Noki's basic appearance
Affiliation Noki Bay, Mario, Pianta, Toadette=
First appearance Super Mario Sunshine (2002)

The Noki are a race of short creatures with shells, first debut in Super Mario Sunshine. They, along with Piantas, inhabit Isle Delfino. They thrive primarily in Noki Bay, many of the Nokis resided rarely rise to the surface of the bay, but rather inhabit in a large underwater area located directly beneath the bay's large waterfall. They are some of the most relaxed and intelligent characters in the Mario series.

Creation and DevelopmentEdit

Their profile in Mario Superstar Baseball reveals that Nokis evolved from shellfish.


Mario Kart: Mega Mash-Up Edit

Noki appears as an unlockable character in Mario Kart: Mega Mash-Up. She is a small racer and her karts and bikes will follow a cream and blue (and sometimes pale blue) colour scheme.

She will do the following to each stat in whatever kart or bike she rides:

  • Speed: +2
  • Weight: +1
  • Acceleration: +1
  • Handling: +2

Mario Kart NX Edit

Though not playable in Mario Kart NX, various Noki appear in the background of several courses.

Mario Kart NX  Characters
Playable Characters AshleyBaby DaisyBaby LuigiBaby MarioBaby PeachBirdoBooBowserBowser Jr.CallieCat PeachDaisyDiddy KongDonkey Kong (Super Kong)Dry BonesDry BowserFighter FlyFunky KongGoombaHoney QueenIggy KoopaIsabelleKing BooKitsune LuigiKoopa TroopaLakituLarry KoopaLemmy KoopaLinkLudwig von KoopaLuigi (Ice Luigi)Luma (Black Luma · Blue Luma · Cyan Luma · Green Luma · Orange Luma · Purple Luma · Red Luma · Yellow Luma)MagikoopaMarieMario (Fire Mario)Metal Mario (Gold Mario)MiiMorton Koopa Jr.NabbitOlimarPeach (Fire Peach)PiantaPink Gold PeachRoy KoopaShy Guy (Black Shy Guy · Blue Shy Guy · Cyan Shy Guy · Green Shy Guy · Orange Shy Guy · Pink Shy Guy · White Shy Guy · Yellow Shy Guy)SpikeSprixie PrincessTanooki MarioToad (Blue Toad · Cyan Toad · Green Toad · Orange Toad · Pink Toad · Purple Toad · Red Toad · Yellow Toad)ToadetteTom NookWaluigiWarioWendy O. KoopaWigglerYoshi (Black Yoshi · Blue Yoshi · Cyan Yoshi · Orange Yoshi · Pink Yoshi · Red Yoshi · White Yoshi · Yellow Yoshi)
Hazardous Characters CowsFire Piranha PlantsGoatsLava BubblesPenguinsPiranha PlantsSidesteppersThwomps
Background Characters Fish BonesMiisLumasNokisPenguinsPiantasProfessor ChopsShy GuysToads