Cameo characters

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Cameo characters are those which make an appearance in the Kirby series of video games, but who originate from outside the Kirby series proper. Usually, these are other video game characters from Nintendo.

List of cameo characters by game[edit]

The following list covers all cameo characters by game. It should be noted that on many occasions, characters from within the Kirby series will cameo on other games (famously the Animal Friends Rick, Kine, and Coo), but these appearances will not be mentioned here. Additionally, this list will include direct references to characters outside the Kirby series, but only to those referenced by name or direct likeness (as such, Copy Abilities like Sword and ESP will not be mentioned here). For a list of more indirect references, see this page. Lastly, recoverable items such as the Treasures in The Great Cave Offensive will not be listed here.

Kirby's Dream Land[edit]

"Lolo" and "Lala".
Main article: Lololo & Lalala

Though largely incorporated as proper Kirby characters, Lololo and Lalala originate from outside the series as the characters "Lolo" and "Lala" from the Eggerland franchise, which includes games like Adventures of Lolo.

Kirby's Dream Land 2[edit]

Main article: Chao

In the Japanese version of Kirby's Dream Land 2, the minor character Girl blob is replaced by Chao, who originates from the Japan-exclusive game Yūyūki.

Kirby Super Star / Kirby Super Star Ultra[edit]

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Cameo characters from the Mario franchise as seen in Megaton Punch.

A couple enemies in this game are based on characters from other video games:

In the crowd during the boss fight against King Dedede and in Megaton Punch, several characters from the Mario franchise can be seen. These include the following:

Kirby's Dream Land 3[edit]

Several of the characters which offer Heart Stars are from other video game franchises. These include the following:

Kirby & The Amazing Mirror[edit]

Artwork of Master Hand from Kirby & The Amazing Mirror.

In Kirby & The Amazing Mirror, Master Hand and Crazy Hand from the Super Smash Bros. series appear as enemies. Both of them together serve as the boss of Candy Constellation.

Kirby: Triple Deluxe[edit]

Master Hand appears as one of the keychains in this game.

Kirby: Planet Robobot[edit]

Qbby from the BOXBOY! series appears as a sticker in this game. Master Hand and Crazy Hand appear as stickers as well.

Kirby Battle Royale[edit]

Qbby's likeness appears as an alternate piece of Headgear for Bomb Kirby upon scanning the Japan-exclusive Qbby amiibo.

Kirby Star Allies[edit]

Qbby appears in one of the rare Stone sculptures in Kirby Star Allies.