Mario Kart EX is a new game of Mario Kart with news modes of the game.


In this new installment of the Mario Kart series, . Coins are to be found along a race track, and can be underwater, on the road, or in the air. Collecting coins on different tracks will allow the player to unlock vehicle parts used for

The custom mode

customization. The option to select classic Mario Kart tracks is also available again in this game. Mario Kart EX also has some new features. Players can now use Item Radar and can have 3 items with GamePad  , which can be useful for escape of items, Custom Mode you create your kart and Create stage create your

The example of two GamePad

stage with pieces . In addition, players may now assemble their own karts, rather than select pre-set karts as in older Mario Kart games. It is possible to select the body of the bikes, the wheels, and other additional accessories such as the glider, although some parts need to be unlocked before they can be used. When the player is selecting a character and changing things to their kart the selection theme is played. Mario Kart EX marks the return of the  13 characters per race, as opposed to the total of 17 as seen in Mario Kart 7. It is also compatible with both SpotPass and StreetPass. Similar to preceding games, an overall "game ranking" of ★, ★★, or ★★★ is shown next to the player's nationality flag if the player has earned the designated ratings in all cups, all classes. The overall ranking can also be seen while participating at a Grand Prix. The game shows the overall ranking at the results of the last course before the overall results of the last cup being shown. Gllders and Double Dash has returned in this game aswell.


  • Single Racer
    • Double Dash Mode (Unlock beating all cups in 150cc)
  • Multiplayer (1-5 players)
  • Time Trials
    • Double Trial
  • Online Race 
  • Grand Prix (1-2 players)
  • Battle
    • Balloon Battle
    • Collect Shine
    • Collect Coins
    • Double Dash Battle (Unlock beating all cups in 150cc)
  • Custom Mode
    • Create Kart
    • Create Stage




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Special Item

Special  Character Effect
Rainbow Mario  Mario Mario is invincible
Green Fireball Luigi Luigi uses fireballs
Heart Power Peach Attack with hearts
Yoshi Egg  Yoshi Attack with Egg
Flower Power Daisy Attack with flowers
3x Golden Mushroom Toad 3x Turbo
5x Bob-Omb Wario

Attack with 5 Bob-Omb

Giant Banana Donkey Kong Attack with Giant Banana
10x Green Shell Koopa Troopa Attack with 10x Green Shells
Giant Baby Baby Mario Baby Mario turns big
Giant Baby Baby Luigi Baby Luigi turns big
Star Bits Rosalina Attack with Star Bits
Giant Banana Diddy Kong Attack with Giant Banana
Bones Attack  Dry Bones Attack with bones
Bowser Shell Bowser Attack with Bowser Shell
Hammer Attack Hammer Bro. Attack with Hammers 
5x Bob-Omb Waluigi Attack with 5 Bob-Omb
TNT Barrel Funky Kong Attack with TNT Barrels
7x Red Shell Paratroopa Attack with 7 Red Shells
Bowling Ball Mii Attack with Bowling Ball 
Bomb Boo King Boo Attack with Bomb Boo
Bob-Omb Sumo Bro. Attack with Bob-Omb
Banzai Bill  Bowser Jr. Run with Banzai Bill
Metal Shell Metal Mario Attack with Metal Shell
Piranha Attack Petey Piranha Attack with Piranha Plant
Explosive Egg Yellow Yoshi Attack with Explosive Eggs
5x Mushroom Noki 5x Turbo
Spinys  Lakitu Attack with spinys
Tail Attack Dino Piranha Attack with tail
Tanooki Kart Waddlewing Attack with tanooki tail
Star Bits Attack Luma Attack with Star Bits
Laser R.O.B. Attack with Laser
Tongue Purple Yoshi Attack with Tongue
Ice Kirby Kirby Freezes the character

Character Criteria

Character How to Unlock
Dry Bones Clear Star Cup in 50cc
Bowser Clear Bowser Cup in 50cc
Hammer Bro. Clear Leaf Cup in 100cc
Waluigi Clear Cheep-Cheep Cup in 100cc
Funky Kong Beat 8 Staff Ghost in Time Trial
Paratroopa Clear Shell Cup in 100cc
Mii Clear All Cups Tour in 100cc
King Boo Clear Star Cup in 150cc 
Sumo Bro. Clear Ice Flower Cup in 150cc
Bowser Jr. Beat 13 Staff Ghost in Time Trials
Kirby Clear Star Cup in Mirror 
Metal Mario Clear Rainbow Cup in Mirror 


Mushroom Cup

  • Toad Circuit
  • Mushroom Island
  • Luigi Circuit
  • Mushroom Road

Fire Flower Cup

  • Flower Hills
  • Daisy Road
  • Mario Circuit
  • Toad Park

Bowser Cup

  • Bowser Cave
  • Koopa Slide
  • Mushroom Highway
  • Bowser's Lava Volcano

Star Cup

  • Yoshi's Island
  • Shy Guy Toy Box
  • Cloud Island
  • Ice Mountain  

Red Shell Cup

  • Good Egg Galaxy
  • Peach's Castle
  • Wario Palace
  • DK Jungle

Special Cup

  • Pokey Desert
  • Mushroom Night City
  • Bowser's Castle
  • Rainbow Road

Shell Cup

  • 3DS Rock Rock Mountain
  • N64 Wario Stadium
  • GBA Cheese Land
  • SNES Ghost Valley 3 

Banana Cup

  • GBA Sunset Wilds
  • 3DS Neo Bowser City
  • DS Bowser's Castle
  • Wii Wario's Gold Mine

Cheep-Cheep Cup

  • 3DS Shy Guy Beach
  • Snes Koopa Beach 1
  • U Dolphin Shoals
  • GCN Wario Colosseum

Ice Flower Cup