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How to Upgrade Drivers - Mario Kart Tour
This guide will show you how to upgrade your Drivers in Mario Kart Tour. Read on to learn the benefits of upgrading a driver and the types of upgrades.

How to Upgrade Drivers

1. Tap the menu button

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First, select the menu button from the bottom of the screen.

2. Go to the Driver page

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View your drivers by tapping on Mario's Head icon in the menu screen.

3. Pick the Driver you want to upgrade

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After deciding which driver you would like to upgrade, tap it to view upgrades.

4. Select the upgrade you want for your Driver

Driver
Upgrade base points by clicking left, and skill level by clicking right. You will have to use the right ticket for them to upgrade them.

Base Point Upgrade

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You can earn more points at the start of the race when using a driver with an upgraded base point. You can use Point-Boost Tickets to upgrade them and Points-Cap Tickets to break through the limit to further increase the base points.
How to Increase your Base Points

Skill Level Upgrade

Level-Boost Ticket
Upgrade the drivers' skill level to increase the chance of getting into Frenzy mode in a race. It will also boost the bonus-points you can get, the higher the level of the driver. You can increase them using Driver Level-Boost Tickets.

Advantages of Upgrading Drivers

  • Upgraded drivers have higher base points, adding to your final score every race.
  • Skills will be boosted depending on the level of the driver.
  • Upgrading the skill level will upgrade your driver's chance to trigger a Frenzy.

Driver Level Information

Normal Drivers

Skill Level Effect
LV 1 +0% chance of starting a Frenzy.
LV 2 +2% chance of starting a Frenzy.
x1 bonus-points boost.
LV 3 +2% chance of starting a Frenzy.
x2 bonus-points boost.
LV 4 +4% chance of starting a Frenzy.
x3 bonus-points boost.
LV 5 +4% chance of starting a Frenzy.
x4 bonus-points boost.
LV 6 +6% chance of starting a Frenzy.
x5 bonus-points boost.
+1 favorite course
LV 7 +6% chance of starting a Frenzy.
x6 bonus-points boost.

Super Drivers

Skill Level Effect
LV 1 +1% chance of starting a Frenzy.
LV 2 +3% chance of starting a Frenzy.
x1 bonus-points boost.
LV 3 +3% chance of starting a Frenzy.
x2 bonus-points boost.
+1 favorite course
LV 4 +5% chance of starting a Frenzy.
x3 bonus-points boost.
LV 5 +5% chance of starting a Frenzy.
x4 bonus-points boost.
Special Skill+
LV 6 +8% chance of starting a Frenzy.
x5 bonus-points boost.
+1 favorite course
LV 7 +8% chance of starting a Frenzy.
x6 bonus-points boost.

High-End Drivers

Skill Level Effect
LV 1 +2% chance of starting a Frenzy.
LV 2 +4% chance of starting a Frenzy.
x1 bonus-points boost.
LV 3 +4% chance of starting a Frenzy.
x2 bonus-points boost.
+2 favorite courses
LV 4 +7% chance of starting a Frenzy.
x3 bonus-points boost.
Special Skill+
LV 5 +7% chance of starting a Frenzy.
x4 bonus-points boost.
LV 6 +10% chance of starting a Frenzy.
x5 bonus-points boost.
+2 favorite courses
LV 7 +10% chance of starting a Frenzy.
x6 bonus-points boost.

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