Starting out life as nothing more than a palette swap of his brother Mario, Luigi has since gone on to star in his own games and make a name for himself outside of his uber-famous sibling. But that doesn’t mean he’s gone too far. Sticking pretty much to his root as a Super Mario Bros. all star, Luigi distinguishes himself by offering a different gameplay style in games he is featured in and attempting new types of game formats for those in which he is the star. Like all video game stars, Luigi has his secrets and, in this article, we’re going to reveal five interesting facts that are a secret to everybody (but you!) about Luigi.
5. Luigi Plays the Violin
In Warioware: Smooth Moves it is revealed that Luigi is a violinist, giving him a talent that few would have attributed to him. Though his name is a pun on the Japanese for similar (Ruiji), Luigi has broken out in his own ways in subsequent games and one way he distinguishes himself is through his violin playing abilities. Who would have thought?
4. Luigi was Once Castlevania’s Plumber
Ok, we know it’s called Dracula’s castle but still it is revealed in Castlevania: Lord of Shadows – Mirror of Fate that Luigi was a plumber for the castle before succumbing to some mysterious fate. He even mentions his brother Mario in the note found on him. While this might seem strange, given many gamers immediate association of the Castlevania franchise with the 8-bit NES system, it’s really not such a stretch after all.
3. His Life’s Goal is to Be a Better Plumber than Mario
It is revealed in the classic SNES title Super Mario RPG that Luigi’s fondest dream in life is to be a better plumber than his brother Mario. Though Nintendo has