Donut Plains 1 Shortcuts and How to Raise Your Score | Mario Kart Tour

This page is on shortcuts and how to raise your score at Donut Plains 1, a course in Mario Kart Tour. If you would like to know how to obtain this level's Grand Stars and see which drivers work best on this map, please read on.

Donut Plains 1: Course Map and Shortcuts

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How to Obtain All Grand Stars

Hammer Bro Cup (Hammer Bro Tour)
1 Star 900
2 Stars 1400
3 Stars 1900
4 Stars 2400
5 Stars 4700
Toadette Cup (Hammer Bro Tour)
1 Star 1200
2 Stars 2100
3 Stars 2800
4 Stars 3600
5 Stars 5800

Raising Your Score at Donut Plains 1

Position Points and Gimmicks are the Most Important

In order to obtain the most points possible, you should aim for a high position and use items to knock your opponents out of the lead.

Tips for Raising Your Score

Rocket Start

Rocket Start (Donut Plains 1).jpg
Starting with a Rocket Start will give you the advantage to take an early lead in the race. You can also get the highest bonus score possible if done correctly.

Drifting

Drifting (Donut Plains 1).jpg
You can perform a lot of Mini-Turbos on this course! Donut Plains has a lot of curved areas and has a wide racing track so it will be easy for you to perform one. You can also perform an Ultra Mini-Turbo boost in the late game. Ultra Mini-Turbo boost will give you more points than the Mini-Turbo boost.

Shortcut

Shortcut (Donut Plains 1).png
Access the shortcut in the early game only if you have a Mushroom with you. Using a mushroom will give you the needed speed. Going outside the racing track will slow you down.

Using Items

Hit! (Donut Plains 1).jpg
Do not forget that you can throw your items forward or backward to your opponents. Hitting an opponent will also give you certain points and can also give you the chance to get ahead of them. Just remember to save at least one item at your back (like bananas or green shells) to block your opponents' attack from behind.

Recommended Combinations (Customizations)

The best combinations of drivers, karts, and gliders are in the table below. They can give you the highest combo bonus and the highest possible score in this course.

Best Combinations
Boomerang BroBoomerang Bro Red B DasherRed B Dasher Rainy BalloonsRainy Balloons
Boomerang BroBoomerang Bro Super 1Super 1 Gold SwooperGold Swooper

The good combinations of drivers, karts, and gliders are in the table below. They can give you a high score in this course.

Good Combinations
Gold Koopa (Freerunning)Gold Koopa (Freerunning) Kabuki DasherKabuki Dasher Crimson CraneCrimson Crane
Mario (Santa)Mario (Santa) Double-DeckerDouble-Decker Glitter GliderGlitter Glider
PeachettePeachette Kabuki DasherKabuki Dasher Peach HanafudaPeach Hanafuda
Luigi (Classic)Luigi (Classic) Double-DeckerDouble-Decker Baby Mario HanafudaBaby Mario Hanafuda

Note: You can shuffle these drivers, karts, or gliders if you do not have the others yet. For example, you can select Hammer Bro, Streamliner, and BaNaNa Parafoil as your driver, kart, and glider combination.

Recommended Drivers and Karts for Donut Plains 1

Favored Drivers

3 Item Slots
Boomerang BroBoomerang Bro
2 Item Slots
PeachettePeachette ToadetteToadette
Mario (Santa)Mario (Santa) Gold Koopa (Freerunning)Gold Koopa (Freerunning)
Mario (Classic)Mario (Classic) Luigi (Classic)Luigi (Classic)
Hammer BroHammer Bro Ice BroIce Bro

Favored Karts

Bonus Points x2
Red B DasherRed B Dasher Super 1Super 1
Bonus Points x1.5
Kabuki DasherKabuki Dasher StreamlinerStreamliner
Double-DeckerDouble-Decker Green Kiddie KartGreen Kiddie Kart
Dasher IIDasher II Tea CoupeTea Coupe

Favored Gliders

Combo Bonus x3
Rainy BalloonsRainy Balloons Gold SwooperGold Swooper
Combo Bonus x2
BaNaNa ParafoilBaNaNa Parafoil Glitter GliderGlitter Glider
Crimson CraneCrimson Crane Baby Mario HanafudaBaby Mario Hanafuda
8-Bit Jumping Mario8-Bit Jumping Mario Plaid RibbonPlaid Ribbon
Peach HanafudaPeach Hanafuda

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6 Anonymous1 day

I'm loving these new donut plain courses because of the wide road. There are also no obstacles like pipes and spilled oils compared to mario circuit 2 courses. And yeah you can easily practice drifting if you're a newbie in this game!

5 Anonymous3 days

>>4 I agree. I can do ultra turbos in this course!

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