Tuff is the tritagonist of Kirby: Right Back at Ya!. He is a friend of Kirby, younger brother of Tiff, and son of Sir Ebrum and Lady Like. Tuff is usually nice to Kirby and friends, but often plays pranks, even teaming up with Escargoon to prank King Dedede. Tuff and his family, despite not being cappies, live in Cappy Town.
Tuff is a rowdy and mischievous young boy who has a good heart but not much in the way of intellect to go with it. He loves to play games like soccer and do other outdoor activities. He also loves to pull pranks, though usually on people like Dedede so he can easily justify it. However, sometimes his pranks cause trouble for the people of the village as well. Tuff lives for having fun and doesn't take many things seriously. However, he often falls victim to Dedede's plots like many others in Dream Land thanks to that.
Tuff is a young boy about a head taller than Kirby. His skin is a light orange color, unlike his family, as is the top of his hair. The tips are green, with the colors separated by a zigzag. His hair goes down over his eyes (which are strangely never seen nor is the absence of visible eyes ever noted by anyone). He only wears a pair of purple shorts held up by a single red suspender and green shoes.
The following is a complete list of all of Tuff's appearances in Kirby: Right Back at Ya!, along with other information regarding his role in each episode:
|Tuff's appearances in Kirby: Right Back at Ya!|
|Kirby Comes to Cappy Town||Primary character||"A monster wouldn't have done that, Tiff!"|
|A Blockbuster Battle||Primary character||"Yeah, now Kirby's a Rock Star Warrior!"|
|Kirby's Duel Role||Primary character||"What are you so happy about? Meta Knight challenged you to a duel!"|
|Dark and Stormy Knight||Secondary character||"You'll never know unless you try, Kirby!"|
|Beware: Whispy Woods!||Primary character||"Kirby ought to be easy to see. The pink stands out!"|
|Un-Reality TV||Secondary character||"A monster is comin'! If you don't believe me just look, it's on T.V.!"|
|Kirby's Egg-Cellent Adventure||Secondary character||"Tiff! The wind was so strong it blew Kirby's house away!"|
|Curio's Curious Discovery||Secondary character||"What'cha waiting for, Kirby?! Suck up that Dedede Stone on the double!"|
|The Fofa Factor||Secondary character||"You think we're gonna get weird like that when we get old?"|
|Hail to the Chief||Primary character||"Rough Ranger Commandos don't tell lies! My sister's got no clue how the army works!"|
|The Big Taste Test||Secondary character||"Ah, yuck! Tiff, if Kirby likes this stuff, he'll eat anything!"|
|Escargoon Squad||Secondary character||"We sure scared him bad!"|
|Cappy New Year||Secondary character||"That sure was some explosion!"|
|The Pillow Case||Secondary character||"Wow, that dream pillow sounds like a real knock-out!"|
|Kirby's Pet Peeve||Secondary character||"Well I didn't even want to come here! Why waste money on toys for Kirby when you can waste it on toys for me?!"|
|A Fish Called Kine||Primary character||"Quiet, Kirby! Secret agents have to be secret!"|
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