How to Do a Slipstream | Mario Kart Tour

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This guide explains the Slipstream boosting technique in Mario Kart Tour. Read on to learn how to do a Slipstream in a race and tips on performing one.

What is a Slipstream?

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Slipstream is a technique in Mario Kart Tour in which your driver speeds up while driving directly behind another player. Slipstream is one of the best ways to get ahead of an opponent that is just in front of you, as players can take advantage of the boost to pass the player they are tailing.

How to Do a Slipstream

Doing a Slipstream is simple. Simply drive behind your opponent's kart and stay close behind them for a few seconds to gain a speed boost.

Tips for Slipstreaming

Pick opponents that has no item in the back

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Only do slipstream on opponents without an item on their back to avoid crashing. If they have one on their back, you can use your own to destroy them so you can do a Slipstream without the risk of crashing.

Special Kart Skill: Slipstream Plus

Karts with Slipstream Plus

Slipstream Plus
Slipstream PlusSlipstream Plus Increases Slipstream boost time and points earned for performing one.

You can get more points and longer boosts if you use a kart with Slipstream Plus skill. It can help you overtake drivers in front of you and even increase the gap between them when your kart has this skill. Check this list below to see the karts with this skill.

List of Karts with Slipstream Plus

Barrel TrainBarrel Train Flame FlyerFlame Flyer BullBull's-Eye Banzai Bullet BlasterBullet Blaster
Koopa DasherKoopa Dasher QuickshawQuickshaw Ghost RideGhost Ride White RoyaleWhite Royale
Gold TrainGold Train CheermellowCheermellow Red B DasherRed B Dasher Red Turbo YoshiRed Turbo Yoshi
Blue SevenBlue Seven Green Kiddie KartGreen Kiddie Kart Light-blue Turbo BirdoLight-blue Turbo Birdo Karp KartKarp Kart
Birthday Girl DaisyBirthday Girl Daisy Rambi RiderRambi Rider Sweet DaytripperSweet Daytripper Gold Cheep SnorkelGold Cheep Snorkel
Koopa KingKoopa King Pirate Sushi RacerPirate Sushi Racer Sports CoupeSports Coupe Black DozerBlack Dozer
Gold Snow SkimmerGold Snow Skimmer Iron CucumberIron Cucumber Black Penguin SliderBlack Penguin Slider Orange StreamlinerOrange Streamliner
Purple BunnyPurple Bunny Jet CruiserJet Cruiser Sunny Surf SailerSunny Surf Sailer Metal B Dasher Mk. 2Metal B Dasher Mk. 2
Classic B Dasher Mk. 2Classic B Dasher Mk. 2 Gold Pumpkin KartGold Pumpkin Kart Cact-RCact-R Lunar CruiserLunar Cruiser

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