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How to get a 3 star rank?

Guest asks: Added Mar 11th 2011, ID #188562

Question for Mario Kart Wii

How to get a 3 star rank?


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Cyndevia answered:
Added 12th Mar 2011, ID #392066

To get a 3 star rank and 3 stars next your name while racing online, you need to get a three star rating in every grand prix cup.

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Guest said: 31st Aug 2016 | REPORT
that's hard dam it
Guest said: 23rd Oct 2016 | REPORT
so in all CC's 150 100 and 50 also mirror
Guest said: 25th Nov 2016 | REPORT
Guest said: 29th May 2017 | REPORT
Is there a homebrew hack for this?
Guest answered:
Added 23rd Mar 2011, ID #394158

To get a 3 star rank......well I'll tell you the rules now.
1. Come in 1st for every race in dat cup.
2.fall off then you lose 1 star in you're rank.
3.try to hit cpu's with lots of items and try not to get hit alot.
5. Have fun :3

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Guest said: 4th May 2017 | REPORT
Yea, but how do i go from an "A" rank to a star rank?
Guest said: 15th Aug 2017 | REPORT
The better you get at racing, the more stars you will get, up until you get to 2 stars. After that, you have to quit using your items to achieve a 3 star.
Guest said: 23rd Aug 2017 | REPORT
you could get three stars by:
Coming first in every race
Do not get hit by shells and things
Don't trip in objects on the floor
stay on the road. DO NOT take any shortcuts
Don't fall off the tracks if you can
Happy racing! Smile
Guest said: 5th Oct 2018 | REPORT
Do Take Shortcuts

Guest answered:
Added 29th Dec 2011, ID #467899

In order to understand how you get a Triple Star Rank, first, you must understand the rating system in this game. In Mario Kart Super Circuit, it was determined strictly on race time, total coins, and total points. Coins were used to tally up the amount of times you got hit, the less coins you have, the less strict the rating system is on your race time. The points determine your rank in exactly the same way in every Mario Kart Game that gives you a ranking. You will have a better ranking if you have more points, and if the 2nd and 3rd place persons have less points than usual. As for race time, it's pretty self explanatory, faster time = better rank. In Mario Kart DS, it became more complicated, as coins were taken out of the series, so it's ranking system determined ranks strictly on average lap time and points. Instead of using your race time to determine ranks, the game uses the average of all of your lap times in a race, then adds them together to make a final average racing time. The faster your average racing time, the better your ranking. Point System was kept the same in that game. The rules were exactly the same in Mario Kart Double Dash. However, in Mario Kart Wii, there were many changes. Many tricks, wheelies, drifting type, character value, items, etc. The ranking system had to be changed for the game to match the others with the new stuff that was added. So things get complicated. Too many things could change your abilities to do well in a race by a lot. So this is how the ranking system works in this game. The average of your average lap time and total race time is used for your time ratings. Your % accuracy with items is used for your accuracy ratings. The amount of times you slow down / speed up is counted and stands as a neutral point. Bigger number, less strict, smaller number, more strict. The more tricks you use, the more strict the Rating System is. Points determine your ratings exactly the same as all other games. So all in all, Mario Kart Wii really only uses Points, Item Accuracy, Time, and Skill to determine your rank. The rank is determined by doing things, it's determined on how well you do in certain circumstances. Pretty much, playing it regularly gives you the best rank you can possibly get. But if you ask me, I hate the new rating system, because it's so complicated, that I always feel like something could easily go wrong. Oh yeah, A little added info. If you aim to get Triple Star Rank on everything, get Single Star Rank on every engine class (50cc, 100cc, 150cc, MIRROR) and then get Double Star Rank after you do that on ALL of them, and then try for Triple Star Rank. You probably already know the Ratings but I'm going to do it anyway.
E, D, C, B, A, Single Star, Double Star, Triple Star, Shiny Triple Star.
* The shiny triple star rank was removed but the the rating system still keeps record of Shiny Triple Star in it's rating system, that particular rank cannot be seen without hacking into the game.
My friend told me this and showed me proof by hacking into the game to show me the numbers the game keeps. The ratings tally up into solid numbers which determine your rank. But the game apparently has extra number digits that are coded as letters. I don't know what digits represent what number, but at any rate, here is the solid rank order.

000t - Game Freezes
0010 + E Rank
00h0 + D Rank
02a0 + C Rank
0520 + B Rank
08d0 + A Rank
10t0 + 1 Star
20k0 + 2 Star
30h0 + 3 Star
5000 + 3 Shiny Star

Of course, my friend told me and showed me this but if there are any hackers out there, and I don't mean play hackers I mean REAL hackers, feel free to check it out, maybe you can check it out and prove it for me. But, I listened to what my friend told me, and I got Triple Star Ranks on everything now, so yeah, good luck to you and anyone reading this.

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Matt77 said: 20th Mar 2013 | REPORT
Wow! That was a HUGE answer! Good job!
Guest said: 20th Apr 2013 | REPORT
This is a fantastic answer! Thank you for going into so much detail. Just if you were wondering, the letters in the ranking are probably because it uses a base-sixteen counting system. i.e. There are sixteen numbers between 0 and 10; 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,a,b,c,d,e,f,10,11...etc.
Guest answered:
Added 27th Jul 2012, ID #526215

Finish 1st in every race. Dont go off the track and use as many weapons as you can Smile

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Guest said: 26th Jan 2015 | REPORT
I think I'll be Mario on that game.
Matt77 answered:
Added 20th Mar 2013, ID #577780

Here are some tips to help:

1. Always get 1st overall at the end of the cup.

2. Don't fall off the track.

3. Use lots of items.

4. Try to get 40 points at the end of the cup.

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Guest said: 11th Jul 2017 | REPORT
1st in every race adds up to 60 you know
Guest said: 1st Oct 2017 | REPORT
Lol ur right bout that
Guest said: 6th May 2018 | REPORT
I got all of mine by using very few items (just to block incoming Reds)
Comiklover answered:
Added 6th Feb 2014, ID #616589

For getting three stars, there are two rules that Gravtac(a YouTube user) mentions in his video (he states that these are real facts) that is: get 60 points overall in the 4 races, and beat the course maximum time. If you impose any bonuses or penalties, then you will have to beat the adjusted maximum time. Do that for all 4 races, and you'll be guaranteed the triple star rank. Although, sometimes, even if you get first in every race, you might only get two stars! So the most important thing is to beat all course maximum (or adjusted maximum) times!

Just a note to those who are trying to get two stars( not three stars), you follow the same procedure.However, there would be a few changes. If you did beat all course max times BUT DID NOT get 60 points, then that's a guaranteed two star rank(as long as you get either 57 or 55 overall points). Or If you got 60 overall points, but did not beat one the course maximum times, then that will also guaranteed a two star rank. I know this because I have tested this out a few times.

PS: I'm currently a two star going for my three star :-)

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Guest said: 26th Jan 2015 | REPORT
I think I'm getting 3 stars on the grand prix so I'll be playing as Mario on that Mario on that game If Mario gets 60 points in Grand Prix and I'll get 3 stars!!!
Guest said: 23rd Feb 2018 | REPORT
To get a 3 star on online ratings, do you only have to do it for 1 Grand Prix or all of them?
Guest said: 28th Jun 2018 | REPORT
All of them
Guest answered:
Added 19th Feb 2014, ID #617646

Here is a tip for 50cc class

50cc don't hit edges or walls but don't know about computers hitting you and your allowed to do 2 falls

Guest answered:
Added 14th Apr 2014, ID #622265

To get three stars you need to...
1. Always get in first
2. Do not get off road and do not fall off (If there is a way)
3. And use lots of Stuff

P.S have fun!

Zain.kabir answered:
Added 7th Jun 2014, ID #627387

From Guest

To get three stars you need to...
1. Always get in first
2. Do not get off road and do not fall off (If there is a way)
3. And use lots of Stuff

P.S have fun!

Also don't get in last and don't bump into stuff(not CPU)

Guest answered:
Added 6th Dec 2014, ID #648608

So you need to go to a cup and first when the game start don't move then move when 3 seaconds came then you can move you are going to get a good thing it's ok if fall go fast

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Guest said: 6th Dec 2014 | REPORT
good works best love it
Guest answered:
Added 10th May 2015, ID #662376

To get triple star, I recommend using a well rounded vehicle, such as the Super Blooper or Offroader. If you use Funky Kong with the Offroader, it will be faster than Standard Kart L on other racers. Also, you MUST get a full 60 points, and exceed course times. I've also found that playing in single player VS helps me get my moves down, so do that.

You also should enjoy the game, and the more you play, the better you get. Just don't use Toad on the Magikruser, a phase I went through. I stopped using it, as it was slow.

Guest answered:
Added 24th Sep 2017, ID #692901

Ingnore the crappy answers above. Only use bikes, use Funky Flame Runner and you must get 1st on all races in the grand prix. You must also try not to fall off the track or drive in the offroad without some sort of mushroom, as these things reduce your chance significantly of getting three stars


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