A Heart from Super Mario Star Journey.

Hearts are items in the Mario Kart series that give the player (usually Peach or Daisy) the ability to pick up items laying in the track like Bananas or Mushrooms. Since there are only two hearts, Peach can only do this twice.


Mario Kart: Turbo Circuit

Hearts reappear to Mario Kart: Double Dash!! in Mario Kart: Turbo Circuit. In this game, they can only be used by Peach, in which is her special item.

Super Mario Star Journey

Hearts appear as the common items that replenish Mario's health, unlike the more common Coins this time. The can be shot just like Star Bits and can be picked up via the Cursor.

Mario Kart: Double Dash!! 3

Hearts appear as Princess Peach's special item in Mario Kart: Double Dash!! 3. However, Princess Daisy's special item is a flower instead of a heart, though they work the same way. Baby Peach has a special item called the baby heart, which can only pick up moving items.

Mario Kart Silver

After a four game absence from the series, the Heart appears as an item in Mario Kart Silver. Like in Mario Kart: Double Dash!!, the Heart will, when used, pick up items that the kart touches. Like in Double Dash!!, only three items can be picked up, though items picked up while another item is held will not waste one of the three hearts. The Heart appears as a common item in eighth, ninth, tenth, eleventh and twelfth.


Mario Kart Silver

Playable Characters

Default Characters
ToadToadetteBaby MarioBaby LuigiKoopa TroopaLakituMarioLuigiPrincess PeachYoshiBirdoDiddy KongBowserDonkey KongWarioWaluigiKing BooWigglerMii

Unlockable Characters
Baby PeachBaby DaisyShy GuyKoopa ParatroopaDry BonesBooGoombaToadsworthPrincess DaisyBowser Jr.NabbitNokiMonaDixie KongKamekProfessor E. GaddRosalinaPetey PiranhaDry BowserKing Bob-OmbPiantaCranky KongBoom BoomPom Pom

Downloadable Characters
Surprise Pack MIPSWhittleAshleyHammer Bro.KritterPauline
Heroes Pack Baby WarioBaby Donkey KongTimer the TigerNeilRobotic Operating BuddyMr. Game & Watch
Villains Pack ShroobKoopa KidDimentioMouserMetal MarioAntasma
Koopalings Pack Ludwig von KoopaRoy KoopaWendy O. KoopaMorton Koopa Jr.Iggy KoopaLemmy KoopaLarry Koopa


Red ShellRed Shell TrioGreen ShellGreen Shell TrioBanana PeelBanana Peel TrioBlooperBob-OmbFire FlowerStarLightning BoltBullet BillBlue Spiny ShellMushroomMushroom TrioGolden MushroomPOW BlockRed BooWhimpFreezieBowser's ShellMega MushroomMini MushroomDash PepperPropeller MushroomYoshi EggFake Item BoxOil BarrelHeartSuper LeafTweesterBumperPotted Piranha PlantBoomerang Flower

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