Best Kirby Copy Abilities

Choose your favorite Kirby copy abilities from any game. Even if it is present in only one game or is limited (such as U.F.O), you can still put it as a regular ability. Have fun!

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1Smash

Lots of varied attacks, amazing power, great ability. The only thing this could use is a more powerful ranged attack!

Lots of different attacks that are strong and awesome

Its all the best kirby copys in one with hammer, cutter combo, stone and that punching fighter thing.

I wish it returned. It's the best copy ability ever - Martinglez

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2U.F.O.

If Smash is the ultimate overall power, UFO is the king of ranged attacks. 4 levels of attack that are charged simply by holding down the button: a rotating spark-whip like Beam's attack, a laser shot that rebounds off of inclines, a standard projectile that moves quickly, and a devastating power blast that passes through walls and hits multiple enemies in a row. The ability to levitate freely is just icing on the cake.

It returns in Kirby: Planet Robobot alongside Smash, but it requires the Kirby amiibo in order to use it on the fly.

Yeah but not able to be accessed most of the time

Is so good, but it's so hard to obtain.

Pretty awesome maneuvering skills. It is pretty useful against bosses!

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3Sword

Sword is actually really fun to use. In newer games, kirby even has an uppercut attack. Sword is also very helpful against normal foes and bosses. This thing helped me beat Magolor and Marx! - Mewbosses

The most classic, and fun ability to use.

Always loved this one. It's so helpful just in normal levels with lots of enemies

Galaxies sword

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4Fighter

The proof is in the name. Fighter is a master of the battlefield, with lightning-fast combos and power strikes that can devastate any number of enemies in the span of a few seconds. Rising Break, Smash Punch, and Mega Force Blast rank among the most deadly attacks in the game, and mastering all of them puts Fighter in a class of its own.

It isn't perfect, however. As the name indicates, Fighter is for fighting, and its abilities are near-useless when dealing with puzzles. Wood stumps, metal blocks, elemental obstacles, the various obstacles throughout Kirby games are a thorn in Fighter's side. Truly, it has exchanged all situational uses in exchange for raw power.

It's an ability with some of the best and most satisfying attacks. it's power is almost unrivaled, yet never cheap or overpowered. it can obliterate enemies, yet require skill. it can be your best friend, yet be the complex to cooperate with. it's fighter, and it truly is what it says it is. a fighter needs skill in order to be super effective. and this stands true even for a ability in a game where your character is over powered as can possibly be.

Be far the most versatile move, has high damage, a ranged attack, and lots moves w/ invincibility. Also, chaining uppercuts (up + attack) will melt through even the hardest of bosses.

He uses kamehameha.

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5Tornado

You spin violently in a tornado and can't be damaged by ANY move.

"Perfect for attacking and defending at the same time. Deals decent damage and makes Kirby invulnerable."

You can't be stopped and are invincible while spinning. - rexprice4

It is still not very good because it is hard to control

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6Hammer

Now, THIS is my main ability. The King doesn't choose this one for nothing. It's dash attack and drill attack cause complete invincibility, and the hammer flip is insanely tough. Hammer has helped me through all the True Arenas. - Garythesnail

Hammer is perhaps my most favorite Kirby Copy Ability! Come on, a lot of the Hammer move set deals a ton of damage to enemies and are practically OP. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Hammer is super fun to use plus it is really powerful. By far the best copy ability, I use it whenever I can. I beat most bosses with hammer.

He has a strong fire hammer

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7Wheel

Awesome you can actually ride on the helper deserves second first is sword

The Wheelie helper is awesome! I love this ability but I wish you had invulnerability while turning too D:

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8Parasol

The more I use this ability the more I like it. Can destroy bosses if you can sit under them. - tyre74

Are you kidding me! This copy ability is really bad on bosses, and slows down your float to!

In Triple Deluxe, it has a cool dash attack. Also helps me beat some bosses.

Best power ever

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9Bomb

This is my favorite power I mean come on kirby can do bowling I never new kirby was into sports

Not my favorite, but It's easy to beat bosses with bomb. For me, that is.

This one can easily best anything

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10Mirror

This is simply the best in my opinion. It has so many unique and fluid attacks. I love the continuous automatic round of mirrors he emits (great for keeping several enemies back or even deflecting projectiles); it's short range but very effective. Next is the special dash that mirror Kirby performs; it'a just super fast, powerful, and easy to do one you get the hang of it. Lastly, the force field renders Kirby nearly invincible to enemies and projectiles. I have beaten some bosses by doing nothing more than just going in this force field and doing nothing more, it defects projectiles right back at the boss and never loses charge.

Reflects Enemy attacks back at your opponents, Constant stream of mirrors, The split attack that hits in front and behind you, and a SHIELD that takes NO chip damage * I don't know of any other shield in kirby that does this* and you have the most powerful Copy ability in Super star

Mirror allows you to deflect objects back at your opponent. The mirrors he emits hold back larger enemies and do a good amount of damage. The dash move is amazing, because you can use it to avoid enemies as well as attacking them

I am surprised this isn't number one. At least its number one in my book.

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The Contenders

11Archer

Extremely broken, You can crouch AND attack; crouching makes you invulnerable to just about ANYTHING!

My favorite. Helps me beat many bosses like Kracko in True arena in Triple Deluxe.

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13Water

Extremely versatile and one of the best abilities. A floating overhead attack, a very powerful dashing surf that gives Wheel a run for its money, a geyser that annihilates overhead enemies, and enhanced underwater abilities makes this power as varied and effective as Fire or Ice, perhaps even more than them.

Easily one of the more versatile copy abilities to date, water has plenty of moves to keep beginners entertained and seasoned pros challenged to perform. All the while water manages to be one of the coolest looking, most effective, and just all around fun to use copy abilities in Kirby's arsenal.

This one is awesome; It's sad it hasn't returned (yet). Here's a challenge: Try completing the stage using the water geyser only to move.

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14Spark

Spark is awesome because you can protect and attack at the same time! You cann also protect while powering up for a giant spark blast!

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15YoYo

While Hammer has the best damage output and Wheel can glitch into an invulnerable brake in SuperStar, YoYo can do insane damage with its upward spin attack, cover a lot of ground with its side spin attack, and reach switches and enemies that are usually out of reach in more directions than Beam. It takes skill but it's the most fun and rewarding ability. Rock is a close second, but it takes a patient playstyle, especially against bosses. Invincible but inactive versus fast and loose? I'll take YoYo any day.

I'll admit that yo-yo isn't overall useful in the games, but it is super fun to play with.

16Double-Bladed Laser Sword

The only power-up where Kirby becomes a Jedi! - Anuban

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17Magic

Magic is one of the most overlooked abilities in the series, and it absolutely begs for a return. The dove attack has a fantastic range, the throwing cards are among the best projectiles in the game next to the Ninja's weaponry, and the jack-in-the-box is NIGHTMARISHLY strong, comparable to the attacks of the Hammer power. Perhaps its overwhelming power is the reason that it has only appeared in a single game, because in terms of effectiveness it is only beneath monsters like UFO and Smash.

In Squeak Squad, Magic gains a wide variety of attacks, moves, and abilities. It can cut ropes, pound stakes, fire doves, and much, much, much more!

Magic is the best because I got the UFO ability after using it.It can give you any ability.Icluding smash and UFO! It can give you any of your favorite ability.

18Leaf

Leaf can be just as invincible as stone, and leaf uppercut does a decent amount of damage.

You shoot in every direction and looks awesome - rexprice4

Great in battle and looks awesome - rexprice4

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20Master

'Sure its only in one game, but why on Earth is this lower than Sword? It's near identical to sword but has more moves such as an upward stab and a sword wave, as well as being able to break Hard Blocks, light fuses, pound Pegs, AND cut ropes. This is definitely VERY close to Smash in being the best ability.

Even if it is restricted to only one game, it is by far the most fun ability.

The ultimate ability. Maybe that's why Meta Knight is such a badass. - Mewbosses

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