Staff

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Copy Ability InfoBox
Staff.png
Artwork of the Staff ability from Kirby: Star Allies.
Details
Debut Game Kirby: Star Allies
Type(s) Unlimited use
Obtained from Jammerjab
Power(s) Attacks with an extendable pole.
Helper Jammerjab
Comparable to Spear
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Staff (known as Stick in Japan) is a Copy Ability that debuted in Kirby: Star Allies. It gives Kirby a long stylized pole which can extend when performing certain attacks, giving Kirby a long reach. He can also use the staff like a gymnast's pole, performing attacks that send him into the air upon execution. Staff can be imbued with various elemental augments like Splash and Zap, and can also hit enemies and other objects through walls, as well as be used underwater.

Move-set

Staff move-set for Kirby Star Allies  
Skill Button Execution Skill Button Execution
Jab
B
Long Jab
Dash + press and release B
Back Jab
After pressing B, press ← + B
Super Long Jab
Dash + hold B, release
Up Jab
↑ + B
Spinning Staff
↓↑ + B
L-R Jab
↓ + B
Staff Counter
L/R right before getting hit
Raging Staff
B repeatedly
Wet Jab
B underwater
Pole Vault
↓ + B in midair
Wet Up Jab
↑ + B underwater
Unrelenting Staff
Press B repeatedly during Pole Vault
Wet Down Jab
↓ + B underwater

Gallery

Trivia

  • The design of the Staff copy ability is based on Sun Wukong, the Monkey King from Journey to the West who wields an extendable staff and has a circlet design similar to that of Staff Kirby.

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Chinese 如意棒
rú yì bàng
Ruyi Bang, the Chinese name of Sun Wukong's staff