Fantendo - Game Ideas & More
Fantendo - Game Ideas & More
Lanky Kong
Color-corrected render by mancartti

Deceased (Manga only)

Donkey Kong 64 (1999)
Donkey Kong Barrel Blast (2007)
Chris Sutherland (Donkey Kong 64)
Kentaro Tone (Donkey Kong Barrel Blast)

Lanky Kong is an orangutan and member of the Kong family. He appears in Donkey Kong Continent as the last secret player in Adventure Mode. He makes a guest appearance in Super Smash Bros. Clash, as an Assist Trophy.


The Murkong

In Donkey Kong Continent, Lanky Kong is captured by Manky Kongs and brought to the Murkong's underwater cave. Once Kiddy Kong saves him, He becomes a playable character. His main ability in this game is Orangstand. He can use team attacks with Donkey Kong and Kiddy Kong.

Open for Business

Lanky appears in Cranky's Kemistry as a merchant in the Orang-u-tang Gang Market. He sells several different L-ements and upgrades for Banana Coins. He is also an unlockable character in Multi-player Mode.

Ultra DK

In Ultra DK, Lanky is captured by the Manky Kongs again, who believe him to be their king. When the other Kongs are captured by the Manky Kongs, Lanky throws them in the dungeon, liking his current life and not wishing to defy the Manky Kongs. However, this is revealed to be a trick and later rescues them, afterwards unlocking him as playable. He uses his Grape Shooter and long arms as his main means of attack.

Donkey Kong Country 4

Lanky appears on Donkey Kong Country 4 as a unlockable playable character, He's unlockable on the world 2 named Occidental Falls.


  • Speed: ☆☆
  • Jump:☆☆☆
  • Agilty:☆☆☆☆
  • Power:☆☆
  • Special Agility: pirouetting with the arms in the air, He can fly for a short time or kill enemies.

Donkey Kong Knockout

Lanky Kong appears as a secret character in the Wii boxing game Donkey Kong Knockout He has long arms and the best reach in the game, his stats aside from that are pretty average. His special move is to use his grape shooter to stun foes. He is unlocked by completing the game once on easy mode with any of the Kongs.

NRL Player

Lanky Kong is a player on the Donkey Kong Wilds team on the multiplayer Wii Sports game Mario Rugby League. He is a skillful character with average speed and strength. His special skill is to stretch his arms out as an extended tackle.

D.I.Y Race

Lanky Kong makes another appearance in Donkey Kong Kart D.I.Y.

Cricket Player

Lanky Kong appears on the Kouragous Kongs team in Donkey Kong Test Cricket.

Star Team Heroes

He's one of the victims of the Kirthar's Snap Finger.


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