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Sweet Stuff

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Sweet Stuff
KDL2 Sweet Stuff artwork.png
Artwork of Sweet Stuff from Kirby's Dream Land 2
First game Kirby's Dream Land 2 (1995)
Latest game Kirby: Triple Deluxe (2014; cameo as a keychain)
Other game(s) Kirby's Dream Land 3 (painted by Ado in battle)
Kirby Mass Attack
Similar to Acro, Gobbler
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KDL2 Sweet Stuff sprite.png

Sweet Stuff is an aquatic boss who makes its only proper appearance in Kirby's Dream Land 2. It is a brown fish-like creature with yellow fins and a gaping mouth with sharp teeth, based off an anglerfish, only with what appears to be a light bulb on the end of the dangler on its head. Its main attack strategy is shooting lightning bolts from its bulb or charging at Kirby.

Game appearances[edit]

Sweet Stuff's video game appearances  
Game Role Notes
Kirby's Dream Land 2 Boss
Kirby's Dream Land 3 Reference Sweet Stuff is one the paintings drawn by Ado in her boss fight.
Kirby Mass Attack Enemy Enemy in the Sub-Game Kirby Quest.
Kirby: Triple Deluxe Reference There is a collectible Keychain of Ado's drawing of Sweet Stuff.

Kirby's Dream Land 2[edit]

Kirby and Kine fighting Sweet Stuff.

In Kirby's Dream Land 2, Sweet Stuff is the boss of the third level, Ripple Field. The battle against it takes place in an auto-scrolling underwater tunnel with occasional small bumps in the ground and the ceiling.

To beat Sweet Stuff, Kirby has to either redirect the starfish that enter from the right side of the screen at the boss by using Kine's assisted inhale power or using the Water Gun on them, or attack the anglerfish directly using the Water Gun or a Copy Ability. Sweet Stuff attacks by shooting lightning bolts from its dangler, as well as by charging at Kirby. As the battle progresses, its bolts become more frequent and rapid. Squishies also join the fight here and there which may get in the way.

Although the bonus chance that can be played after defeating it takes place in the same stage, Sweet Stuff is entirely absent from it. Instead, the stage is filled with Gordos, which Kirby should avoid while collecting as many small stars as possible. Touching one of the Gordos ends the bonus game.

Kirby's Dream Land 3[edit]

In-game sprite.

Sweet Stuff reappears in Kirby's Dream Land 3 as one of the bosses painted and brought to life by Ado during the battle against her. Due to being summoned on land rather than in water, it can only move forward by hopping, occasionally creating starfish from its dangler, which fly towards Kirby. To defeat it, the pink hero must either use a Copy Ability or inhale its starfish and spit them back.

Kirby Mass Attack[edit]

In Kirby Mass Attack, Sweet Stuff appears as an enemy in the sub-game Kirby Quest, with both a Squishy and a Flotzo by its side. It is fought in both stages 23 and 33, has a total of 500 HP and gives 1400 exp when beaten.

Kirby: Triple Deluxe[edit]

In Kirby: Triple Deluxe, Sweet Stuff Drawing is a keychain, using its sprite from Kirby's Dream Land 3.

Kirby: Right Back at Ya![edit]

Sweet Stuff
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Sweet Stuff as it appears in Kirby of the Stars Pilot.
Debut episode Kirby of the Stars Pilot
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Sweet Stuff makes a minor appearance as an enemy in Kirby of the Stars Pilot. He is seen being zapped by Spark Kirby alongside Haboki and Mr. P. Umpkin.


Names in other languages[edit]

Sweet Stuff[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese スイートスタッフ
Suīto Sutaffu
Sweet Stuff
French Toudou Conjunction of "tout" (all) and "doux" (sweet)
German Sweet Stuff -
Italian Lanternino Diminutive of "lanterna" (lantern)
Korean 스위트 스터프
Seuwiteu Seuteopeu
Sweet Stuff
Spanish Globiluz Conjunction of "globo" (balloon) and "luz" (light)

Sweet Stuff's starfish helper[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ティンセル[1]


  1. Name taken from Kirby of the Stars Character Encyclopedia (JP) - Page 64