Nintendo Switch

Turn Kirby’s foes into friends

There’s more than one way to beat a baddie. Kirby can copy their abilities or even turn some enemies into Friends. Up to three other players can then drop in and play as Kirby’s new friends!

Inhale, inherit, repeat.

Kirby can inhale a variety of enemies to gain access to their powers. Here are just a few of the Copy Abilities he can get.
  • Artist
  • Cleaning
  • Spider
  • Staff
  • Festival
  • Cook
  • Yo-Yo
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  • Artist

    Unleash the power of paint on your foes.

  • Cleaning

    Sweep your problems away with a broom!

  • Spider

    You can spin threads with skill to execute the Friend Bounce, which will get your friends up high. Ready, set...jump!

  • Staff

    The product of a strange land, this staff is the ultimate telescoping weapon that extends to let you pole-vault over obstacles.

  • Festival

    Honk, toot, and bammity-bam! Bust out a festival of drums and horns, which makes everyone break into a wild dance!

  • Cook

    Toss foes into a cooking pot to turn them into food!

  • Yo-Yo

    Attack foes with yo-yo tricks and spins!

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Who’s your buddy?

Use Friend Hearts to charm enemies, for a party of up to four characters. Grab some friends (and some Joy-Con controllers) and have them join the adventure!
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Combine and conquer

Kirby and friends can share elemental powers and abilities to level-up skills or even create powerful new Friend Abilities.
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Friend Actions

Climb onto one of these platforms with three in-game pals to perform a spectacular feat of friendship.

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Dream Friends

Once you’ve completed a world, the Dream Palace opens, allowing you to add classic characters like Meta Knight, King Dedede, and more to your team.

  • NEW
    DREAM
    FRIEND
    Susie
  • NEW
    DREAM
    FRIEND
    Magolor
  • NEW
    DREAM
    FRIEND
    Taranza
  • NEW
    DREAM
    FRIEND
    Zan Partizanne
  • NEW
    DREAM
    FRIEND
    Flamberge
  • NEW
    DREAM
    FRIEND
    Francisca
  • Adeleine & Ribbon
  • Dark Meta Knight
  • Daroach
  • Marx
  • Gooey
  • Rick & Kine & Coo
  • King Dedede
  • Meta Knight
  • Bandana Waddle Dee
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  • Susie

    “The Company built by him… I will bring it back!”

    Cool and collected, Susie from the Kirby: Planet Robobot game is all business. Following in the footsteps of her employer, she uses science to advance her mission- mechanizing new planets and peoples.

  • Magolor

    “I will show you the power of Best Friends!”

    The fearless deceiving mage from the Kirby’s Return to Dream Land™ game has mysteriously joined the battle. You don’t want him as an enemy …is it possible that he could end up becoming a true friend?

  • Taranza

    “No doubt. A miracle will happen for sure!”

    Hoping for a true miracle, the boy with silver hair from the Kirby: Triple Deluxe game is making a bid for the altar. Deep in his heart, he already knows the outcome. But if he could just reach that bright light…

  • Zan Partizanne

    “Sure thing. I will show you… the terror of the Three Mage Sisters!”

    The lightning gold priestess from the Kirby Star Allies game makes an unexpected visit. Along with her sisters, she seeks paradise. Will she make Lord Hyness proud?

  • Flamberge

    “Ha, ha, ha! Come on, Francisca. Let’s get wild!”

    The hot-blooded red priestess from the Kirby Star Allies game makes an unexpected visit! Along with her sisters, she seeks paradise. But can the trio handle her at her most heated?

  • Francisca

    “If you resist, I will freeze you into ice.”

    The cold-blooded blue priestess from the Kirby Star Allies game makes an unexpected visit! Along with her sisters, she seeks paradise. But will standing too close to Flamberge throw water on her dreams?

  • Adeleine & Ribbon

    “Back for a new adventure!”

    The attack artist from the Kirby 64™: The Crystal Shards game and her pal Ribbon have returned with improved painting skills and are ready to mix things up.

  • Dark Meta Knight

    “...”

    Is this the uninvited knight from the Kirby & The Amazing Mirror game?! The Mirror World must cast a long shadow across the galaxy—at least he’s here as a friend!

  • Daroach

    “Those bejeweled hearts will be mine!”

    The famous thief from the Kirby: Squeak Squad game heard tales of dark, gem-shaped hearts and has set out to find them.

  • Marx

    “Got a plan? Glad to help!”

    The cosmic jester from the Kirby Super Star™ game sensed danger from afar, and is ready to roll across galaxies on his ball to help out.

  • Gooey

    “My name? Gooey? Maybe?”

    This googly-eyed wonder from the Kirby’s Dream Land™ 3 game comes in search of answers to the big questions in life…Who am I? Where? What time is it?

  • Rick & Kine & Coo

    “Friends by air, sea, and land!”

    This triple-deluxe pack of pals from the Kirby’s Dream Land 2 game is here to help. You’ll hear ‘em coming: pitter-patter, splish-splash, and flutter-flap!

  • King Dedede

    “I’ll be the one to keep the peace!”

    Kirby’s first rival, from the Kirby’s Dream Land game, wants to clean up his image, so he’s set off to save his people. There’s no stopping this self-made king, so watch out, world!

  • Meta Knight

    “This darkness must meet my sword!”

    The knight that dates back to the Kirby’s Adventure™ game joins the fray. This mysterious figure occasionally shows up in his massive ship to stir things up.

  • Bandana Waddle Dee

    “I’m not just a pretty face!”

    That bandana! That spear! With his courage, he sets himself apart from carefree parasol holders, and he deserves a prize for his stellar attendance in the Kirby series.

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