Squishy

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Squishy
Squishy KCC artwork.png
Artwork of Squishy from Kirby: Canvas Curse
Details
First game Kirby's Dream Land
Latest game Kirby Star Allies
Other game(s) Kirby's Adventure
Kirby's Pinball Land
Kirby's Dream Course
Kirby's Dream Land 2
Kirby's Avalanche
Kirby's Block Ball
Kirby Super Star
Kirby's Dream Land 3
Kirby Tilt 'n' Tumble
Kirby: Nightmare in Dream Land
Kirby & The Amazing Mirror
Kirby: Canvas Curse
Kirby Super Star Ultra
Kirby Mass Attack (Kirby Quest)
Kirby's Return to Dream Land
Kirby: Triple Deluxe
Kirby: Planet Robobot
Kirby's Blowout Blast
Copy Ability None
Similar entities Big Squishy, Master Green, Squister
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Squishy is among the oldest and most ubiquitous enemies of the Kirby series, making its first appearance in Kirby's Dream Land, the first game of the series, and appearing in most main series titles since then. Squishy appears to be a white squid with two thin, vertical lines resembling its eyes. It can operate both on land and in water, as well as occasionally fly through the air. On land, it usually jumps or waddles about, attempting to collide with Kirby. In the water, it will swim in bursts, rather than at a continuous pace. It does not yield any Copy Ability when swallowed.

Sometimes, Squishy is replaced by a more formidable enemy that mimics its behavior, called Flotzo. This is the case in Extra Game in Kirby's Dream Land, and in Revenge of the King in Kirby Super Star Ultra. In earlier titles, Squishy could be seen swimming in water or flying through the air. Starting with Kirby's Return to Dream Land, however, these enemies became strictly aquatic swimmers, and are no longer able to fly, instead becoming grounded if found outside of water.

Game appearances[edit]

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Kirby's Dream Land[edit]

Squishy makes its debut appearance in the very first Kirby game. Here, it can be found in the Float Islands stage, where it can be seen swimming through water, jumping out of water, and floating through the air. Subsequent titles would remove Squishy's ability to fly through the air like this.

Squishy is worth 400 points when defeated. In the Extra Game, it is replaced by Flotzo.

Kirby's Adventure/Kirby: Nightmare in Dream Land[edit]

Squishy returns in this title and its remake, serving as an amphibious foe who is just as at home on land as in the water. It retains its ability to leap, and can waddle around on dry land as quickly as a Waddle Dee.

Locations[edit]

Squishy is a comparatively rare enemy in Kirby's Adventure and Kirby: Nightmare in Dream Land, appearing in only a few stages. Strangely enough, it is not found anywhere in Ice Cream Island or Orange Ocean, despite being an aquatic foe who would be at home in those levels. Squishy can be found in the following levels and stages:

Squishy locations in Kirby's Adventure & Kirby: Nightmare in Dream Land  
Stage Vegetable Valley Ice Cream Island Butter Building Grape Garden Yogurt Yard Orange Ocean Rainbow Resort
Stage 1 Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png
Stage 2 Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png
Stage 3 Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png
Stage 4 Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Xmark.png
Stage 5 N/A Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png
Stage 6 N/A N/A Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png

Kirby's Pinball Land[edit]

Squishy (known here as Squishy Squid[1]) makes an appearance in Poppy Brothers' Land. It initially appears inside a thought cloud of one of the Kirbys on the board. If the Kirby is hit while Squishy is in there, the Squishy Squid will be released into the middle of the board, where it can help Kirby reach the higher board.

Squishy Squid also makes an appearance in the mini-game of the same board, as the goalie on a soccer field. Kirby's job here is to try and get past the squid and into the goal. If the squid catches Kirby, it will throw him back toward the bottom of the board.

Kirby's Dream Course[edit]

Squishy appears as a common enemy in Kirby's Dream Course. It does not provide any ability when defeated, and always remains stationary. In this game, it functions the exactly the same as Kabu, Broomhatter, and Waddle Dee.

Locations[edit]

In Kirby's Dream Course, Squishy can be found in the following courses:

Squishy locations in Kirby's Dream Course 
1P Mode
Course Course 1 Course 2 Course 3 Course 4 Course 5 Course 6 Course 7 Course 8
Hole 1 Xmark.png Yescheck.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Xmark.png
Hole 2 Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png
Hole 3 Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Xmark.png
Hole 4 Xmark.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png Yescheck.png Yescheck.png Yescheck.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png
Hole 5 Xmark.png Yescheck.png Yescheck.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png
Hole 6 Xmark.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png
Hole 7 Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png
Hole 8 Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Xmark.png
2P Mode
Course Whispy Woods Course Mr. Shine & Mr. Bright Course Kracko Course Gordo Course
Hole 1 Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Xmark.png
Hole 2 Yescheck.png Yescheck.png Yescheck.png Yescheck.png
Hole 3 Yescheck.png Yescheck.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png
Hole 4 Yescheck.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png
Hole 5 Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Xmark.png
Hole 6 Yescheck.png Yescheck.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png
Hole 7 Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png
Hole 8 Yescheck.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png

Kirby's Dream Land 2[edit]

Squishy appears in this game, occupying the same role that it did in previous main-series titles. It is once again just as at home on land as it is in water.

Locations[edit]

Squishy can be found in the following levels and stages:

Squishy locations in Kirby's Dream Land 2  
Stage Grass Land Big Forest Ripple Field Iceberg Red Canyon Cloudy Park Dark Castle
Stage 1 Xmark.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png
Stage 2 Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png
Stage 3 Xmark.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Xmark.png
Stage 4 N/A N/A N/A Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Xmark.png
Stage 5 N/A N/A N/A N/A Yescheck.png Xmark.png Xmark.png
Stage 6 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Xmark.png Xmark.png
Stage 7 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Xmark.png

Kirby's Avalanche[edit]

Quote1.png An eight-armed Avalanche for you then, Kirby! Quote2.png
— Squishy

Squishy appears as the opponent of Stage 5 in this game. It plays by attempting to line up blobs such that they string together in fours, creating chains of eight total.

Kirby's Block Ball[edit]

In this title, Squishy appears as a pre-boss enemy in Stage 2, and is worth 5000 points when defeated. It is followed by a Big Squishy boss.

Kirby Super Star (Ultra)[edit]

Squishy returns in both of these games as a common enemy, largely unchanged in basic look and behavior from its previous appearances.

In Revenge of the King, Squishy is replaced by a similar enemy called Flotzo.

Locations[edit]

Squishy can be found in the following places in Kirby Super Star and Kirby Super Star Ultra:

Squishy locations in Kirby Super Star & Kirby Super Star Ultra  
Stage Appearance? Stage Appearance?
Green Greens Xmark.png RoMK Chapter 4 Xmark.png
Float Islands Yescheck.png RoMK Chapter 5 Xmark.png
Bubbly Clouds Xmark.png RoMK Chapter 6 Xmark.png
Mt. Dedede Xmark.png RoMK Chapter 7 Xmark.png
Peanut Plains Xmark.png Floria Xmark.png
Mallow Castle Xmark.png Aquarius Yescheck.png
Cocoa Cave Xmark.png Skyhigh Xmark.png
Candy Mountain Xmark.png Hotbeat Xmark.png
Trial Room 1 Xmark.png Cavius Yescheck.png
Trial Room 2 Xmark.png Mekkai Xmark.png
Sub-Tree Yescheck.png Halfmoon Xmark.png
Crystal Yescheck.png ???? Xmark.png
Old Tower Xmark.png Purple Plants Xmark.png
Garden Yescheck.png Illusion Islands Xmark.png
RoMK Chapter 1 Xmark.png Crash Clouds Xmark.png
RoMK Chapter 2 Xmark.png The Revenge Xmark.png
RoMK Chapter 3 Xmark.png

Kirby's Dream Land 3[edit]

Squishy makes an appearance in this game, bearing a more yellow hue than usual. It behaves largely the same as in previous games.

Locations[edit]

In Kirby's Dream Land 3, Squishy can be found in the following levels and stages:

Squishy locations in Kirby's Dream Land 3  
Stage Grass Land Ripple Field Sand Canyon Cloudy Park Iceberg
Stage 1 Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png
Stage 2 Xmark.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Xmark.png
Stage 3 Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png
Stage 4 Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png
Stage 5 Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png
Stage 6 Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png

Kirby & The Amazing Mirror[edit]

Squishy returns in this title, bearing its behavior (though with a slightly different look) from Kirby: Nightmare in Dream Land. There is only one Squishy in the entire game, however, appearing in Moonlight Mansion - Room 17. Kirby must swim and stay afloat in a certain region underwater, and that Squishy will slowly swim up.

Kirby: Canvas Curse[edit]

Kirby Mass Attack[edit]

Squishy appears in the Kirby Mass Attack Sub-Game Kirby Quest, showing up as an opponent along with Flotzo and Sweet Stuff in Stages 23 and 33. It has 80 HP.

In the main Story Mode, there is an enemy that is very similar to Squishy called Squister. These two should not be confused with each-other.

Kirby's Return to Dream Land[edit]

Squishy makes its first appearance in 3D.

Locations[edit]

In Kirby's Return to Dream Land Squishy can be found in the following levels and stages:

Squishy locations in Kirby's Return to Dream Land  
Stage Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4 Stage 5
Cookie Country Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png
Raisin Ruins Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png
Onion Ocean Yescheck.png Yescheck.png Yescheck.png Yescheck.png N/A
White Wafers Xmark.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Xmark.png
Nutty Noon Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png
Egg Engines Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png
Dangerous Dinner Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png N/A N/A

Kirby: Triple Deluxe, Kirby: Planet Robobot[edit]

Squishy remains the same as before, except now it has the ability to jump between the foreground and background.

Locations[edit]

In Kirby: Triple Deluxe Squishy can be found in the following levels and stages:

Squishy locations in Kirby: Triple Deluxe  
Stage Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4 Stage 5 Stage 6 EX Stage 7 EX Stage 8 EX
Fine Fields Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png N/A Xmark.png N/A N/A
Lollipop Land Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Xmark.png N/A Yescheck.png N/A N/A
Old Odyssey Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png N/A Xmark.png N/A
Wild World Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png N/A Xmark.png N/A
Endless Explosions Xmark.png Yescheck.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png N/A Xmark.png N/A
Royal Road Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png N/A Xmark.png Xmark.png

In Kirby: Planet Robobot Squishy can be found in the following levels and stages:

Squishy locations in Kirby: Planet Robobot  
Stage Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4 Stage 5 Stage 6 EX Stage 7 EX Stage 8 EX
Patched Plains Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png N/A Xmark.png N/A N/A
Resolution Road Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png N/A Xmark.png N/A N/A
Overload Ocean Yescheck.png Yescheck.png Yescheck.png Yescheck.png Yescheck.png N/A Xmark.png N/A
Gigabyte Grounds Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png N/A Xmark.png N/A
Rhythm Route Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png N/A Yescheck.png N/A
Access Ark Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png N/A Xmark.png Xmark.png

Kirby's Blowout Blast[edit]

Squishy appears in this title as a common enemy. It can be seen holding still, waddling about, or jumping in great leaps. It is worth 100 points when defeated solo, with multiples of that awarded for appropriate combos.

Kirby Star Allies[edit]

Squishy in Kirby Star Allies

Squishy returns unchanged from his Kirby's Return to Dream Land appearance.

Locations[edit]

In Kirby Star Allies Squishy can be found in the following levels and stages:

Squishy locations in Kirby Star Allies  
Stage Appearance? Stage Appearance?
Green Gardens Xmark.png Falluna Moon Xmark.png
Donut Dome Xmark.png Planet Misteen Yescheck.png
Honey Hill Xmark.png Mareen Moon Yescheck.png
Fruity Forest Xmark.png Planet Caverna Xmark.png
Clash at Castle Dedede Xmark.png Grott Moon Xmark.png
Extra Eclair Xmark.png Planet Frostak Xmark.png
Friendly Field Xmark.png Blizzno Moon Xmark.png
Reef Resort Yescheck.png Planet Towara Xmark.png
Echo's Edge Xmark.png Gabbel Moon Xmark.png
Nature's Navel Xmark.png Star Lavadom Xmark.png
Sacred Square Xmark.png Sizzlai Moon Xmark.png
Inside Islands Yescheck.png Jambandra Base Xmark.png
Duplex Dream Xmark.png The Divine Terminus Xmark.png
Gatehouse Road Xmark.png Extra Planet α Yescheck.png
Eastern Wall Xmark.png Extra Planet β Xmark.png
Longview Corridor Xmark.png Extra Planet γ Xmark.png
Western Outer Wall Xmark.png Extra Planet δ Xmark.png
Inner Sanctum Xmark.png Ability Planet Xmark.png
Heavenly Hall Xmark.png Dimension I Xmark.png
Sector A Xmark.png Dimension II Yescheck.png
Sector B Xmark.png Dimension III Xmark.png
Sector C Xmark.png Dimension IV Xmark.png
Planet Earthfall Xmark.png

Role in Kirby: Right Back at Ya![edit]

Squishy
Anime Squishy.png
Screenshot of Squishy from Dedede's Raw Deal
Details
Debut episode Dedede's Raw Deal
Ability granted Spark
Similar entities Master Green, Octacon
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Squishy appears as a monster in the episode Dedede's Raw Deal. Here, it is much larger than its video game counterpart (although it initially appears as a sushi topping). It is sent to attack Kirby after he eats a sweet potato, which gives him the hiccups and makes him unable to inhale, and thus unable to fight back properly. Squishy attacks Kirby by grabbing him with its tentacles and throwing him around. It can also shoot balls of lightning at him, which makes it similar to Master Green in this appearance. Lastly, Squishy has the ability to fly through the air, though this ability is not used until it tries to flee.

After Kirby is scared by Tiff out of his hiccups, he is able to inhale one of these lightning shots to gain the Spark Copy Ability. Using this, Kirby deals a rapid volley of electric blasts which defeats Squishy, turning it into many cuts of calamari that rain down onto the ground. In the Japanese version, Squishy is capable of speech, though it mainly just repeats the phrase (translated) "Squid Spark".

Trivia[edit]

  • Squishys bear a resemblance to the Blooper, a squid-like enemy from the Mario franchise. They are similar in both attack patterns and appearance.

Gallery[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese スクイッシー
Sukuisshī
Squishy


References

  1. Name taken from Kirby's Pinball Land Instruction Booklet (American release), Page 14
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