Mario Sports Mix: 3D Variety is an upcoming 3DS game for the Mario Sports Mix series, it is the second installment overall. There are many more characters and stadiums unlike the previous installment. Two new sports were added, Badminton and Football.
Each character is split into different default teams, they can be played in any team and there are no team captains. Note these are the Dodgeball, Hockey, Football and Basketball teams.
~=Not availible from start
Delfino Dudes Team Players
This team is made up of Mario, Noki and Pianta. They have a balance of types so are good on court.
|Mario||All-Around||Mario the plumber is ready for another round of spectacular sports!||
|Noki~||Speed||Noki a speedster, she'll wizz past you in Basketball!||
|Pianta~||Power||Pianta, the residents of Isle Delfino also like sport. This Pianta is a power type, so watch out for his powerful arm.||
Scaredy Rats Team Players
Scaredy Rats team are known to be a good team, but sometimes get scared and run from a match.
|File:MSMsmallKingBoo.png||King Boo~||Power||Scary Illusion|
|E Gadd.~||Technique||Perfect Poltergust|
Royal Blossoms Team Players
Royal Blossoms are known as The Tricksters as there is one Technique type Peach, the skillful one, who makes a perfect combo with the two other speedy players, Toad and Toadette.
|Toadette~||Speed||Double Fungi Frenzy|
Cruising Petals Team Players
Cruising Petals are a skilled team with Power, the team is made up of Daisy, Petey Piranha and Monty Mole.
|Petey Piranha~||Power||Muddy Splats|
|Monty Mole~||Power||Underground Blast|
Eggciting Trio Team Players
Eggciting Trio are a team who work really well together, their team is made up of Yoshi, Wiggler and Flutter.
Bow Guys Team Players
Bow Guys are sort of like Delfino Dudes but have Technique and Tricky instead of Speed and Power.
|File:MSMsmallShy.png||Shy Guy~||Technique||Thunder Spear|
|File:MSMsmallFly.png||Fly Guy~||Tricky||Tornado Blast|
Money Makers Team Players
Money Makers are a mixture of types, Wario the Power House, Jimmy T. with his skill and Mona being a well-rounded player.
|File:MSMsmallJimmyT.png||Jimmy T.~||Technique||Shake it Ball/Shot|
Pinball Kings Team Players
Waluigi is Lugi's rival, he decided his team should be like him, crazy and Zany. So it is made up of himself, King Bomb Omb and Dry Bones
|Dry Bones~||Technique||Bone Cruncher|
|File:MSMsmallKingBombOmn.png||King Bomb Omb~||Power||Bomb Omb Blowup|
Bowser Bullies Team Players
One of only two teams named after a character and with a captain! Bowser Bullies are made up of just Power types.
|File:MSMsmallBoom.png||Boom Boom~||Power||Power Spin|
|File:MSMsmallPom.png||Pom Pom~||Power||Pink Shuriken|
Barrel Bashers Team Players
Barrel Bashers are made up of DK, Funky Kong and Candy Kong. They are a bit like Cruising Petals because there are two Power types and one Technique type.
|Donkey Kong||Power||Barrel Slam|
|File:MSMsmallFunky.png||Funky Kong~||Power||Super Surf|
|File:MSMsmallCandy.png||Donkey Kong Jr.||Balanced||Jr. Vine|
Bowser Jr. Rookies Team Players
Bowser Jr. Rookies is the other team named by a character. It is made up of Bowser Jr., Hammer Bro. and Magikoopa because Bowser's best minions are these so he gave them to Bowser Jr.
|Bowser Jr.||Speed||Graffiti Ball|
|File:MSMsmallBro.png||Hammer Bro.~||Power||Hammer Throw|
Banana Buddies Team Players
Banana Buddies are a team made up of Diddy Kong, Dixie Kong and Tiny Kong, all being Speedy and known as the Speedsters by others.
|Diddy Kong||Speed||Rocket Barrel|
|File:MSMsmallDixie.png||Dixie Kong~||Speed||Hair Spin|
|File:MSMsmallTiny.png||Tiny Kong~||Speed||Miniature Size|
Galaxy Group Team Players
Galaxy Group is a team made up of 3 Tricky types . These are Rosalina, Lubba and Honey Queen.
|File:MSMsmallRosalina.png||Rosalina||Tricky||Star Bit Comet|
|File:MSMsmallHoneyQueen.png||Honey Queen~||Tricky||Honey Ball|
Marchin' Minions Team Players
Marchin' Minions are a good team to use, it is made up of Koopa Troopa, Paratroopa and Lakitu. Lakitu and Paratroopa tend to steal the ball get the other team to try and get them they'll then jump in the air and throw to Koopa Troopa who scores.
|File:MSMsmallKoopa.png||Koopa Troopa~||Speed||Golden Shell|
Baby Boys Team Players
Baby Boys are the name suggests, are a team made up of babies who are boys.
|File:MSMsmallBabyMario.png||Baby Mario~||Speed||Pocket Chain Chomp|
|File:MSMsmallBabyLuigi.png||Baby Luigi~||Speed||Pocket Flame Chomp|
Royal Family Team Players
Royal Family are a team made of Baby Peach, Baby Daisy and Toadsworth.
|File:MSMsmallBabyDaisy.png||Baby Daisy~||Speed||Flower Bean|
RPG Superstars Team Players
This team is made up of characters who appeared in the game: Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars!
Krool Damsel Team Players
Krool Damsel are a team made up of King K. Rool, Kritter and Pauline. Pauline joined because she hates DK and went on his rivals side!
|File:MSMsmallKing.png||King K. Rool~||Power||Pirate Cannon|
Team Square Team Players
Team Square are the characters from the Final Fantasy series.
|White Mage~||Technique||Heavenly Light|
|Black Mage~||Tricky||Meteor Smite|
Tanooki-Tailed Cactus Dancers
Not fitting in any other teams, TaBooki formed his own team. His team consists of TaBooki, Moogle, and Cactuar.
|File:MSMsmallTaBooki,png||TaBooki~ (made by Tom.V.12)||All-Around||Thunder Strike|
Other Team Players
Chooseable from all characters Specials
Note if the Mii's type is chosen as Technique, it must choose a Technique characters move.
Other Sport Team Default Partners
The previous teams are the default Dodgeball, Hockey, Football and Basketball teams, here are the following other teams in sports;
- Mario and Luigi
- Noki and Pianta
- E Gadd. and Pauline
- Boo and TaBooki
- Peach and Daisy
- Toad and Toadette
- Petey Piranha and King Boo
- Monty Mole and Baby Daisy
- Yoshi and Birdo
- Wiggler and Flutter
- Shy Guy and Fly Guy
- Wario and Waluigi
- Mona and Jimmy T.
- Dry Bones and Cactuar
- Bowser and Bowser Jr.
- Boom Boom and Pom Pom
- DK and Candy Kong
- Funky Kong and Tiny Kong
- Hammer Bro. and Magikoopa
- Diddy Kong and Dixie Kong
- Rosalina and Lubba
- Honey Queen and Lakitu
- Koopa Troopa and Paratroopa
- Baby Mario and Baby Luigi
- Baby DK and Boshi
- Baby Peach and Toadsworth
- Geno and Mallow
- King K. Rool and Kritter
- Ninja and Moogle
- White Mage and Black Mage
Alternate Colours and Costumes
Every Character has two alternate colours;
|Character||Alternate Costume or Colour||How to Unlock|
|Mario||Paper Mario||Play as Mario 5 times.|
|8-Bit Mario||Complete one cup 8 times.|
|Luigi||Mr. L Costume||Play as Luigi 5 times.|
|Boo Luigi||Defeat the 3 Pink Boos that get in your way in the Leaf Cup with Scaredy Rats Team|
|Peach||Paper Peach||Play as Peach 5 times.|
|8-Bit Peach||Complete another cup different from the other 8 times.|
|Daisy||Petey Piranha-style Sports Wear||Play as Daisy 5 times.|
|Paper Daisy||Use Mario and Peahc in their Paper form in Volleyball.|
|Yoshi||Blue Yoshi||Play as Yoshi 5 times.|
|Winged-Yoshi||Play as Yoshi 10 times.|
|Birdo||Orange Birdo||Play as Birdo 5 times.|
|Blue Birdo||Play as Bido 10 times.|
Unlocking Criteria for Characters
There are three ways to unlock characters, 20 are bought in the Shop, 20 are unlocked by doing certain tasks and the other 5 are accessed by Spot Pass or Street Pass visits.
|Beat Mario team players 30 times.||Boom Boom & Pom Pom|
|Defeat King Boo 45 times.||Prof. E. Gadd|
|Play as Boo 40 times.||King Boo|
|Defeat Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong's teams 20 times.||King K. Rool|
|Win with Toad on your team 10 times.||Toadette|
|Defeat Luigi 3 times.||Boo|
|Win 20 times with Mario||Baby Mario|
|Win 15 times with King K. Rool.||Kritter|
|Win 10 times with Baby Mario.||Baby Luigi|
|Lose 25 times with Yoshi.||Magikoopa|
|Win 25 times with Wario.||Mona|
Coins are earnt by playing matches, 10 coins for one match, in Tournament Mode (Cup Mode) you will get extra coins if coming 1st, 2nd or 3rd.
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