This is a collaborative walkthrough for the Career Mode of ModNation Racers. Please add any missing information to any section and/or correct any errors that you find. Thank You.

The Home Tour[edit section | edit source]

Mod Circuit[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish the race

Payoff

Pick up 3 Item Pods

Finish 1st

Bonus

Drive over 3 Boost Pads

Finish 1st

Farm Frenzy[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish Third or better

Payoff

Finish 1st

Get 30,000 Drift Points

Bonus

Finish 1st

Get 3,000 Draft Points

Village Run[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish Third or Better

Payoff

Finish 1st

Sideswipe 1 opponent

Bonus

Finish 1st

Sideswipe 3 opponents

Alpine Drop[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish Third or Better

Payoff

Finish 1st

Take all 3 Shortcuts - First shortcut found beside a group of Item Pods at the left-hand side after crossing the finish line. Second is on the right-hand side under the Lil Devastator. And third is on the left-hand side right after the second shortcut.

Bonus

Finish 1st

Get 15,000 Spin Points

The Mayhem Tour[edit section | edit source]

Note: This is the first cup you'll be racing against one of the Elite Mod for each course.

Miner's Rift[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish Third

Payoff

Finish 1st

Clean Lap

Bonus

Finish 1st

Take down Drillbit

Grudge Match

Outscore Drillbit

Boardwalk[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish Third

Payoff

Finish 1st

Get 4,000 Max Speed Points

Bonus

Finish 1st

Take down Skidplate

Grudge Match

Finish 1st against Skidplate and his thugs

Island Dash[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish Third

Payoff

Finish 1st

Get 4,000 Airtime Points

Bonus

Finish 1st

Take down Wildcard

Grudge Match

Beat Wildcard 1-on-1

Flaming Jumps[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish 1st

Payoff

Finish 1st

Take down 3 opponents

Bonus

Finish 1st

Take down Hale in front of the grandstands - Be sure you are driving next to him and either sideswipe or use a weapon nearby.

Grudge Match

Finish 1st against Hale and his thugs.

The Range Tour[edit section | edit source]

Note: Wild Run does not have an Elite Mod. However, later on The Range Tour, you'll face more Elite Mods.

Wild Run[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish Third

Payoff

Finish 1st

Activate 3 Devastators - Keep an eye on every Pressure Pad.

Bonus

Finish 1st

Take down an opponent

Market Run[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish Third

Payoff

Finish 1st

Destroy 10 Market Stalls - Sonic Rifts are useful. Use them.

Bonus

Finish 1st

Get 15,000 Spin Points

Grudge Match

Finish 1st against Fade and his thugs

Craggy Hills[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish Third

Payoff

Finish 1st

Get 10,000 Road Points

Bonus

Finish 1st

No wall hits for full race - Try changing Drift stats by pressing R1 in ModSpot that suits you.

Grudge Match

Outscore Iceman

Rickety Bridge[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish Third

Payoff

Finish 1st

Take down 3 opponents on the big bridge

Bonus

Finish 1st

Take down Scout on the big bridge

Grudge Match

Outscore Scout

Drift Paradise[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish 1st

Payoff

Finish 1st

Get 4,000 Wall Ride Points

Bonus

Finish 1st

Get 140,000 Drift Points

Grudge Match

Outscore Jez

The Grim Tour[edit section | edit source]

Note: Because of the comatosed Chief, Tag will be in a Conservative Motors racing suit and drive a B008S kart and Richard Short will be his substitute crew chief. This only lasts in the first 3 tracks of the Grim Tour.

Modobahn[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish Third

Payoff

Finish 1st

Activate 3 Devastators

Bonus

Finish 1st

Take down 5 opponents

Sandstorm[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish Third

Payoff

Finish 1st

No falling off the track

Bonus

Finish 1st

Take down Slick on the cliffside

Grudge Match

Outscore Slick

Switchback Valley[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish Third

Payoff

Finish 1st

Get 70,000 Drift Points

Bonus

Finish 1st

Take down Shadow

Grudge Match

Outscore Shadow

Lost Temple[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish Third

Payoff

Finish 1st

Get 15,000 Spin Points

Bonus

Finish 1st

Take down Aloha in the gauntlet - The gauntlet is the part of the track with the group of Devastators.

Grudge Match

Beat Aloha 1-on-1

Sinkhole[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish Third

Payoff

Finish 1st

Take down opponent near the sinkhole

Bonus

Finish 1st

Destroy Nato's Explosives - A Sonic Rift can destroy them all in one lap.

Grudge Match

Finish 1st against Nato and his thugs

Marina[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish Third

Payoff

Finish 1st

Get 2,000 Max Speed Points

Bonus

Finish 1st

Get 50,000 Drift Points

Grudge Match

Outscore Dyno

Rumble Island[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish Third

Payoff

Finish 1st

Get 4,000 Airtime Points

Bonus

Finish 1st

Sideswipe Dolor in the village

Grudge Match

Beat Dolor 1-on-1

Launcher's Rush[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish 1st

Payoff

Finish 1st

Use 3 unique jumps - The third one is located at the C-shaped section of the track where its required to use the shootable trigger.

Bonus

Finish 1st

Avoid Yellow Modbots

Grudge Match

Finish 1st against Diablo and his thugs

The Grand Tour[edit section | edit source]

Note: The competitors under the Grand Tour are Elite Mods. Jez competes in all the Grand Tour courses, and Espresso will race you in the final stage Crazy Crater.

Dire Cliffs[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish Third

Payoff

Finish 1st

Get 50,000 Drift Points

Bonus

Finish 1st

Get three takedowns in the canyon

Breakwater[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish Third

Payoff

Finish 1st

No wall hits for 1 lap

Bonus

Finish 1st

Take down 3 opponents in the shipping yards

Rumble Jungle[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish Third

Payoff

Finish 1st

Get 15,000 Spin Points

Bonus

Finish 1st

Get 100,000 Drift Points

Citadel Heights[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish Third

Payoff

Finish 1st

Get 10,000 Road Points

Bonus

Finish 1st

Get 4,000 Draft Points

Fracture[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish Third

Payoff

Finish 1st

Take all 3 shortcuts

Bonus

Finish 1st

Sideswipe 3 opponents

Mt. Pain[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish Third

Payoff

Finish 1st

Get 3,000 Max Speed Points

Bonus

Finish 1st

Shoot 5 ModBots - Shootable triggers also work on ModBots, too. This comes in handy.

Crazy Crater[edit section | edit source]

Advance

Finish 1st

Payoff

Finish 1st

Get 20,000 Spin Points

Bonus

Finish 1st

Get 160,000 Drift Points - This is the tough one to beat. Drift left on the right-hand side and drift right on the left-hand side.

Note[edit section | edit source]

  • The Game Update Patch 1.02 tweaks the 3 hardest challenges (Take down 3 opponents using Devastators in Wild Run and Modobahn, and Sideswipe 3 opponents by the cliffside in Fracture) to make it more attainable.
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