Zombon

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Zombon
Zombon.png
Artwork of Zombon from Kirby Mass Attack
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First game Kirby Mass Attack
Similar entities Beanbon, Delu-Zombon, Mummbon
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Quote1.png The green fiends that rise up from the cemetery are called Zombons. They're mostly small, but steer clear. They'll turn you into Zombons if they have their way. Attack any of your friends-turned-fiends immediately to break the curse. Quote2.png
— Daroach, in Kirby Mass Attack

Zombon is a zombified version of Beanbon which appears in Kirby Mass Attack. Initially, it takes on the role as the weakest, most vulnerable enemy type in certain stages of Volcano Valley, and essentially replaces Mummbon from the Sandy Canyon stages. In some of the areas in which it appears, Zombons will continuously pop up from the ground, replacing those that are defeated. Defeating Zombon confers 100 points to the player.

Overall, Zombon has a similar appearance to Beanbon. It has red eyes and a leaf that appears to have been chewed and tattered. It is sickly green color with faint, dark green spots. It has round, purple feet and a stitched mouth. There is a larger variant called Delu-Zombon which has similar characteristics.

Zombon mainly attacks by shooting small, spherical red blobs at Kirby, eventually enveloping him in a bubble. The player must tap Kirby to pop the bubble and save him. If the bubble is not popped in time, Kirby will turn into a Zombon. Attacking the zombified Kirby will transform him back to normal. Otherwise, the zombified Kirby will burrow into the ground and be lost.

The name "Zombon" is derived from the words "zombie" and Beanbon, a common enemy from the same game.

Locations[edit]

Zombon can be found in the following levels and stages in Kirby Mass Attack:

Zombon locations in Kirby Mass Attack  
Stage Green Grounds Sandy Canyon Dedede Resort Volcano Valley Necro Nebula
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Stage 8 Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png N/A
Stage 9 Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Yescheck.png N/A
Stage 10 Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png N/A
Stage 11 N/A Xmark.png Xmark.png Xmark.png N/A
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Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ゾビッポン
Zobippon
Zombippon
(portmanteau of "Zombie" and "Puppon")