The final roster of the base game. (Not including the second page)

Mushroom Kingdom Showdown has a total of 25 playable characters in the base game - 18 starter characters, and 7 unlockable characters. Through mods, more characters can be added into the game, such as Mr. L. There is also a boss character that appears at the end of Classic Mode, which is the only boss in MKS.

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Offical Characters

Starting Roster

  • Bowser - The King of the Koopas, who has fought with Mario for over 30 years!
  • Bowser Jr. - The son of King Bowser, who fights foes in his Koopa Clown Car!
  • Donkey Kong - The big ape from Donkey Kong Island who loves bananas!
  • E.Gadd - An old and clever scientist who has created many crazy gadgets!
  • Fawful - Fawful is an awful guy who has fury and chortles!
  • Kamek - Bowser's wise Magikoopa helper!
  • King Boo - The frightening king of the Boos!
  • Koopa - One of Bowser's most loyal troops!
  • Luigi - The Player 2 that has been in Mario's shadow for too long!
  • Mario - The hero that will always save the Mushroom Kingdom!
  • Midbus - The brawny, unintelligent minion of Fawful!
  • Peach - The damsel in distress, who can fight back with her skill and equipment!
  • Toad - Princess Peach's attendant and a long time protector of the Mushroom Kingdom!
  • Waluigi - Wario's lanky partner in crime and rival to Luigi!
  • Wario - Mario's obese, greedy rival who only loves garlic, and money!
  • Wart - An old villain from the world of Subcon!
  • WwwWario - The Creator of Mushroom Kingdom Showdown has edited himself into the showdown!
  • Yoshi - A cute dinosaur species that helped the Mario Bros. when they were infants.

Unlockable Characters

  • Diddy Kong - Donkey Kong's long time partner and friend; armed with a Peanut Pop Gun!
  • Dr. Mario - Mario's doctor alter ego; fully loaded with Megavitamins!
  • Geno - A warrior sent from the Star Road to fight!
  • King Bob-Omb - The king of all Bob-ombs and owner of a power star.
  • Petey - The large mutant Piranha Plant that once resided on Delfino Island!
  • Shadow Mario - Bowser Jr's alter ego created with a magical paintbrush!
  • Shy Guy - The loyal masked warrior of Subcon.

Boss Characters

  • Giga Bowser - A Transformation of Bowser that makes him more menacing!
  • Master Hand (Removed) - The evil right hand that pulls all of the strings!

Alternate Costumes

While every character has alternate costumes, these costumes are different characters (but they still share the same movesets) -

  • Dark Bowser (Bowser) - The dark version of Bowser created by the Dark Star!
  • Dry Bones (Koopa) - A dried up Koopa who has lost his skin.

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