Nintendo Switch

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Goes Over Compatible Amiibo




Back in January, we learned Mario Kart 8 Deluxe would offer amiibo support and allow people to scan in the NFC figures to receive Mii costumes. Now, the Japanese website has been updated to show exactly which toys will be compatible with the Nintendo Switch game.


Here is the full list of amiibo compatible with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, listed by amiibo series.


Super Smash Bros.

  • Mario
  • Luigi
  • Peach
  • Rosalina
  • Bowser
  • Yoshi
  • Wario
  • Dr. Mario
  • Donkey Kong
  • Link
  • Toon Link
  • Fox
  • Samus
  • Zero Suit Samus
  • The Villager
  • Kirby
  • Captain Falcon
  • Olimar
  • Mega Man
  • Sonic
  • Pac-Man

Super Mario

  • Mario
  • Gold Mario
  • Luigi
  • Peach
  • Rosalina
  • Toad
  • Yoshi
  • Bowser
  • Wario
  • Donkey Kong


  • Inkling Girl (and recolor)
  • Inkling Boy (and recolor)
  • Squid (and recolor)
  • Callie
  • Marie

Yoshi’s Woolly World

  • Green Yoshi
  • Pink Yoshi
  • Blue Yoshi
  • Big Yoshi

Animal Crossing

  • Isabelle (summer and winter uniforms)
  • K.K. Slider
  • Tom Nook
  • Resetti
  • Blathers
  • Celeste
  • Timmy and Tommy
  • Digby
  • Lottie
  • Rover
  • Mabel
  • Reese
  • Cyrus
  • Kicks
  • Kapp’n
  • All Animal Crossing amiibo cards, including the Sanrio ones.

Super Mario Maker

  • 8-bit Mario (classic and modern)


  • Kirby

The Legend of Zelda

  • 8-bit Link
  • Breath of the Wild Archer Link
  • Breath of the Wild Rider Link
  • Ocarina of Time Link
  • Wind Waker Link


There are 20 Mii costumes in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe tied to amiibo. People can dress their characters up in racing suits inspired by Mario, Luigi, Peach, Rosalina, Bowser, Toad, Yoshi, Donkey Kong, Link, Captain Falcon, Fox, Sonic, Kirby, Mega Man, Samus, and Pac-Man, as well as the Pikmin, Splatoon, and Animal Crossing series.


Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will come to the Nintendo Switch on April 28, 2017.

Jenni Lada
Jenni is Editor-in-Chief at Siliconera and has been playing games since getting access to her parents' Intellivision as a toddler. She continues to play on every possible platform and loves all of the systems she owns. (These include a PS4, Switch, Xbox One, WonderSwan Color and even a Vectrex!) You may have also seen her work at GamerTell, Cheat Code Central, Michibiku and PlayStation LifeStyle.