Turbo Yoshi

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Turbo Yoshi
Turbo Yoshi from Mario Kart Tour
The Turbo Yoshi in Mario Kart Tour.
Size class MKDD: Medium
MKT: Any
Strong stats Acceleration (MKDD)
Average stats Weight (MKDD)
Weak stats Speed (MKDD)
Appears in Mario Kart: Double Dash!!, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (spirit cameo), Mario Kart Tour, Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit

The Turbo Yoshi is a kart from the Mario Kart series. As what the name suggests, the kart is modeled after Yoshi.

History[edit]

Mario Kart series[edit]

Mario Kart: Double Dash!![edit]

The Turbo Yoshi in action

The Turbo Yoshi debuts in Mario Kart: Double Dash!! as the signature kart of Yoshi. It is a middleweight vehicle with low speed and good acceleration, weight (slightly heavier than other middleweight karts with three stars), and handling. Its overall stats are the same as the Heart Coach, except that it is as heavy as the Waluigi Racer and has weaker acceleration.

Despite the stats shown in-game, the Turbo Yoshi's four-star acceleration is nowhere near as good as the other four-star acceleration karts, only being tied with the Heart Coach's acceleration. Also, both the Heart Coach and Turbo Yoshi accelerate the slowest of all the four star acceleration karts, but they also have the highest top speeds of all the two star speed karts.

The Turbo Yoshi, Turbo Birdo, Toad Kart, and Toadette Kart share the same engine sound.

Mario Kart Tour[edit]

The Turbo Yoshi returns in Mario Kart Tour, being classified as a Super kart. However, the kart no longer has another handlebar, and the handlebar joints have been moved to the back to make room for the driver's emblem. Instead of a small platform for a second person to stand on, the rear of the kart curls upward slightly to resemble Yoshi's tail. The now unusable platform is still behind the seat, which has been made bigger. It uses a black version of its original tires. The Turbo Yoshi provides longer Jump Boost speed boosts while increasing the number of points earned for performing Jump Boosts.

The game introduces red, blue, white and black variants named the Red Turbo Yoshi, Blue Turbo Yoshi, White Turbo Yoshi, and Black Turbo Yoshi. The former two are Super karts while the latter two are High-End karts.

As well as being normally available in the Shop's pipes and Daily Selects, the Turbo Yoshi was part of the Eggshell Glider Pack in the 2020 Yoshi Tour alongside the Eggshell Glider.

Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit[edit]

The Turbo Yoshi, now referred to as the Super Yoshi, makes a return in Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit in the ver. 1.1.0 update of the game, retaining most of its design from Mario Kart Tour, but with an added camera near the sole handlebar and a Yoshi egg where the emblem would otherwise be. Unlike most karts in this game, it does not change its color scheme when used by Luigi. It is unlocked by finishing the Mario Cup on the top 3.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

The Turbo Yoshi appears in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as an Advanced-class support spirit. When used, it raises the fighter's item-throwing power during a battle. It occupies one support slot. The spirit is only obtainable from Funky Kong's Shack, where it costs 1,000 Spirit Points at standard price.

Statistics[edit]

Mario Kart series[edit]

Mario Kart: Double Dash!![edit]

  • Speed Gold star.png Gold star.png
  • Acceleration Gold star.png Gold star.png Gold star.png Gold star.png
  • Weight Gold star.png Gold star.png Gold star.png
  • Website bio: The Turbo Yoshi handles exactly the same as the Heart Coach. With good acceleration, it can recover from wipeouts quickly and get you back in the race.

Mario Kart Tour[edit]

Special skill Jump Boost Plus icon from Mario Kart Tour Jump Boost Plus
Favorite courses
(Bonus points ×2)
SNES Mario Circuit 1T from Mario Kart Tour
SNES Mario Circuit 1T
GCN Yoshi Circuit from Mario Kart Tour
GCN Yoshi Circuit
GCN Dino Dino Jungle T from Mario Kart Tour
GCN Dino Dino Jungle T
SNES Donut Plains 1R/T from Mario Kart Tour
SNES Donut Plains 1R/T
Favored courses
(Bonus points ×1.5)
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*
GCN Dino Dino Jungle from Mario Kart Tour
GCN Dino Dino Jungle
GCN Dino Dino Jungle R from Mario Kart Tour
GCN Dino Dino Jungle R
3DS Toad Circuit R from Mario Kart Tour
3DS Toad Circuit R
3DS Rock Rock Mountain from Mario Kart Tour
3DS Rock Rock Mountain
3DS Daisy Hills from Mario Kart Tour
3DS Daisy Hills**
N64 Royal Raceway from Mario Kart Tour
N64 Royal Raceway
N64 Royal Raceway T from Mario Kart Tour
N64 Royal Raceway T

* 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.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate spirit[edit]

# Name Image Series / game Type Class Strength / effect(s) How to obtain Spirit battle
Opponent(s) Battle conditions Stage Song
84 Turbo Yoshi The Turbo Yoshi spirit from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Mario Kart Series Support (1) Advanced Thrown Items ↑ Funky Kong's Shack N/A N/A N/A N/A

Gallery[edit]

Mario Kart: Double Dash!![edit]

Mario Kart Tour[edit]

Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ヨッシーターボ
Yosshī Tābo
スーパーヨッシー (Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit)
Sūpā Yosshī
Yoshi Turbo

Super Yoshi
Chinese 耀西疾速
Yàoxī jísù
Turbo Yoshi
French Turbo Yoshi -
German Yoshi-Turbo Yoshi Turbo
Italian Turbo Yoshi -
Korean 요시터보
Yosi Teobo
Yoshi Turbo
Portuguese Turbo Yoshi -
Russian Турбо-Йоши
Turbo-Yoshi
Turbo Yoshi
Spanish Turbo Yoshi -