This space bug likes to attack in formation with a swarm of its closest friends.
— Cast Description • Kirby's Epic Yarn

Orbitfly is an enemy in the Kirby series, appearing in Kirby's Epic Yarn and its remake, Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn. It only appears in Stellar Way and Outer Rings. They are the outer space variants of Buttonflies.

Physical Appearance

Orbitfly is a small, light blue button with transparent wings. Two tiny pieces of string make up its tail, and yarn runs through its back, creating a pattern of two lines.


Kirby's Epic Yarn and Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn

Orbitfly attacks Kirby and Prince Fluff by flying into them. It can only be defeated when Kirby or Prince Fluff shoots it while in Rocket form. Orbitflies attack in formations and can even hide behind the background in parts of the level.


  • Unlike Buttonflies, Buttonbees, and Buttonbugs, Orbitflies do not home onto enemies when thrown. This can only be found be hacking the game, as Orbitflies are never found outside of Rocket Metamortex sequences.


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