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Artwork of Sawgill from Kirby and the Rainbow Curse
First game Kirby's Epic Yarn (2010)
Latest game Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn (2019)
Other game(s) Kirby and the Rainbow Curse
Similar entities Joe, Gussa
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Sawgill is the rowdiest, most rambunctious fish in the sea, and he knows it. He takes great pride in that magnificent saw of his, but no one will come anywhere near him. Can you blame them?
— Figurine description of Sawgill from Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

Sawgill is a saw-bearing fish enemy which debuted in Kirby's Epic Yarn and appeared later in its 3DS port, in addition to reappearing in Kirby and the Rainbow Curse. He can typically be found in bodies of water, patrolling a distinct area. If left on land, he will only be able to flop about. His saw can harm Kirby, but he can be easily defeated from behind.

Game appearances[edit]

Kirby's Epic Yarn / Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn[edit]

Screenshot of Sawgill in Kirby's Epic Yarn
This guy packs one of the most dangerous saws in the ocean!
— Patch Plaza caption

Sawgill made his first appearance in Kirby's Epic Yarn and Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn. He can be found in a few aquatic stages, starting with Splash Beach. He can deflect attacks on the front with his saw, but he is vulnerable from behind.


Sawgill can be found in the following levels and stages in Kirby's Epic Yarn and Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn:

Sawgill locations in Kirby's Epic Yarn and Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn  
Stage Appearance? Stage Appearance?
Patch Castle No Deep-Dive Deep Yes
Fountain Gardens No Boom Boatyard No
Flower Fields No Fossil Reef No
Rainbow Falls No Snowy Fields No
Big-Bean Vine No Cozy Cabin No
Mole Hole No Mt. Slide No
Weird Woods No Frosty Wheel Yes
Pyramid Sands No Frigid Fjords No
Lava Landing No Evergreen Lift No
Cool Cave No Future City No
Dino Jungle No Tube Town No
Temper Temple No Mysterious UFO No
Dusk Dunes No Stellar Way No
Toy Tracks No Moon Base No
Mushroom Run No Outer Rings No
Sweets Park No Whispy's Forest No
Melody Town No Tempest Towers No
Cocoa Station No Cloud Palace No
Dark Manor No Castle Dedede No
Splash Beach Yes Meta Melon Isle Yes
Blub-Blub Ocean Yes Battleship Halberd No
Secret Island No

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse[edit]

Screenshot of Sawgill in Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

Sawgill returns in Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, bearing a somewhat different design from before. In this title, he swims in a straight line fairly slowly. His big saw will harm Kirby if he touches it, even if he is using a dash or Star Dash. However, Sawgill can be easily defeated by hitting his body instead, conferring 100 points and 3 Point Stars.


In Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, Sawgill appears in the following locations:

Sawgill locations in Kirby and the Rainbow Curse  
Green Valley Yellow Dunes Indigo Ocean Blue Sky Palace Orange Woodland Red Volcano Purple Fortress


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ギリノコ
Rearrangement of「ノコギリ」(nokogiri, saw)
European French Scirano Possibly a pun mixing "scie" (saw) and the name "Cyrano"
German Spießling Diminutive of "Spieß" (skewer)
Italian Barrascuda From "barracuda" and possibly "pez espada" ("swordfish" in Spanish)
Latin American Spanish Sierrancio Possibly from "sierra" (saw) and "rancio" (rancid)
European Spanish Serramar From "serrar" (to saw) and "mar" (sea)