Super Horn

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Super Horn
A red block with a yellow loudspeaker embedded in it.

First appearance

Mario Kart 8 (2014)

Latest appearance

Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition (2018)

Effect on player

Produces a shockwave that destroys nearby items and damages nearby racers and certain course obstacles.
“Finally, a way to stop the all-mighty Spiny Shell!”
Mario Kart 8 Super Horn TV Spot
Wario uses the Super Horn on Yoshi.

A Super Horn is a new item introduced in Mario Kart 8 and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. It can be obtained in any position, though it is the rarest item to obtain in first place. When players use it, it emits a large shockwave generated from sound that can flip out nearby racers and destroy items, including Spiny Shells, within its radius. It looks similar to both the Light Box and the Cannon Box from Super Mario 3D World. It is the successor to the Car Horn from Mario Kart Arcade GP and its sequels, which had multiple uses but could not destroy items.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese スーパークラクション
Sūpā Kurakushon
Super Horn (specifically "klaxon", a type of loud horn traditionally used on cars)
Spanish (NOA) Superclaxon Super Horn
Spanish (NOE) Superbocina Super Horn
French Super Klaxon Super Horn
Dutch Superclaxon Super Horn
German Superhupe Super Horn
Italian Super clacson Super Horn
Russian Супергудок
Super Siren
Korean 슈퍼경적
Super Horn


  • In the Super Mario Mash-Up Pack in Minecraft, jukeboxes are replaced by Super Horns.