Best Builds for every character in Mario Strikers: Battle League

Be the best striker, defender, and midfielder you can be.

Mario Strikers: Battle League offers ten characters to choose from when building your team. While the team should work together, you also want to make sure each of your players is strong on their own. This means you will want to increase these strengths or balance their weaknesses. Here are some of the best builds for all characters in Mario Strikers: Battle League.

Mario Strikers: Battle League Best Character Builds

We've included builds that complement each character's strengths in Mario Strikers: Battle League, as well as builds that make them more well-rounded characters. Take a look at our recommendations for the best character builds in Mario Strikers: Battle League.

Mario

For the most part, Mario is fairly balanced, but he favors Technique and Shooting. Either of these stats would be good to focus on, or you can opt to make Mario more balanced by rounding out his stats. Here are our recommended builds for Mario in Mario Strikers: Battle League:

Mario Balanced Build

  • Muscle Helmet
  • Chain Gauntlets
  • Chain Plate
  • Cannon Boots

Mario Technique/Shooting Build

  • Trick Helmet
  • Turbo Gloves
  • Cannon Plate
  • Cannon Boots

Luigi

Like Mario, Luigi is also a mostly balanced character but is stronger at Technique and Passing. You can boost either of these stats to make Luigi stronger in these aspects or build up his other skills to make him more balanced. Here are our recommended builds for Luigi in Mario Strikers: Battle League:

Luigi Balanced Build

  • Turbo Helmet
  • Muscle Gauntlets
  • Chain Plate
  • Cannon Boots

Luigi Technique/Passing Build

  • Chain Helmet
  • Chain Gauntlets
  • Trick Pad
  • Trick Boots

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Peach

Peach is all about Speed and Technique with a dash of Passing. This lets Peach be somewhat flexible with her skills, but ultimately Speed and Technique are the best skills to increase. But, you can balance her other stats to make her more well-rounded. Here are our recommended builds for Peach in Mario Strikers: Battle League:

Peach Speed and Technique Build

  • Trick Helmet
  • Turbo Gloves
  • Trick Pad
  • Turbo Boots

Peach Balanced Build

  • Muscle Helmet
  • Trick Gloves
  • Chain Plate
  • Cannon Boots

Bowser

Bowser is all about raw power with his fantastic Shooting and Strength skills. This makes him a great striker, especially if you boost these stats. But with his other low stats, you can increase these to make Bowser more well-rounded. Here are our recommended builds for Bowser in Mario Strikers: Battle League:

Bowser Strength and Shooting Build

  • Turbo Helmet
  • Turbo Gloves
  • Cannon Plate
  • Cannon Boots

Bowser Balanced Build

  • Turbo Helmet
  • Turbo Gloves
  • Trick Pad
  • Trick Boots

Toad

Speed and Passing are Toad's strongest skills, which makes him an excellent playmaker. Building up these skills allows Toad to get into position and set up your strikers. Alternatively, you can opt to boost his remaining stats for a more balanced player. Here are our recommended builds for Toad in Mario Strikers: Battle League:

Best Toad Speed and Passing Build

  • Turbo Helmet
  • Chain Gauntlets
  • Chain Plate
  • Turbo Boots

Best Toad Balanced Build

  • Chain Helmet
  • Trick Glove
  • Turbo Pad
  • Muscle Boots

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Yoshi

Yoshi has a great mix of Shooting and Passing, which is perfect for a strong midfielder. This lets Yoshi make the shot or set up a teammate for a shot easily. You can also increase Yoshi's other stats to be more balanced. Here are our recommended builds for Yoshi in Mario Strikers: Battle League.

Yoshi Shooting and Passing Build

  • Cannon Visor / Chain Helmet
  • Cannon Gloves
  • Cannon Plate
  • Chain Boots

Yoshi Balanced Build

  • Trick Helmet
  • Muscle Gauntlets/Cannon Gloves
  • Muscle Chest
  • Turbo Boots

Donkey Kong

The first member of the DK crew packs great Strength and Passing. This makes Donkey Kong an excellent defender if you build up those stats or you increase his other skills to make him more well-rounded. Here are our recommended builds for Donkey Kong in Mario Strikers: Battle League:

Donkey Kong Strength and Passing Build

  • Chain Helmet
  • Chain Gauntlets
  • Muscle Chest
  • Muscle Boots

Donkey Kong Balanced Build

  • Trick Helmet
  • Turbo Gloves
  • Turbo Pad
  • Cannon Boots

Wario

Wario makes a fantastic striker, as he excels at Strength and Shooting. You will want to boost these stats to make him an even better goal scorer. Alternatively, you can opt to balance his skills to make him more of an all-rounder. Here are our recommended builds for Wario in Mario Strikers: Battle League:

Wario Strength and Shooting Build

  • Turbo Helmet
  • Turbo Gloves
  • Cannon Plate
  • Cannon Boots

Wario Balanced Build

  • Turbo Helmet
  • Turbo Gloves
  • Trick Pad
  • Trick Boots

Waluigi

Waluigi is a bit of a quirky character who has great stats in Speed, Strength, and Technique. We recommend building up his Speed and Strength to make him a powerful brawler. That, or you can balance out his stats to make him more well-rounded. Here are our recommended builds for Waluigi in Mario Strikers: Battle League:

Waluigi Strength and Speed Build

  • Turbo Helmet
  • Muscle Gauntlets
  • Muscle Chest
  • Turbo Boots

Waluigi Balanced Build

  • Chain Helmet/Cannon Visor
  • Cannon Gloves
  • Chain Plate/Cannon Plate
  • Chain Boots

Rosalina

Rosalina is a powerhouse of a striker with her high Strength and Shooting skills, so these are the best stats to build. You can also round out her stats to make Rosalina more balanced. Here are our recommended builds for Rosalina in Mario Strikers: Battle League:

Rosalina Strength and Shooting

  • Turbo Helmet
  • Turbo Gloves
  • Cannon Plate
  • Cannon Boots

Rosalina Balanced Build

  • Turbo Helmet
  • Chain Gauntlets
  • Trick Pad
  • Turbo Boots

When building your team, we recommend having a mix of characters that excel in at least one of each stat. This means that your team will be overall balanced, even if some of your players are not. It also allows you to have characters who excel in certain positions but can still cover others if need be.

For more information on Mario Strikers: Battle League, check out How to use items and powerups in Mario Strikers: Battle League and How to get Coins fast in Mario Strikers: Battle League on Pro Game Guides.

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