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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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99 Comments on Mario Kart Wii

  1. Bottom or Top? // September 19, 2013 at 3:39 pm // Reply

    How do you unlock baby Daisy????
    Do you do all 50cc on Bottom or Top??
    Need A.S.A.P

  2. I figered out how to get quaker but not majikoppa HELP me J

  3. epic karter // August 22, 2013 at 5:35 pm // Reply

    I beat the game all gold and most carecters and bikes but got new wii and lost progress forgot how to get my favorite bike quacker and favorite carecter magikoopa

  4. I’ve played the game, and I have never seen mirror image. What/where is it?

    • Beat all the 150cc to get 150cc mirror

    • In response to Timten, in order to play in Mirror mode, you have to get 1st place in all 8 150cc cups. I was surprised when I got 2 stars in Special cup, but only one in Mushroom Cup!

  5. how do i unlock the lightning cup and the leaf cup?

  6. how do you earn maple tree way?

  7. ShrewManChew // July 18, 2013 at 2:24 pm // Reply

    they are coming out with a new mario kart and the bikes can get an orange mini turbo!

  8. Lego Freak // June 27, 2013 at 10:19 am // Reply

    for me Bowser rocks!!!!!!

  9. How do you unlock every body?

    • ShrewManChew // July 18, 2013 at 2:03 pm // Reply

      get at least 1 star in every cup in 50cc, 100cc, 150cc, and 150cc mirror.
      then beat all the normal staff ghosts by 7 seconds.

      ps: i have beaten 5-6 (can’t remember) expert staff ghosts

  10. WAY COOL!

  11. I’ve gotten every kart,bike,and character plus mirror mode

  12. rainbow roads best time is 00:00.066!!! what a impossible thing!!!

  13. Lego man // May 6, 2013 at 7:18 pm // Reply


  14. VIDEOGAMEFREAK // April 9, 2013 at 6:23 pm // Reply

    I just got the game and I want to know HOW DO YOU UNLOCK THE LAST FOUR CUPS!!!!!!!

  15. da awsome one // April 6, 2013 at 7:40 pm // Reply

    shrew man chew were is that short cut

    • ShrewManChew // April 19, 2013 at 9:45 am // Reply

      On grumble volcano when you start back up until you fall off then you will come back on top of the hill when you fall hit two when you hit the ground to get a boost and hit the ramp towards the rocks to your left and try to land on the big one if you make it (I haven’t ) then you keep going around it until you win

  16. i have ulock everything to this games it took me and my siblings like a couple of weeks. after u get the hang of it its quite easy if i do say so myself……..

  17. ShrewManChew // March 12, 2013 at 6:01 pm // Reply

    I have unlocked all the characters have at least one star in all the cups in all the modes and have all the karts and bikes

  18. Sabreboy2645 // March 5, 2013 at 2:01 pm // Reply

    How do you get Mii outfit A?

    • ShrewManChew // March 12, 2013 at 6:00 pm // Reply

      Get mii outfit a by wining 100cc lightning cup
      Get mii outfit b by unlocking all the expert staff ghosts in time trials

  19. ShrewManChew // February 22, 2013 at 6:08 pm // Reply

    40th best time 1:07.747(give or take) and there is a awesome short cut on grumble volcano the record for grumble volcano is 0:22 seconds!!!!! And record for yoshi falls is 0:59 seconds if you want to hear any of the records let me know.

    • ShrewManChew // July 18, 2013 at 2:00 pm // Reply

      new record for both
      yoshi falls: 59.000 sec. even
      grumble volcano: 19.? sec.
      my record on yoshi falls is still the same but grumble volcano is0.40.? sec!!!!!

  20. ShrewManChew // February 18, 2013 at 7:19 pm // Reply

    On yoshi falls I have the 42 fastest time in the world!!

  21. i love mariokart wii

  22. Ultimate Game Master // January 16, 2013 at 2:26 am // Reply

    how do u hack the game.

  23. Ultimate Game Master // January 16, 2013 at 2:25 am // Reply

    how do u hack the game

    • ShrewManChew // February 21, 2013 at 8:50 am // Reply

      There’s no need to (but I think you use a action replay) but you can unlock blue falcon by winning the mirror lightning cup.

  24. ShrewManChew // January 1, 2013 at 9:56 pm // Reply

    I am the BEST at yoshi falls. I have beaten all the ghosts for it. I beat the last ghost by 1 second.

  25. You can unlock mii outfit C by getting 15,000 points in versus mode.

  26. mario galaxy, you can also unlock rosalina by getting a 1 star ranking or better.

    • To whasup?55: Shy Guy is not playable in this game. He was only in Mario Kart DS in download play, and Mario kart 7.

      To will: Dry Bowser is unlocked after getting a 1 star rating or higher on all 150cc Wii cups(Mushroom Cup, Flower Cup, Star Cup, and Special/Crown Cup.

  27. I beat NinstarMurak (the Mushroom Gorge expert ghost) in 2:13.732 (expert ghost: 2:16.110).

  28. i love this game!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  29. How do you unlock Dry Bowser?

  30. how do you unlock shy guy?

  31. what is mii outfit a/b

  32. i have mii outfit a

  33. How do you unlock funky Kong

  34. How do you get Birdo?

  35. Magikruiser is the best bike and sooper blooper is the best kart

  36. mario galaxy // July 25, 2012 at 5:15 pm // Reply

    do this to unlock roselina

    1. get super mario galaxy.
    2. beat the final bowser.
    3. log into your acount on mario kart wii

  37. how do you unlock dry bow


  38. ryandude4568 // July 24, 2012 at 10:31 am // Reply

    unlock all expert staff ghosts in time trials or win 5,100 races

  39. you have to get stars on all cups in all cc areas to get all karts and charecters

  40. just don’t be princes peach.

  41. How Do you get Funky?

    • ilikeyoshi // July 1, 2012 at 5:22 pm // Reply

      Unlock four Expert Staff ghost data in Time Trial mode

    • king dedede // July 2, 2012 at 11:30 pm // Reply

      You have to unlock four expert staff ghosts (or eight, i’m not sure. One of those is for Funky Kong, the other is for Baby Luigi).

  42. Use Bowser Jr. On The Lightening Cup.

  43. the awsome 1 // May 24, 2012 at 2:31 pm // Reply

    FK is like DK except FK has a bandana on his head and wears jeans and a white t-shirt.
    Does that answer your qustion,”karazy driver”?

  44. mario kart expert // May 22, 2012 at 10:13 pm // Reply

    how do you get reverse levels

  45. There is a shortcut in coconutmall!! Try to find it!!!

    • I can reply // June 8, 2012 at 2:15 pm // Reply

      it’s the same length!

    • after first escalator, keep right and go thru the last shop door. It’s all off-road, so you should try to grab a boost. There is a ramp at the end of the shop.

    • There actually are 3 the first one is the one you are talking about the other one is like it you go through the side use a mushroom but go to the right of the ramp then use another one then another till you reach the escalator. But the last one is the hardest it is too hard to explain in words but basically you glitch into the parking lot

  46. how do you get the spear,(vehicle)

  47. you serrieslly don’t know who Funky Kong Daisy and rosilina are

  48. Who do you unlock after doing 8 Time Trials?

  49. koopakart wii // April 22, 2012 at 3:16 pm // Reply

    to potato:
    yes,it does.but you have to get complete perfection

  50. Bowsers all the way // April 12, 2012 at 10:47 pm // Reply

    To Xplant:
    Call me weird but I don’t like Yoshi.
    I like all three Browsers Dry Bones and the Miis.
    I also sometimes use the Kongs.

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