|When this enemy finds Kirby it will occasionally approach him.|
— Kirby: Canvas Curse instruction booklet (NA print), page 16
Bloon is an enemy which made its debut (and only appearance) in Kirby: Canvas Curse. It provides the Balloon ability when collided with. Bloon is an acorn-shaped being with two round hands, a pointed head, and two small black dots for eyes. It floats in place with its mouth closed, presumably to keep in air. It doesn't pose much of a threat to Kirby, who will absorb its power should he defeat it.
Bloon floats in place, and does not move much. Like other enemies, it needs to be stunned using a tap from the Nintendo DS stylus to be defeated by contact, else it will damage Kirby instead.
In Kirby: Canvas Curse, Bloon appears in the following locations:
|Bloon locations in Kirby: Canvas Curse|
|Reddy Land||Arange Gorge||Iello Adventure||Neo Greo||Bloo Hills||Omarine Zone||Wonder Lilane|
Names in other languages
"Puku" (プク) is Japanese onomatopoeia for swelling up like a balloon.
|German||Ballonius||From "Ballon" = " Balloon"|