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KEY Embird screenshot.jpg
Embird from the Hot Wings fight.
First game Kirby's Epic Yarn (2010)
Latest game Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn (2019)
Similar entities Burnis
Related entities Hot Wings (mother)
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These are Hot Wings's kids. They'll come after you just like their mom!
— Patch Plaza

Embird is a small fiery bird enemy which appears exclusively in the Hot Wings battle in both Kirby's Epic Yarn and Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn. Embirds are the children of this particular boss, and are conjured by their mother at various points during the fight, flying in a straight line and hurting Kirby if they make contact with him. Embird can be grabbed with the Yarn Whip and thrown back at its mother to deal her damage. Otherwise, Embird can be defeated by attacking it with another Yarn ball or a Ravel Ability.


  • The name "Embird" is a portmanteau of the words "ember" and "bird'".

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ヒノコドリ
Derived from とり, bird.
European French Flamèche Derived from "flamme" (flame), and combined with "mèche" (fuse)
Italian Alardente Mix of the words "ala" (wing) and "ardente" (fiery)