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||This scrappy little fish has just one goal in life: to swim straight up a waterfall. He's had that dream for a while, though. Maybe he's worried about what comes after he's reached the top of that metaphorical waterfall.
— Figurine description of Carpa from Kirby and the Rainbow Curse.
Carpa is a fish-like enemy from Kirby and the Rainbow Curse. It is usually seen riding up waterfalls while staying in place. If the water is blocked via rainbow rope, the Carpa will fall onto solid ground and start wandering around aimlessly. In the latter state, they are easily defeated by Kirby's dash attack or Bandana Waddle Dee's spear.