Spark

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Copy Ability InfoBox
KTD Spark artwork.png
Artwork from Kirby: Triple Deluxe
Details
Debut Game Kirby's Adventure
Last Game Kirby: Planet Robobot
Other Game(s) Kirby's Block Ball, Kirby's Dream Land 2, Kirby's Dream Land 3, Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards, Kirby: Nightmare in Dream Land, Kirby & The Amazing Mirror, Kirby: Canvas Curse, Kirby: Squeak Squad, Kirby's Return to Dream Land, New Challenge Stages, Kirby: Triple Deluxe, Kirby: Planet Robobot
Type(s) Unlimited uses
Obtained from Bobin, Bukiset, Master Green, Spark-i, Sparky, Elec, Dubior, Haltworker, Telepathos (projectiles)
Power(s) Performing electric-type attacks.
Comparable to Plasma
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Spark is a recurring Copy Ability in the Kirby series that debuted in Kirby's Adventure and has since been established as one of Kirby's most iconic and common abilities, alongside powers like Fire and Ice, particularly due to being among the few abilities to appear in Kirby's Dream Land 2, Kirby's Dream Land 3 and Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards. It has similar properties to Plasma, another electricity-based power.

Spark is normally of the defensive type, like Freeze or Needle, which means Kirby will station himself in one position while executing the power as it surrounds his body and destroys enemies that make contact with the barrier. Usually, Kirby cannot move while performing Spark. In Kirby: Canvas Curse, Spark was redesigned. Instead of simply covering a small area around him, a smaller area is covered, and line of electricity appears, hurting any enemy above Kirby. If Kirby keeps using Spark while in mid-air, he will hover. However, Spark returned to normal in Squeak Squad. The ability also reappears in Kirby's Return to Dream Land, where, in addition to generating the familiar barrier of electricity, it enables Kirby to fire lightning upwards or downwards. Additionally, it has been combined with the attributes of Plasma, letting the player "charge" the ability by rotating the directional pad or shaking the Wiimote and discharge it in form of a projectile.

The Spark ability also appears in Kirby: Planet Robobot, where its electrical properties come in handy when powering wires and circuits. In this game, there are many attacks and defenses in which Kirby can use when he takes this form. It is also compatible with the Robobot Armor, giving the mechanical suit an extremely powerful plasma cannon.

Move-sets

Kirby's Return to Dream Land

Spark Moveset in Kirby's Return to Dream Land  
Skill Button Execution Description Skill Button Execution Description
Spark Attack
1
Kirby emanates a field of electricity that while it protects him from incoming attacks renders him immobile Spark Wave
long Charge Power + 1
Kirby fires his full shield ahead of him for high damage
Charge Power
Shake Wiimote or mash D-Pad
Kirby charges energy forming an electrical barrier that grows up to three stages the longer he charges Spark Barrier
created by Charge Power
The field unlike Spark Attack can be utilized while moving but diminishes over time
Spark Arrow
short Charge Power + 1
Kirby fires a small bolt of electricity that deals minor damage to one enemy Thunderbolt
↑ + 1
Kirby fires an upwards attack that can pierce walls
Spark Laser
medium Charge Power + 1
Kirby fires a long beam of energy that can hit multiple enemies Lightning Strike
↓ + 1 in mid-air
Like Thunderbolt but downwards

Spark Attack cannot be performed while there is any amount of Charge Power.

Gallery

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Dutch Elektro Electro
French Étincelle Spark
German Elektro Electro
Italian Elettro Electro
Russian Искра
Iskra
Spark
Spanish Chipazo Spark