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This page is about shortcuts and how to raise your score at Merry Mountain R, 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.

Merry Mountain R: Course Map and Shortcuts

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How to Obtain All Grand Stars

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1 Star 1500
2 Stars 2500
3 Stars 3500
4 Stars 4400
5 Stars 7500

Raising Your Score at Merry Mountain R

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. You can get the highest bonus score possible if done correctly. It will also help you take an early lead in the race.

Drifting

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Perform Mini-Turbo Boosts to earn more score in this course. You can also use it to extend your combo to get an even higher score!

Ramps and Dash Panels

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There's a bunch of ramps and dash panels at the start of the race. Be sure to make use of them and perform a long combo right off the start!

Super Half-Pipe Trick

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Earn extra points by performing a Super Half-Pipe trick by going through the pink panel on the mountain peak. It can also give you a speed boost, which can help you extend your lead or catch up to leading opponents!

Shortcut

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We highly recommend going through the shortcut, as it will lessen your travel time and will also give you extra points. You can find it right after where you can perform a Super Half-Pipe trick.

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
Mario (Santa)Mario (Santa) Gold TrainGold Train Gift GliderGift Glider
Mario (Santa)Mario (Santa) Radish RiderRadish Rider Gift GliderGift Glider
Daisy (Holiday Cheer)Daisy (Holiday Cheer) Ribbon RiderRibbon Rider Star-Spangled GliderStar-Spangled Glider
Daisy (Holiday Cheer)Daisy (Holiday Cheer) Red B DasherRed B Dasher Star-Spangled GliderStar-Spangled Glider
King Boo (Gold)King Boo (Gold) Dark BuggyDark Buggy Fireworks ParachuteFireworks Parachute
Bowser (Santa)Bowser (Santa) Sushi RacerSushi Racer Fireworks ParachuteFireworks Parachute
LakituLakitu Holiday KingHoliday King Jolly BellsJolly Bells

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
Peach (Wintertime)Peach (Wintertime) Gold Clanky KartGold Clanky Kart StarchuteStarchute
Peach (Wintertime)Peach (Wintertime) Glam BruiserGlam Bruiser StarchuteStarchute
King Bob-ombKing Bob-omb CheermellowCheermellow Gift GliderGift Glider
King Bob-ombKing Bob-omb Jingle BellsJingle Bells Gift GliderGift Glider
Peach (Halloween)Peach (Halloween) Platinum TaxiPlatinum Taxi Sweetheart GliderSweetheart Glider
Peach (Halloween)Peach (Halloween) Gilded KingGilded King Sweetheart GliderSweetheart Glider
Peach (Explorer)Peach (Explorer) Dark TricksterDark Trickster Spider GliderSpider Glider
Peach (Explorer)Peach (Explorer) Pumpkin KartPumpkin Kart Spider GliderSpider Glider
Bowser (Santa)Bowser (Santa) Black DozerBlack Dozer Jolly BellsJolly Bells
Donkey KongDonkey Kong Steel DriverSteel Driver Silver StarchuteSilver Starchute
Toad (Pit Crew)Toad (Pit Crew) Holiday KingHoliday King 8-Bit Jumping Luigi8-Bit Jumping Luigi

Note: You can shuffle these drivers, karts, or gliders if you do not have the others yet. For example, you can select Captain Toad, Sunset Cloud, and Sunset Balloons as your driver, kart, and glider combination.

Recommended Drivers, Karts, and Gliders for Merry Mountain R

Favored Drivers

3 Item Slots
LakituLakitu Mario (Santa)Mario (Santa)
Daisy (Holiday Cheer)Daisy (Holiday Cheer) King Boo (Gold)King Boo (Gold)
Bowser (Santa)Bowser (Santa)
2 Item Slots
Donkey KongDonkey Kong Toad (Pit Crew)Toad (Pit Crew)
Peach (Wintertime)Peach (Wintertime) King Bob-ombKing Bob-omb
Peach (Halloween)Peach (Halloween) Peach (Explorer)Peach (Explorer)
Bowser (Santa)Bowser (Santa)

Favored Karts

Bonus Points x2
Gold TrainGold Train Radish RiderRadish Rider
Ribbon RiderRibbon Rider Red B DasherRed B Dasher
Dark BuggyDark Buggy Sushi RacerSushi Racer
Holiday KingHoliday King
Bonus Points x1.5
CheermellowCheermellow Jingle BellsJingle Bells
Platinum TaxiPlatinum Taxi Glam BruiserGlam Bruiser
Gold Clanky KartGold Clanky Kart Gilded KingGilded King
Dark TricksterDark Trickster Pumpkin KartPumpkin Kart
Black DozerBlack Dozer Steel DriverSteel Driver
Holiday KingHoliday King

Favored Gliders

Combo Bonus x3
Gift GliderGift Glider Fireworks ParachuteFireworks Parachute
Star-Spangled GliderStar-Spangled Glider Jolly BellsJolly Bells
Combo Bonus x2
StarchuteStarchute Glitter GliderGlitter Glider
Sweetheart GliderSweetheart Glider Spider GliderSpider Glider
8-Bit Jumping Luigi8-Bit Jumping Luigi Jolly BellsJolly Bells
Silver StarchuteSilver Starchute

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    • >>[1468]
      i personally feel like i just got lucky with my 3 wins. it was while it was a 100cc set of races, with default item slots. it just happened to be good timing. ive noticed my drivers pull in the opposite direction sometimes while playing. and sometimea my drift doesnt always drift the way i would like. but keep on trying Lakitu. you got it man!!!!!!

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      send coins everyday

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