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25 Things Waluigi Can Do That Mario Can’t

25 Things Waluigi Can Do That Mario Can’t

The extraordinarily recognizable purple antagonist, Waluigi, is a weirdly fashionable Nintendo character. For months or years at a time he’ll fade into the background of the Tremendous Mario lore, after which instantly some occasion may have numerous Nintendo followers (or players basically) speaking concerning the lanky goofball. This most up-to-date Waluigi fad centered on individuals eager to see the mischievous miscreant elevated from an help trophy to a full-on playable character in Tremendous Smash Bros Final. Whereas there’s nonetheless an opportunity that the purple menace may turn into playable, the chances, as all the time, aren’t in his favor.

A consequence of this current motion is an enormous improve in articles, movies, and fan artwork centering on Waluigi. Followers all over the world have determined that if Nintendo gained’t give the antagonist the credit score he’s due, then they’ll. That is completely comprehensible, because the core of Waluigi’s character is principally simply all the things that makes Wario nice, pushed to an much more absurd excessive. He’s even zanier, cruder, and unpredictable than the unique ‘Wa’ nemesis, and it’s arduous to not love him for these qualities.

If something, Waluigi’s newfound reputation has made numerous individuals understand how nice this secondary character is. Whereas Mario is a childhood cornerstone to earlier generations, Waluigi possesses his personal distinctive charms. There are many issues that the taller, thinly mustachioed man can do this that the face of Nintendo can’t. These are 25 issues that Waluigi can do this Mario merely can’t, and may in all probability by no means hope to do.

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25 He Can Attain The Prime Shelf

Even when it’s typically to his profit in his many adventures, Mario is fairly shrimpy. Whereas his actual peak appears to fluctuate between video games and official guides, Mario is often a number of occasions smaller than the baddies he must beat.

Waluigi, however, is among the tallest human characters within the collection. He towers over most different residents of the Mushroom Kingdom, and looks like he’d have the ability to get by way of his on a regular basis life much more simply than the vertically challenged Mario. Particularly if Waluigi stopped slouching on a regular basis. Think about a Waluigi that’s even taller!

24 Be Buddies With Somebody Different Than His Brother

Though it’s implied that Wario and Waluigi are brothers, like how Mario and Luigi are brothers, the connection between the 2 antagonists is definitely fairly ambiguous. Some supplies record them as brothers, whereas others describe them solely as pals. The latter appears a bit extra doubtless as the 2 don’t look all that comparable and, if that’s the case, that signifies that Waluigi is in a position to hang around with somebody in addition to his brother, in contrast to Mario. Hopefully, Mario isn’t too jealous of Waluigi’s capability to be associates with non-relatives. In truth, we’re positive that Waluigi has loads of buddies behind the scenes.

23 Casually Be Multicultural

Mario is a personality that’s acknowledged all over the world, and in Tremendous Mario Odyssey he can put on articles of clothes tied to a few of these cultures. Waluigi, nevertheless, has all the time subtly contained markings from totally different cultures. The the wrong way up ‘L’ on his hat can also be the image for the Greek letter ‘G.’ Though the origins of Mario and people near him hold leaping from Brooklyn, to Italy, to the Mushroom Kingdom; Waluigi will all the time have this small element related to him.

22 Be Reasonably priced

Waluigi and Mario have been each included within the official Nintendo model of the Monopoly board recreation. On this recreation, Waluigi is related to the primary, and least costly, tile within the recreation whereas Mario is discovered on the ultimate and costliest area. Ever a person of the individuals, Waluigi is reasonably priced and in some ways, the character introduces the upcoming buyers enjoying the sport into the world of finance. Waluigi presents these enjoying the primary alternative to maneuver past their humble monetary beginnings, whereas Mario solely caters to the rich.

21 Keep His Maturity

In contrast to Mario, Luigi, and Wario; Waluigi doesn’t have an toddler counterpart. Waluigi solely seems as an grownup in his official recreation appearances, whereas the toddler variations of the opposite three characters seem within the Yoshi’s Island collection and Mario Kart video games. Maybe, Waluigi by no means was an toddler and as an alternative appeared within the Mushroom Kingdom as a divine, and absolutely grown man. Or perhaps Nintendo simply doesn’t have a lot curiosity in giving Waluigi a backstory; each prospects appear equally possible. Nonetheless, we want to consider that it is on account of the truth that Waluigi is simply so highly effective that he cannot be reworked into an toddler.

20 Troll Nintendo Followers Once more And Once more

Waluigi is both himself a troll, or a way for Nintendo to inadvertently troll their viewers. For a stretch, followers thought Waluigi would seem in Tremendous Mario Bros. U when Nintendo stated there’d be a purple character within the recreation, however that turned out to be Nabbit. Then, purple and yellow chairs appeared within the background of a Smash Bros targeted Nintendo Direct, just for the character to go unmentioned. With Nintendo pulling the character away from players time and time once more, it’s no marvel that Waluigi is a fan favourite character.

19 Rock A Rose On The Tennis Courtroom

Waluigi seems in Mario Tennis Aces and makes a strong case for his inclusion in additional Tremendous Mario titles. On this recreation, when he performs a particular transfer, Waluigi clutches a rose between his tooth, strikes a fierce pose, after which fires off an almost-impossible-to-return ball. With this particular shot, Waluigi is as highly effective as he’s majestic and we might all be so fortunate if such a passionate man appeared in additional video games. However alas, the emotion behind this transfer is unhappiness, for Waluigi is aware of he’ll by no means get his due within the franchise.

18 Endure Rejection

Waluigi is clearly romantically all for Princess Daisy. On this approach, he and Mario are fairly comparable, as Mario time and time once more demonstrates his affection for Princess Peach by saving her from peril. Whereas each find yourself being rejected, Waluigi is ready to get on together with his life whereas Mario continues to be rescuing Peach each time she’s in hassle. Perhaps it’s simply because Waluigi and Daisy not often seem in a recreation collectively, however the implication is that whereas Waluigi nonetheless has a crush on Daisy, it’s not an all-consuming a part of his life like Mario’s love for Peach.

17 Characterize A Collection He’s By no means Stared In

In some ancillary supplies and even a couple of crossover video games, Waluigi is usually listed as a personality from the WarioWare collection. Nevertheless, the lanky goofster has by no means appeared in any of the WarioWare video games. Waluigi solely ever seems in video games with an ensemble forged, and the WarioWare titles solely give attention to Wario and the characters launched in that franchise. Waluigi, ever a superb sport, is greater than probably joyful to advertise the video games starring his pricey pal Wario, even when he by no means seems in them.

16 Carry Himself Like A Heavyweight

Waluigi is skinny and gangly to an virtually regarding diploma. Even together with his appreciable peak, it’s unlikely that he weighs all that a lot. Nevertheless, the Mario Kart video games steadily classify Waluigi as a heavyweight character. Now it’s attainable that Waluigi might simply be extremely dense, nevertheless it’s much more probably that Waluigi’s sheer confidence makes him a large contender in these video games. Then once more, the builders might have simply needed a extra even unfold of various courses of characters.

15 Cameo Like A Champ

Even when Waluigi doesn’t seem as a playable character in too many Tremendous Mario video games, he cameos higher than simply about another character within the franchise. His stage, Waluigi Pinball, seems in Mario Kart 7, regardless of the precise character getting reduce from the video games. Waluigi is so beneficiant that, even when he isn’t capable of absolutely seem in a title, he’s nonetheless prepared to grace it together with his likeness and enhance it demonstrably. The extra Waluigi in any given recreation, the higher.

14 Manipulate The Plenty

In Mario Social gathering three’s story mode – that’s proper, a few of the Mario Social gathering video games even have a narrative mode – Waluigi seems because the video games essential antagonist. Whereas gamers are underneath the impression that Bowser is the large dangerous of the sport, a twist in the direction of the top of the reveals that Waluigi was manipulating the King Koopa and the opposite characters. From the shadows, Waluigi subtly controls the actions of these round him and influences them for his personal achieve.

13 Kick Some Behind, Actually

Waluigi’s leg power is the stuff of legend within the Mushroom Kingdom. Okay, that could be a little bit of an exaggeration, however the energy of Waluigi’s kicks is nothing to shake a leg at. He’s robust sufficient to ship Bowser flying in Mario Celebration three and his leg power is usually denoted in video games with an athletic focus. Even when he does look like principally pores and skin and bones, it looks like Waluigi can kick his enemies away, fairly than simply leaping on prime of them. If we ever get a brand new Mario Soccer recreation, anticipate Waluigi to be probably the greatest offensive characters.

12 Struggle For His Honor

Most Mario video games have the plumber preventing to save lots of Princess Peach. Waluigi, nevertheless, made his debut preventing for his honor after he was wronged by these round him. In Mario Tennis for the Nintendo 64, Luigi insults Waluigi and is disgusted with the thought of his counterpart enjoying tennis with the remainder of the forged. Waluigi is completely justified in appearing because the antagonist on this recreation, as a result of he was legitimately wronged by Luigi, and fairly frankly the youthful Mario brother deserves to be taken down a peg or two for his imply actions. Waluigi deserves love too, identical to Wario!

11 Personal An Island

In Mario Social gathering three, Waluigi owns an island. Appropriately named Waluigi Island, this space acts as the ultimate degree of the sport and is a testomony to Waluigi’s cash dealing with and funding expertise. Mario doesn’t have something near an island and we aren’t even positive if he has a plumbing enterprise anymore! Mario is way too busy operating all over the world and happening loopy adventures to save lots of up sufficient cash to purchase an island. Waluigi, however, retains his head down, saves up his hard-earned cash, and purchased an island after presumably years of effort.

10 Rule With The Energy Of Dance

Waluigi is the first antagonist of the Dance Dance Revolution: Mario Combine recreation, which is a completely actual GameCube recreation that got here out in 2005. Within the recreation’s story mode, Waluigi steals a number of mystical artifacts and guidelines over the residents of the Mushroom Kingdom with the facility of dance. Positive, Mario busts out some strikes over the course of the sport, however his strikes don’t affect the Kingdom and the participant as a lot as Waluigi’s. Mario simply doesn’t have the eagerness for dancing that clearly drives Waluigi.

9 Keep His Mysterious Origins


At this level within the Tremendous Mario canon, the plumber has so many origin tales that solely probably the most devoted followers can hold monitor of all of them. His backstory has gotten retconned so many occasions that it’s inconceivable to say for positive the place he’s from and even how previous he’s. Waluigi is on the entire different finish of this spectrum. His origins are additionally extraordinarily mysterious, however that’s as a result of they continue to be virtually utterly unexplored. Waluigi is so widespread as a result of he’s so minimally outlined, that folks can imprint no matter traits they need onto him. Hopefully, in the future we’ll see extra of his origin story, however it will even be okay if we did not.

eight Rock Some Pointed Footwear

By now Mario’s normal apparel is nothing in need of iconic. Almost everybody acknowledges the online game star in his plumber’s apparel and trademark cap. Nevertheless, Waluigi has his personal sense of favor that far outshines Mario’s. It takes a whole lot of confidence to put on yellow, pointed footwear so casually. It’s clear Waluigi is placing far more thought into his look than Mario, and deserves his standing as an rising style icon. This purple and yellow fashionista’s look won’t be as common as Mario’s, nevertheless it’s undoubtedly fiercer. Waluigi needs to face out from the norm and we might think about lots of people take discover when this trendy fiend is within the room.

7 Might Be An Elf

Even when Mario’s standing as a human was considerably referred to as into query with the introduction of extra practical individuals in Tremendous Mario Odyssey, Nintendo insists that the character is a human being. This declare is a little more doubtful for Waluigi, although, as his outstanding elf-ears suggest some type of uncommon heritage. Might Waluigi have a magical heritage that performs into why he’s an outcast within the Mushroom Kingdom and compelled into the fringes of society? Perhaps, or Nintendo might have simply needed him to look a bit goofier than he would with common ears.

6 Attain Meme Standing

Mario is undoubtedly a cultural icon that signifies numerous values, and subsequently matches into the normal definition of a meme. Waluigi, nevertheless, is the web’s favourite Tremendous Mario character and matches inside the trendy use of the time period. Individuals have shared the clip of Waluigi chopping in Tremendous Mario Strikers extra occasions than somebody can probably hold monitor of, and there are numerous photoshopped photographs of Waluigi on the web. Mario may need a particular place in everybody’s coronary heart, however Waluigi has a particular place on the web. In reality, his meme standing solely appears to develop bigger as followers shout for the icon to be in additional Mario titles.

5 Endure Ache

In an odd, and regarding, bit of Nintendo trivia, apparently, Wario appreciates his pal Waluigi’s tall stature a lot that he commonly attaches him to a lengthening rack to make him even lankier. Whereas this revelation is considerably alarming, it additionally means that Waluigi is ready to endure common bodily ache with out it inflicting him lasting bodily or psychological hurt. Mario endures fairly a little bit of hardship on his adventures, nevertheless it’s by no means fairly on the extent of the literal hurt that Waluigi endures as part of his day by day life. He’s fairly tall although, so I assume you’ll be able to’t argue with the outcomes.

four Maintain A Dialog

For no matter cause, Wario and Waluigi are far more talkative than their counterparts. Mario and Luigi often solely utter a number of strains of their video games, whereas Wario and Waluigi converse frequently with different characters. This makes Waluigi a method higher conversationalist than Mario might ever hope to be. Perhaps it simply boils right down to Waluigi having extra fascinating issues to say? Between the 2, it’s fairly apparent that Waluigi leads a extra out-there way of life and doubtless has much more fascinating tales than Mario. Or perhaps Waluigi is simply rather more assured than the plumber protagonist.

three Work In the direction of Established Objectives


Mario goes via his life taking over the challenges that current themselves to him whereas having fun with the established order. Waluigi as an alternative units objectives for himself and works to vary his life and surrounding to match them. Positive, Waluigi is often working in the direction of nefarious functions, however he’s nonetheless on the market making an attempt to be a greater model of himself. A elementary distinction between Mario and Waluigi is that Mario is ok with issues the best way there are, whereas Waluigi is actively making an attempt to enhance himself and the world to his tastes. It is troublesome to dislike somebody that works so arduous every single day to enhance themselves.

2 Indulge In Self Pity

On the core of Waluigi’s character is the sensation that the world is unfair to him. He feels as if luck smiles upon others, however by no means on him. Every part appears to go Mario’s means ultimately, and he by no means actually has to cope with loss or failure. Waluigi, nevertheless, virtually by no means wins and has to face the truth that lots of his goals won’t ever come true. He pities himself for this and is justified on this feeling as Nintendo actually hasn’t achieved a lot with him. He is aware of he has a poor lot in life and can’t change it.

1 Yearn For Glory

Regardless of his stats as a aspect character, Waluigi continues to yearn for a greater life for himself. Mario is all the time within the highlight and doesn’t recognize the glory that comes with it. Waluigi although. tries time and time once more to make his solution to middle stage and bask within the feeling of victory. Waluigi desperately needs to be as well-known and beloved as Mario and tries in every of his main appearances to succeed in that degree. This unyielding effort is what makes Waluigi totally different from Mario, and appreciated by so many players. Even when he’s feeling down and defeated, he picks himself up and tries once more.

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