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Snow day! Transform into a giant snowball and bowl down foes! Roll them up and crash into a wall for an ice-cold strike!
— Snow Bowl's Flavor Text • Kirby's Return to Dream Land

Snow Bowl is a Super Ability that appears in Kirby's Return to Dream Land, obtained by inhaling a Super Chilly. This ability is an upgraded version of Ice. Functionally, Snow Bowl is reminiscent of the Rolling Snowball (Ice + Ice) Mix ability from Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards, allowing Kirby to move over lava and absorb enemies into the enlarging snowball.

Moveset

Move Controls Description Element
Snow Bowl 1 Button Kirby transforms into a large snowball that absorbs any enemy that comes in contact with him. Blizzard
Snow Attack Shaking the Wii Remote after Snow Bowl Kirby quickly rolls in the direction he's facing, destroying everything in his path. Blizzard
Jump 2 button during Snow Bowl or Snow Attack Kirby jumps while rolling. Blizzard
Snow Crash Running into a wall or pressing 1 while in Snow Bowl or Snow Attack Kirby reverts to his normal self after a large snow explosion. Blizzard

Etymology

Snow Bowl is a portmanteau of "snow ball" and "bowl," referencing his transformation and action respectively.

Related Quotes

This hat is a replica of one that grants its wearer legendary power over blizzards.
— Outfit description • Kirby Battle Royale

Trivia

  • Snow Bowl is the only Super Ability that Magolor Soul does not replicate. His Grand Hammer attack creates ice on the floor and causes giant icicles to fall from the top of the screen, which may be intended as a representation of Snow Bowl.
  • In Kirby Battle Royale, one of Ice's alternative headgear resembles Snow Bowl's hat.

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