Glider Tier List | Mario Kart Tour

This is a Tier List for Mario Kart Tour Gliders. This article will show you the best gliders and their current rankings, so use this list when figuring out which gliders are the best to pull for and level up.

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Glider Tier List

Terms Used

Term Meaning
HE High End
S Super
N Normal

SS (God Tier)

Glider Characteristics Rating
Gold GliderGold Glider HE / 11 Favored Courses
Has Coin Plus which increases the chances of getting Coins from the item box. Using this will increase your points and coins to buy at the shop when using the item.
10/10
Cloud GliderCloud Glider HE / 8 Favored Courses
This glider has a Special skill called Lightning Plus which increases the chances of getting Lightning from an item box. Using Lightning can stun all your enemies and slow them down, giving you a chance to catch up and take the lead.
10/10
Glitter GliderGlitter Glider NEW HE / 5 Favored Courses
This glider has a Special skill called Lightning Plus which increases the chances of getting Lightning from an item box. Using Lightning can stun all your enemies and slow them down, giving you a chance to catch up and take the lead.
10/10
SwooperSwooper HE / 7 Favored Courses
Has Bob-omb Plus which gives more chance of getting Bob-omb from the item box. Bob-ombs are great for taking out multiple opponents at a time.
10/10
Wicked WingsWicked Wings HE / 9 Favored Courses
Has Super Horn Plus which increases the chances of getting Super Horn in the item box. This item can defend you from just about anything, including Spiny Shells.
9.8/10
Purple Oilpaper UmbrellaPurple Oilpaper Umbrella HE / 8 Favored Courses
Has a speciall skill called Mushroom Plus which increases the chances of getting a Mushroom from an item box. Using this item will increase your points and acceleration so you can catch up to your enemies.
9.8/10
Fare FlierFare Flier HE / 6 Favored Courses
Has Super Horn Plus which increases the chances of getting Super Horn in the item box. This item can defend you from just about anything, including Spiny Shells.
9.8/10
Royal ParachuteRoyal Parachute HE / 7 Favored Courses
Has Red Shell Plus which increases the chances of getting Red Shell in the item box. Red shells are extremely useful as you do not need to aim them to wipe out an opponent.
9.8/10

S (Top Tier)

Glider Characteristics Rating
Rainy BalloonsRainy Balloons HE / 5 Favored Courses
This glider has a Special skill called Lightning Plus which increases the chances of getting Lightning from an item box. Using Lightning can stun all your enemies and slow them down, giving you a chance to catch up and take the lead.
9.5/10
Full FlightFull Flight HE /5 Favored Courses
Has Mega Mushroom Plus which gives more chance of getting a Mega Mushroom in the item box. Using this item will increase your points and make you large enough to plow through enemies.
9.5/10
Le TricoloreLe Tricolore HE / 6 Favored Courses
Has a speciall skill called Mushroom Plus which increases the chances of getting a Mushroom from an item box. Using this item will increase your points and acceleration so you can catch up to your enemies.
9/10
StarchuteStarchute HE / 5 Favored Courses
Has Coin Plus which increases the chances of getting Coins from the item box. Using this will increase your points and coins to buy at the shop when using the item.
9/10
Bullet Bill ParachuteBullet Bill Parachute HE / 5 Favored Courses
Has Bullet Bill Plus which gives more chance of getting Bullet Bill in the item box. Using this item will increase your points and help you catch up easily when you have fallen behind.
9/10
Strawberry CrêpeStrawberry Crêpe HE / 4 Favored Courses
Has Red Shell Plus which increases the chances of getting Red Shell in the item box. Red shells are extremely useful as you do not need to aim them to wipe out an opponent.
9/10
Soaring JackSoaring Jack NEW HE / 4 Favored Courses
Has Green Shell which increases the chances of getting green shell in the item box. Red shells are extremely useful as you do not need to aim them to wipe out an opponent.
9/10
Lightning OilpaperLightning Oilpaper S / 7 Favored Courses
Has Lightning Plus which increases the chances of getting Lightning in the item box. Using this item can stun all your enemies and slowing them down that can give you advantage on catching up and taking the lead.
8.5/10
Oilpaper UmbrellaOilpaper Umbrella S / 5 Favored Courses
Has Red Shell Plus which increases the chances of getting Red Shell in the item box. Red shells are extremely useful as you do not need to aim them to wipe out an opponent.
8.5/10
Bob-omb ParafoilBob-omb Parafoil S / 5 Favored Courses
Has Bob-omb Plus which gives more chance of getting Bob-omb in the item box. Bob-ombs are great for taking out multiple opponents at a time.
8.5/10
Peach ParasolPeach Parasol S / 5 Favored Courses
Has Red Shell Plus which increases the chances of getting Red Shell in the item box. Red shells are extremely useful as you do not need to aim them to wipe out an opponent.
8.5/10

A (High Tier)

Glider Characteristics Rating
BaNaNa ParafoilBaNaNa Parafoil S / 5 Favored Courses
Has Banana Plus which increases the chances of getting Banana in the item box. This item is good for both offense and defense, but be careful so you do not slip on it yourself.
8.5/10
Waluigi WingWaluigi Wing S / 5 Favored Courses
Has Bullet Bill Plus which gives more chance of getting Bullet Bill in the item box. Using this item will increase your points and help you catch up easily when you have fallen behind.
8.5/10
Wario WingWario Wing S / 5 Favored Courses
Has Bullet Bill Plus which gives more chance of getting Bullet Bill in the item box. Using this item will increase your points and help you catch up easily when you have fallen behind.
8/10
Shell ParachuteShell Parachute S / 4 Favored Courses
Has Green Shell Plus which increases the chances of getting Green Shell in the item box. This item is good for both offense and defense, but you must aim it carefully.
8/10
Flower GliderFlower Glider S / 4 Favored Courses
Has Banana Plus which increases the chances of getting Banana in the item box. This item is good for both offense and defense, but be careful so you do not slip on it yourself.
8/10

B (Mid Tier)

Glider Characteristics Rating
BBIA ParafoilBBIA Parafoil N / 4 Favored Courses
Has Banana Plus which increases the chances of getting Banana in the item box. This item is good for both offense and defense, but be careful so you do not slip on it yourself.
7.5/10
Piranha Plant ParafoilPiranha Plant Parafoil N / 4 Favored Courses
Has Mega Mushroom Plus which gives more chance of getting a Mega Mushroom in the item box. Using this item will increase your points and make you large enough to plow through enemies.
7.5/10
Paper GliderPaper Glider N / 3 Favored Courses
Has Green Shell Plus which increases the chances of getting Green Shell in the item box. This item is good for both offense and defense, but you must aim it carefully.
7/10
ParafoilParafoil N / 3 Favored Courses
Has Green Shell Plus which increases the chances of getting Green Shell in the item box. This item is good for both offense and defense, but you must aim it carefully.
7/10

C (Low Tier)

Glider Characteristics Rating
Minion Paper GliderMinion Paper Glider N / 2 Favored Courses
Has Blooper Plus which increases the chances of getting Blooper in the item box. This skill is pretty useless when playing against CPUs.
6.5/10
ParachuteParachute N / 2 Favored Courses
Has Blooper Plus which increases the chances of getting Blooper in the item box. This skill is pretty useless when playing against CPUs.
6.5/10
Droplet GliderDroplet Glider N / 2 Favored Courses
Has Blooper Plus which increases the chances of getting blooper in the item box. This skill is pretty useless when playing against CPUs.
6.5/10
Piston GliderPiston Glider NEW N / 1 Favored Course
Has Mushroom Plus which increases the chances of getting Mushroom in the item box. Using this item will increase your points and acceleration so you can catch up to your enemies.
6/10
Super GliderSuper Glider N / 1 Favored Course
Has Mushroom Plus which increases the chances of getting Mushroom in the item box. Using this item will increase your points and acceleration so you can catch up to your enemies.
6/10

Tier List Criteria

Special Skill and Courses

This tier list focuses on glider's special skill and amount of favored courses. Gliders' stats are linked tp their special skill and favored courses, unlike their counterpart from the console games which has other stats tied to them such as Speed, Handling, etc. Certain Skills like Lightning Plus and Coin Plus are more useful for increasing your total score, while something like Green Shell Plus is a bit harder to use effectively. Gliders of higher rarity also have higher base points in addition to more favored courses, and thus they rank higher.

List of Special Skills and Effects

Item Bonus

Each Gliders can increase the chance of getting a certain item depending on which one is used. You can see more information about each item and its effect by clicking the link below.
List of Items and Effects | Mario Kart Tour

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