Kirby: Squeak Squad screenshot
|A place in|
|Theme||Greek/Roman inspired garden, caves|
|Common enemies||Acchi, Batty, Big Waddle Dee, Blipper, Boxin, Bronto Burt, Bubble Head, Bun, Chip, Crimp, Cupie, Flamer, Foley, Gaw Gaw, Gold Waddle Dee, Gordo, Heavy Knight, Hot Head, Maiga, Metalun, Noddy, Parasol, Parasol Waddle Dee, Pengi, Perara, Scarfy, Shotzo, Sir Kibble, Snooter, Sparky, Squeakers, Sword Knight, Uja, Waddle Dee, Waddle Doo, Wheelie|
|Mid-bosses||Gao Gao, Big Metalun, Bonkers|
|“||From cavernous castles to flowery fields, Nature Notch challenges Kirby with a variety of terrain.”|
|— Official Kirby: Squeak Squad website|
Kirby reaches Nature Notch when King Dedede hurls him at the Squeaks after they flee his castle. He, along with the Squeaks, fall through a strange chasm, which is actually the passageway into Nature Notch. Like most areas of Dream Land, this level ranges from many environments. Most notable though is a large flower-covered field, followed by a large cave of shimmering crystals. Most known for its wide array of beautiful flowers, Nature Notch also features ancient architecture in the fields and the occasional tornado. The level also goes through a desert, an underground, magma-filled cave, and as a dispirited soil patch made home to the boss, Mrs. Moley. This level introduced the Metal ability, as well as the Bubble ability.
If Kirby obtains Bomb's and Sword's Ability Scrolls, he can mix the following abilities:
- Stage 1
- Stage 2
- Stage 3
- Stage 4
- Stage 5
- Stage EX
- Boss Battle Badge
- The 3rd stage of Nature Notch is the only stage in the game where the Big Treasure Chest is taken before the rest.
- The map music was remixed as the music for Pop Star in Kirby's Return to Dream Land.
- The music for Stage 5 is a heavily remixed version of Stage 2 of Ripple Star's music from Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards.