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|Title||The Heroic Plumber|
|First Appearance||Donkey Kong|
|Relatives||Luigi Mario (Brother)|
|Skills||Jumping, Fighting, Playing Minigames|
Full Name: Mario Mario and originally known as Jumpman, Mario is most likely the most recognizable fictional character currently in existence. He is Nintendo's mascot character and is know mainly for his jumping abilities.
Creation of the CharacterEdit
Roles in the GamesEdit
Mario made his debut in the arcade game, Donkey Kong, under the name Jumpman. In the game he had to rescue his girlfriend,Pauline from Donkey Kong (now known as Cranky Kong) by traversing a dangerous multi-level construction site in Big Ape City on Donkey Kong Island, every 25 meters, getting close to rescuing her and Donkey Kong taking her another 25m up. At the top of the building, he managed to defeat Donkey Kong ,by removing the rivets keeping the floor he was standing on up, and successfully rescue Pauline.
Donkey Kong JuniorEdit
Taking place after the original Donkey Kong, Mario took Donkey Kong into the jungle and put him in a cage to stop him from re-kidnapping Pauline. Donkey Kong Jr. (now known as Donkey Kong) took over the role of playable character and challenged Mario in an attempt to rescue his father (Making Mario the enemy for the first time). Donkey Kong Jr. was eventually successful in rescuing his father, until the events of Donkey Kong II.
Donkey Kong IIEdit
Mario took up the same role as in Donkey Kong Junior. He locked up Donkey Kong (although with chains now) and Donkey Kong Jr. attempts to rescue him. This time, Mario leaves Donkey Kong alone after the game is over.
After Donkey Kong II, Mario became a plumber with his brother, Luigi, and fought to clear the pipes and sewers of various creatures.
Super Mario BrosEdit
Mario and Luigi entered the Mushroom Kingdom from the sewers they explored in Mario Bros. After finding out about the current state of the kingdom, they fought their way through much of the Mushroom Kingdom to reach Bowser and rescue Princess Peach, who could turn the residents of Mushroom Kingdom back from the forms they took when cursed by Bowser. Mario suceeds in rescuing her.
Super Mario Bros: The Lost LevelsEdit
Princess Peach is kidnapped again by Bowser. As in their previous adventure, Mario and Luigi successfully rescue Peach from Bowser.
Super Mario Bros 2Edit
The game begins with Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, and Toad entering a strange world called Subcon. The four characters traveled through Subcon, defeating the generals of the tyrant,Wart, who had taken over Subcon. They made their way to Wart's Castle and defeated him by throwing vegetables into his mouth. After he was defeated, Mario woke up, the entire adventure had been a dream. The true meaning of this dream is still a mystery.
Mario is the most well-rounded of the four characters. He has equal ability in jumping, strength, and speed.
Super Mario Bros 3Edit
The third assault by Bowser was aimed at more than just the Mushroom Kingdom, but the surrounding kingdoms as well. His Koopalings stole the wands held by the kings of each kingdom and turned them each into an animal. As with twice before, Princess Peach was also captured by Bowser. Mario and Luigi began their third journey to rescue Peach and save the other kingdoms of Mushroom World. Mario and Luigi travel through the other kingdoms, restoring each one as they go. They eventually reached Bowser's Castle in the Dark World and defeated him, rescuing Peach.
Super Mario LandEdit
Mario received a distress signal from Sarasaland, Princess Daisy and many of the residents had been taken captive by the alien, Tatanga. Mario traveled Sarasaland, rescued Princess Daisy, and returned to the Mushroom Kingdom.
Super Mario Land 2: Six Golden CoinsEdit
During the events of Super Mario Land, Wario had taken over Mario's Castle and the surrounding area. It was revealed that he had hired Tatanga and the other bosses to capture Princess Daisy in order to take over Mario's Castle. After collecting the six golden coins needed to unlock the gate, Mario successfully defeated Wario and took back his castle.
Super Mario WorldEdit
Mario, Luigi, and Peach took a vacation to Dinosaur Island. The vacation was short-lived however, since Bowser had kidnapped Peach while the brothers were away for a few minutes. They immediately set out to rescue her again, and found the Yoshis that had been captured in eggs. As they traveled, they destroyed each of the Koopalings' castles and rescued the Yoshis within. Eventually they got to Bowser's Castle and defeated him, saving Princess Peach again.
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's IslandEdit
Taking place many years before Donkey Kong, Mario is currently Baby Mario. While being delivered with Baby Luigi by the stork, they were attacked by Kamek. Mario fell and was rescued by some Yoshis, but Luigi was captured. Baby Mario and Yoshi set out to rescue Baby Luigi by using a tag-team system of handing off Baby Mario to a different Yoshi at the end of each level. Eventually Baby Mario and Yoshi were able to reach Baby Bowser and defeat him, saving Luigi.
Super Mario 64Edit
Mario received a letter from Princess Peach telling him that she had baked a cake for him. When Mario arrived at the castle, he discovered that Bowser had stolen the castle's Power Stars and trapped everyone within the castle walls. He had also used them to create worlds within the castle's many paintings. By entering the painting worlds, Mario was able to recover the Power Stars one by one and slowly gained access to the rest of the castle. He fought with Bowser on three occasions by throwing him into bombs floating in the air around the arena. In the final battle, he defeated Bowser and rescued Peach.
In the remake, Super Mario 64 DS, Luigi,Wario, and Yoshi also appeared to take part in the cake. When Mario, Luigi and Wario entered the castle each one was captured and placed in a painting world. Mario had been taken captive by Goomboss. Once Yoshi had freed him, he worked to free his brother and then with the other three characters, worked to defeat Bowser.
Super Mario SunshineEdit
Mario, Peach and Toadsworth had gone on a vacation to Isle Delfino. As with Super Mario World, the vacation doesn't go as planned and Mario is forced to fight a Goop Piranha with FLUDD. Afterwards, Mario is taken to court and judged guilty of polluting Isle Delfino and cannot leave until it has been cleaned. It turned out that Mario was being impersonated by the mysterious Shadow Mario who later revealed himself to be Bowser Jr. in disguise and kidnapped Peach. Mario chased after them over Isle Delfino until he defeated both Bowser Jr. and Bowser in final battle in Corona Mountain. Afterwards, he was able to enjoy the rest of the vacation.
New Super Mario BrosEdit
As Mario, Luigi, and Peach were walking in the area around the castle, they noticed a lightning bolt hit the castle in the distance. The brothers ran to check it out and in the mean time Bowser Jr. had kidnapped the princess. When Mario returned he followed after Bowser Jr. and later, Bowser himself through 9 worlds. He defeated the father and son team in one last final battle and succeeded in rescuing the princess again.
Mario is the only playable character the first time through the game. After completing the game, Luigi becomes unlocked. Both are playable in the new versus mode.
Super Mario GalaxyEdit
The game begins with the Star Festival that is held every 100 years when a certain comet passes by Mushroom World. Mario,Luigi,Peach, and the residents of the Mushroom Kingdom are enjoying the festivities until the assault caused by Bowser and Bowser Jr.. As he attempts to stop Bowser from taking Peach, he is blasted by a Magikoopa and wakes up at The Gate. At the Comet Observatory he meets Rosalina. The situation is explained to him and he begins his journey to gather the stars to power the observatory to get to the Center of the Universe to stop Bowser and rescue Peach. He fought with Bowser and Bowser Jr. on many occasions throughout the adventure and ends up defeating Bowser in an final battle on Bowser's Galaxy Reactor. The resulting Black Hole pulled everything in, but he wakes up among everyone in the Grand Finale Galaxy.
New Super Mario Bros WiiEdit
Mario's role in New Super Mario Bros Wii is currently unknown. He will return as a playable character.
Super Mario Galaxy 2Edit
The plot behind Super Mario Galaxy 2 is currently unknown. Mario will return as the main playable character and be able to ride Yoshi.