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|Final Smash||Rocketbarrel Barrage|
Diddy Kong is a playable character in Super Smash Bros. Calamity. Diddy Kong is Donkey Kong's best friend and Dixie Kong's love interest. Diddy Kong mostly goes on adventures with the two along with other allies to defeat all evil who threaten Kong Island, mostly King K. Rool.
New taunts and victory poses.
Due to the inclusion of wall climbing, Diddy Kong's recovery game has been improved.
New jab, which deals less damage.
New back throw, which is his former down throw, giving him a new down throw in the process.
Chimpy Charge from Donkey Kong 64 is now Diddy's dash attack, which hits only once and deals less damage.
Rocketbarrel Boost now can be overcharged, dealing recoil damage to Diddy Kong and leaving him helpless afterwards.
- Diddy Kong can wall jump, wall cling, wall climb and crawl.
|Jab||Combo||Diddy Kong does two quick slaps to an uppercut.||2%, 3%, 5%|
|Side tilt||Double punch||Diddy Kong leans to the side and thrusts both of his arms forward in a double punch.||11%|
|Side smash||Double swats||Diddy Kong does two swats forward, slightly moving forward as he does so.||5% (first hit)|
9% (second hit)
|Up tilt||Overhead swipe||Diddy Kong does an overhead swipe above him.||9%|
|Up smash||Cartwheel attack||Diddy Kong does a sort of cartwheel attack, hitting three times.||13% (uncharged; all hits)|
23% (fully charged; all hits)
|Down tilt||Crouching clap||Diddy Kong does a diagonally downward clap while crouching.||10%|
|Down smash||Sweep kick||Diddy Kong performs a sweeping kick that hits on both sides.||12% (uncharged)|
19% (fully charged)
|Dash attack||Chimpy Charge||Diddy Kong does a shoulder barge similar to the Chimpy Charge move from Donkey Kong 64.||12% (clean)|
|Neutral air||Aerial cartwheel||Diddy Kong does an aerial cartwheel.||6%|
|Forward air||Spinning forward kick||Diddy Kong does a forward kick with both legs while spinning.||12% (clean)|
|Back air||Behind kick||Diddy Kong does a stretch kick behind him.||9%|
|Up air||Aerial above kick||Diddy Kong kicks above him.||8%|
|Down air||Below ax-handle punch||Diddy Kong does an ax-handle punch below him which meteor smashes opponents.||13%|
|Grabs and throws|
|Grab||Diddy Kong reaches out for the opponent in a bear-hugging style.|
|Pummel||Headbutt||Diddy Kong headbutts the opponent.||2%|
|Forward throw||Toss||Diddy Kong tosses the opponent forward.||10%|
|Back throw||Behind toss||Diddy Kong tosses the opponent below his body and behind him.||12%|
|Up throw||Handstand kick||Diddy Kong handstand kicks the opponent above him.||3% (first hit)|
7% (second hit)
|Down throw||Ground slam||Diddy Kong slams the opponent on the ground.||8%|
|Neutral special||Peanut Popgun||Diddy Kong gets out his Peanut Popgun and fires a peanut from it. Can be charged to increase the damage, speed and distance it flies in, but overcharging will cause it to explode, ejecting Diddy to the air and doing recoil damage to him, though the explosion has moderate knockback to opponents.||3% (no charge)|
7% (little charge)
14% (full charge)
5% (recoil damage; overcharge)
|Side special||Monkey Flip||Diddy Kong flips forward. If he touches an opponent during the flip, he will latch onto them and to an axe-handle punch to them, launching them. Can press the special button in the middle of the flipping frames to do a kick.||13% (latch)|
|Up special||Rocketbarrel Boost||Diddy Kong equips himself with a Rocketbarrel Pack and launches himself upwards. Can change the angle he travels in and it can be charged to increase the damage of the exhaust and the distance he travels in, however overcharging causes it to explode, causing recoil to Diddy Kong. If Diddy is attacked during his ascend, the Rocketbarrel Pack will detach from him, which can deal damage to opponents. Leaves Diddy Kong helpless.||7% (exhaust; uncharged)|
15% (exhaust; fully charged)
6% (ascend; clean)
2% (ascend; late)
8% (recoil damage; overcharge)
12% (detached Rocketbarrel Pack; explosion)
|Down special||Banana Peel||Diddy Kong takes out a Banana Peel and throws it either behind, above, in front or below him. Can be picked up to throw at opponents, but the peel disappears after touching an opponent when thrown, or after touching the ground twice.||3% (hand)|
6% (thrown peel)
|Final Smash||Rocketbarrel Barrage||...||??%|
- Diddy Kong can continue his standard taunt animation by holding down the taunt button.
|On-screen appearance||Diddy Kong bursts out from a DK Barrel and strikes a pose.|
|Idle animation||Diddy Kong jumps in place twice.|
|Side taunt||Diddy Kong does a playful fighter's stance and cackles.|
|Standard taunt||Diddy Kong starts juggling some balls, similar to his idle animation in Donkey Kong Country.|
|Down taunt||Diddy Kong claps his hands above his head four times, switching feet in the process.|
|Up taunt||Diddy Kong tosses his cap in the air and has it land on his head. This is a reference to his victory pose in Donkey Kong Country, after he defeats a boss or wins in a Bonus Area.|
|Victory theme||Click here to listen!|
Diddy Kong's victory theme is a flourish remix of the level clear theme from Donkey Kong Country. This victory theme is shared with Donkey Kong and Dixie Kong.
|Victory pose #1||Diddy Kong shoots at the camera twice with his alternating Peanut Popguns.|
|Victory pose #2||Diddy Kong spins around with his Rocketbarrel and does a jig..|
|Victory pose #3||Diddy Kong does a little dance and claps his feet while standing on one hand.|