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Mario Kart Wii Cheats For Wii
Reach 1st place in all cups at 150cc class.
Contributed by: sephirosuy
Quick Start (Boost)
When the countdown starts wait until the #2 appears. Hit the gas twice and hold on the second time you hit the gas. This will give the boost. The closer you get it to the beginning of the countdown #2 the longer the boost.
Contributed by: Flamixx
Boost when recovering from a fall
When you fall into something, such as water or falling from rainbow road, when you land, if you hit 2 at the moment you hit the ground, you get a temporary boost.
Contributed by: andylee999
Alternate Title Screen and Ending Screen
Completing every single cup with a first place unlocks two new alternating Title Screens and one new Ending Photo.
Contributed by: Mau_92
Golden Wii Wheel
Use the wii wheel extensively in all the modes, when you go online a golden wii wheel will be next to your name.
Contributed by: altandf4
More than one person can be the same character.
First, make P1 choose the character you both want to be. Then unselect the character and move off of it. Move P2 over, and select the character. Go back one screen, then go into the character select again. You should both be on the same character. Both of you select the character. Do whatever you want from there on.Note: In the character select screen and options, whenever one of you does an animation, both of you will. Also, if P2 chooses a different kind of vehicle than P1, P1 will look strange. Don't worry, this won't actually happen in the game.I haven't tested this with P3 or P4 yet, but in theory, it should work.
Contributed by: BTAxBTA
POW Block Immunity
When you see the POW block on your screen and its about to hit you, just do the function you would normally use for a trick to create a shockwave for youself to become immune to the spin out the POW block creates (Control panel on GCN controller, Shaking Wii wheel, etc.). This can be done on both bikes and carts. Even though you don't loose speed or spin out, you still will loose the items you were carrying.
Contributed by: Chacronic
Change Mii Racer weight class
Go into the Mii Channel and change your Mii drivers weight, which will have an in game impact causing you to change weight class and have different cars.
Contributed by: gamerjr
Lap Skipping Glitch (Mario Circuit)
You'll need a Mushroom for this glitch to work, which makes it very useful in Time Trials. From the starting line, back up some and line up with the first tree to the left you see. Approach it and get next to it, lining your racer up so the angle between you and the wall in front of you is about 30-40 degrees (which varies upon the racer). Back up to the center line of the road without turning. Then accelerate. Pop a wheelie and, as you start it, use a Mushroom. You should be launched over the wall to the second half of the track. Back up into the tunnel and hit a wall in there, then you can finish the lap as normal
Contributed by: KeyBlade999
Karts and Bikes versions of 50cc and 100cc
You can unlock Karts and Bikes versions of 50cc and 100cc(like 150cc, but slower) by completing all the cups in that CC.To activate these versions, press the + button on the Speed Select screen.
Unlockable Unlockable Place 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in all 100cc cups 100cc(Kart and Bikes) Place 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in all 50cc cups 50cc(Karts and Bikes)
Contributed by: PokeLoveGuy9
After meeting the requirements, some unlockables may require you to back out of your save file and reselect it. Note: In different countries, the karts have different names but the unlocking methods are the same.
Unlockable Unlockable Attain at least 1 Star in all 150cc Retro Cups Aero Glider (large kart) Win Mirror Lightning Cup Blue Falcon (small kart) Attain at least 1 Star Rank for all 50cc Retro Grand Prix Cups Cheep Charger (small kart) Win 150cc Lightning Cup Honeycoupe (large kart) Win 50cc Special Cup Piranha Prowler (large kart) Win 150cc Leaf Cup Royal Racer (medium kart) Unlocked 24 Expert Staff Ghosts Sprinter (Medium Kart) Beat 50 opponents during Wi-Fi play or unlock one expert staff ghost Tiny Titan (small kart) Win 50cc Leaf Cup Turbo Blooper (medium kart)
Contributed by: gohanrice, RobinLDS, Obellisk
Unlockable Unlockable 1 Star in all 50cc Wii-Cups or play 1,950 total races Baby Daisy Unlock 8 Expert Staff Ghost Data in Time Trials, play 3,150 total races, or win 100 Wi-Fi Ghost Races Baby Luigi Play Time Trials on 16 different courses, play 1,350 total races, or win 250 Wi-Fi matches Birdo 1 Star in all 100cc Retro-Cups, or play 3,450 total races Bowser Jr. Place 1st in 150cc Special Cup or play 2,850 total races Daisy Place 1st in 50cc Lightning Cup or play 450 total races Diddy Kong Place 1st in 100cc Leaf Cup or play 1,050 total races Dry Bones 1 Star in all 150cc Wii-Cups or play 4,350 total races Dry Bowser Unlock 4 Expert Staff Ghost Data in Time Trials, play 2,350 total races, or win 25 Wi-Fi Ghost Races Funky Kong Place 1st in 50cc Star Cup or play 750 total races King Boo Place 1st in 100cc Special Cup or play 1,650 total races Mii (Outfit A) Unlock all 32 Expert Staff Ghost Data in Time Trials, play 5,100 total races & battles, play 5,000 Wi-Fi matches, or win 5,000 Wi-Fi Ghost Races Mii (Outfit B) 1 star in all 8 Mirror Mode Cups, play 2,250 total races, or win 50 races if there is a Super Mario Galaxy save file on the Wii Rosalina Play Time Trials on all 32 different courses, play 3,150 total races, or win 1000 Wi-Fi matches Toadette
Contributed by: zelos71, ALa5t0r
Alternative Method of Unlocking Game Content
This is an alternative method of unlocking characters, karts, and bikes. Simply play the required number of games (races/battles). This method takes a while, but is far easier to complete.
Unlockable Unlockable Play 1,950 races/battles. Baby Daisy Play 3,150 races/battles. Baby Luigi Play 1,350 races/battles. Birdo Play 4,200 races/battles. Blue Falcon Play 3,450 races/battles. Bowser Jr. Play 1,800 races/battles. Cheep Charger Play 2,850 races/battles. Daisy Play 2,700 races/battles. Daytripper (Royal Racer) Play 450 races/battles. Diddy Kong Play 3,750 races/battles. Dolphin Dasher Play 1,050 races/battles. Dry Bones Play 4,350 races/battles. Dry Bowser Play 2,250 races/battles. Funky Kong Play 3,000 races/battles. Honeycoupe (Dragonetti) Play 3,900 races/battles. Jet Bubble (Bubble Bike) Play 4,500 races/battles. Jetsetter (Aeroglider) Play 750 races/battles. King Boo Play 900 races/battles. Magikruiser Play 1,650 races/battles. Mii (Outfit A) Play 5,100 races/battles. Mii (Outfit B) Play 4,800 races/battles. Mirror Mode Play 4,050 races/battles. Phantom Play 600 races/battles. Piranha Prowler Play 2,400 races/battles. Quacker Play 4,950 races/battles. Rosalina Play 1,500 races/battles. Shooting Star Play 3,300 races/battles. Sneakster (Nitrocycle) Play 3,600 races/battles. Spear (Torpedo) Play 4,650 races/battles. Sprinter (B Dasher Mk 2) Play 300 races/battles. Super Blooper (Turbo Blooper) Play 1,200 races/battles. Tiny Titan (Rally Romper) Play 2,550 races/battles. Toadette Play 2,100 races/battles. Zip Zip (Rapide)
Contributed by: Vipsoccermaster
After meeting the requirements, some unlockables may require you to back out of your save file and reselect it. Note: In different countries, the bikes have different names but the unlocking method is the same.
Unlockable Unlockable Win Mirror Leaf Cup Bubble Bike (small bike) Win Mirror Star Cup Dolphin Dasher (medium bike) Play Time Trials on 8 different courses Magikruiser (small bike) Win Mirror Special Cup Phantom (large bike) Win 150cc Star Cup Quacker (small bike) Win 100cc Star Cup Shooting Star (large bike) Attain at least 1 Star Rank for all 100cc Wii Grand Prix Cups Sneakster (medium bike) Unlock 12 Expert Staff Ghost Data in Time Trials Spear (large bike) Win 100cc Lightning Cup Zip Zip (medium bike)
Contributed by: gohanrice
Have a star by your nickname
Playing extraordinarily well in Grand Prix races can produce a Star Ranking upto 3 at the end results instead of the standard "C, B or A."Collecting these stars in all Grand Prix's adds a Star Icon next to your name in WiFi Races and on the Results Screen for your opponents to see.(Note: Say, if you get a Three star rating in every Grand Prix except one which you got a One star rating in. You would get a One starred nickname until you manage to upgrade the rank.)
Unlockable Unlockable Get a two star rating in every Grand Prix Double starred nickname Get a one star rating in every Grand Prix One starred nickname Get a three star rating in every Grand Prix. Triple starred nickname
Contributed by: Mau_92
Unlockable Unlockable Win at least 3rd place in Banana Cup and Shell Cup Leaf Cup Win at least 3rd place in Leaf Cup Lightning Cup Win at least 3rd place in Star Cup Special Cup Win at least 3rd place in Flower Cup and Mushroom Cup Star Cup
Contributed by: sephirosuy
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