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Remocoroid

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Remocoroid
KPR Remote Robot gameplay.png
Kirby controlling a Remocoroid in Resolution Road - Stage 4
Details
Type Device
Function Controlling a robot that mimics Kirby's movements
Found Infrequently in stages
Game(s) Kirby: Planet Robobot
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Remocoroid[Japanese title], called Remote Robot in internal data, is an object which can be found and interacted with in Kirby: Planet Robobot. It consists of a small pink robot made to resemble Kirby with an antenna sticking out of its head. It is used via a Remote Controller[from internal data] which Kirby or Meta Knight can use to operate the robot.

While holding the Remote Controller, the Remocoroid will mirror its operator's movements. Given that the operator only has a few movement options while holding the Remote Controller, the Remocoroid's only method of self defense is Slide. The Remocoroid can take a few hits before it is destroyed, but it cannot recover if it falls into a pit or other similarly dangerous hazard.

When controlling the Remocoroid, the aim is usually to guide it to a Switch or other object in its plane of movement in order to activate something on the operator's end. If the Remocoroid is destroyed, the Remote Controller will break shortly afterward.


Trivia[edit]

  • The Remocoroid is never on the same plane as its operator, though it theoretically could be.
  • The Remote Controller used to control the Remocoroid resembles a Game Boy.
  • The Robot that is used in the Training Mode in Kirby Battle Royale strongly resembles the Remocoroid.

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Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese リモコロイド[1]
Rimokoroido
Remocoroid
Derived from リモコン (rimokon, short for remote controller) and アンドロイド (andoroido, android).


References

  1. Name taken from Sparkling Pupupu Stars book.