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This page is on shortcuts and how to raise your score at Kalimari Desert 2R, 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.

Kalimari Desert 2R: Course Map and Shortcuts

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How to Obtain All Grand Stars

Monty Mole Cup (Wild West Tour)
1 Star 1400
2 Stars 2400
3 Stars 3200
4 Stars 4100
5 Stars 7000
Toadette Cup (Pirate Tour)
1 Star 1400
2 Stars 2100
3 Stars 2900
4 Stars 3600
5 Stars 6900
Pauline Cup (Los Angeles Tour)
1 Star 1500
2 Stars 2700
3 Stars 3700
4 Stars 4700
5 Stars 7500
Fire Bro Cup (Sunset Tour)
1 Star 1400
2 Stars 2200
3 Stars 3000
4 Stars 3800
5 Stars 7000
Luigi Cup (Berlin Tour)
1 Star 1400
2 Stars 2000
3 Stars 2700
4 Stars 3400
5 Stars 6800
Roy Cup (Wedding Tour)
1 Star 1400
2 Stars 2100
3 Stars 2900
4 Stars 3600
5 Stars 6900
Baby Peach Cup (Cat Tour)
1 Star 1500
2 Stars 2400
3 Stars 3200
4 Stars 4100
5 Stars 7300
Peach Cup (Bowser Vs. Donkey Kong Tour)
1 Star 1700
2 Stars 3300
3 Stars 4500
4 Stars 5800
5 Stars 8500
Luigi Cup (Paris Tour 2021)
1 Star 1400
2 Stars 2100
3 Stars 2800
4 Stars 3500
5 Stars 7000

Raising Your Score at Kalimari Desert 2R

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

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Always start with a Rocket Start! Rocket Start will not just give you a short boost but also helps you take a good position in the race.

Drifting

Mini Turbo Boosts (Kalimari Desert 2R).jpg
There are long curves in this course. Take advantage of it and perform Mini-Turbo Boosts to increase your score.

Train and Ramps

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Just like going over ramps, bumping the train will not slow you down but will let you perform a jump boost.

1st Lap

1st Lap (Kalimari Desert 2R).jpg
You can locate the first lap of the race in the Train Tunnel entrance. Be sure to take 1st place in getting the first lap for a higher score!

Recommended Combinations (Customizations)

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

Best Combination
Pink Gold PeachPink Gold Peach BruiserBruiser Fireworks ParachuteFireworks Parachute
Dixie KongDixie Kong Choco MacharonChoco Macharon Pink Gold Paper GliderPink Gold Paper Glider
Toadette (Explorer)Toadette (Explorer) Koopa KingKoopa King Treasure MapTreasure Map
NabbitNabbit Cact-XCact-X Butterfly SunsetButterfly Sunset

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

Good Combination
Pauline (Party Time)Pauline (Party Time) Wild WingWild Wing Rainy BalloonsRainy Balloons
Pauline (Party Time)Pauline (Party Time) Dark BuggyDark Buggy Rainbow StarchuteRainbow Starchute
Captain ToadCaptain Toad Brown OffroaderBrown Offroader Chocolate Banana CrêpeChocolate Banana Crêpe
Wario (Cowboy)Wario (Cowboy) Carrot KartCarrot Kart Nabbit Oilpaper UmbrellaNabbit Oilpaper Umbrella
Dry Bones (Gold)Dry Bones (Gold) Gold TrainGold Train Silver-and-Gold HeartsSilver-and-Gold Hearts
Pink Shy GuyPink Shy Guy Red TaxiRed Taxi Bullet Bill HanafudaBullet Bill Hanafuda
WaluigiWaluigi Birthday Girl DaisyBirthday Girl Daisy Butterfly WingsButterfly Wings

Note: You can shuffle these drivers, karts or gliders if you don't have the others yet. For example, you can select Nabbit, Wild Wing and Rainbow Starchute as your driver, kart and glider combination.

Recommended Drivers and Karts for Kalimari Desert 2R

Favored Drivers

3 Item Slots
Pink Gold PeachPink Gold Peach Pauline (Party Time)Pauline (Party Time)
Dixie KongDixie Kong Toadette (Explorer)Toadette (Explorer)
NabbitNabbit Wario (Cowboy)Wario (Cowboy)
King Boo (Gold)King Boo (Gold) Peach (Explorer)Peach (Explorer)
Fire RosalinaFire Rosalina King Bob-omb (Gold)King Bob-omb (Gold)
2 Item Slots
WaluigiWaluigi Pauline (Party Time)Pauline (Party Time)
Pink Shy GuyPink Shy Guy Dry Bones (Gold)Dry Bones (Gold)
Captain ToadCaptain Toad Wario (Cowboy)Wario (Cowboy)
Shy Guy (Gold)Shy Guy (Gold) Peach (Explorer)Peach (Explorer)

Favored Karts

Bonus Points x2
Carrot KartCarrot Kart Wild WingWild Wing
BruiserBruiser Choco MacharonChoco Macharon
Red TaxiRed Taxi Koopa KingKoopa King
Cact-XCact-X Star-Spangled FlyerStar-Spangled Flyer
Black DozerBlack Dozer Gold Snow SkimmerGold Snow Skimmer
Inferno FlyerInferno Flyer
Bonus Points x1.5
Carrot KartCarrot Kart Gold TrainGold Train
Wild WingWild Wing Birthday Girl DaisyBirthday Girl Daisy
Red TaxiRed Taxi Dark BuggyDark Buggy
Brown OffroaderBrown Offroader Gold Pipe FrameGold Pipe Frame
CucumberCucumber

Favored Gliders

Combo Bonus x3
Fireworks ParachuteFireworks Parachute Rainbow StarchuteRainbow Starchute
Pink Gold Paper GliderPink Gold Paper Glider Butterfly SunsetButterfly Sunset
Chocolate Banana CrêpeChocolate Banana Crêpe Treasure MapTreasure Map
Boo HanafudaBoo Hanafuda Piranha Plant HanafudaPiranha Plant Hanafuda
Star-Spangled GliderStar-Spangled Glider New YearNew Year's 2021
Combo Bonus x2
Rainy BalloonsRainy Balloons Rainbow StarchuteRainbow Starchute
Chocolate Banana CrêpeChocolate Banana Crêpe Silver-and-Gold HeartsSilver-and-Gold Hearts
Butterfly WingsButterfly Wings Bullet Bill HanafudaBullet Bill Hanafuda
Nabbit Oilpaper UmbrellaNabbit Oilpaper Umbrella Star-Spangled GliderStar-Spangled Glider
Butterfly PrismButterfly Prism Surf MasterSurf Master

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