Birdon

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Birdon
SSU Birdon artwork.png
Artwork of a Helper Birdon from Kirby Super Star Ultra
Details
First game Kirby Super Star
Latest game Kirby Star Allies
Other game(s) Kirby Super Star Ultra
Kirby: Triple Deluxe
Copy Ability Wing
Similar entities Dyna Blade, Owgulf, Flappy
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Quote1.png “Flapping to new horizons!”

He hates spending every day stuck in a bird cage and decides to see how high he can fly! And just that easily, he’s off to find freedom. Fly high and fast!

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— Guest Star Birdon Freedom in the Sky Pause Screen description in Kirby Star Allies

Birdon is a flying bird enemy found in a handful of Kirby games. He is a small multicolored bird with an aviator's cap and goggles on his head. While he can come in many colors, he is most often seen with a magenta body, green and yellow fringes on the wings, and an orange tuft of hair with orange feet. His eyes are very large and round, and his beak is bright yellow.

Birdon flies around, shooting feathers at Kirby and occasionally trying to ram him. In his helper form, he has all the abilities of Wing Kirby. When Kirby swallows him or scans him with the Copy ability, he receives the Wing ability. It is very rare to see a Birdon attacking from the ground.

Game appearances[edit]

Kirby Super Star (Ultra)[edit]

Birdon makes his first appearance in these games, serving as the only enemy-based source for the exotic Wing ability. In these games, Birdon is fairly uncommon, nor is he particularly dangerous toward Kirby. Birdon is typically seen flying at a modest pace in a straight line, and he can shoot out feathers to attack. When made into a helper, Birdon has all the same abilities as Wing Kirby, though he has significantly less durable than the pink puffball.

Locations[edit]

Birdon can be found in the following places in Kirby Super Star and Kirby Super Star Ultra:

Birdon locations in Kirby Super Star and Kirby Super Star Ultra  
Stage Appearance? Stage Appearance?
Green Greens Xmark.png RoMK Chapter 4 Xmark.png
Float Islands Xmark.png RoMK Chapter 5 Xmark.png
Bubbly Clouds Xmark.png RoMK Chapter 6 Xmark.png
Mt. Dedede Xmark.png RoMK Chapter 7 Xmark.png
Peanut Plains Xmark.png Floria Xmark.png
Mallow Castle Xmark.png Aquarius Xmark.png
Cocoa Cave Xmark.png Skyhigh Xmark.png
Candy Mountain Yescheck.png Hotbeat Xmark.png
Trial Room 1 Xmark.png Cavius Xmark.png
Trial Room 2 Xmark.png Mekkai Yescheck.png
Sub-Tree Yescheck.png Halfmoon Xmark.png
Crystal Xmark.png ???? Xmark.png
Old Tower Xmark.png Purple Plants Xmark.png
Garden Yescheck.png Illusion Islands Yescheck.png
RoMK Chapter 1 Xmark.png Crash Clouds Xmark.png
RoMK Chapter 2 Yescheck.png The Revenge Xmark.png
RoMK Chapter 3 Xmark.png

Kirby: Triple Deluxe[edit]

Birdon returns after a long absence and making his debut in 3-D in Kirby: Triple Deluxe, first appearing in the EX stage of Fine Fields. He once again provides the Wing ability and is typically seen flying back and forth and shoots feathers, much like Owgulf does.

Locations[edit]

In Kirby: Triple Deluxe Birdon can be found in the following levels and stages:

Birdon locations in Kirby: Triple Deluxe  
Stage Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4 Stage 5 Stage 6 EX Stage 7 EX Stage 8 EX
Fine Fields Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png N/A Yescheck.png N/A N/A
Lollipop Land Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png N/A Xmark.png N/A N/A
Old Odyssey Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png N/A Xmark.png N/A
Wild World Yescheck.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png N/A Xmark.png N/A
Endless Explosions Xmark.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png N/A Xmark.png N/A
Royal Road Yescheck.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png N/A Xmark.png Xmark.png

Kirby Star Allies[edit]

Birdon appears again in Kirby Star Allies, where he can be recruited as a Friend. Much like other common friends in the game, Birdon wears the same hat Wing Kirby does (which replaces his original aviator's cap), as well as use the same moves Wing Kirby has access to. Birdon is also capable of adding the Bluster Power Effect to other friends' weapons, which not only increases damage output, but can affect move trajectory among other properties using wind. He can also team up with either Fire Kirby or Burning Leo to perform the Friend Combo, Rising Sizzler.

Locations[edit]

In Kirby Star Allies Birdon can be found in the following levels and stages:

Birdon locations in Kirby Star Allies  
Stage Appearance? Stage Appearance?
Green Gardens Xmark.png Falluna Moon Xmark.png
Donut Dome Xmark.png Planet Misteen Xmark.png
Honey Hill Xmark.png Mareen Moon Xmark.png
Fruity Forest Xmark.png Planet Caverna Xmark.png
Clash at Castle Dedede Xmark.png Grott Moon Xmark.png
Extra Eclair Xmark.png Planet Frostak Yescheck.png
Friendly Field Xmark.png Blizzno Moon Xmark.png
Reef Resort Xmark.png Planet Towara Xmark.png
Echo's Edge Xmark.png Gabbel Moon Yescheck.png
Nature's Navel Yescheck.png Star Lavadom Xmark.png
Sacred Square Yescheck.png Sizzlai Moon Yescheck.png
Inside Islands Xmark.png Jambandra Base Yescheck.png
Duplex Dream Xmark.png The Divine Terminus Yescheck.png
Gatehouse Road Xmark.png Extra Planet α Yescheck.png
Eastern Wall Xmark.png Extra Planet β Xmark.png
Longview Corridor Xmark.png Extra Planet γ Yescheck.png
Western Outer Wall Yescheck.png Extra Planet δ Xmark.png
Inner Sanctum Xmark.png Ability Planet Yescheck.png
Heavenly Hall Xmark.png Dimension I Xmark.png
Sector A Yescheck.png Dimension II Xmark.png
Sector B Xmark.png Dimension III Xmark.png
Sector C Xmark.png Dimension IV Yescheck.png
Planet Earthfall Yescheck.png

Trivia[edit]

  • Birdon looks similar to a miniature, more organic looking Dyna Blade. However, Dyna Blade's chicks do not resemble Birdon, being more realistic and yellow, and they are larger than Kirby while Birdon is the same size as Kirby. Birdon is similar to Bronto Burt in being small, mostly round except for wings, and almost always being found flying.
  • The name Birdon is a wordplay on the word burden, as the two have the same phonetic pronunciation.

Gallery[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese バードン
Bādon
Birdon
Chinese 飞行鸟 (chs)
飛行鳥 (cht)
fēi xíng niǎo
Flying Bird
French Oazo "Pun" on oiseau (bird)
German Dora Dora
Korean 버든
Beodeun
Birdon
Spanish Pajarón "Pun" on pájaro (bird)