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KNiDL Twizzy artwork.png
Artwork of Twizzy from Kirby: Nightmare in Dream Land.
First game Kirby's Dream Land (1992)
Latest game Kirby: Triple Deluxe (2014, reference)
Other game(s) Kirby's Adventure
Kirby's Pinball Land
Kirby's Block Ball
Kirby Super Star
Kirby: Nightmare in Dream Land
Kirby: Canvas Curse (reference)
Kirby Super Star Ultra
Kirby Mass Attack
Copy Ability None
Similar entities Hatched Chick, Bronto Burt, Tookey, Croucars
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Twizzy is a flying enemy that appears in many early Kirby games. It is a (usually) yellow bird resembling a chick with a proportionally large head. When seen, Twizzies usually fly up and then fly left or right, leaving the screen, though they can also be seen flying in wave-like lines. This method of attack is similar to Bronto Burt, and like their more ubiquitous counterparts, Twizzies do not give any Copy Abilities when swallowed.

Twizzy is closely related to Tookey, a similar enemy who resembles a mature equivalent to Twizzy. Another similar enemy appears in Kirby's Dream Land 2 known as Hatched Chick, though this enemy is distinct in that it emerges from an egg before attacking.

Game appearances[edit]

Twizzy's video game appearances  
Game Role Notes
Kirby's Dream Land Enemy
Kirby's Adventure Enemy
Kirby's Pinball Land Enemy
Kirby's Block Ball Enemy
Kirby Super Star Enemy
Kirby: Nightmare in Dream Land Enemy As this is a remake of Kirby's Adventure, Twizzy's role doesn't change.
Kirby: Canvas Curse Reference Appears in the Paint Panic sub-game.
Kirby Super Star Ultra Enemy As this is a remake of Kirby Super Star, Twizzy's role doesn't change.
Kirby Mass Attack Enemy Appears in the Kirby Brawlball sub-game.
Kirby: Triple Deluxe Reference Appears as a collectible keychain.

Kirby's Dream Land[edit]

KDL Twizzy sprite.png Twizzy makes its debut appearance in Kirby's Dream Land, appearing in Green Greens. It is worth 400 points when defeated, and is replaced by Tookey in the Extra Game.

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

Kirby approaching a trio of Twizzies in Kirby's Adventure.

KA Twizzy sprite.png KNiDL Twizzy sprite.png Twizzy returns in Kirby's Adventure and its remake, acting much the same as before.


Twizzy can be found in the following levels and stages:

Twizzy 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 No No No Yes No Yes No
Stage 2 No No Yes No No No No
Stage 3 No No No No Yes No No
Stage 4 Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes
Stage 5 N/A No Yes* No No No No
Stage 6 N/A N/A Yes No No No Yes
*Appears only in Kirby's Adventure

Kirby's Pinball Land[edit]

In Kirby's Pinball Land, Twizzy appears in the Kracko Land board, and may appear between two Cloudys on occasion in the middle part of the board when one of them is hit. It is worth 2400 points when defeated.

Kirby's Block Ball[edit]

KBBa Twizzy sprite.png Twizzy appears in Kirby's Block Ball as a common enemy worth 300 points when defeated. It drops food when defeated.

Kirby Super Star / Kirby Super Star Ultra[edit]

Kirby watching some Twizzies fly by in Kirby Super Star.

KSS Twizzy.png KSSU Twizzy Sprite.png Twizzy reappears in Kirby Super Star and its remake, appearing alongside Tookey instead of being replaced by it. In Revenge of the King, Twizzy is replaced by Croucars.


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

Twizzy locations in Kirby Super Star & Kirby Super Star Ultra  
Stage Appearance? Stage Appearance?
Green Greens Yes RoMK Chapter 4 No
Float Islands Yes RoMK Chapter 5 No
Bubbly Clouds No RoMK Chapter 6 Yes
Mt. Dedede No RoMK Chapter 7 No
Peanut Plains No Floria No
Mallow Castle Yes Aquarius No
Cocoa Cave No Skyhigh Yes
Candy Mountain Yes Hotbeat No
Trial Room 1 Yes Cavius No
Trial Room 2 No Mekkai No
Sub-Tree No Halfmoon No
Crystal No ??? No
Old Tower Yes Purple Plants No
Garden Yes Illusion Islands No
RoMK Chapter 1 No Crash Clouds No
RoMK Chapter 2 No The Revenge No
RoMK Chapter 3 Yes

Kirby: Canvas Curse[edit]

Twizzy appears as one of the drawings in the Kirby: Canvas Curse Boss Game Paint Panic.

Kirby Mass Attack[edit]

Twizzy appears briefly in the Kirby Brawlball sub-game with Tookey, hinting at a relationship between the two.

Kirby: Triple Deluxe[edit]

In Kirby: Triple Deluxe, Twizzy appears as a collectible keychain, using its sprite from Kirby's Dream Land.






Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ツイジ ー
French Pioupiou "Pioupiou" is the french onomatopoeia for a chirping bird
German Piepsi Comes from "piepsen" (to cheep)
Italian Piopio "Piopio" is the italian onomatopoeia for a chirping bird
Korean 트위지
Spanish Twizzy -