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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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155 Comments on Mario Kart Wii

  1. seriousgamer // March 21, 2012 at 8:56 pm // Reply

    i beat the game twice and im about to do it the third time

  2. dry bowser // March 19, 2012 at 3:42 pm // Reply

    i unlocked all the charters ask ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Hey, HOW DO I GET THE LAST MEDIUM KART??? I already have the Classic Dragster and the Super Blooper.

  4. the best way to get charactars is to get stars in grand pris.

  5. I love the game And Birdo! Once, i finished the game.

  6. luigiswildwing // February 19, 2012 at 8:10 pm // Reply

    are there any secret tracks?

  7. Oh wait nevermind

  8. How do you get to Luigi’s mansion?


    • king dedede // July 2, 2012 at 11:33 pm // Reply

      Mii Outfit B: Unlock all expert staff ghosts in Time Trial.
      Here’s what it looks like: for boy miis, they wear overalls. For girl miis, they wear dresses.

  10. Oh, and by the way, no matter which version I’m playing, I always play as Yoshi!
    Sorry for the super-long comment(the one above this one).

  11. 1. I want to know the shortcuts for all courses that have shortcuts.

    2. How do you unlock mii outfit B?

  12. how do you get the next 4 ? corses

  13. I like Bowser. My sister gets mad every time she looses.

  14. 1. I want to know the shortcuts for all courses that have shortcuts.

    2. How do you unlock mii outfit B?

    • Mii Outfit B, Unlock all Expert Staff Ghost Data in Time Trials, win 5,000 WFC Races or Ghost Races, or 5,100 combined races/battles

  15. what is the gril toad name?

  16. the guys i like is luigi,daisy,yoshi,babby luigi,babby daisy,toad,DK,diddy kong,funky kong,and waluigi

  17. I beat the game

  18. how do you unlock diddy kong?

  19. karazy driver // November 23, 2011 at 2:45 pm // Reply

    whos Funky Kong, baby daisy, and rosiline

  20. Do you know any hacks?

  21. I know how to unlock mirror mode: Get all gold on 150 cc.

  22. Almost got mirror mode unlocked.

  23. Its really hard to get baby luigi but i know how

  24. What’s a staff ghost?

  25. mariomaster // August 2, 2011 at 6:29 am // Reply

    what does the blue spiny shell do?

  26. Can someone please tell me how to get Funky Kong, Baby Luigi,+Baby Daisy?

    • GAMEMAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! // August 11, 2011 at 7:28 am // Reply

      Funky Kong:time trial:unlock 4 expert staff ghosts or win 25 WFC ghost races or play 2,250 GAMES

    • GAMEMAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! // August 14, 2011 at 7:05 am // Reply

      baby luigi:time trial:unlock 8 expert staff ghosts or win 100 WFC ghosts races or play 3,150 GAMES.
      baby daisy:50cc:score* or higherin all wii cups(the top 4 cups)or play 1,950 GAMES.

  27. i know how to unlock all charectors

  28. how do you get dry bowser and bowser jr.

    • Race a WHOLE lot.

    • GAMEMAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! // July 26, 2011 at 4:06 pm // Reply

      bowser jr.:100cc grand prix:score * or higher in all retro cups(the bottom cups)or, play 3,450 GAMES.

      dry bowser:score * or higher in all WII cups or, play 4,350 GAMES.

  29. Mailburro+Alfalfa= Pedro // June 23, 2011 at 5:38 pm // Reply

    How do you get Bone Bowser ? and Bone Baby Bowser

  30. game player // June 14, 2011 at 9:29 am // Reply

    i beat all 150cc’s + i dont have the game

  31. I love japan! // May 29, 2011 at 11:28 am // Reply

    Poll!!! What do you like better,

    A:Mariokart Wii
    B:Mariokart DS
    C:Mariokart Double Dash

  32. Reply to me if you unlocked mirror mode!

  33. heat hater // May 28, 2011 at 6:53 pm // Reply

    i love wario

  34. MKW: Defeated at last!
    Gold trophy and at least 1 star for every cup, every character and both Mii outfits unlocked, every kart and bike in all three sizes unlocked, new title screen unlocked. But I still have something to say:

  35. blackwater // May 11, 2011 at 7:27 pm // Reply

    r ther any “secret” tracks?

    • ilikeyoshi // May 25, 2011 at 7:39 am // Reply

      there is a whole set of shadow courses when you do the following:
      unlock all characters
      unlock all karts/bikes
      unlock and beat all fast staff ghosts
      get three stars in every cup
      shadow courses are all of the courses from every other game system BESIDES the ones that come out after the wii (such as the nintendo 3ds)
      good luck!)

      • Talk about F A L S E !
        That is COMPLETE gibberish so don’t believe it. I’ve done ALL those things, and the only thing I got was a new title screen. NOTE: If it’s not on the Wiki, it’s fake.

    • Sadly, no, but once you beat every Grand Prix in 50cc, 100cc, and 150cc, you unlock Mirror courses, which is basicly all the tracks flipped.

  36. DRY BONES IS AWESOME WITH HIS BULLET BIKE! my lowest rank is a B.

  37. I know how to unlock everybody, but it’s hard for me.

    • GAMEMAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! // May 22, 2011 at 8:05 am // Reply

      I know everything. Ask ME anything.

      • noodle328 // July 17, 2011 at 6:17 pm //


      • I know it. Instead of going over the stone bridge, you move to the left, to the right in mirror cup, and there will be a little bump that you use a mushroom on. it will send you to the pier, and a ? block!

    • PLEASE tell me how to unlock Rosalina and Dry Bowser!

      • GAMEMAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! // July 26, 2011 at 4:23 pm //

        rosalina: mirror grand prix:score * in ALL cups or, play 50 GAMES AND have Super Mario Galaxy save data or play 4,950 GAMES.

        for dry bowser read my anser to mad.

  38. how do you unlock the last medem cart

  39. mario cart m // April 16, 2011 at 10:05 am // Reply

    My favorite is rosiline. and i like the star that flots around her.

  40. mario cart m // April 16, 2011 at 9:17 am // Reply

    A POLL!!!!!!!!

    witch do you like the best?
    A) Mii outfit A
    B) rosilina (star pincese)
    C) Dry bones

  41. mario cart m // April 16, 2011 at 9:11 am // Reply

    What’s the shortcut on rainbowroad?

    • I love Japan // May 27, 2011 at 6:58 am // Reply

      when you get to that place where there are like holes in the middle of the track, you use a boost right as you get close to them, and your kart will fly over the 1hole (if you dont get how i worded this, sorry)

    • The shorcut is not driving off the track and trying to land on a lower level. Trust me, I’ve been there.

    • There’s another, but it’s really, really, difficult. After the two holes in rainbow road, you actually boost over open space, instead of making the turn. if anyone knows what i’m talking about, reply to the message.

  42. secret master // April 13, 2011 at 4:15 pm // Reply

    did you know you can unlock secret courses by getting every character

  43. cpt. falcon // April 11, 2011 at 12:06 pm // Reply

    how do you unlock the last large kart?

  44. I just unlocked Dry Bowser; I don’t think ANYBODY knows this but you can unlock Rosalina without super mario galaxy! all you have to do is unlock 1 star rating in every cup in mirror mode.

    • I knew that. Why would Nintendo be so mean as to make a different game as a requirment for a character?

      • it is not a reguirement to have a super mario galaxy account, there are 2 other ways to get rosalina. just the one with getting the acount is easiest

    • GAMEMAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! // May 22, 2011 at 7:57 am // Reply

      yup. i knew that.:) 🙂 🙂

  45. baby mario &mini beast // April 5, 2011 at 8:33 pm // Reply

    how does EVERYONE exept me unlock Dry Bowser

  46. teddy bear // April 2, 2011 at 5:23 pm // Reply

    i like coopatroopa’s magic cruser.

  47. mario kart master // March 29, 2011 at 10:20 pm // Reply

    i loooove bowser jr. and dry bowser and the rainbow’s fun, i also know a shortcut

  48. i love diddy kong and donkey kong!

  49. Mii Outfit B is unlocked by beating the staff ghosts on ALL 32 courses. Yes, Bowser Jr. is awsome.

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