Mirror

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Artwork from Kirby: Planet Robobot
Details
Debut Game Kirby Super Star
Last Game Kirby: Planet Robobot
Type(s) Unlimited Use
Obtained from Simirror
Power(s) reflect attacks
Comparable to Beam
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Mirror is a copy ability which allows Kirby to project mirrors and reflect attacks back at his enemies. It allows Kirby to perform magical attacks involving mirrors, reflections and glass.

Game Appearances

Kirby Super Star (Ultra)

Mirror makes its debut appearance in Kirby Super Star, and also appears in its remake Kirby Super Star Ultra. The ability is obtained exclusively by inhaling a Simirror, though it can also be equipped in Milky Way Wishes through Copy Essence Deluxe. With Mirror equipped, Kirby can create Simirror as a helper. Kirby's visual appearance changes by becoming a lighter color and wearing a jester-style cap.

Mirror moveset in Kirby Super Star and Kirby Super Star Ultra
Skill Button Execution
Mirror Cut
B
Reflect Force
Hold B
Mirror Body
Dash + B
Reflect Guard
L/R
Kirby uses Mirror Body to attack.

Kirby: Planet Robobot

After a long absence, Mirror returns in its first 3D iteration in Kirby: Planet Robobot, with the hat receiving a redesign to further distinguish it from Beam's hat. It is once again obtained from Simirror, and retains most of its functionality from Kirby Super Star, in addition to having new moves and functions. In addition, Kirby is able to make multiple copies of himself in a large spread attack or a vertical strike. However, the shield for Reflect Guard is not permanent as it is in Kirby Super Star. In addition to this, Mirror is also able to reflect projectiles back to enemies on different planes.

Mirror moveset in Kirby: Planet Robobot
Skill Button Execution Description
Mirror Cut
B
Kirby does a single slash with his wand.
Reflect Force
Hold B
Kirby creates a reflecting barrier in front of him while firing multiple glass projectiles forward.
Mirror Body
Dash + B
Kirby splits in two one going in the direction he came from and the other in the opposite direction also effected by falling.
Mirror Body - Sky
↑ + B
Kirby makes copies of himself going above his location.
Mirror Body - Ring
↓ + B
Kirby makes copies of himself going around him.
Reflect Guard
L/R
Kirby makes a multicolored bubble shield to reflect attacks. Will eventually shatter if held for too long.
*Mirror body (normal, sky and ring) render Kirby invulnerable to most attacks during execution.

Trivia

  • When Marx splits in half to do his black hole attack, it resembles Mirror Kirby doing Mirror Body.
  • The Reflect Guard move, which surrounds Kirby with a bubble shield, is a possible inspiration for the fighters' Shields from the Super Smash Bros. games. Like those shields, the Mirror Guard bubble will eventually break if held for too long, though it won't daze Kirby when it does so.