Clutter Needle

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Clutter Needle
KatFL Clutter Needle Kirby artwork.png
Artwork of Clutter Needle Kirby for Kirby and the Forgotten Land.
Based on Needle
Blueprint location Scale the Cement Summit
Cost KatFL Star Coin icon.png×500 and KatFL Rare Stone icon.png×2
Starting Power-up Cost KatFL Star Coin icon.png×1000 and KatFL Rare Stone icon.png×2
No. Power-ups 3
Power(s) Lob projectiles while rolling
Starting Power 2.5 bars
Rapid-Fire 2 bars
Similar to Crystal Needle
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Pointy, spiky clutter all rolled up into a ball? What a powerful weapon! Roll forward, then release to send sharp clutter flying out around you. OUCH!
— Figure description from Kirby and the Forgotten Land

Clutter Needle is an Evolved Copy Ability based on Needle that appears in Kirby and the Forgotten Land. With it, Kirby can shoot spiky projectiles as he rolls.

Clutter Needle's hat features a variety of different pointy items set on it, including the following:

  • A potted cactus
  • A corkscrew
  • A castle tower
  • A red ↑ arrow
  • A conical sea snail shell
  • A bamboo seed
  • A rocket ship
  • A bee stinger

A few different variants of these items appear on Kirby as he is rolling.


All names are conjectural.

Clutter Needle moveset 
Move Button execution Description
Needle Attack Hold B Kirby extends spikes all around his body. This will drop 1-2 springs, screws, or seashells, which can deal damage. When this move is released, it will drop 4-5 of these objects.
Needle Dash B in midair Kirby spins and dashes in the direction the L-Stick is tilted, which then transitions into Needle Ball. This will drop 1-2 objects.
Needle Ball Move during Needle Attack or Needle Dash Kirby rolls around like a ball and is able to catch enemies and objects with his spikes. As Kirby rolls, he gradually slows down, however catching enemies and objects also briefly speeds him up.
Needle Jump A during Needle Ball Kirby jumps while in ball form, allowing him to clear small ledges or hit high-up enemies.
Roll Up and Throw Release B after Needle Ball Kirby tosses any enemies or objects stuck to his spikes ahead of him.



Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ジャンクニードル
Janku Nīdoru
Junk Needle
Traditional Chinese 廢品針
Fèipǐn Zhēn
Junk Needle
Simplified Chinese 废品针
Fèipǐn Zhēn
French Aiguille méli-mélo Mish-mash needle
German Krimskrams-Igel Bits and pieces-Hedgehog
Korean 정크 니들
Jungkeu Nideul
Junk Needle
Spanish Erizo cachivaches Junk Hedgehog