Mahvas | X-Parasites | Necrozma | The more I played, the more I seemed to discover and unlock. Zangief | Cackletta | Kyurem | A possible inspiration for Wario first appeared in the 1985 game Wrecking Crew in the character of Spike, a construction foreman. In his platformers, he’s unkillable and unstoppable. Mr. L, Folded Soldiers Wario Villains, Subspace Army Porky Minch | Major Burrows | Black Jewel | Brawl Doll | Captain Skull | Clown-a-Round | DinoMighty | Dual Dragon | Greenfist | Ironsider | Mean Emcee | Red-Brief J | Sandworm | Spideraticus | Winter Windster, Wario: Master of Disguise Wario's hand grip strength reaches 80 psi. Shrewd Possessor | Primids | Tatanga | Wart | Galactic Fiend Kraken | Mimi | However, the canon of the comics are questionable, though several of Wario's profile in sport games imply that he has known Mario since childhood. By stealing it first, Wario would show up his rival while also securing an even bigger payday for himself in the process. Bokoblins | Solon | Donkey Kong Villains | King K. Rool | Master Belch | Leon Powalski | Fire Man | Wario is evil, and the idea that unfettered greed and theft is “just simple honesty” strikes me as the cry of a capitalism apologist. Cortez | Smorg | Diggernaut | Wario can perform over 100 push-ups without stopping. He has a yellow shirt, and purple overalls. He was designed by game artist Hiroji Kiyotake. Goomba King | Father Balder | Wracktail | Valentina | Big Bad Wolf | King Knight | 1 Appearance 2 Personality 3 Rivalry With Mario 4 Powers and Abilities 5 Equipment 6 Power-Up Transformations 7 Weaknesses 8 Trivia He has broad, muscular arms, a large belly, and his excess fat overlaps the openings of his overalls; it is shown his arms and … Captain Syrup (Japanese: キャプテン・シロップ, Hepburn: Kyaputen Shiroppu) is the main antagonist of Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 and Wario Land II. Heihachi Mishima | Metroid | King Bob-omb | Doopliss | Big Boss | Eggplant Wizard | Wario was conceived out of a desire to put a twist on the familiar, but his creators tapped into a powerful, universal constant: The Unrepentant Asshole. Rathalos, Playable Characters Fighting with Mario.Hunting for treasure.Making micro games.Eating garlic. Elder Princess Shroob | His hat is just Mario’s with the letter flipped upside down. Roger the Potted Ghost | Master Hand | Mr. L | Wigglers | Wario likes garlic and can eat it to become Wario Man. Overset Possessor | But this time, it was personal. constantly. WarioWare Inc. Flash Man | Bowyer | Where Mario is agile and heroic, Wario is beefy as hell, more likely to body check an enemy into oblivion than pirouette on top of their heads. Snowmads | Shadoo | Eagle | Chaos | Travis Touchdown | Plasm Wraith | Wario is my favorite type of villain, a twisted inversion of the hero in every way. Kamek | His physical strength is remarkable, as Wario can lift beings bigger than himself with one arm, and not at all being slowed down. Black Knight | Turks (Elena, Reno, Rude, Tseng) His design parallels that of Wario himself, with a similar rotund build and stubby muscular arms and legs, along with a blue tint ringing his eyes. Galleom | Bio Rex | As much as I talk about Wario being relevant to modern audiences, 2018’s WarioWare Gold for the 3DS was his first new title in eight years, and it was a beefed-up greatest hits collection. Sir Kibbles | Hence: Wario, Mario’s greed-and-crime-focused rival. Validar | He just does that stuff for cash. Wario especially hated playing cowboys, because he was almost always the rustler that the sheriff, played by Mario, had to arrest. Shine and Mr. Jojora | Enderman | Metal Sonic | Lord Nightmare | Burrowing Snagret | Therion | Wario simply did what he does best and blasts his way through it, collecting treasure and defeats the evil gem and returns to his world. He can also shatter through stone, and kill or subdue enormous monsters, far larger than Wario himself. False Zelda | His other suit is made up of a shirt, a blue ripped jacket, and a flight helmet. Count Koopula | In 2003, Wario was introduced to the world of modern capitalism and game design, realizing he could make way more money pumping out a cheap, trendy video game for the masses than he ever earned raiding tombs and fighting pirates. "Crime Wave" Clyde | Jeanne | Plasma Wisps | Hooktail | Natah | Koopa Bros | There’s a level of player-controlled chaos in gaming, somewhere between following the direction of a designer to the letter and the unleashed power of PC mods and Grand Theft Auto cheat codes. Donkey Kong | Thanatos | Ashnard | O'Chunks | Though the princess took this treasure with her, Wario seemed happy to have helped and even received a kiss. But Wario has remained surprisingly relevant since his monochrome origins by focusing on one weirdly specific aspect of the Mario franchise: greed. The thing is, Mario already had a dedicated villain in his life, and it’s hard, really, to outdo the Great Demon King Koopa in terms of menace or sheer collateral damage. Spark Man | Giga Lakitu | Pom Pom | Even his name, combining “Mario” with “warui,” the Japanese word for “bad,” is clever in its opposite simplicity. He has so far mostly appeared in spin-off and party games in the Mario series. Kludge | Yet Wario couldn’t fully become the loveable asshole I like so much until he was fenced off from the rest of the Mario franchise. Peewee Piranha | Wart | Piglins | And maybe that’s for the best. Klaptrap | King K. Rool | Wario isn't really evil. King Boo | Boos | And Wario is an unapologetic asshole until the end. Bass | Despite this, however, the two are always partnered up and seem to find some sort of comfort in eachother: it's possible Wario considers Waluigi to be his only true friend (he betrays his Warioware friends twice and tricks them into doing his work, after all) and it's very much confirmed Wario is the only friend of Waluigi. King Croacus | Despite his round belly, Wario is very agile, strong, and persuasive, often lifting weights and his violent lifestyle means he is very durable, very few things being able to hurt him: Wario Land 2 even has him be completely invincible. But it wasn’t just any gold; it was a golden statue of Princess Peach that Mario himself was already trying to win back. Ornes | Wario's popularity has allowed him to gain his own series, and along with it a whole rogues' gallery of his own: some of Wario's more noted enemies are Captain Syrup and Rudy the Clown. Creepers | Megontas | He has survived decades and a full-on reboot by steering clear of the considered, controlled trajectory of Nintendo’s main franchises. Dark Emperor | In the game, Wario tricks his friends into helping him design a video game, reasoning to himself that if they all split the labor, he’ll only have to do a fraction of the work himself. Reznor | Lakitu | Shadow Queen, Shroobs Lurchthorns | Wario is, possibly, too human: he eats garlic constantly and weaponizes his farts, making him Nintendo’s first canonically bad-smelling character. Goombas | Hisstocrat | He will brag if he wins and he is a very sore loser. The game was developed by a six-person team in secret until they felt comfortable enough to present it to management, making its real-world development just as edgy and punk rock as the game itself. Paper Macho Soldiers Burt the Bashful | Bowser Jr. | It allows Wario to have great navigation when underwater, something he seriously lacks by himself. Wario is also very much a showboater, being proud, arrogant and egotistical, boasting and flexing his beefy arms. Nabbit | That is until he tosses an evil gem into his pile of treasure. Tiki Tak Tribe (Kalimba | Gong-Oh | Maraca Gang | Wacky Pipes | Cordian | Banjo Bottom | Xylobone) | Goda | Sylux | Exor | Bowser | Wario, World of Light Kammy Koopa | Popple | He served as the unseen overarching antagonist of Super Mario Land, before making his first appearance as the main antagonist of Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins, and then the titular main protagonist of the Wario Land and WarioWare spinoff series. Draggadon | Deathborn | Francis | Although he has done many evil deeds, he has done some good things and has even gone as far as helping/teaming up with Mario. Elite Trio | Crash Man | Rhea | Cranky Kong/Donkey Kong (Arcade) | Ryuichi and Ryuji | Donkey Kong (Mario VS Donkey Kong) | Wario is also a very aggressive and ruthless brute, so he will turn to violence to get what he desires. Rawk Hawk | Kass | Kammy Koopa | Iori Yagami | Defeat Mario and ruin his life.Become rich (all ongoing). Yellow Belly/Helio, Cartoon ... 8 Microgaming Is The Root Of All Evil. Metroid Prime | Chargin' Chucks | He's wears a massive yellow hat, with a "W" on it, which is really an upside-down "M". Drill Man | Sir Grodus | Aparoid Queen | ", suggested Dr. Mario. Wario is voiced by Charles Martinet. Harsh Possessor | King Dedede | At the end of Wario Land 4, he saved a black cat (who was a princess, but Wario did not know that at the time) and an explorer called Arweo Shitain. Prior to the events of the game, Wario obliviously collected the evil Black Jewel, assuming it was simply another treasure, and it destroyed the newly-renovated Wario Castle once it awoke. Demise | However, since Wario is already evil, and Wawario is an evil form of Wario, Wawario is really an evil form of an evil person, which means that Wawario is really a good form of Wario. Salvo the Slime | Bloopers | Birdo | Madame Broode | Pigma Dengar | Walhart | He is shown to be very hot-tempered and temperamental as well. Greedy Rival, Beetle BrowsMr. Wario: Wario is an evil version of Mario, and is obsessed with money. Ultimate Chimera | As well as his superhuman physique, Wario has a sharp mind, building a time machine, running a microgame factory, and enslaving everyone in his vicinity and ruling the Mushroom Kingdom when Mario was away. Zoda | Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Shaft | He exists to let Nintendo (and by extension, players) break their own rules of good taste and good manners. Classic While Mario was off doing Mario Things, Wario steals his house and all of his shit. Dark Mind | He appears to be flame retardant, as being ignited causes him to pace about in discomfort, before bursting into flames, the flames dying down to reveal a sooty Wario, who proceeds to laugh it off, shaking himself clean, and appearing totally unharmed. Wario is evil, and the idea that unfettered greed and theft is “just simple honesty” strikes me as the cry of a capitalism apologist. General Guy | Gangrel | Skull Man | WarioWare, Inc. ends with Wario learning that his hastily-assembled video game has become a massive hit. Count Cannoli | EggRobo | So of course WarioWare franchise essentially absorbed and replaced the prior Mario-clone version of the character, at least in Wario’s standalone games. But apparently, it can’t handle assholes. Wario is Nintendo’s avatar for that space. Wario was an unlockable character seven times in Mario Golf for the Nintendo 64, the Game Boy Color version of Mario Golf and the Game Boy Color version of Mario Tennis, Yakuman DS, Mario Golf Advance Tour, Mario Kart 7 and Super Smash Bros. 4. Mizzter Blizzard | Liquid Snake | Alias His pointy shoes conceal stubby legs, which are barely able to carry his overweight body. Edelgard | Dr. Coyle | Shadow Man | Hobby Skull Kid | Rayquaza | Count Cannoli | Terrormisu | Carpaccio, Koopa Troop Twinrova | He is also a stingy, wrathful, desperate and destructive hooligan, hunting down and maiming anyone who attempts to steal his treasures. Jade Face | He was originally a thieving plumber who was the arch-rival of the Mario Bros. He has tricked Mario on several occasions and has been shown to be able to fly a plane. Darknuts | Count Cannoli | Ridley | Master Core | So when the first Wario Land game was released on the Game Boy in 1994, most players didn’t need much of a push to embrace its storyline of wrecking a bunch of pirates to get their gold. Whomp King | Wario is special because he embraces and advertises his spite and greed, and those parts of him needed a new outlet. Hooktail | Wario was designed as an 'evil' counter-part to Mario. Mario was back for another adventure. Scarfies | Turret Tusk | Rockys | Kraid | Lucien | Although he bears a slight resemblance to Spike, Wario did not debut until 1992. For Wario, the gold is the point, and anything else is bullshit. Belome | Shy Guys | Banzai Bills | Legion of Stationery: Colored Pencils | Rubber Band | Hole Punch | Tape | Scissors | Stapler, Smithy Gang Wario is also shown to have a strong aversion towards sand. However this time, it was private. Zurees, Others Tabuu | Rabbid Kong | King Statue | While just nasty enough to earn a page on this very wiki, Wario zigzags from hostile to helpful, if there is something in it for him. Boos | Blood Falcon | Count Down | Unown | Ruined Dragon | Slimes (Dragon Quest) | Spire | Wario is a major character in the SML Fanbase. The first named appearance of the character occurred in the game Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins. Springtron | Porky Minch | They get along well usually, but they also bicker a lot and are both very clumsy at times, causing their schemes to fail. Picture: NintendoMario was again for one more journey. Ghosts | Raphael the Raven | Booster | Designed by Hiroji Kiyotake, Wario was named after the Japanese adjective, warui, which means ‘bad’. Loptr | Meta-Knights (Axe Knight, Javelin Knight, Mace Knight, Trident Knight, Blade Knight) | Nruffs | M. Bison | Army Hammer Bro, 8 Bit Club Additionally, he is selfish, vengeful, traitorous, insecure and spiteful, as any go-kart race that he has lost will have him accusing his peers of cheating. Wario has the most alternate costumes in Super Smash Bros. Brawl , at twelve. Phantamanta | Cookatiel | Wario's vision is 20/40. MegaBug | Petey Piranha | Malladus | Aerodent | Anonster | Awabō | Black Sugar Gang | Beefne | Big Kamukamu | Bloomsday | Bobo | Captain Syrup | CatBat | Cave Master | Chortlebot | Cractus | Cuckoo Condor | Doll Boy | Funfun | Ghost | Giant Spear Man | Golden Diva | Hinyari | Large Fry | Mecha Kuri | Muddee | Pesce | Rudy the Clown | Scowler/Octo | Shake King | Shoot | Spoiled Rotten | Wolfenboss | Yellow Belly/Helio, Wario World Wario is very powerful, both physically and at times, mentally. Wario | Smithy | Dracula | Gaius | Bloopers | Affinity | Fortitudo | His games were reinvented as a passion project, mostly as a way to add a recognizable name to a weird concept. However, his incompetence and greed often leads to them being caught or … Galleom | The gameplay itself, an escalating deluge of five-second “microgames,” is as inspired today as it was back then. Shy Guys | Shy Guys, Secret Society of X-Nauts Yveltal | He is also hugely possessive and jealous of Mario's fame, and has frequently tried to steal enough wealth to make himself as beloved as Mario. Dodo | to make a bunch of profitable sequels and reboots for him instead? Paper Bowser Jr. | Revolver Ocelot | Lord Fredrik | Hammer Bros. | Kracko | Wario the Plumber, also known as simply Wario, is one of the two secondary antagonists of the Australian adult-animated web series SMG4 (alongside Waluigi). Kent C. Koopa | Wario has a lack of cavities due to him eating the harmful bacteria that cause it. Arceus | Karate Kong | Gloomtail | Roger the Potted Ghost | Palkia | Wario and Waluigi are the Mario Brothers' arch rivals and are quite jealous of their glory. 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