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KTnT Blinkbat artwork.jpg
Artwork of Blinkbat from Kirby Tilt 'n' Tumble.
First game Kirby Tilt 'n' Tumble (2001)
Latest game Kirby's Dream Buffet (2022, reference)
Other game(s) Kirby: Planet Robobot (sticker)
Copy Ability None
Similar entities Mumbies
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These baddies will swoop down at Kirby anytime he gets near. Rolling under mesh floors is a good way to get by safely.
— Description of Blinkbat from the manual.

KTnT Blinkbat.png Blinkbat is a flying blue bat-like enemy with a single eye appearing in Kirby Tilt 'n' Tumble. It will pursue Kirby whenever it can see him and hurt him on contact, but Kirby can sneak past unnoticed by passing under mesh flooring. Blinkbat can be defeated using the Microphone or by running into it with Invincible Candy. Some Blinkbats will also vanish when Kirby grabs a Key from a Treasure Chest.


In Kirby Tilt 'n' Tumble, Blinkbat can be found in the following levels and stages:

Blinkbat locations in Kirby Tilt 'n' Tumble  
Stage Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Level 6 Level 7 Level 8
Stage 1 No Yes No No No No No No
Stage 2 No No No No Yes No No Yes
Stage 3 No No No No No No No No
Stage 4 No No No No No No No No

Other appearances[edit]

The Blinkbat sticker from Kirby: Planet Robobot


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese バットン
Traditional Chinese 蝙蝠
Biǎn fú
Simplified Chinese 扁福
Biǎn fú
Dutch Blinkbat -
European French Chauvoptik From "chauve-souris" (bat) and "optique" (optical)
German Blinkbat -
Italian Blinkbat -
Korean 바톤
Portuguese Morcegolho From "Morcego" (bat) and "olho" (eye)
Spanish Murciélojo From "Murciélago" (bat) and "ojo" (eye)