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DIDDY KONG
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Universe Donkey Kong
Other Super Smash Bros. Appearances SSBB Icon
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Availability Unlockable
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.

Changes

Notice New taunts and victory poses.

Buff Due to the inclusion of wall climbing, Diddy Kong's recovery game has been improved.

Nerf New jab, which deals less damage.

Notice New back throw, which is his former down throw, giving him a new down throw in the process.

Nerf Chimpy Charge from Donkey Kong 64 is now Diddy's dash attack, which hits only once and deals less damage.

Nerf Rocketbarrel Boost now can be overcharged, dealing recoil damage to Diddy Kong and leaving him helpless afterwards.

Moveset

Diddy Kong can wall jump, wall cling, wall climb and crawl.
Normal attacks
Attack Name Description Damage
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)
6% (late)
Aerial attacks
Attack Name Description Damage
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)
8% (late)
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
Attack Name Description Damage
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%
Special attacks
Attack Name Description Damage
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)
10% (charged)
14% (full charge)
5% (recoil damage; overcharge)
16% (overcharge)
Side special Chimpy Charge Diddy Kong charges forward headfirst, stopping abruptly when he hits an opponent. Unless it connects, the move leaves Diddy Kong helpless afterwards. 12%
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)
34% (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 ... ??%

Miscellaneous

Diddy Kong can continue his standard taunt animation by holding down the taunt button.
Animation Description
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.

Alternates

Credit goes to Mirai Moon (tbc) for the alternates.

Trivia

Super Smash Bros. Calamity
Bold denotes unlockable content
Italic denotes downloadable content
Items
Returning
Assist Trophy | Back Shield | Banana Peel | Barrel | Beam Sword | Beehive | Beetle | Blast Box | Bob-omb | Bombchu | Boomerang | Boss Galaga | Bullet Bill | Bunny Hood | Bumper | Capsule | Cloaking Device | Cracker Launcher | Cucco | Daybreak | Deku Nut | Dragoon | Drill Arm | Fan | Fire Bar | Fire Flower | Flipper | Food | Franklin Badge | Freezie | Golden Hammer | Grass | Green Shell | Gooey Bomb | Gust Bellows | Hammer | Heart Container | Hocotate Bomb | Home-Run Bat | Hothead | Killer Eye | Lightning | Lip's Stick | Master Ball | Maxmium Tomato | Metal Block | Motion-Sensor Bomb | Party Ball | Pitfall | Poison Mushroom | Poké Ball | POW Block | Red Shell | Rocket Belt | Smart Bomb | Smash Ball | Spiny Shell | Star Rod | Steel Diver Gun | Super Leaf | Super Scope | Super Star | Timer | Unira | X Bomb
New
1-Up Mushroom | Beam Rod | Boo | Cape Feather | Dusk Ball | Energy Tank | Fireworks | Ice Flower | Exploding Tag | Mini Mushroom | NES Zapper | Propeller Box | Shield Monitor | Shooting Star | Splattershot | Super Horn | Yellow Shell
Playable Characters
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Mario | Luigi | Peach | Bowser | Bowser Jr. | Rosalina | Donkey Kong | Diddy Kong | Yoshi | Wario | Link | Zelda | Sheik | Ganondorf | Toon Link | Young Link | Samus | Zero Suit Samus | Kirby | Meta Knight | King Dedede | Fox | Falco | Wolf | Pikachu | Jigglypuff | Pichu | Mewtwo | Lucario | Greninja | Charizard | Squirtle | Ivysaur | Captain Falcon | Ness | Lucas | Marth | Roy | Ike | Robin | Ice Climbers | Mr. Game & Watch | Pit | Olimar | R.O.B. | Sonic | Villager | Wii Fit Trainer | Duck Hunt | Mega Man | Pac-Man | Snake | Cloud | Shulk | Ryu | Bayonetta
New
Captain Toad | Geno | Daisy | Waluigi | Dixie Kong | King K. Rool | Gooey | Bandana Dee | Meloetta | Tetra | Masked Man | Tails | Sandbag | Paper Mario | Bomberman | Shovel Knight | Banjo & Kazooie | Inkling | Squid Sisters| Starfy | Shantae | Chibi-Robo | Goku | Luffy | Black Mage | Ringabel | Crash | Rayman | Isaac | Spyro | Klonoa | Doomguy | Lilac | Cuphead | Yooka & Laylee
Unten | Leah | Rachel | Strafe | Sakeena | PalmMan
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Assist Pokémon
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Stages
Battlefield | Final Destination | Final Destination | Metal Cavern | Battlefield (64) | Final Destination (64) | New Donk City | Dr. Mario | Paper Jam | Bowser's Castle | Starship Mario | Inside Bowletta | Super Mario Maker | Mushroom Kingdom U | Mario Circuit | Delfino Plaza | Luigi's Mansion | Princess Peach's Castle | Mushroom Kingdom II | Mushroom Kingdom | Gankplank Galleon | Jungle Hijinx | 75mm | Jungle Japes | Kongo Jungle | Yoshi's Island | Baby Bowser's Castle | Woolly World | Yoshi's Island (SSBM) | Yoshi's Island (64) | Wario Land | Emerald Cave | WarioWare, Inc. | Gamer | Hylian Skies | Clock Town | Skyloft | Bridge of Edin | Temple | Hyrule Castle | Crateria | Phase 8 | Tourian | Pyrosphere | Frigate Orpheon | Norfair | Rainbow Route | Haldera Volcano | Dream Land | Halberd | Fountain of Dreams | Dream Land (64) | Meteo Campaigns | Corneria | Sector Z | Lylat Cruise | Pokémon Colosseum | Alolan Pokémon League | Lake of Rage | Silph Co. | Pokémon Stadium 2 | Saffron City | Sand Ocean | Mute City | Port Town Aero Dive | Saturn Valley | Devil's Machine | Onett | Fourside | Coliseum | Castle Siege | Flat Zone X | Palutena's Shrine | Skyworld | Garden of Hope | Distant Planet | Town and City | Smashville | Shadow Moses Island | Studiopolis Zone | Casino Night Zone | Sky Sanctuary Zone | Hidden Palace Zone | Windy Hill Zone | Green Hill Zone | Central Highway | Skull Fortress | Hunter Base | Bomb Factory | PAC-Maze | Pac-Land | Glitz Pit | Redpepper Volcano | Planet Namek | World Tournament | Cell Games | Dr. Gero's Lab | M. Bison's Stage | Gaur Plains | Umbra Clock Tower | Wuhu Island | Nintendo 3DS | Miiverse | Nintendo DS | Pictochat | Dracula's Castle | Lunar Core | Chaos Shrine | Hidden Leaf Valley | Scuttle Town | Pilotwings | Twilight Town | Tower of Salvation | Steel Diver | Wrecking Crew | Urchin Underpass | Desk | Dragon Valley | Arms Arena | Aetheral Gates | Air Armada | One Hell of A Time
Bosses
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