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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.

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59 Comments on Mario Kart Wii

  1. Cheesepizza! // March 23, 2011 at 2:03 pm // Reply

    How do you unlock mii outfit B? Bowser Jr. is awesome!

  2. freakyghostface // March 23, 2011 at 8:02 am // Reply

    can you really unlock birdo and bowser?

    • Yes

    • To Freakyghostface: Yes, amd Bowser should already be one of the available options (you shouldn’t have to unlock him). To unlock Birdo, go to Single Player > Time Trials > and then race in 16 of the 32 courses. This should unlock Birdo (It won’t show you until you go to the license screen and pick your license again, though). Hope this helps.

  3. badmario64 // March 20, 2011 at 6:13 pm // Reply

    does anyone know the hidden flying trick in rainbow road? i do! all you gotta do is go to time trials and then pick rainbow road next when you see that bump like thing and just as your about to run over it use two of your mushrooms and when your slightly off the ground then you use your third mushroom and you should be flying. good luck!

  4. I beat everything, really everything!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. i hate bowser // March 12, 2011 at 4:08 pm // Reply

    whose “dry bowser”

    • ilikeyoshi // March 13, 2011 at 9:19 pm // Reply

      a dead version of bowser, or as i say, the result of bowser taking a lava bath.

      • actually dry bowser is bowser in dry bones form after mario hits a button and makes the floor disapear under bowser and bowser falls into the lava.

      • IAMAWESOME // March 24, 2011 at 8:22 am //

        I think what your talking about, “beebond” is at the end of “Super Mario Bros.”

  6. ilikeyoshi // March 9, 2011 at 8:33 am // Reply

    can I please have some mii codes for the wi fi connection? I want to have some friends.

  7. ilikeyoshi // March 4, 2011 at 8:38 am // Reply

    and now a QUIZ!
    which ISN’T in mario kart wii?

    a)mii outfit a
    b)mii outfit b
    c)mii outfit c

  8. ilikeyoshi // March 4, 2011 at 8:35 am // Reply

    and yet another poll!
    out of these three choices, which character do you HATE the most?
    a) wario
    b) waluigi
    c) birdo

  9. ilikeyoshi // March 3, 2011 at 8:39 am // Reply

    poll! out of these three choices, what is your favorite character?
    a) yoshi
    b) dry bones
    c) koopa troopa

  10. mii costume A

  11. King Boo rocks!!!

  12. IT IS SO AWESOME!!!!!!!!!

  13. Am I the only one who loves Moonview Highway? From what I know, NOBODY hates Yoshi. Anybody who does is pretty strange.

    I just need the Aero Glider and Rosalina! I know how to unlock them, so don’t tell me.

    Wa-hee! Waluigi number one!🙂

  14. there are trading cards for this game. i have 37 left to find:)!

  15. has anyone heard of shadow courses? its where if you beat all of the fast staff ghosts, get a three star rank in every cup in every mode, and unlock everything, you can unlock all of the retro courses that arent already in the original cups.

  16. My older cousin has this on his Wii and I love doing Rainbow Road and Bowser’s Castle! Also, I was the one to help him unlock Birdo!

  17. i think that they should make a game for every mario charictor. THAT WOOD B SWEET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  18. zombies on your lawnd // February 15, 2011 at 9:43 pm // Reply

    ive ulocked rosalina the hard way how by getting at least 2 star rank in all the mirror cups

  19. To unlock baby Luigi you need to get 5 staff ghost data!

  20. If anyone has raced PokeFreak tell me

  21. supermariofan // February 1, 2011 at 9:17 am // Reply

    gotta buy it.

  22. Are you kidding me?! RAINBOW ROAD IS EASY! Well, if you’re a pro at it.

  23. Once I was playing my cousin’s Mario Kart Wii game and I helped him unlock Birdo!

  24. darksideofme // January 22, 2011 at 8:22 pm // Reply

    Does anyone know the shortcut in Grumble Volcano?!?!

  25. how do you unlock funky kong?

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