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Missile KCC artwork 2.png
Artwork of Missile Kirby from Kirby: Canvas Curse.
First game Kirby & The Amazing Mirror (2004)
Latest game Kirby: Canvas Curse (2005)
Type(s) Unlimited uses
Obtained from Bang-Bang, Bombar
Power(s) Allows Kirby to become a missile and fire himself at enemies.
Similar to Wheel, Kirby Rocket
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Missile is a Copy Ability introduced in Kirby & The Amazing Mirror.


The Missile ability allows Kirby to fire himself at enemies in the form of a missile. It debuted in Kirby & The Amazing Mirror and later made an appearance in Kirby: Canvas Curse, where it is one of the four Copy Abilities to have its own course in Rainbow Run.

The Missile ability can be obtained by swallowing (or, in Canvas Curse, destroying) a Bang-Bang or by defeating and swallowing a particular Mid-Boss, Bombar. The missile flies at very fast speeds and blows up whenever it touches an enemy or obstacle, causing any enemy caught in the blast radius to receive damage. the player can also choose to blow it up by pressing "B" when Kirby is in missile form.

Game appearances[edit]

Kirby & The Amazing Mirror[edit]

Missile is introduced in Kirby & The Amazing Mirror, where it can first be obtained from a Bang-Bang occupying the first route in Rainbow Route. Missile is fairly uncommon in the game, as it can be obtained only by swallowing Bang-Bangs and a defeated mid-boss, Bombar.

Missile is essential for destroying Metal Blocks, along with other abilities such as Burning. Missile can travel underwater as well. By default, Missile will be launched forward diagonally if the D-pad is not pressed. The D-Pad can be used to assign the launch and flying directions.

Missile does 6 damage by a direct hit, or 2 by the explosion. (For reference, a Star Bullet does 10 in this title.) Missile's damage does not have any element, contrary to popular belief of having fire.

Kirby: Canvas Curse[edit]

Missile also appears in Kirby: Canvas Curse, although more rarely than in the game's predecessor. Here, it can only be obtained by defeating a Bang-Bang by either dashing into it or stunning and hitting it. Like in the preceding game, Missile is used for destroying Metal Blocks, with an added potential to destroy pink blocks with missile icons on them. The missile is controlled by the player guiding it by drawing lines. It is also much slower in this game than Kirby & The Amazing Mirror.

Kirby: Triple Deluxe[edit]

Missile Kirby from Kirby & The Amazing Mirror appears as a Keychain in Kirby: Triple Deluxe.


Flavor text[edit]

Image Game Flavor text
KatAM cover art.jpg Kirby & The Amazing Mirror Transform into a missile and fly through the sky. Watch out: you'll blow up if you hit an enemy or a wall.
Kirby Canvas Curse box art.png Kirby: Canvas Curse Use rainbows to navigate!

Kirby & The Amazing Mirror manual[edit]

  • "Missile Kirby flies into enemies or boulders and explodes, but you can also blow him up with B!"


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ミサイル
Dutch Raket Rocket
French Fusee Rocket
German Missile Missile
Italian Missile Missile
Russian Ракета
Spanish Proyectil Projectile