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Bang-Bang KCC artwork.png
Artwork of Bang-Bang from Kirby: Canvas Curse.
First game Kirby & The Amazing Mirror (2004)
Latest game Kirby: Canvas Curse (2005)
Copy Ability Missile
Similar entities Bomber
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Bang-Bang is a type of enemy appearing in Kirby & The Amazing Mirror and Kirby: Canvas Curse. It resembles a gray and red rocket with a yellow nose, white wings, a pair of angry-looking eyes and, while on the ground, two yellow feet. Bang-Bang grants the Missile Copy Ability in both of its appearances. Bang-Bangs get their name from their explosive nature.

Game appearances[edit]

Kirby & The Amazing Mirror[edit]

KaTAM Bang Bang.png In their first appearance, Bang-Bangs initially walk on the ground, waiting for Kirby to come near. Once he does, they momentarily stop and, after a few seconds of aiming, proceed to attack by launching themselves at him. While airborne, Bang-Bangs relentlessly home in on Kirby. However, they have bad deceleration and cannot turn around very fast, which can be exploited to cause them to miss their target. After traveling through the air for a set amount of time, Bang-Bangs begin to flash red and eventually self-destruct, harming Kirby if he is caught in the blast. Smashing into an obstacle or directly hitting Kirby likewise causes them to explode. Bang-Bangs have low health and can be destroyed by any attack.


In Kirby & The Amazing Mirror, Bang-Bang can be found in the following rooms:

Bang-Bang locations in Kirby & The Amazing Mirror  
Rainbow Route Moonlight Mansion Cabbage Cavern Mustard Mountain Carrot Castle Olive Ocean Peppermint Palace Radish Ruins Candy Constellation Dimension Mirror

Kirby: Canvas Curse[edit]

KCC Bang-Bang sprite.png In Kirby: Canvas Curse, Bang-Bang appears once again, usually in secret places. It no longer has feet like in Kirby & The Amazing Mirror, but otherwise is unchanged.


In Kirby: Canvas Curse, Bang-Bang appears in the following locations:

Bang-Bang locations in Kirby: Canvas Curse  
Reddy Land Arange Gorge Iello Adventure Neo Greo Bloo Hills Omarine Zone Wonder Lilane



Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ドッコーン
Corruption of「ドコン」(dokon, an onomatopoeic word for "kaboom")
Spelled as "Dockorn" in the Japanese Kirby: Canvas Curse staff credits
French Missilator Agentive form of "missile"
German Torpedor Agentive form of "torpedo"
Italian Rombo Meaning "turbot" (referring to its fish-like appearance)
Korean 쿠앙
A homophone of "쾅" (kwang, onomatopoeia for an explosion)
Spanish Misilín Diminutive of "misil" (missile)