros. 35th Anniversary)
Activity profiles
Play Nintendo Activity Book profile
  • Mario goes on adventures in the Mushroom Kingdom with his brother Luigi and many other friends.
    Mario is a true hero with a strong sense of justice. He repeatedly rescues Princess Peach and stops Bowser’s many plans to take over the Mushroom Kingdom.
    A cheerful character, Mario loves collecting stars and coins. He can often be seen running, jumping, climbing, flying and swimming. Adventure is always around the corner for Mario.

Nintendo Kids Club[edit]

  • Mario is the hero of the Mushroom Kingdom who is always on an adventure, usually rescuing Princess Peach from bad guy Bowser! He can grab Power-Ups that let him throw fireballs, become really big or even act like a cat![28]

Kids section of Nintendo Co., Ltd. site[edit]


Bright, cheerful, and everyone's favourite person!
His twin brother, Luigi, is his closest friend, and together the two are a great pair.
An all-rounder in sports from tennis, baseball, soccer, to car-racing, he's stylishly good at anything!
In fact, long ago, Mario was also occasionally working as a plumber.
He loves Princess Peach, and if she's ever captured, he'll always go and save her.
But, Bowser always comes to impede him however.
If Mario has lots of power-ups and his amazing jump, he'll remain calm no matter what Bowser's ill-intentions are!


  • Mario: Mario never hesitates to leap into action when there's trouble in the Mushroom Kingdom. Known for saving the world (and Princess Peach) countless times from Bowser, Mario is a true super star. He's got amazing jumping skills and makes use of a wide range of transformations. Mario has also powered up into countless roles: referee, doctor, sportsman, dancer, kart racer, and many more.
  • 30th Anniversary Mario: Mario's style has evolved throughout his many adventures and challenges. This blocky, classic look harkens back to his design in the original Super Mario Bros. game that launched for the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1985. ...
    • Classic: ... His iconic red overalls and brownish shirt represent the classic color scheme used in the original game.
    • Modern: ... His blue overalls and red shirt represent his modern color scheme, and are mixed with the retro aesthetic of the original game.

Mario Portal[edit]

Original bio[edit]


A cheerful and lively person who's loved by everyone. His younger twin Luigi is among his closest friends, and the two of them form a great team.
He's an athletic person, and whether it's tennis or baseball, soccer or racing, he always performs well and looks cool.
Actually, they say that a long time ago he also sometimes worked as a plumber…
Princess Peach is dear to him, and whenever she is in trouble, he goes to assist her.
He fights back against the troublemaking Bowser with various power ups and his specialty, jumping.

Current bio[edit]


A cheerful and lively person who's loved by everyone. His younger twin Luigi is among his closest friends, and the two of them form a great team.
He's an athletic person, and whether it's tennis or baseball, soccer or racing, he always performs well and looks cool.
His occupation is plumber. However, his activity is not confined to that area.
Princess Peach is dear to him, and whenever she is in trouble, he goes to assist her.
He fights back against the troublemaking Bowser with various power ups and his specialty, jumping.

The official home of Super Mario[edit]

Original Bio[edit]

Cheerful. Inspiring. Jumpy. Everyone loves Mario—and for good reason! The mustached one has been bravely battling bad guys for decades, and shows no signs of slowing down. He’s remarkably resilient for a plumber, smashing bricks and bouncing off walls like a parkour star. These amazing athletic skills are put to good use in a variety of sports, like tennis, baseball, soccer, and even auto racing. Mario may be a sporting superstar, but his main interest, of course, is keeping his beloved Princess Peach safe and away from the clutches of Bowser.[30]

Current Bio[edit]

The main hero of the Mushroom Kingdom. Mario is always bright and cheerful and instantly recognizable with his blue overalls, red cap, and trademark moustache.

He's a trusted friend of Princess Peach, and he and his brother Luigi are known across the land for their acts of bravery.

Mario excels at sports including tennis, golf, baseball, soccer, and even kart racing. He's good at all of them! He's a plumber by profession but is really a jack of all trades.

He uses his masterful jumping ability and a variety of power-ups to take on his archrival, Bowser.[31]


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