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Mario Kart Wii

How to get rainbow road in Mario Cart Wii?

Games Guru: This is an awesome, difficult course. It’s based on Super Mario Galaxy and you might fall into space and totally burn up. There are no real shortcuts. You get Rainbow Road by placing in the top three in Mushroom, Flower and Star cup races. There is a shortcut once you get Rainbow Road. It’s not easy to do, but here it is:

I have a 7000 VR, but battles are completely different. I get 15+ coins, but then I get hit by POWs, shells, Mega-Mushrooms, etc. At the end, I have less than six. And then it “forgets” that I once had 15 coins, and I lose VR. I don’t even know how OTHER people get high ratings. In the manual it says you can choose to play people near your rating, but either I can’t find that setting or 3,000 is “near”. I refuse to believe 5800 is my “true” VR. Help!

Games Guru: Here are some tips. Take note of number 8.
Regarding the rating system, yes, it could be better. Maybe the new Mario Kart will deal with that a bit better.

I have almost all of the characters and karts, but there are a few that I’m stuck on. How do I get Dry Bowser, Baby Daisy, Mii Costume B, and Bowser Jr.

Games Guru:
For Dry Bowser, get a 1 Star rating in all the 150 cc Cups.
For Baby Daisy, get a 1 Star rating in all the 50cc Cups
For Mii Costume B, unlock all 32 Expert Staff Ghost Data in Time Trials Mode.
For Bowser Jr., get a 1 Star rating in all 50cc Retro Cups.

I need help. I printed out how to unlock everything, but I don’t know what an expert staff ghost is! Can you tell me?

Games Guru: Ah, the mysterious Expert Staff Ghosts. These are super-good finish times made by the Nintendo developers for Time Trial Mode. You have to beat the Normal Staff Ghosts by as much as 3 seconds to 10 seconds to unlock them. It won’t be easy. But keep trying. Good luck!

Can you find me some tips for how to win the final racecar? I have won all the others but can’t win the last one no matter what I try. Thank you for your help.

Games Guru: If you’re talking about the last medium kart, you have have to unlock the 24 expert staff ghosts first.

Games Guru, how do we unlock the character Funky Kong in this game?

Games Guru: You need to get the expert staff ghost. And you need to be fast in two to eight seconds, depending on the track length. The second window after you are done with your Time Trial will tell you if you unlocked one. Get four to unlock Funky Kong.

How do you get Mii Outfit B? I have every other person except Mii Outfit B.

Games Guru: You have to unlock the expert ghosts on ALL 32 tracks. Then you’ll get Mii Outfit B. It’s not easy since it takes a lot of time. The expert ghost in Ghost Valley 2 is really hard.

Dear Games Guru, How do you get a star on Mario Kart?

Games Guru: That’s a great question. You have to do at least some of these things:
– You need final score of at least 52.
– Stay ahead of the pack in your laps.
– Don’t use the Bullet Bills very much to get into the lead.
– When you’re in the air after jumping a ramp, do tricks.
– Place first or at least lead for a good part of the race.
– Don’t fall off the tracks.
If you want three stars, you have to get a score of 60. That means perfection, and it’s really hard to do. Getting one star is really good, too!

Any codes?

Games Guru: No codes, but here’s how to unlock the Golden Wheel: Use the Wii Wheel in all modes. After that, go online. You’ll see the Golden Wheel is unlocked – right next to your name.

Comments about “Mario Kart Wii”

  1. caps says:

    whats mirror mode?


    i am ranked 2nd in the world on almost all the courses!!!!!!! :)

  3. Xplant says:

    For anybody that has trouble unlocking staff ghosts, use Wario on the Spear!

  4. nintendo freak says:

    hello i am just trying to get dragonetti (whatever that is) if you want to know how to get it just ask :-)

  5. boysrule58 says:

    im 7 seconds away from world champ in gba shy guy beach! it rocks.

    p.s i unlocked all characters except for dry bowser and bowser jr.

  6. eaglebound says:

    you can unlock Rosalina by playing Super Mario Galaxy on your Wii.

  7. baby luigi says:

    ive unlocked everything gold in every cup except im still a 1 star rank:(

  8. redhead736 says:

    i am stuck on getting expert ghosts!

  9. wiio says:

    You can get first in any wfc race by turning off the wfc in the middle of a race.

  10. wiio says:

    You can unlock Dry Bowser by getting a “One Star” rank on all wii stages in 150cc.

  11. nin*gorin says:

    Funky Kong, Luigi, Koopa Troopa, Baby Luigi, Bowser and Mario are in the finals for the best character. All the characters who are in the finals are here because someone voted for them at least once except Mario. He got in because it’s his game.


    sneakster pwns! ;)

  13. Pokefrk says:

    I have all gold cups in 50,100, and 150. I am working on mirror mode

  14. brb says:

    how do yoe beat special cup on 100cc

  15. HI says:

    You get blue falcon by gettin first place on lightning cup mirror mode.

  16. Mario says:

    Mamamia I am the best.

  17. Funky Kong says:

    I am the best!

  18. redhead736 says:

    i love coconut mall.

  19. redhead736 says:

    mine is called baby mario.

  20. Dolphin Dasher says:

    Just so everyone knows, retro cups are the Shell, Banana, Leaf, and Lightning cups. Wii Cups are the Mushroom, Flower, Star, and Special Cups. And, contrary to many people’s opinion, You get Dry Bowser by getting a star or above on the WII cups. You get the Aero Glider by getting a star or higher on the Retro Cups.

  21. me says:

    I will tell anyone a short cut in if they tell me about mirror and retro races.

    • firestar says:

      I can’t tell you about retro sorry but to unlock mirror you need to beet all the 150cc races

    • Bowser fan says:

      you could be come an ace if you practice on there orignal consoles/handheld. also I know two shortcuts one at cocinut mall and Defino square

      • IAMAWESOME says:

        i know 1 shortcut on defino square its where ur in the town thurn right and theres some mud whats the other one and if the 2 shortcuts 4 coccunut mall r the really easy one where theres an alternate way 2 leve and whaen you go though the shop and u skip an escalater then dont tell me any cocunt mall shortcuts

  22. I'm new says:

    How do you get fast stff ghost data?

  23. I am awesome says:

    Whats a mii suit?

  24. nin*gorin says:

    Ok, since nobody agrees about who is the best racer, everone reply to this comment on who they like best.

  25. Halaswisscheese says:

    on the nintendo wfc thing where you face other people worldwide, has any one here ever faced alien freak? if you look at his name, it looks like mumbo jumbo but after a closer look, it says alien freak. Any way, he is SOOOOOOOOOOOOOO darn good and laped me on jungle parkway even though i got 2nd place by a mile.

  26. Sheep says:

    you know the “mama” of all Luma’s on Super Maria Galaxy? ( Rosealina) You can unlock her by playing Galaxy then playing mariokart!

  27. Frannster says:

    Can you unlock any New Characters in the game?

  28. jacen6 says:

    if any one wants to know how to get your mii to race as get first on 50 star cup

  29. Anonymous says:

    Gantt:How do you unlock Dry Bones?

  30. captionkid1998 says:

    Dry Bones with the Blue Falcon is by far the BEST!

  31. Treeckoman says:

    To mario karter:Am awnsome with KING BOO! He is the best!

  32. mario karter says:

    It’s REALLY cool especially KING BOO!

  33. Auburn S says:

    Theres still one friend on my roster who still hasn’t quit or deleted me… I think! xD

  34. boysrule58 says:

    You know, sometimes you can get people for racing ___ number of times. I know this, but there are 3 characters I have not unlocked. Baby Daisy, Dry Bowser, and Bowser Jr. So I’m wondering, how many times do you have to race to get Baby Daisy, Dry Bowser, and Bowser Jr.? P.S I know a lot of stuff, so ask me questions if you need to.

  35. nin*gorin says:

    Ok to unlock the golden wii wheel, you use the wheel a bunch and play nintendo WFC.

    • Mario says:

      nin*gorin, you are wrong. To get the golden Wii Wheel,the thethe the the rat, you must check to make sure Wii Wheel usage is above 50% and you played 100 games. To look for the usage percentage, hit Mii License Records at the top right hand after selecting your mii.

  36. the thethe the the rat says:

    How do you get the gold wii wheel???

  37. dase says:

    I am wodering:what is the website to see the gold wii wheel next to your name???

    • qwerty123 says:

      to: dase. It is on mario kart not any website. To get to it go to the screen where there is 1-player, 2-4 player, mario kart channel and nintedo WFC. Click on nintedo WFC 1 or 2 players then start your race and you should see the Golden Wheel.

  38. smg2 fan says:

    any tips on racing on mirror mode?

    • boysrule58 says:

      OOPS! also, right is reversed from left.

    • Auburn S says:

      There is one tip that I did before racing on mirror cup tracks.
      Just go to Versus mode and change the settings. Put the cc to Mirror.Then put the difficulty to easy beacause when racing on the mirror cup your opponnts will be on hard. So you need to practice a bit before racing them.

  39. smg2 fan says:

    dear “mega cheat”,

    how do you unlock mii suit C?

  40. tjboy says:

    you can usually see some shortcuts on the map.

  41. tjboy says:

    if your on wifi you can often see people useing shortcuts.

  42. tjboy says:

    reply if you want to now a shortcut for deserthills.

  43. says says says:

    its really fun!

  44. Ca*Layne#% says:

    this game is even better on wifi.My vr used to be like 9024,but some hacker changed that so its around 8200
    Im still really good.

  45. pat says:

    how do you get expert staff ghost data in time trials

  46. mario and luigi bowsers inside story says:

    how do you get the gold wii wheel?

  47. ?????? says:

    Thanks qwerty I did!!!

  48. ?????? says:

    How do you unlock the skeletal Bowser.

  49. Juggalo says:

    My Versus Rank is 6813, I have all vehicles and characters except for Mii Outfit B, Along with a Gold Wii Wheel & 2 star rank. If any help is needed, let me know.

  50. Juggalo says:

    My Versus Rank is 6813, I have all vehicles and characters excelt for Mii Outfit B, Along with a Gold Wii Wheel & 2 star rank. If any help is needed, let me know.

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