Mario Kart (Wii) - Cheats & Tips
You can find below all the cheats and tips we have available in our database for Mario Kart (Wii)
Alternate ending sequence
Beat all cups including all cups in mirror mode to a "One Star" or better level in order to unlock an alternative ending sequence.
Alternate credits sequence
Win all trophies in any of the speed classes to get an alternate credits sequence showing your Mii with Princess and Mario as well as an additional congratulations screen
To unlock mirror mode you must complete every cup at 150cc, you then get to race on all the tracks backwards.
When you are hit with a shell / blown up etc and your kart is sent into the air, press 2 exactly as you are landing, and it'll give you a mini-boost to help you regain your momentum quicker.
Quick recovery (bike)
When you are hit or run into something - do a wheelie straight after to quickly regain speed
When "2" begins to disappear in the 3-2-1 countdown at the start of a race hold down "2" to get a boost.
Staff Ghosts get an upgrade
To race against the ghosts of Nintendo's finest, beat the normal ghosts by 7 seconds or more to unlock the expert ghost mode.
|Cup||How to unlock it|
|Star Cup||Successfully complete the Flower and Mushroom Cup as the winner.|
|Special Cup||Successfully complete the Star Cup as the winner.|
|Leaf Cup||Successfully complete the Banana and Shell Cup as the winner.|
|Lightning Cup||Successfully complete the Leaf Cup as the winner|
|Character||How to unlock them|
|Baby Daisy||Complete all 50cc cups with a "One Star" or better rank.|
|Baby Luigi||Unlock eight Expert staff ghosts in time trial mode|
|Birdo||Play through 16 different courses in Time Trial mode, or get 250 Wi-Fi wins.|
|Bowser Jr.||Beat all Retro Cups at 100cc speed with a "One Star" rank or above|
|Daisy||Win the special cup at 150cc|
|Diddy Kong||Beat all Retro Cups at 50cc|
|Dry Bones||Win leaf cup at 100cc|
|Funky Kong||Unlock four Expert staff ghosts in time trial mode.|
|King Boo||Win star cup in 50cc mode|
|Mii 1||Win special cup at 100cc|
|Mii 2||Unlock all 32 of the Expert Staff Ghosts in time trial mode.|
1. Win the Wii cup series with a "One star" rank or above
2. OR if you have a saved file from Super Mario Galaxy you just need to win 50 Grand Prix races.
|Toadette||Win 1000 Wi-Fi races, or play through all 32 courses in time trial mode.|
Bonus Vehicles (Bikes and Karts)
|Vehicle||How to unlock vehicle|
|Bubble Bike (Small)||Win the Mirror Leaf Cup to unlock this bike|
|Dolphin Dasher (Medium)||Win the Mirror Star Cup to unlock this bike|
|Kamek (small)||Defeat all the Nintendo ghosts in Star Cup to unlock this bike|
|Magikruiser (small)||Play on eight different courses in Time Trials mode to unlock this bike.|
|Phantom (large)||Win the Mirror Special Cup to unlock this bike.|
|Quacker (small)||Win the Star Cup at 150cc to unlock this bike|
|Shooting Star (large)||Win the 100cc Star Cup to unlock this bike|
|Sneakster (medium)||Beat all Wii Grand Prix cups on 100cc setting with a "One Star" or better ranking to unlock this bike|
|Spear (large)||Unlock 12 Expert Staff ghosts in time trial mode to unlock this bike|
|Zip Zip (medium)||Win the lightning cup at 100cc to unlock this bike|
|Aero Glider (large)||Beat all Retro cups at 150cc with a "One Star" rank or better to unlock this kart|
|Blue Falcon (small)||Win the lightning cup on mirror mode to unlock this kart|
|Cheep Charger (small)||Beat all Retro cups at 50cc to unlock this kart.|
|Honeycoupe (large)||Win the Lightning Cup at 150cc to unlock this kart.|
|Piranha Prowler (large)||Win the Special Cup at 50cc to unlock this kart.|
|Royal Racer (medium)||Win the Leaf Cup at 150cc to unlock this kart.|
|Sprinter (medium)||Unlock 24 Expert Staff Ghosts in Time Trials mode to unlock this kart.|
|Tiny Titan (small)||Unlock one Expert Staff ghost in Time Trials mode or get 50 Wi-Fi wins to unlock this kart|
|Turbo Blooper (medium)||Win Leaf Cup at 50cc while obtaining a "One Star" rank or better to unlock this kart.|
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