Brown Kirby is a brown-colored Kirby with beige feet. As a palette swap, he is a lighter shade of brown with dark reddish-brown feet. Other than coloration differences, there are no visible differences between Kirby and Brown Kirby.
Brown Kirby doesn't appear in many games, having only made three appearances. Like all Kirby recolors, Brown Kirby has the same abilities the pink Kirby has. He is an unlockable character in Kirby Air Ride, and is also a color spray collection in Kirby & The Amazing Mirror and Kirby: Squeak Squad, named Chocolate Kirby. He is unlockable in Kirby Air Ride in Air Ride, Top Ride, and City Trial by achieving the certain tasks on the Checklist.
- Air Ride: On Sky Sands, get a lap time under 1'05"00 with the Bulk Star.
- Top Ride: Set a CPU to level 5 and finish in 1st place in SKY.
- City Trial: Beat Drag Race 2 with the Winged Star under 29 seconds.
- In Kirby Super Star and Kirby Super Star Ultra, Kirby turns brown when he has the Stone ability. His skin also turns darker when he has Suplex.
- Brown Kirby is the only playable Kirby in Kirby Air Ride that is not playable in Kirby Fighters.