Playing Hooky

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Playing Hooky
Playing Hooky in WarioWare: Smooth Moves.
Appears in WarioWare: Smooth Moves
Type Wario
Command(s) Hook him!
Info "Catch me if you can! I even stuck a ring on my head to help you out, you big loser!"
Form(s) "The Remote Control"
Music track Fishing

Playing Hooky is a Microgame in WarioWare: Smooth Moves. It is in the Wario stage initially but can also be found in the Tiny Wario stage. The phrase "playing hooky" means avoiding school or work.


The player uses the Wii Remote to control a hook. The player must hook Wario on the floor and bring him up.

  • 1st level difficulty: The person is either facing forwards or sideways and doesn't move.
  • 2nd level difficulty: Same as Level 1, but the loop is smaller.
  • 3rd level difficulty: The person is moving.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ワリオつり
Wario Tsuri
Wario Fishing

Korean 낚시

Spanish Pescador pescado
Fisherman fished