How to destroy pipes in Mario Kart Tour

Learn how to destroy pipes and complete the 'Take Out 3 Pipes' challenge in Mario Kart Tour.


One of the first challenges available to players in Mario Kart Tour is a task to ‘Take Out 3 Pipes’. If you’re new to the game, or if you just haven’t figured out how to destroy pipes yet, then this might seem like a fairly impossible task. Thankfully, it’s not, and we can help you learn how to destroy pipes in Mario Kart Tour.

How to destroy pipes in Mario Kart Tour

Learn how to destroy pipes in Mario Kart Tour is a wee bit confusing. Not only are the pipes that you can destroy specific, but the game doesn’t really give you any hints as to how to complete this challenge yourself. Luckily, we’ve discovered the best way to destroy pipes, which will help you complete this task quite easily.

Unfortunately, the method that we’re going to describe relies quite a bit on the RNG of the items that you pick up within each race in Mario Kart Tour. Because of this, it might take you a good few tries to get the correct item and then destroy the pipes that you need to in order to complete the task. First, you’re going to need to know which pipes can be destroyed.

How to destroy pipes in Mario Kart Tour

As you make your way through some races, you’ll notice that there are green pipes or other obstacles along the way. You can actually destroy the green pipes that are placed on the track using items like the Bowser Shell. However, the actual quickest way to destroy pipes is to pick up the Mega Mushroom. This makes your character much larger than normal and allows you to destroy pipes simply by running over them.

That’s all you need to know to destroy pipes in Mario Kart Tour. Now that you know how to take care of those pesky obstacles, check out our guide on how to change CC modes, or head over to our Mario Kart Tour page for more help.

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Joshua holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and has been exploring the world of video games for as long as he can remember. He enjoys everything from large-scale RPGs to small, bite-size indie gems and everything in between.

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