Cupid

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Cupid
KatAMArtCupid.png
Artwork of Cupid Kirby from Kirby & The Amazing Mirror
Details
Debut Game Kirby & The Amazing Mirror
Last Game Kirby Squeak Squad
Type(s) Unlimited uses
Obtained from Cupie
Power(s) Flying, shooting arrows
Comparable to Archer
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Cupid (Angel in the Japanese version) is a Copy Ability that first appeared in Kirby & The Amazing Mirror. It also appears in Kirby Squeak Squad. Kirby receives this ability by sucking up and swallowing a Cupie. While Kirby has the Cupid ability, he possesses a halo, a set of wings, and a bow and arrows.

Game Appearances

Kirby & The Amazing Mirror

Cupid Kirby makes his debut in Kirby & The Amazing Mirror. Kirby can receive the Cupid ability by sucking up a Cupie or by touching a Copy Essence.

Cupid's moveset in Kirby & The Amazing Mirror
Skill Button Execution Description Damage
(Star Bullet=10)
Element
Arrow
B (Hold for charge)
Cupid Kirby fires an arrow (no charge) or three arrows (charged).
  • Arrows can cut ropes.
  • Press ↑/↓ to aim while charging.
  • Charged arrows share the same hitbox and won't do triple damage when all hit, however.
3 (no charge)
5 (charged)
Slash
Fly
↑, or A in midair, then D-Pad
Cupid Kirby can fly in 8 cardinal directions, replacing the standard hover. Xmark.png Xmark.png

Kirby Squeak Squad

Cupid makes its second appearance in this game, and is once again obtained by swallowing Cupie. The ability has not fundamentally changed since Amazing Mirror, but obtaining the Ability Scroll for Cupid allows Kirby to charge up and fire three arrows at once.

Cupid's moveset in Kirby Squeak Squad
Skill Button Execution Description Damage
(Star Bullet=40)
Element
Arrow
B (Hold for charge)
Cupid Kirby fires an arrow (no charge) or three arrows (charged).
  • Arrows can cut ropes.
  • Press ↑/↓ to aim while charging.
  • Charging doesn't increase the power.
  • Charged arrows share the same hitbox and won't do triple damage when all hit, however.
10 Slash
Fly
↑, or A in midair, then D-Pad
Cupid Kirby can fly in 8 cardinal directions, replacing the standard hover. Xmark.png Xmark.png
Rapid-fire
(Ability Scroll required)
Dash + B
Cupid Kirby fires three arrows at once that travel straight forward.
  • Arrows can cut ropes.
  • Can be used in midair.
  • The arrows share the same hitbox and won't do triple damage when all hit, however.
10 Slash

Cameo Appearances

Trivia

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Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Japanese エンジェル
Enjeru
Angel
Dutch Cupido Cupid
French Arcupidon Cupid
German Amoria Cupid
Italian Cupido Cupid
Russian Купидон
Kupidon
Cupid
Spanish Arkero Cupid

References

  1. "あたるといたいをうちます
    おしてはなしてがとびます
    アクマのようなテンシです
    (Fire arrows that hurt. Press and release to fire the arrows. The angel is like a demon.)
    " —Pause description of Cupid (Kirby & The Amazing Mirror and Kirby Squeak Squad, Japanese versions)