Swooper (glider)

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This article is about the glider part from Mario Kart 7. For the bat enemy, see Swoop.
Swooper
Swoop
MKT Icon Swooper.png
The Swooper in Mario Kart Tour
Strong stats Acceleration
Weak stats Weight
Appearances Mario Kart 7, Mario Kart Tour

The Swooper (known as the Swoop in the British English version) is an unlockable glider part in Mario Kart 7. As its name states, the Swooper is shaped like the Swoop enemy. Just like the Paraglider, Peach Parasol and Flower Glider, it offers an acceleration boost, while hindering weight, but like all the other gliders, it allows karts to go airborne for a brief time period.

It returns in Mario Kart Tour where it is classified as a High-End glider. A gold version also exists in the game, simply named the Gold Swooper, which shares the same High-End classification. Players that use this glider will receive more points upon hitting other racers with Bob-ombs.

Profiles and statistics[edit]

Mario Kart 7[edit]

  • Speed: 0
  • Sea Speed: 0
  • Air Speed: -1.5
  • Acceleration: +0.25
  • Weight: -0.25
  • Handling: 0
  • Sea Handling: 0
  • Air Handling: +1
  • Off-Road: 0
  • Mini-Turbo: +0.25
  • Stability: 0
  • Drift: -0.25

Mario Kart Tour[edit]

Special skill MKT Icon Bob-omb.png Bob-omb Plus
Favored courses Combo bonus ×3 and big combo-time boost
MKT Icon Dino Dino Jungle R.png
GCN Dino Dino Jungle R
MKT Icon Dino Dino Jungle T.png
GCN Dino Dino Jungle T
MKT Icon GBA Bowser's Castle 1T.png
GBA Bowser's Castle 1T
MKT Icon New York Minute 2.png
New York Minute 2
MKT Icon Rock Rock Mountain.png
3DS Rock Rock Mountain
MKT Icon Rock Rock Mountain T.png
3DS Rock Rock Mountain T
MKT Icon Ghost Valley 1.png
SNES Ghost Valley 1
MKT Icon Ghost Valley 1T.png
SNES Ghost Valley 1T
MKT Icon GBA Bowser's Castle 2RT.png
GBA Bowser's Castle 2R/T
Combo bonus ×2 and combo-time boost
MKT Icon Dino Dino Jungle.png
GCN Dino Dino Jungle
MKT Icon GBA Bowser's Castle 1.png
GBA Bowser's Castle 1
MKT Icon GBA Bowser's Castle 1R.png
GBA Bowser's Castle 1R
MKT Icon Shy Guy Bazaar R.png
3DS Shy Guy Bazaar R
MKT Icon Shy Guy Bazaar T.png
3DS Shy Guy Bazaar T
MKT Icon Rock Rock Mountain R.png
3DS Rock Rock Mountain R
MKT Icon Kalimari Desert RT.png
N64 Kalimari Desert R/T
MKT Icon Neo Bowser City T.png
3DS Neo Bowser City T
MKT Icon New York Minute R.png
New York Minute R

* indicates a course added to favorites after reaching Level 3. ** indicates a course added to favorites after reaching Level 6.

  • Mario Kart Tour Twitter: "Ever notice how well the Dark Clown kart and Swooper glider go together? The purple color scheme and dark shades make these two a perfect match."[1] (The image mistakenly shows the Wicked Wings instead of the Swooper.)

Gallery[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese バサバサカイト
Basabasa Kaito
Swoop Kite
Spanish (NOA) Vampílago Portmanteau of vampiro (vampire) and murciélago (bat)
Spanish (NOE) Swooper
French (NOA) Swoopa
French (NOE) Swooper
Dutch Swooper
German Flappflapp German name from "Swooper"
Italian Swooper
Portuguese (NOA) Súbito Sudden (Swoop's Brazilian Portuguese name)
Portuguese (NOE) Asapente Portmanteau of Asa (wing) and Parapente (glider)
Russian Пикировщик
Pikirovshchik
Dive-bomber

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