is King Dedede
's witty sidekick and assistant in Kirby: Right Back at Ya!
. He has unwavering loyalty to Dedede, but not so much in the way of true respect, as Dedede treats him as his personal punching-bag for just about anything. Not truly as cruel-hearted or as subservient as Dedede and himself would like people to believe, he actually holds little grudge against Kirby
, and goes against him only because Dedede asks him to do so. When not bickering or fighting with Dedede, Escargoon is somewhat reliable in helping the King carry out his plans, until his plans go awry anyway.