Kirbycolors This article is about the item in Kirby Mass Attack. For the enemies in Kirby Mass Attack, see Clammy and Vacuumus.
Clam Door


You may have realized that you can pop open shells to find air bubbles. But did you know that some hold items as well? I'm sure that one of them contains a medal!
— Daroach • Kirby Mass Attack

A shell (occasionally called clam) is an item in the Kirby series, debuting in Kirby Mass Attack.

Physical Appearance

A shell is a large clam shell. In Kirby Mass Attack, its exterior is purple and its interior is red and sparkly. The front is adorned with a yellow star design. In Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, shells are bit more plain. They have pink exteriors and gray interiors.


Kirby Mass Attack

Shells appear in underwater stages, primarily in Green Grounds and Dedede Resort. When a Kirby strikes a shell, it opens. Some shells contain nothing, while others hold air bubbles, medals, and even optional doors. Some shells are actually Vacuumuses in disguise, something the player should bear in mind before opening one.

There are large, orange shells in the game as well. These are rare and take numerous consecutive hits to open. They always contain Treasure Chests.

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

Shells reappear as aquatic items. When hit by a Kirby Submarine torpedo, they open and release big stars or puzzle pieces.

Related Quotes

It's said that the Steelsnapper hides things inside clams. Its treasure must be in one of them!
— Daroach • Kirby Mass Attack



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