Twin Kracko

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Twin Kracko
KSA Twin Kracko splash.jpg
Splash card for Twin Kracko
Details
First game Kirby Star Allies (2018)
Weakness(es) Blizzard
Zap
Relative(s) Kracko
Parallel Twin Kracko
Similar to Twin Woods
Theme music

no music given

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Quote1.png Two eyes glare in the gloom like an angry face in the sky—this isn’t what Kracko’s like back on Popstar! Twice as fluffy and twice as mean, Twin Kracko’s combo attacks are brutal—but they’re no match for the power of friendship! Quote2.png
— VS Twin Kracko

Twin Kracko is a duo Boss. They are featured on the Gabbel Moon stage in Far-Flung Starlight Heroes, right after Kracko is defeated, and the two clouds share and retain his design. They made their debut in Kirby Star Allies. After his defeat, Kracko made a duplicate of himself with his Jamba Heart star, leading to their creation. They are also fought in Guest Star ???? Star Allies Go! and The Ultimate Choice - again after Kracko himself is defeated (although in the same round).

Overview[edit]

Twin Kracko possess most of the same attacks as Kracko solo, but they coordinate their attacks to cover a great deal more ground at once. They are also individually larger than Kracko solo, making it even harder to dodge their swooping movements. However, they are not without their weaknesses, as when they perform their rain attack, they can be greatly harmed by Zap element moves or even frozen by Blizzard element moves.

Twin Kracko have 720 HP in Story Mode and Guest Star ???? Star Allies Go!, and 540 HP in The Ultimate Choice. (Both Kracko share the same health bar; for referece, a Star Bullet does 52 damage.)

Attacks[edit]

The following table lists all of Twin Kracko's attacks in Kirby Star Allies:

Twin Kracko's attacks in Kirby Star Allies  
Attack Description
Twin Waterfall Twin Kracko begin pouring torrents of rain below themselves, leaving many Recoil Stars when finished.
  • Twin Kracko take 0.5× damage during Twin Waterfall.
  • If the waterfall takes enough Blizzard element attacks, it will cause Twin Kracko to freeze and fall down for a few seconds. Frozen Twin Kracko take 2× damage.
  • For each time the waterfall takes a Zap element attack, it does 10 damage to Twin Kracko.
  • The Parasol ability can protect the user from the rain; the Chumbrella can protect other allies under.
Twin Enemy Drop Twin Kracko drop enemies, which can be either Chilly or Waddle Doo. Ironically, these enemies yield the Copy Abilities Twin Kracko are weak to.
Twin Dancing Twin Kracko tackle and swoop across the stage in unison. They can do so in a very similar manner to that of regular Kracko.
Twin Lightning Rain Twin Kracko fires green lightning bolts while moving twice. They may sometimes go back to the middle and fire more potent purple lightning bolts that leave sparks on the ground.
  • Twin Kracko take 0.7× damage during green lightning bolts and take 0.5× damage during purple lightning bolts.
Twin Beam Twin Kracko fire swirling beam whips around themselves. Twin Kracko may also perform this while moving across the stage.
  • Twin Kracko take 0.7× damage during Twin Beam.

Both Krackos need to be in certain positions of the battlefield before they can perform certain attacks. If a Kracko is continuously attacked by Kirby or his allies, then it will take a while before their next attack in the cycle.[1]

Both Krackos attack in a fixed order on loop as follows:

  1. Twin Waterfall x3
  2. Twin Enemy Drop
  3. Twin Dancing [W motion]
  4. Twin Lightning Rain
  5. Enemy Drop
  6. Twin Beam [starting on one side and then moving to the other]
  7. Twin Dancing [regular tackle]
  8. Twin Waterfall
  9. Enemy Drop
  10. Twin Dancing [ground swoop]
  11. Twin Lightning Rain [green lightning bolts]
  12. Twin Beam x2 [stationary in two positions on the arena each]
  13. Enemy Drop
  14. Twin Dancing [W motion]
  15. Twin Dancing [regular tackle]
  16. Twin Dancing [ground swoop]

If one Kracko is frozen during a Twin Waterfall attack and the other is not, the other Kracko proceeds to use his Beam Whip attack before the frozen Kracko de-frosts himself. Once done, the attack loop continues from there.

Gallery[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • Twin Kracko can be considered a counterpart of Twin Woods. Both Whispy Woods and Kracko are the most recurring bosses in the Kirby series, and individuals of both species are found on other planets besides Planet Popstar.
  • Twin Kracko can be simply frozen by a single Ice ability user using Ice Storm to their Twin Waterfall.

See Also[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ツインクラッコ
Tsuin Kurakko
Twin Kracko
Traditional Chinese 雙重獨眼雲
shuāng chóng dú yǎ yún
Twin Kracko
  • Kracko is literally translated as "Cycloptic Cloud".
Simplified Chinese 双重独眼云
shuāng chóng dú yǎ yún
Dutch Twin Kracko
French Duo Kracko Twin Kracko
German Doppel-Kracko Twin Kracko
Italian Doppio Kracko Twin Kracko
Korean 트윈 크랙코
Teuwin Keuraegko
Twin Kracko
Spanish Gemelos Kracko Twin Kracko