Super Mario Run character unlocks: Luigi, Yoshi, Peach, and more

Read this guide to learn how to unlock the wide variety of alternate characters available in Super Mario Run.


Super Mario Run is available on the iOS and Android Store, with six worlds of Super Mario platforming. You'll have Mario available to play as the start, of course, but Super Mario Run has plenty of character variety to choose from, granted you unlock them all. This guide will walk you through each character unlock so you can play as Luigi, Peach, Toad, Yoshi, and even Toadette.

How to Unlock Characters

It's simple to gain access to new characters in Super Mario Run. Each one comes with a special criteria, and once you've fulfilled it, you'll have access to that character forever. We've listed each of the known unlockable characters below, along with the requirement needed to unlock them, so you can start scoring your alternate characters fast.

Mario: The plucky red-clad plumber is your default character, unlocked from the very beginning. You'll probably play most of the World Tour stages with him, assuming you don't switch to another character right away.

Princess Peach: Your princess isn't in another castle, she's right there in the game. Her unlock is the reward for having finished the World Tour mode. In World Tour, the princess has been kidnapped yet again, so rescuing her from Bowser will unlock her from them on. Peach has a floaty jump.

Toad: To unlock Toad, you simply have to link your MyNintendo account to Super Mario Run. You'll be prompted to do this early, so just sign in with your MyNintendo login information and you'll have Toad right away. He's slightly faster than Mario.

Luigi: Mario's thinner, more cowardly brother is available by trying one of the extra game modes. Head into the Mushroom Kingdom and purchase a special building called "Luigi's House." With a place to call home, Luigi will become available to use across all modes. You can find Luigi's House in the Mushroom Kingdom Shop, but it will only become available after you've collected 150 Green Toads and 150 Purple Toads in Toad Rally.

Yoshi: Like Luigi, you gain access to Yoshi by placing a building themed after the green dinosaur in your Mushroom Kingdom. After that he'll appear as a selectable character. You can find Yoshi's House in the Mushrom Kingdom Shop, after you've collected 30 Red Toads and 30 Yellow Toads in the Toad Rally. The building costs 1000 Coins. Yoshi can Flutter Jump and walk over spikes.

Toadette: Similar to Luigi and Yoshi, Toadette is unlocked by obtaining a building themed after her character. You can get Toadette's House once you've collected 200 Red Toads, 200 Blue Toads, and 200 Green Toads in the Toad Rally mode.

Keep an eye on this guide for more details on unlockable characters and additional updates if any more are added in the future. Plus, make sure to check out our Super Mario Run guides for more Super Mario Run tips, tricks, videos, and walkthroughs.

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