These are alternative costumes for a character. To use these, hold a direction of the control pad (up/right/left/down) while you drag the player into the basketball ring. A different direction may mean a different costume (eg. Yoshi can have 5 colors)
Unlockable How to Unlock Black Mage's alternate costume Finish Hard Rainbow Cup (bronze prize) Daisy's alternative costume Finish Flower Cup (silver prize) Flyguy's alternative costume Finish Hard Star Cup (silver prize) Ninja's alternate colors Finish Hard Rainbow Cup (silver prize) Peach's alternative costume Finish Mushroom Cup (silver prize) White Mage's alternative costume Finish Hard Rainbow Cup (gold prize) Yoshi's alternative costume Finish Hard Flower Cup (silver prize)
Complete the Rainbow Cup in the Normal Tournament to unlock Hard Mode.
Saikyou (Strongest) Difficulty
Complete the Rainbow Cup in Hard Tournament to unlock Saikyou Difficulty under exhibition mode. It the number "6", under the COM level.
Third Dribble Race
Beat the two existing records in dribble race: Peach Castle (45sec) & Sunshine Road (55sec), to unlock the 3rd dribble race: Rainbow Road (1min)
Unlock Different Basketballs
Completing certain tasks get you different basketballs.
Unlockable How to Unlock All Silver Ball 2000 points on profile Black and Red Ball Play Rainbow ship on exhibition without coins and win Blue and Silver Ball Complete Training Mode Cheep-Cheep Ball Get Gold in Hard Mushroom Cup Dice Ball Get Gold in Hard Flower Cup Gold Ball Collect 5000 points in profile Goomba Ball Get Gold in Hard Star Cup Pumpkin ball Lose 5 times in wireless exhibition Purple and Orange Play Bowsers Castle in exhibition mode for the first time Rainbow ball Win 5 times in wireless exhibition Red white and blue ball On any tourney match,win by ONLY using charged shots Soccer Ball Get Silver In Hard Mushroom Cup Spiked ball Get a gold trophy in Star Cup Star Ball Use all special moves in the Star Cup Watermelon Get Gold in Flower Cup Yellow and Green Play Daisy's Garden in exhibition mode Yoshi Egg Get Gold in Mushroom cup
These are the fourth stages of the cups that can be unlocked
Unlockable How to Unlock Gira Gira Desert (Star Cup) Win by 800 points in a match in star cup. Malboro Garden (Flower Cup) Dunk 3 times in the last court of flower cup (daisy garden), and a panel appears, and from that get a blue seed. Sunset Beach (Mushroom Cup) In exhibition, between the times of around 4-6pm play noko noko beach and win by over 200 points.
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In order to unlock any of these characters, which you can later use on your team, perform the task specified after its name.
Unlockable How to Unlock Birdo Finish Hard Mushroom Cup (bronze prize) Black Mage Finish Rainbow Cup (Gold prize) Boo Finish Hard Flower Cup (bronze prize) Bowser Complete the Star Cup. Dixie Kong Finish Flower Cup (bronze prize) Flyguy Finish Hard Star Cup (bronze prize) Moogle Finish Star Cup (Silver prize) Ninja Beat Rainbow Cup Paratroopa Finish Mushroom Cup (bronze prize) White Mage Finish Rainbow Cup (Silver prize)
Perform the specified task in order to unlock the Cup stated.
Unlockable How to Unlock Flower Cup Complete the Mushroom Cup, which is initially available. Rainbow Cup Complete the Star Cup. Star Cup Complete the Flower Cup.
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Unlockable Levels in Coin Hunters Mode
Originally there are 2 stages available for this wireless mode:
Mario Classic 1-1
Mario Classic 8-4
To unlock 2 more (Mario Classic 2-2 & Forest Stage) , you have to play and win 5 coin hunter games in a row (meaning don't lose, and don't turn off your DS) and then the next time you turn on your DS, you should have a message saying you have unlocked the two levels.
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