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KDL3 Gansan artwork.png
Artwork of Gansan from Kirby's Dream Land 3.
First game Kirby's Dream Land 3 (1997)
Copy Ability Stone
Similar entities Metalun, Rocky
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KDL3 Gansan Sprite.png Gansan is an enemy found exclusively in Kirby's Dream Land 3. It resembles a group of three small, brown rocks attached to one another in a triangular shape, the top one of which possesses two oval, black eyes. It moves by alternating between rolling towards Kirby and stopping, moving faster while going downhill, its eyes always switching to the segment currently at the top of the structure. It can be defeated using any attack or inhaled and swallowed for the Stone Copy Ability.


In Kirby's Dream Land 3, Gansan can be found in the following levels and stages:

Gansan locations in Kirby's Dream Land 3  
Stage Grass Land Ripple Field Sand Canyon Cloudy Park Iceberg
Stage 1 No No Yes No No
Stage 2 No No No No No
Stage 3 No No No No No
Stage 4 No Yes No No No
Stage 5 No No No No Yes
Stage 6 No No No No No

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ガンサン
Portmanteau of「岩」(gan, rock) and the honorific「~さん」(-san)