Spear

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KRTDL Spear.png
Official artwork from Kirby's Return to Dream Land
Details
Debut Game Kirby's Return to Dream Land
Last Game Kirby: Battle Royale
Type(s) Unlimited uses
Obtained from Pierce, Lanzer
Power(s) Attacks involving use of a spear.
Comparable to Sword, Staff
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Spear is a Copy Ability which debuted in Kirby's Return to Dream Land that grants Kirby a sturdy spear to jab his enemies with. Using the spear, Kirby can easily strike enemies and objects at a safe distance, as well as through walls. Spear is exceptionally useful underwater, allowing Kirby to strike in all four directions, and reach areas where most other abilities could not. Kirby can also toss his spear like a javelin, causing it to move forward, then down in an arc (and unlike the Hammer ability, Kirby will not lose the spear when doing so).

When Kirby acquires the Spear ability, he gains a hat which resembles a soldier's headband. Like other abilities featuring sharp utensils, Spear is capable of cutting Ropes.

Game Appearances

Kirby's Return to Dream Land

Spear debuted in this title, being obtainable from the enemies Pierce and Lanzer. Here, Kirby is able to spin his spear around rapidly, and take flight like a helicopter for a brief moment. Bandana Waddle Dee also uses a spear, and has a similar move-set.

Spear Moveset for Kirby's Return to Dream Land  
Skill Button Execution Description Skill Button Execution Description
Spear Thrust
1
Kirby jabs once forward with his spear. Triple Throw
Dash + Hold 1, release
Kirby throws three spears at the same time in front of him, great for groups of foes.
Back Thrust
1, then Back, 1
Kirby jabs behind him with his spear. Multispear Attack
1 repeatedly
In similar fashion to Sword's Multisword Attack Kirby does a barrage of spear jabs with his spear finishing with one powerful thrust.
Skyward Thrust
↑ + 1
Kirby jabs upward with his spear, great for enemies above him. Spear Copter
Hold 1 + release
Twirling his spear like a rotor Kirby can freely fly around while harming enemies on contact for a short while.
Moon Drop
↓ + 1 in midair
Kirby drops downward with his spear on enemies below. Underwater Thrust
1 underwater
Like Spear Thrust, Kirby jabs in front of him with his spear.
Spear Throw
Dash + 1
Kirby throws his spear like a javelin at enemies. Surface Thrust
↑ + 1 underwater
Like Skyward Thrust Kirby jabs upward with his spear.
Spear Barrage
Dash + 1 repeatedly in midair
Kirby tosses spear after spear while slowly falling. Underwater Downward Thrust
↓ + 1 underwater
Kirby jabs downward with his spear.

Kirby: Triple Deluxe

Spear returns in this title, though it loses the Triple Throw move for the sake of balance.

Kirby: Battle Royale

Artwork of a Spear Kirby from Battle Royale.

Spear is one of the abilities that can be chosen from in this competitive multiplayer title. It is similar to Sword, though it focuses more on pinpoint accuracy and range, as opposed to Sword's wider area of attack. In addition, the spear can also be tossed for a quick and effective attack at range.

Spear Moveset in Kirby: Battle Royale  
Skill Button Execution Skill Button Execution
Spear Thrust
B
Windmill
B during jump
Multispear Attack
BB
Gale Thrust
Hold/release B
Pinpoint Thrust
BBB
Spear Throw
Y

Kirby Star Allies

Spear does not appear in this game as a Copy Ability, but Bandana Waddle Dee wields one as his weapon, thus being an effective version of the Spear ability in this title.