|What predator is more impressive? None shall escape such a hunter! You can spin threads with skill to execute the Friend Bounce, which will get your friends up high. Ready, set...jump!|
— Kirby Star Allies quote
Spider is a Copy Ability that debuted in Kirby Star Allies. The Spider ability allows Kirby to ensnare his enemies in thick webs, encasing them in cocoons which he can then kick out of the way, much like when enemies are frozen using the Ice and Freeze abilities. Bosses and mid-bosses cannot be encased, and will instead take damage while touching a web.
The webs that Kirby throws out can also be used as trampolines by Kirby and his allies. With a friend, Spider Kirby can use a technique called Friend Bounce, wherein the friend can launch from Kirby's web and pass through obstacles above safely, similar to the Hi-Jump ability.
Spider is obtained from Como, who also can use this ability when recruited as a Friend. It gives both Kirby and the Como Friend a purple top hat with spider eye and web decals, along with small 'legs' that hang off the rim. Taranza the Dream Friend shares part of the Spider ability, including Friend Bounce.
|Spider's Moveset in Kirby Star Allies|
|String Shot||Kirby shoots out a small string which encases foes in pods upon contact.|
|Net Work||Kirby releases a large web around himself which encases all nearby opponents in pods.|
|Skyward Web||Kirby shoots out a tall needle made of web that strikes opponents.|
|Web Sling||Kirby shoots out a large web ahead of himself which lingers for a moment and encases enemies that touch it.|
|Web Scatter||Kirby throws out three smaller webs with similar effect to Web Sling.|
|Downward Web||Kirby tosses a web beneath himself.|
|Pod Kick||Kirby kicks an encased enemy away, which can harm other foes in the way.|
|Pod Snatch||Kirby grabs hold of an encased enemy.|
|Pod Slam||Kirby slams his pod in an arc ahead of himself, causing it to fly forward.|
|Pod Slamabam||Kirby slams the pod repeatedly in front and behind himself, damaging any enemies caught in the arc, then sends the pod flying.|
|Pod Guard||Kirby hides inside a pod. Releasing the guard damages nearby enemies.|
Kirby's web when performing this move is heart-shaped, and can be used for a Friend Bounce.
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