Hold onto the item and when you want to shoot pull the analogue stick backwards and let go. If you used the wheel, you’d just have to press down on the D-Pad to shoot them backwards, allowing you to do so easily during a turn without letting go of your steering.
How do you throw backwards in Mario Kart Wii?
Throw an item behind you by pressing back on your directional pad or joystick as you throw.
How do you wheelie in Mario Kart Wii?
Any character, no matter what weight class they’re in, can perform a Wheelie. To do so, simply flick the Wii Remote upwards (or press up on the D-pad for Classic Controllers/GameCube Controllers).
How do you use items in Mario Kart Wii?
To use an item, you can press any button on the control pad on the left side of the controller; although, to send a projectile forward or backward, you have to press the upward one or the downward one.
What is manual mode in Mario Kart Wii?
Manual is one of the two Drifting modes you can choose from in Mario Kart Wii. With this setting, players now have Drift on their own instead of power-sliding Automaticly. However, although it takes more work to perform a drift in the race, the player is rewarded with Mini-Turbos for executing a well rounded drift.
Who is the fastest character on Mario Kart?
Wario has the highest speed in the game, with a solid 4.75 character speed. Adding the Circuit Special kart and the Metal tires adds an extra 1.0 speed at the cost of acceleration, handling, and traction.
Do coins do anything in Mario Kart?
Coins, sometimes found in Item Boxes or just laid out across the track, can be gathered by driving into them or receiving them in Item Boxes. Once you get a certain amount, your Kart will gain speed, allowing for quicker race times (according to the people who work at Nintendo).
How do you start fast in Mario Kart Wii?
To kick off a race in style, hold accelerate right after the ‘2’ finishes animating on-screen during the pre-race countdown, giving you an instant speed boost right off the grid. The better your timing, the greater the boost.