|This article's title is derived from disc or cartridge data|
|...because it was never named outside of its respective game's files.|
Bulby is a bulb-shaped enemy, similar to a radish, but has two beady eyes and a fuchsia flower growing on the top of its head that set it apart from an ordinary vegetable. It uses its roots as feet.
Like Clayn, Bulby stays buried in the ground until Kirby comes near, where it pops out of the ground. Unlike Clayn, however, Bulby makes a concentrated effort to attack the hero and his teammates, hopping after them. It also shoots pollen as an attack.
Bulby's name is derived from the word bulb, referencing its vegetable-like appearance.
- Bulby bears a resemblance to Leafan, in appearance and attack strategy (shooting leaves at Kirby). Bulby and Leafan also yield the same Copy Ability.