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Bouncy
Name (JP) バウンシー (Baunshī)
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CategoryRegular Enemy
Enemy Info card number#17
Everyone knows the only reason Bouncys like to bounce so high is 'cause they like the view from up in the air. Things just seem more... peaceful up there. Every day is a good day to Bouncys. No one's gonna keep 'em down!
— Figurine description • Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

Bouncy (Bouncy Ty in Kirby's Dream Land 2) is an enemy character resembling some sort of pink, springy, toy-like creature with a delightful red bow on its head. She is a simple foe who hasn't changed at all since her debut, neither visually nor behaviorally.


Games

Kirby's Dream Land 2

Bouncy appears in Kirby's Dream Land 2. True to her name she continually bounces, sometimes leaping forward with each bounce or sometimes just hopping in place. She doesn't give any Copy Ability when inhaled.

This game set the precedent for how Bouncy would behave in all games moving forward.

Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards

In Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards, a giant Bouncy called Big Bouncy appears as a mid-boss near the end of Stage 2 of Planet Popstar.

Kirby: Canvas Curse

In addition to her role as an enemy in standard stages, Drawcia summons purple Bouncys to attack Kirby.

Kirby Mass Attack

Bouncy acts as a stage element in the Kirby Brawlball sub-game.

Kirby's Return to Dream Land and Kirby's Dream Collection: Special Edition

In Kirby's Return to Dream Land, a similar large-scale version of Bouncy called Bouncy Sis appears alongside her smaller counterpart. In addition to serving as a regular enemy in Main Mode, Bouncy appears in the Water Challenge of Kirby's Return to Dream Land. Similarly, she appears in the New Challenge Stages in Kirby's Dream Collection: Special Edition as well.

Kirby: Triple Deluxe

While Bouncy does not appear in Main Mode, she acts as an enemy in the Dedede's Drum Dash sub-game (as well as the downloadable Dedede's Drum Dash Deluxe). She simply bounces up and down on a drum. King Dedede must super jump over her to avoid damage.

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

Bouncy appears in this game as an enemy and as a figurine.

Related Quotes

Instead of attacking, Bouncys bounce up and and down in your path. Time their bounces so you can easily pass underneath or over them. If you want to destroy them, do so from a midair jump—Bouncys spend more time in the air than they do on the ground.
— Description • Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards Official Strategy Guide (Prima)

Trivia

  • The top of Bouncy remotely resembles UFO Kirby.
  • When a Bouncy is hit in Kirby's Block Ball, she is knocked off of her spring and is shown as being a pink spherical creature, suggesting that the spring isn't actually part of her, but is instead a transport of sorts.
  • Bouncy has three shown segments on the spring except for Kirby's Dream Land 2's artwork, where there are four segments shown.
  • In Kirby's Dream Land 2, Bouncy is called Bouncy Ty. This could be a mistranslation of "Bouncy Toy."

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