How to Unlock Characters in Mario Party?

I am sure all of us have heard about the infamous Mario game series, or else you wouldn’t be reading this article in the first place. The game that started as an interactive platform game in the 1980s turned into one of the most popular series in the gaming world. Its name is effortlessly renowned as the most famous one out of all games, movies, TV shows, and even products created in its name and fame. Super Mario is currently known for its popularity on the Nintendo Switch, but I know what you are here for.

One of the series parts, Super Mario Party, is easily one of the most esteemed multiplayer games in the Nintendo Switch world. Its 84 minigames, 20 playable characters, countless game modes, and four unique boards have made the game boast about its superiority in its range and entertaining elements for gamers big and small. Since the game is so huge and its playable events even more extensive, you might wonder how you can finish the game in all its entirety, even if you can still do it by simply playing it. Well, to do just that, you need to unlock more characters, game boards, and the extensively infamous universe present with the Super Mario Party community – the Challenge Road. This might sound too much to take in, but this is where this article would help you. So, sit back, relax, and come to know what you can do to unlock these secret characters, all of the minigames, the excellent Challenge Road!

How to Unlock Characters in Mario Party?

To unlock four unlocked characters in Mario Party, you need to follow the next steps:

  • Complete Salty See section to unlock Pom Pom. (Pom Pom’s die code is: 0 3 3 3 3 8)
  • Complete Chestnut Forest section (world 2) to unlock Diddy Kong. Diddy Kong’s die code is: 0 0 0 7 7 7
  • Play River Survival three times (different paths choose each time), and then you will be able to unlock Donkey Kong. Donkey Kong’s die is 0 0 0 10 10
  • To unlock the Dry Bones character, you need to play Party Plaza long time, and it will appear random. Dry Bones’ die code is: 1 1 1 6 6 6


How Do You Unlock New Characters in Mario Party for Switch?

Firstly, the Mario game series characters are loved and adored worldwide. Luigi, Princess Peach, Toad, Bowser, and the leading man – Mario- are all well-known and exciting in any Mario game they are in. The same case can be seen in Super Mario Party for Switch. Although the primary characters are unlocked by default, and you can play with them whenever you want to, there are still some new characters that you can unlock to finish the game in all its entirety. The new characters in Super Mario Party are Donkey Kong, Diddy Kong, Dry Bones, and Pom Pom, but all of them are locked, and you need to fulfill some requirements to open and own them. To unlock Donkey Kong, you have to finish three different courses in the River Survival mode. Keep a sharp eye out for this character in the crowd at the edge of the river! To get Diddy Kong, you need to complete the quests in Chestnut Forest in the Challenge Road, while Pom Pom can be unlocked by completing the Salty Sea level in the same Challenge Road. Dry Bones will randomly appear in the Party Plaza, so you don’t need to do anything special to unlock him. Once you have completed the requirements for all the unlockable characters, you can find them in the Party Plaza. Talk to them like you guys are old friends and BOOM! You will unlock all of these characters.

How Do You Unlock Characters and Minigames in Mario Party?

After unlocking the secret new characters, you can also open hidden and more challenging minigames in Mario Party. The minigames include Partner Party, Mario Party, River Survival, and Sound Stage. To unlock these games, you have to complete all 84 stages generally given in the game.

Apart from the characters, there are also several minigames that you can unlock within the more comprehensive and more extensive Super Mario Party. To do that, the four-game modes need to be noted. These are named the Mario Party, Sound Stage Partner Party, and River Survival. Unlocking minigames is relatively easy if you know where to go and what to do and spend enough time playing to get through all of the hurdles. Unlocking the minigames would become even more critical when you find out that Challenge Road can only be accessed if all of these 84 minigames are beaten and passed. Question marks are visible for the minigames that are not unlocked yet, but you do not have to worry!

Because these games can be unlocked with the right amount of tenacity and will! To unlock all the 84 minigames, you must play all four games listed above, from Mario Party to River Survival. Of course, it is not as easy as it sounds. We had to beat through each mode five times before we could get all the 84 minigames unlocked and that sweet, sweet Challenge Road upon our hands. Hey! We understand. You must be feeling confused about this whole mode and minigame thing, but your confusion can be cleared if you visit the plaza and click the locked minigames (The one with the question marks) to see what you would need to do to unlock them, meaning which game mode you would have to play. As I had said, it is pretty easy!

How to Unlock All Secret Characters in Super Mario Party?

As stated above in the extract, you can deftly unlock all secret Super Mario Party characters by just attempting and succeeding in some challenges, which would lead to access to all hidden characters in Mario Party. 

As you read through this article, you must wonder, “Doesn’t almost every Mario game has secret characters that we can play with?” Well, you are right. To some extent, at least. Because the hidden or secret characters in Super Mario Party are the same characters that we talked about in the ‘new characters’ category! Yes, folks. I am talking about Diddy Kong, Donkey Kong, Dry Bones, and Pom Pom. But let’s elaborate a bit more on them, shall we? As I have said before, Donkey Kong can be unlocked by beating the River Survival, and you have to play this game mode at three different times. When you finally finish the third game, you will be able to see Donkey Kong cheering for you on the sidelines. This means he will be waiting for you in the plaza to get unlocked! Dry Bones can be unlocked easily, by chance more like, because he randomly appears in the plaza. To acquire him, make sure you keep visiting the plaza in intervals. Then, to unlock Diddy Kong, you have to unlock the Challenge Road first. Then, after venturing through the game, you would have to defeat Diddy Kong himself. When you do that, he will become unlockable. Pom will also get unlocked by beating the World 5 of Challenge Road.

What is the Challenge Road in Mario Party?

Challenge Road is an additional challenging minigame in Super Mario Party which is essentially based on Mini-Game Island mode and will get you some hidden, secretive characters as a reward.

Now, let us finally explain the Challenge Road to you. This road in Super Mario Party is a one-player mode where players play different minigames in different worlds present within the same model. The method is primarily based on the Mini-Game Island from Mario Party. This mode becomes available to you after you pass the other four ways and all of their minigames. Therefore, this game mode is vast and more challenging than the different modes due to its supreme importance. But some unlockable characters would be attained by beating this mode and claiming your victory over its challenges.

How Do You Beat the Challenge Road?

The way you can conquer and beat the Challenge Road minigame in Mario Party is not entirely known, as you can only get the hang of it once you play the Challenge Road in the first place. Practice and keep practicing.

Now, the same question is in each of our minds – How do you beat the Challenge Road? Unfortunately, that is a prophecy that can only be explained if one plays the game himself or shows you a video of us playing it. But I will tell you his – the mode can only be completed if you vigorously play all of the different minigames present within the challenging game modes and meet the various obstacles present in them.

Now that we have told you about all of the game’s secrets, it is time for you to hop back on your Switch and play it.

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