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Cool Cave

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Cool Cave
KEY Cool Cave Preview screenshot.png
The preview screen for Cool Cave.
Treasures -Crystal
-Frog Mirror
-Cool Cave Soundtrack
Patch Boxing Bell Patch
Metamortex Transformation(s) Digger
Devil(s) (Devilish Mode) Me-Devil
Theme music
Stage order
Lava Landing Dino Jungle
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Cool Cave is the third mandatory area of Hot Land in Kirby's Epic Yarn and Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn, unlocked by using the Boxing Bell Patch. This area is an underground affair with lots of water pools, moving floors and tiny passages which require the Snake transformation to pass through. Completing this stage is necessary to obtain the Torch Patch and unlock Dino Jungle.

Patch animation[edit]

Upon tossing the patch, a boxing bell appears and rings, causing another jinn to appear, but this one has a stockier appearance and boxing gloves. It punches the carpet, causing it to unfurl the rest of the way before the boxing jinn disappears. In the newly revealed area, a door opens to Cool Cave.


The stage begins with Kirby entering the cave from the volcanic area, which starts with a tiny tunnel that requires him to transform into the Snake form to pass through. Once inside, Kirby will find himself in a damp environment with shifting floors and ceilings, along with a few subterranean foes to contend with. Much of the path involves navigating snake tunnels, dealing with moving floors, and near the end, hopping across falling stalactites. Rolling Clods are also found in abundance here where, unlike in Pyramid Sands, they are actually rolling about.

Metamortex stretch[edit]

Kirby digs where he can

In the latter portion of the cave, Kirby transforms into the Digger and uses that form to tunnel through the dirt along the path forward. His main concern here will be Flamers which can roll along the tunnels he creates. After passing through the Reel Gate, the Bonus Bell can be found outside the cave in a jungle area to clear the course.

Medal Bead scores[edit]

  • Bronze - 300 points
  • Silver - 600 points
  • Gold - 900 points


Enemies Mid-Bosses

  • None


Item Description
KEY Furniture Crystal.png
This coffee-table crystal would be perfect for the lobby of a psychic.
KEY Furniture Frog Mirror.png
Frog Mirror
Your head is not being eaten by a frog. It’s just the mirror, trust me. Just relax.
KEY CD Soundtrack Item.png
Cool Cave Soundtrack
This new music plays in Cool Cave.


  • Cool Cave features hidden artwork behind the cotton, much like Mole Hole. Several fossils can be seen, possibly foreshadowing the next stage, Dino Jungle. Among them there are also depictions of a Prince Fluff-looking figure with an axe and several other armed creatures following them.
    • Interestingly, the last drawing in the cave depicts the primitive figures in a smaller manner, and the fossil looming above them makes it seem as if they are preparing to fight it.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ヒンヤリどうくつ
Hinyari dōkutsu
Chilly cave
Canadian French Grotte amusante Fun cave
European French Grotte de cristal Crystal cave
German Hopplahöhle Oops cave
Italian Oasi di cristallo Crystal Oasis
Korean 얼어붙은 동굴
eol-eobut-eun dong-gul
Frozen cave
Latin American Spanish Cueva refrescante Refreshing cave
European Spanish Cueva de Cristal Crystal Cave

Video walkthrough[edit]

100% walkthrough of Cool Cave.