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You won't find many raisins here, but you will be surrounded by desert sand and ancient temples filled with obstacles.
— Official Kirby's Return to Dream Land website

Raisin Ruins is the second level of Kirby's Return to Dream Land.

General Information

This world takes place in a desert that features ruins, pyramids, trees and an oasis. Kirby can use Super Abilities to clear the way in some stages, revealing dimensional rifts.

Raisin Ruins contains five stages. The mid-boss of the first stage is Bonkers, and the mid-boss of the second and fourth stages is Fire Sphere Doomer. The mid-boss of the third stage is King Doo, and the mid-bosses of the fourth stage are Fire Sphere Doomer and Water Galboros. The boss of Raisin Ruins is Mr. Dooter, who guards the Left Wing of the Lor Starcutter.

Copy Abilities

KRtDL Beam icon.pngKRtDL Beam UI.png
KRtDL Bomb icon.pngKRtDL Bomb UI.png
KRtDL Cutter icon.pngKRtDL Cutter UI.png
KRtDL Fire icon.pngKRtDL Fire UI.png
KRtDL Hammer icon.png
KRtDL Hammer UI.png
KRtDL Hi-Jump icon.png
KRtDL Hi-Jump UI.png
KRtDL Needle icon.png
KRtDL Needle UI.png
KRtDL Parasol icon.pngKRtDL Parasol UI.png
KRtDL Sleep icon.pngKRtDL Sleep UI.png
KRtDL Stone icon.pngKRtDL Stone UI.png
KRtDL Sword icon.pngKRtDL Sword UI.png
KRtDL Tornado icon.png
KRtDL Tornado UI.png
KRtDL Water icon.png
KRtDL Water UI.png
KRtDL Whip icon.png
KRtDL Whip UI.png

Super Abilities

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KRtDL Flare Beam UI.png
Flare Beam
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Ultra Sword

Energy Spheres

Stage 1

  1. Use Fire from a Flamer to light the fuse to a Cannon.
  2. Walk between the two boulders all the way to the end of the room. The first boulder will destroy a bunch of blocks in the way before smashing into the wall.
  3. Use Hammer from Bonkers to destroy the Metal Blocks.

Stage 2

  1. Use Stone from Rocky or the Copy Essence to pound a stake. This reveals an optional room. Pound the stake in the optional room and run before the Energy Sphere is blocked off. The player should start hovering after passing the sign.
  2. In the following room, swim underwater to find an optional room. Destroy the top Bomb Block.
  3. Use Flare Beam to destroy the Statue that's facing the wrong way. This reveals a Dimensional rift zone. Enter the Dimensional rift zone and defeat the Fire Sphere Doomer at the end.
  4. Defeat the Fire Sphere Doomer at the end of the Dimensional rift zone.

Stage 3

  1. Super Inhale the Heave Ho Block and use Tornado from the Copy Essence to destroy the stone blocks.
  2. In the next room, use Hi-Jump to destroy the stone blocks in the middle.
  3. Use Beam from King Doo to destroy a Bomb Block.
  4. In the following room with the Cannons, enter the Cannon to the right and shoot up.

Stage 4

  1. After entering the pyramid, enter the optional room with Bomb from Poppy Bros. Jr. or with Cutter from Sir Kibble. If using Bomb, use Bomb Set near the Switch and quickly run to the Gate. If using Cutter, defeat the Kabu and use Hyper Cutter to throw a cutter to the top area, allowing it to hit the Switch repeatedly by rebounding against the walls.
  2. Use the Candle to navigate the dark room and locate the pathway leading to the Energy Sphere.
  3. Use the Invisibility Stone to pass through the second prism wall to enter the optional room. In the optional room, walk through the prism wall while carrying the Invisibility Stone.
  4. Use Ultra Sword to cut giant ropes. One of the blocks hanging by these giant ropes hides the Dimensional rift. Enter the Dimensional rift zone and defeat the Fire Sphere Doomer at the end.
  5. Defeat the Fire Sphere Doomer at the end of the Dimensional rift zone.

Stage 5

  1. Defeat Mr. Dooter to obtain the Left Wing.

Related Quotes

A scorching-hot desert stage. Watch out for enemies biting from above as you pass through here!
— Official European Kirby's Return to Dream Land website

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
Japanese レーズン ルインズ Officially romanized as Raisin Ruins.
English Raisin Ruins
Simplified Chinese 葡萄干废墟 Translates to Raisin Ruins.
German Rosinen-Ruinen Translates to Raisin Ruins.
French Arène aride Translates to Aride arena.
Italian Deserto Dattero Translates to Date Desert.
Ruinas Remolacha Translates to Beetroot Ruins.
(Latin America)
Oasis Orégano Translates to Oregano Oasis.


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