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Honk, toot, and bammity-bam! Bust out a festival of drums and horns, which makes everyone break into a wild dance! Gather your all-star friends and have a party!
— Flavor text • Kirby Star Allies

Festival is one of Kirby's Copy Abilities, debuting in Kirby Star Allies.

General Information

Festival allows Kirby and his friends to perform a dance that obliterates all enemies on screen and causes them to drop Point Stars. While it cannot turn undefeated bosses and midbosses into Point Stars, however, it can still damage them significantly. Like Crash, Festival is a single-use ability. The Festival ability only appears rarely, as only one enemy, Donpuff, and one boss, Yggy Woods, grant it. During the dance, all enemies on screen freeze in place.

Moveset

Move Controls Description
Dance Solo B Kirby will do his victory dance in a more festive music, damaging all enemies and mid-bosses in the screen.


Friend Abilities

Friend Ability Mix Description
Festival Dance Anyone Friends will also join Kirby to do a victory dance, ending it with confetti around them, doing extra damage.

Trivia

  • The song that plays when the Festival ability is used is a remix of the Kirby Dance.
  • Festival is the first limited-use Copy Ability to be introduced since Magic in Kirby & The Amazing Mirror - a 14 year gap.
  • The hat Festival Kirby wears may be inspired by the dancers in the Rio Carnival, a celebration in Brazil.

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