You can hold shells and bananas behind your Kart to defend from Green and Red Shell attacks. Just hold down the left trigger, and don’t let go until you want to fire. Triple Red Shells and Triple Bananas float around and protect you from Shell attacks and can strike nearby players.
How do you put items behind you in Mario Kart 8?
Just hold down the item button and you’ll drag the item behind you. You can only drag bananas, green and red shells, and bob-ombs. Be careful when dragging a bob-omb though.
How do you throw a banana forward in Mario Kart 8?
To throw forward, tilt the stick up. Backwards throwing requires tilting the stick down. IIRC if you aren’t touching the stick it throws forward by default. Hope this helps, enjoy your game!
How do you throw a banana forward in Mario Kart?
Hold “up” on the control stick/pad when you press the item button.