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Lucky Launch
Lucky Launch HR.jpg


Wii Party


4 Player


10 Seconds


"The only thing you need to win this minigame is luck! Pick one of the four fireworks and hope for the best."

Lucky Launch is a 4-player minigame in Wii Party.


The goal to win at Lucky Launch is to get your firework to go to the top the farthest. To do this, each player has to pick one of the pumps. Then, after everyone has picked their launcher, they pump it and hope that theirs is the farthest. If the player's firework explodes, they lose. If their firework is the last one, they win and their firework will burst into their Mii's face.


  • Occasionally a Mii will not cover their ears, causing them to jump when their firework launches.
  • Sometimes the Mii's face will not show up on the firework leaving it blank.
  • When the last firework explodes, leaving a sparkling outline of the Mii's face, it glows in their color (Blue for player 1, red for player 2, green for player 3 and yellow for player 4).
  • If the player's firework explodes first causing them to be 4th, they will sulk and punch the ground with their fist with a sad face. If the player's firework explodes second causing them to be 3rd, they will bend down a little bit and put their hands on their knees with a sad face, similar to the 4th place minigame animation pose. If the player's firework explodes third causing them to be second, the will put their hands at their side and have a disappointed face. If the player's firework explodes fourth (last) causing them to be 1st, the will put their hands above their head with a smile on their face.
  • This minigame, as well as Face Flip, Strategy Steps, Dicey Descent, and Risky Railroad are the only minigames that are luck-based. You can't predict which choice works best and there are no clear and easy strategies on how to win.
  • If you do not pick a rocket within time, the game will automatically pick a random available rocket.
  • There are four rocket types: a small-sized narrow rocket, a tall-sized narrow rocket, a medium-sized normal rocket, and a tall-sized wide rocket.
    • Additionally, its color changes for every start of a minigame.
Minigames in Wii Party
4-player: Derby Dash - Smile Snap - Chop Chops - Walk-Off - Shifty Gifts - Flap Hurdles - Jumbo Jump - Moon Landing - Popgun Posse - Friendly Face-Off - Flag Fracas - Shutterpup - Lucky Launch - Saucer Snap - Maze Daze - Quicker Chipper - Barrel Daredevil - Face Flip - Goal Getters - Stop Watchers - Chopper Hoppers - Puzzle Pick-Up - Feathered Frenzy - Follow Your Face - Strategy Steps - Tropical Punch - Pearl Plunder - Hammer Heads - Crash Balls - Rope Sling - Space Brawl - Dicey Descent - Cosmic Capers - Cry Babies - Ram Jam - Spotlight Fight - Chin-Up Champ - Risky Railroad - Balloon Buggies - Back Attack - Zombie Tag

1 vs 3: Flying Fruit - Lumber Whacks - Splash Bash - Poserobics - Hide-and-Peek

1 vs 1: Commuter Count - Timber Topple - Delivery Duel - Roll to the Goal - Channel Changers - Spring Time - Jangle Wranglers/Shepherd Scramble - Poppin' Pilots - Flag Footrace - Pop-Up Bandits - Fruit Focus

Pair: Flycycle Team - Fishin' Buddies - Bumper Crops - Robot Factory - Flashlight Frights - Basket Bonanza - Meet and Greet - Paddle Pals - Pop Coaster - Tippy Traverse - Pump Cart Panic - Sheep Crossing - Banana Blockade - Spring Ringers - Can Poppers - Clover Hunt - Rodent Rundown - Jump Rope Jam - Bobsled Highway - Color Coordination - Teamwork Temple - Blastronauts

Challenge: Marching Orders - Garden Gridlock - Shifty Gifts - Tippy Traverse - Banana Blockade - Clover Hunt - About Face