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|full_name=Roly-Poly
 
|full_name=Roly-Poly
 
|jap_name=コロロン (Kororon)
 
|jap_name=コロロン (Kororon)
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|jap_meaning= from ''korokoro'' (rolling)
 
|games = {{PortalLogo|KatAM}}
 
|games = {{PortalLogo|KatAM}}
 
|ability=None
 
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|category=[[Regular enemy]]
 
|category=[[Regular enemy]]
|caption = ''[[Kirby & The Amazing Mirror]]'' artwork}}
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|caption = ''[[Kirby & The Amazing Mirror]]'' artwork}}'''Roly-Poly''' is an [[enemy]] in ''[[Kirby & The Amazing Mirror]]''. A native creature of the [[Mirror World|mirror world]], Roly-Polys are relatively harmless foes that attack by rolling. They can be found almost anywhere, from [[Rainbow Route]] to [[Candy Constellation]], but are most common in [[Peppermint Palace]]. Roly-Poly does not give any [[Copy Ability]] when [[inhale]]d.
'''Roly-Poly''' is a [[Kirby (series)|''Kirby'' series]] [[enemy]] found only in ''[[Kirby & The Amazing Mirror]]''. A native creature of the [[Mirror World]], Roly-Polys will wait on a hill until [[Kirby]] comes near, then will roll through the hill attempting to hit Kirby. Roly-Poly doesn't give any [[copy ability|Copy Abilities]] when [[inhale]]d. Sometimes (usually at random), Roly-Poly will jump high in the air, attempting to land on Kirby.
 
They can be found almost anywhere, from [[Rainbow Route]] to [[Candy Constellation]]. They are most common in [[Peppermint Palace]].
 
   
 
==Physical Appearance==
 
==Physical Appearance==
It resembles a sky blue-colored ball with small black eyes, dark blue-colored Kirby-like feet, and a cat-like mouth. Roly-Polys embody the playful nature of infant seals, which usually like to roll around on ice.
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Roly-Poly resembles a sky blue-colored sphere with dark blue-colored, Kirby-like feet. For facial features, it has a cat-like mouth, the top of which extends over the bottom part. Roly-Polys also have small, black, circular eyes with white pupils. Other than these aspects, however, no other features are visible on its body.
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==Games==
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===''[[Kirby & The Amazing Mirror]]''===
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Roly-Polys' main method of attack is to ram into [[Kirby]] while rolling. To do this, they continually chase him; they alternate between rolling a moderate distance in Kirby's direction and taking a short rest. When they roll, Roly-Polys are affected by gravity, either speeding up if traveling downhill or being pulled backwards if traveling uphill. Roly-Polys can also attempt to hit Kirby by leaping high into the air. This attack seems to occur at random, but it is preceded by the Roly-Poly speeding up.
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==Etymology==
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Roly-Polys are likely named after [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armadillidiidae the woodlice of the same name.] Though they bear little resemblance to Roly-Polys, those insects can roll up their bodies in the same way Roly-Polys can.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*[[Mr. Frosty|Mr. Frosty's]] earlier sprites bear some resemblance to Roly-Poly, but no evidence supports any form of relationship between the two.
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*[[Mr. Frosty|Mr. Frosty's]] earlier sprites shares a passing resemblance to Roly-Poly, but no evidence supports any form of relationship between the two.
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
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Latest revision as of 18:05, June 17, 2018

Roly-Poly is an enemy in Kirby & The Amazing Mirror. A native creature of the mirror world, Roly-Polys are relatively harmless foes that attack by rolling. They can be found almost anywhere, from Rainbow Route to Candy Constellation, but are most common in Peppermint Palace. Roly-Poly does not give any Copy Ability when inhaled.

Physical AppearanceEdit

Roly-Poly resembles a sky blue-colored sphere with dark blue-colored, Kirby-like feet. For facial features, it has a cat-like mouth, the top of which extends over the bottom part. Roly-Polys also have small, black, circular eyes with white pupils. Other than these aspects, however, no other features are visible on its body.

GamesEdit

Kirby & The Amazing MirrorEdit

Roly-Polys' main method of attack is to ram into Kirby while rolling. To do this, they continually chase him; they alternate between rolling a moderate distance in Kirby's direction and taking a short rest. When they roll, Roly-Polys are affected by gravity, either speeding up if traveling downhill or being pulled backwards if traveling uphill. Roly-Polys can also attempt to hit Kirby by leaping high into the air. This attack seems to occur at random, but it is preceded by the Roly-Poly speeding up.

EtymologyEdit

Roly-Polys are likely named after the woodlice of the same name. Though they bear little resemblance to Roly-Polys, those insects can roll up their bodies in the same way Roly-Polys can.

TriviaEdit

  • Mr. Frosty's earlier sprites shares a passing resemblance to Roly-Poly, but no evidence supports any form of relationship between the two.

GalleryEdit

SpritesEdit

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