Kirby's Return to Dream Land screenshot
|First appearance||Kirby's Return to Dream Land (2011)|
|Latest appearance||Kirby's Dream Collection: Special Edition (2012)|
Gigant Edge is a mid-boss appearing in Kirby's Return to Dream Land and Kirby's Dream Collection: Special Edition. Gigant Edge is one of the more common mid-bosses and will grant Kirby with the Sword copy ability when inhaled, making him the first mid-boss to do so.
Gigant Edge is a large knight with green and teal armor. He has a dark green helmet with a white spike on top, a white chest plate, a black base, and teal armor. He carries a large sword and a large black metal shield with a spike in its center. Gigant Edge has two yellow markings shaped like swirls on his teal armor and orange feet. He has a V-shaped opening in his helmet like Sword Knight, but no visible eyes can be seen in the pitch-black space inside.
In Extra Mode, Gigant Edge trades in his green-colored armor for bronze and gold-plating, but is otherwise unchanged appearance-wise. His feet are also gold-colored as well.
Gigant Edge makes use of around 4 different moves: a dash attack where he rushes Kirby, a simple sword slash, a charged attack which sends out a shockwave, and a guard that momentarily reflects all damage.
In Normal Mode, he generally follows a pattern of sword slash > dash > guard > shockwave > dash > guard, from where it repeats anew.
However, in EX Mode, Gigant Edge mixes his strategy up a bit and modifies a few of his attacks to be more brutal. For example, he may try to change direction in the middle of a dash, he may swing his sword up to six times in a sword-slash-attack, and he may skip the charge altogether in his shockwave attack, choosing to jump instead.
Gigant Edge's name is a combination of the words, 'gigantic' and 'edge,' as in the edge of a blade.
- He slightly resembles Blade, with the spike on his head and vaguely similar body shape. Gigant Edge also resembles a certain mini-monster in Monster Management, an episode of Kirby: Right Back at Ya!.
- Gigant Edge is one of the only mid-bosses to have no eyes. The others are Master Hand and Kibble Blade. In Kirby's Epic Yarn, the Reactor and Combo Cannon are mid-bosses, and they also have no eyes.