Character Ball

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This article is about Character Ball, and should not be confused with Ball, an Ability from Kirby's Adventure.


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Kirby as a Character Ball

A Character Ball is a playable ball character which resembles a character from the Kirby series, featured in Kirby: Canvas Curse and several spinoff games.

Game Appearances

Kirby's Pinball Land

Kirby acts as a pinball in this game. While he cannot be controlled directly, he can be knocked around with flippers.

Kirby Block Ball

Kirby acts as a ball and is controlled by bouncing off of a movable platform to break blocks.

Kirby: Canvas Curse

Kirby transforms while pursuing Drawcia, attempting to halt her from turning Dream Land into a portrait. Other characters can be unlocked through winning the game or through Medal Swap.

Character ball include the following:

  • Kirby: Kirby is the default playable character and can attack enemies for copy abilities. He has four vitality bars by default, though Life Boosts can permanently increase this up to seven.
  • Waddle Dee: Waddle Dee has four vitality bars and no special powers.
  • Waddle Doo: Waddle Doo has four vitality bars, and shares a dash attack with Beam.
  • Meta Knight: Meta Knight's dash attack is extra fast, and his sword attack gives him extra range. He only has three vitality bars.
  • King Dedede: King Dedede is larger and slower than all the other playable characters. He has eight vitality bars.

Kirby Super Star Ultra

Dedede Ball makes an appearance as one of the cards in Kirby on the Draw.

Kirby Mass Attack

Kirby balls appear during a minigame in Dedede Resort. He also appears as a pinball in Kirby Brawlball, similar to his appearance in Kirby's Pinball Land.