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.
|Twizzy's video game appearances|
|Kirby's Dream Land||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 Super Star Ultra||Enemy||As this is a remake of Kirby Super Star, Twizzy's role doesn't change.|
Kirby's Dream Land
Twizzy makes its debut appearance in the very first Kirby game, 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
Twizzy returns in this game 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|
|*Appears only in Kirby's Adventure|
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
Twizzy appears in this title as a common enemy worth 300 points when defeated. It drops food when defeated.
Kirby Super Star / Kirby Super Star Ultra
Twizzy reappears in this game 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|
|Green Greens||RoMK Chapter 4|
|Float Islands||RoMK Chapter 5|
|Bubbly Clouds||RoMK Chapter 6|
|Mt. Dedede||RoMK Chapter 7|
|Trial Room 1||Cavius|
|Trial Room 2||Mekkai|
|Old Tower||Purple Plants|
|RoMK Chapter 1||Crash Clouds|
|RoMK Chapter 2||The Revenge|
|RoMK Chapter 3|
Kirby: Canvas Curse
Twizzy appears as one of the drawings in the Kirby: Canvas Curse Boss Game Paint Panic.
Illustration from the Kirby JP Twitter featuring two Twizzys
Illustration from the Kirby JP Twitter featuring two Twizzys atop Chef Kawasaki's stand
The 2021 nengajō from HAL Laboratory's Twitter account
Towels from Lawson's Kirby's 30th Anniversary Campaign, featuring an 8-bit sprite of Twizzy on one of the towels
Names in other languages
|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|