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Chunky Kong
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Chunky Kong as he appears in Donkey Kong 64.
Aliases Dixie Kong, Tiny Kong, Kiddy Kong
Residence Donkey Kong Island
Friends and Allies Dixie Kong, Tiny Kong, Kiddy Kong
Enemies Kremlings
First Appearance Donkey Kong 64 (1999)
Latest Appearance Mario Kart 9 (2017)
Chunky Kong is a character from the Donkey Kong series. He is the strongest member of the Kong Family, but is somewhat meek. His first appearance as a playable character was in Donkey Kong 64. He is also said to be the cousin of Dixie Kong and Tiny Kong. He is also the brother of Kiddy Kong.

History Edit

Donkey Kong 64 Edit

In Donkey Kong 64, Chunky is one of the Kongs captured by the Kremling Krew at the start of the game. Chunky is found in the Frantic Factory, He is rescued by Diddy Kong. Once Chunky is free, he can collect green Bananas, coins and Blueprints.

Chunky Kong fights the boss of the Fungi Forest, which is a rematch with Dogadon; when he defeats him, he gains one of the keys to K. Lumsy cage. In Fungi Forest, he has to go through a Mine Cart ride in the well and collect a certain amount of coins to get a Golden Banana.

During the final battle against King K. Rool, Chunky is the final Kong to go up against the Kremling King. At the start of the fight, K. Rool will turn invisible and Chunky has to use the Chunky pad to turn invisible and see the Chunky barrel in the middle. Chunky then turns into a giant and is able to knock K. Rool against the opposite corner as he charges for him. Eventually, K. Rool is knocked out by Chunky. He celebrates his victory as K. Rool gets up with the intent of attacking Chunky before being distracted by Candy Kong and shot with a bazooka by Funky Kong.

Throughout the game, Chunky gains a variety of bizarre abilities from drinking Cranky Kong's various potions or buying from Funky and Candy. His first individual ability is Hunky Chunky, while the second is Primate Punch, and the third one is Gorilla Gone. Chunky's weapon is the Pineapple Shooter. His instrument is the triangle; with this he can use the Triangle Trample. Aside from this, he can learn Simian Slam, Super Simian Slam and Super Duper Simian Slam, which all Kongs use. He is also the only Kong who can lift boulders.

Unlike the other Kongs, when highlighted in the Tag Barrel, Chunky will try to dissuade the player from choosing him, even going as far as to suggest that the player choose Tiny instead (this will happen even when Tiny hasn't been rescued), and he will breathe a sigh of relief if passed over. Curiously, he will still try to catch the player's attention when not highlighted.

Super Smash Bros. MeleeEdit

Although he did not appear in Super Smash Bros. Melee, there is a reference to Chunky on the Kongo Jungle stage, as the DK Rap plays, after Diddy Kong's part, Chunky is mentioned.

Super Smash Bros. BrawlEdit

Chunky Kong appears as a sticker in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, it could only be used by Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong.

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS/ Wii UEdit

Like in Super Smash Bros. Melee, Chunky Kong did not recieve a trophy in either versions of the game. However, it is still possible that he will recieve a trophy in a future Super Smash Bros. game.

"Donkey Kong in When the Banana Splits"Edit

In the comic "Donkey Kong in When the Banana Splits", Chunky helps the other Kongs track down King K. Rool when he steals the Golden Bananas. Chunky is the first one to attack the Kremlings, leading to a large battle between them and all of the Kongs. Chunky and his companions eventually emerge victorious, and return home with the Golden Bananas.

Mario Kart 9Edit

Chunky Kong is one heaviest character with Bowser and Dry Bowser that this game. Chunky Kong is unlockable character this game.

Powers and AbilitiesEdit

Chunky Kong's abilities from Donkey Kong 64:

  • From Cranky's potions:
    • Simian Slam: he can press green buttons with his face on them.
    • Super Simian Slam: he can press blue buttons with his face on them.
    • Super Duper Simian Slam: he can press red buttons with his face on them.
    • Primate Punch: with this ability he can perform a powerful punch that is capable of breaking doors among other stuff.
    • Hunky Chunky: with the help of Crystal Coconuts he can turn into a giant and pick up large objects, as well as hit large switches.
    • Gorilla Gone: with the help of his Kong Pad he can turn invisible and see invisible things.
  • From Funky Kong:
    • Pineapple Launcher: he can shoot pineapples to damage enemies and to activate switches.
  • From Candy Kong:
  • Triangle Trample: He uses a triangle which can defeat almost every enemy and could also make special things happen is he used it on a Music Pad.

TriviaEdit

  • In the Swanky's Bonus Bonanza in Krem Quay in Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest, one of the answers to the question "What is the name of the trendy, surfing Kong, who operates his barrel flights?" is "Chunky".
  • Chunky is the only Kong out of the crew of Donkey Kong 64 to not appear in Donkey Kong Barrel Blast. His pineapple launcher, however, was included. He is also the only Kong from the crew of Donkey Kong 64 without a trophy in Super Smash Bros. Brawl and in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U.
  • When Chunky lands hard on the ground after falling several feet (and losing one melon slice), when he first gets up, his torso and limbs shrink until he inflates those body parts back to their actual sizes.
  • Just like Kiddy Kong Chunky had not appeared in any other DK games after his first appearances It is also Unknown if he might ever return in a future Donkey Kong Country Game.

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