Elieel is a creature debuting in Kirby's Dream Land 2. It resembles a long, dark blue eel with a white underbelly and a pair of small fins. It is usually seen hiding in containers like pipes or jars. It only appears as a proper enemy in Kirby's Dream Land 2, since in its other main appearance in Kirby's Dream Land 3, it is one of the creatures that Kirby receives a Heart Star from instead.
Kirby's Dream Land 2
Elieels make their first appearance as uncommon enemies in Kirby's Dream Land 2, where they are first seen in Ripple Field. These foes hide in pipes and, more rarely, blocks, emerging when Kirby approaches them. Although they do not attack, colliding with one causes Kirby or his Animal Friend to lose health. After a set time, they slide back into their hiding spot. Elieels can be defeated with any attack and yield no ability when inhaled and swallowed.
Elieel can be found in the following levels and stages:
|Elieel locations in Kirby's Dream Land 2|
|Stage||Grass Land||Big Forest||Ripple Field||Iceberg||Red Canyon||Cloudy Park||Dark Castle|
Kirby's Toy Box
Four Elieels are present in the Kirby's Toy Box - Pinball mini-game, where they hide in a side lane.
Kirby's Dream Land 3
- Main article: Where's the eel?
In Kirby's Dream Land 3, an Elieel appears as the operator of a mini-game in the third stage of Ripple Field, although it is simply referred to as "the eel" in the game's manual. It emerges from one of five vases, then proceeds to repeatedly disappear again and reappear from a different vase more and more quickly, while Gordos pop out of the remaining jars. The goal of the mini-game is to pick the pot which the Elieel has last appeared from once it stops changing locations. Finding the eel three times prompts it to award Kirby a Heart Star at the end of the stage.
Elieel's mini-game also appears as part of MG-5.
Kirby: Triple Deluxe
Screenshot of Kirby's Toy Box - Pinball, where two Elieels can be seen in a lane on the left side.
Elieel's tailless sprite from Kirby's Dream Land 3
Names in other languages
|Possibly a play on "eel" and「苛々」(ira-ira, to get irritated)|
|Spanish||Guilo||Masculine form of "guila", which is from an abridged form of "anguila" (eel)|
- "Try to find out which pot the eel is hiding in." –Kirby's Dream Land 3 instruction manual (page 30)