Smoky Prog | Krow | [51][52][53], Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest. Colonel Pluck | Grief | Cactus/Ghastly King | Natah | Kludge | Foreman Spike | Sheegoth | Koopalings (Larry, Roy, Wendy, Iggy, Morton, Lemmy, Ludwig) | Acro | Koopa Kids | Greedy Tyrant, Kaptain K. RoolKap'n K. RoolBaron K. RoolensteinMaster of the Kremling KrewKing Krusha K. RoolThe Kremling Commander, KingPirate captainScientistBoxerWrestlerDictator, Superhuman strengthSuperhuman speedSuperhuman agilitySuperhuman staminaSuperhuman durabilitySuperhuman leapingFire breath (formerly)Handling explosivesExperienced using a blunderbussInvisibilityFlight (with his propeller pack)TeleportationIntimidationBoxingWrestlingVarious weapons and vehiclesScientific know-howEngineeringCunningSchemingThrowing his crown and boxing glove like a boomerang. Usually content with stealing their bananas/medals/Crystal Coconut, he's actually tried to go after the Kongs themselves on … Sassy Squatch | In Mario Super Sluggers, K. Rool keeps his crown but loses his cape to a slight ancient Egyptian pharaoh design of a collar and loincloth. [34] All three characters celebrate their reunion with Banjo and Kazooie, who have connections to the Donkey Kong universe via Diddy Kong Racing and Rare.[35]. Chandelure | Lamp Scam Snifit | Shadoo | Nastasia | Quick Man | Tower Power Pokey | ROB | Klump | Sigma | | Emerl | Byrne | General Guy | Kaptain Skurvy | Croco | Shy Guys | Palkia | He fakes defeat, often collapsing in the middle of combat and making it seem like he has been defeated, only to rise seconds later and begin fighting again. This is first seen in Donkey Kong Country 2, where his blunderbuss leaves a trail of smoke puffs, revealing where he is and in Donkey Kong 64, where only his shadow can be seen on the ground when he is invisible. In DK: Jungle Climber, K. Rool, after being damaged in battle, can turn temporarily invincible (gaining a reddish coloration) and the ability to assume a ball shape and bounce off surfaces rapidly. Whomps | Culex | Boos | Zingers | [13], In Donkey Kong Country 2, K. Rool is given the "Kaptain" moniker and kidnaps Donkey Kong. Juri Han | He is one of Four Pirate Emperors, and a member of Team Gnaa. Rodin, the Infinite One | Lord Fredrik | Hobby Overall, K. Rool had everything but size in this fight of the crocs. Schnautzel | Congazuma | Smorg | Mecha Ridley | Klaptrap | Captain Goomba | Despite all of this, however, he and the Kritters have good chemistry with each other in Mario Super Sluggers. Dry Bones | Master Core | ", "Donkey Kong Country 3 :: SPEED RUN (0:52:47) by MorKs #AGDQ 2014", "Donkey Kong Country 3 Alternate Final Boss Knaulitus + True Ending", "Donkey Kong 64 SPEED RUN in 0:53:40 by Cfox7 (Awesome Games Done Quick 2013) N64", "Microsoft Acquires Video Game Powerhouse Rare Ltd", "Beta versions of Diddy Kong Pilot and Banjo Kazooie GBA now leaked and preserved", "All the Super Mario Odyssey Easter eggs and secrets you might have missed", "New Super Smash Bros. Update Adds Tournaments, King K. Rool Costume", "Super Smash Bros. Pompy | [22], Rather than just kidnap the other Kongs and steal bananas, King K. Rool decides to take a more barbaric approach by planning to blow up Kong Isle with his "Blast-o-matic" laser. K. Rool resembles an overweight crocodile with an infected, bulging eye. K. Rool (also known as King K. Rool, Kaptain K. Rool, Baron K. Roolenstein and King Krusha K. Rool) is the primary antagonist of the franchise, Donkey Kong's archenemy and K. Lumsy's older brother.. Gnawty | [18], Following the events of Donkey Kong Country 2, K. Rool goes into hiding due to the destruction of Crocodile Isle. Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! [31] In his weekly Famitsu column, series director Masahiro Sakurai stated that K. Rool was selected to join the roster because he "received a ton of votes" in the Smash Bros. This time he kidnaps both Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong, imprisons the Queen Banana Bird, and heads to the Northern Kremisphere. Bowser | [6] His overall design in Super Smash Bros. Klaptrap | Wario | Master Hand | However, in some appearances since DK: King of Swing, his underbelly was changed to no longer look armored and its color went from golden to beige. Elder Princess Shroob | Wind Man | At first, it seems the Kongs are overpowered until Donkey Kong finds and throws a nearby TNT Barrel into the pile of bananas K. Rool is standing on. His voice is radically different from the games, as in the animated series he had a fairly high voice with a Southern English accent, while in various games, he had a gurgling and growling voice, or sometimes a thunderous and intimidating baritone as in Donkey Kong 64. Blade | Tiki Boing ... Donkey Kong Family Crusher Takara Soft Vinyl Action Figure 1999 Toy Japan Rare. Bio Rex | Plasm Wraith | Army Dillo | Fluff | Bleak | The level intro cutscene shows K. Rool panicking and starting the countdown to fire the untested Blast-O-Matic, despite warnings that the machine could backfire, thus killing the Kremlings and K. Rool himself as well. Donkey Kong (Mario VS Donkey Kong) | Tiki Goon | Take control of or destroy the Donkey Kong Island (ongoing).Steal the Kong's Banana Hoard (ongoing).Conquer the world (ongoing).Steal the Crystal Coconut and become ruler of the Kongo Bongo Island (in the TV series; failed). Roger the Potted Ghost | Origin Snaggles | Chef Kawasaki | Dr. Coyle | Davy Bones | Mahvas | Iguanagon | King K. Rool, who has gone by many aliases, is the malevolent ruler of the Kremlings and the main villain in the Donkey Kong series, as well as the archenemy of Donkey Kong and his allies. Mouser | But it is possible K. Rool originally liked Bananas but came to hate them due to his numerous defeats to the Kong family. Mario | Ultimate, becoming the third character representative for the Donkey Kong franchise. This is an attempt to deceive the player, as he gets back up soon after and must be jumped on a few more times before the battle truly ends. Golems (Kirby) | Zurees, Others Lava Piranha | Unfortunately for K. Rool, his heist is a failure, as he steals the bananas when the Kongs are home, so the Kongs easily track down K. Rool and his Kritter minions. Kaptain K. Rool is also featured as the main villain in an obscure German Donkey Kong comic, Bumm-Badabumm im Urwald; however, he is always referred to as King K. Rool. Tiki Tank | Since his first defeat, he keeps on terrorizing the Kong Family on a regular basis. Booster | K. Rool is the ruthless and mentally unstable ruler of the Kremling race, who has on numerous occasions tried to steal Donkey Kong Diddy Kong's Banana Hoard and kidnap the big ape himself. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. King Statue | Midbus | Whispy Woods | Crazy Hand | He also appears in several Donkey Kong games following Microsoft's acquisition of Rare in 2002,[25] including Donkey Konga, DK: King of Swing, Donkey Kong Barrel Blast, and DK: Jungle Climber. Mother Brain | Chuckolator | Hammer Bros | When K. Rool notices that the Kongs are in the Lost Land, he, at first, sends several dozen Kremlings at Donkey, Diddy and Dixie Kong, thinking the sheer number of Kremlings would defeat the Kongs. "Crime Wave" Clyde | Space Pirates (Kid Icarus) | False Bowser | Porky Minch | Bluey the Walrus | In Donkey Kong Country, K. Rool boasts the ability to summon a barrage of large cannonballs to rain down on Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong. Kong Fu | In Donkey Kong 64 and the Game Boy Advance ports of the Donkey Kong Country trilogy, K. Rool's voice was provided by former Rare developer Chris Sutherland. The Donkey Kong Country cartoon also introduces a Kremling rival of sorts to K. Rool, a pirate named Kaptain Skurvy, who also wishes to obtain the Crystal Coconut. Major Burrows | Flages | Hisstocrat | Ultimate", "Random: Smash Fans Thank Sakurai For Adding King K. Rool To Ultimate", "King K. Rool fans offer heartfelt thanks for Super Smash Bros. Creepers | Paper Macho Soldiers Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, List of fictional crocodiles and alligators, "Donkey Kong Country Designer Shows Off Early King K. Rool And Kremling Art Concepts", "Mario Super Sluggers - Characters Gameplay 1", "King K. Rool Creators Give Origin Details After 'Super Smash Bros. Iron Face | Awk | Wigglers | This disguise complements the pirate motif of Donkey Kong Country 2. [2][3] K. Rool is currently voiced by Japanese voice actor Toshihide Tsuchiya, who also provides the voice of Funky Kong.[4]. Solidus Snake | King Boo | Big Bad Wolf | Mr. Frosty | Elijah joined our family 16 months after Noah and Hannah arrived just shy of Eli's 2nd birthday! Turret Tusk | In Donkey Kong Country 2, K. Rool can also teleport. Ing | Donkey Kong Jr. | Rayquaza | Antasma | Topmaniac | Ultimate by sending series director Masahiro Sakurai a thank you letter. Fighter Ballot, an online survey Nintendo held to determine future DLC contenders. Plasma Wisps | Scarfies | Tough Possessor | King Croacus | K. Rool mentions having a wife in Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!. The blunderbuss, the flying backpack, boxing gloves, you name it! Julius | King Dedede | Shrewd Possessor | He has a large bloodshot eye, muscular arms, and is usually shown with jagged teeth. Tacs | Helmaroc King | This instability might have been shown in Donkey Kong 64 when the Kongs made it to Hideout Helm. King Zing | [20], Baron K. Roolenstein is battled twice; first in Kastle Kaos, and again in the Knautilus, a submarine that is located in this game's hidden world, Krematoa. Giga Lakitu | Team Rocket Grunts | The Kong family's original Arch-Enemy and the Big Bad of the original Donkey Kong Country trilogy (as well as the cartoon of the same name, their Nintendo 64 successor, and five portable titles), King K. Rool is the demented leader of the band of crocodilians known as the Kremling Krew. His name is pronounced 'cruel', the 'K' obviously implied to follow the Kremling trend. Birdo | Rabbids | Ganondorf | Babylon Rogues (Jet the Hawk, Wave the Swallow, Storm the Albatross) | Kosha | King Kut Out | Monoeyes | He is called by General Klump as "King K. Rool, Sir". Smithy | After being distracted by Candy Kong in a brief cutscene, Funky Kong delivers the final blow to the Kremling King with a mechanical boot. Master Hand | [42][43][44] Additionally, many fan conducted polls had found King K. Rool to be a highly requested character in the Smash Bros. Kalimba | Here he steals the Kongs' banana hoard and must be fought on his pirate ship, Gangplank Galleon. False Peach | Kaptain Skurvy | President Koopa | Tuck | In the show, his personality is relatively the same as in the games: bossy, megalomaniacal and slightly clumsy. Lord Nightmare | The Three Mage-Sisters (Francisca, Flamberge, Zan Partizanne) | K. Rool is the villainous leader of a group of crocodilian raiders known as the Kremlings, who have crossed paths with the Kongs on many occasions. Ancient Minister | MegaBug | King K. Rool, under the guise of Kaptain K. Rool, was also featured in the magazine's Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest comic special, appearing at the beginning of it to taunt a captured Donkey Kong. Marx | Count Bleck | He was also prone to bouts of sympathy, out of sync with his villainy, such as being softened by Donkey Kong's and Candy Kong's love, and respecting World Peace Day. Ultimate' Reveal", "Donkey Kong Country :: SPEED RUN Live (0:58:17) (101%) [SNES] by NewAgeRetroHippie #AGDQ 2014", "Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest", "Donkey Kong Country 2 :: SPEED RUN Live (0:46:14) by Reflected #AGDQ 2014", "Donkey Kong Country 2 (102%) - #33 S-boss "Krocodile Kore" + Secret Ending", "Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! Exor | "[39], Game Revolution gave K. Rool the number two spot on their list of characters who deserve a spot in Super Smash Bros., arguing that "it's been far too long since we've seen the Kremlings get some proper representation, with the reptilian foes being conspicuously absent from both of Retro Studios' DKC titles. K. Rool originally was a pirate on Kremling galleon that wrecked in Krem Quay turning the main port into a salt marsh. K. Rool's greatest weakness is his own incompetence. Waddle Dees | Tryclyde | Originally King K. Rool's underbelly seemed to be covered in a chest plate that was golden in both texture and color. Bombers | Viruses | Bring back K. It is very common for him to be defeated, simply because he keeps making the same mistake in a fight, such as in Donkey Kong Country, when he keeps throwing his crown, allowing Donkey and Diddy to jump on his head. Kleever | Jojora | K. Rool appears in the German Club Nintendo's comic adaptation of Donkey Kong Country, first appearing to attack Diddy Kong and seal him within a DK Barrel, before stealing Donkey Kong's Banana Hoard. After gathering enough forces, Wart invaded and conquered the Subcon. Ricky | Attempted murderPiracyKidnappingAttempted genocideExtortionAbuse of powerTortureTerrorism. Best Fitness Friends | Loptr | Burt the Bashful | When he becomes Baron K. Roolenstein, he wears a white lab coat, a small black wig, and has a propeller on his back. King K. Rool is the main antagonist of the Donkey Kong series, the older brother of K. Lumsy the ruler of the Kremling Krew containing the Kremlings and the archenemy of Donkey Kong, Diddy Kong and the Kong Family. Ruined Dragon | Medeus | Kass | Rawk Hawk | Sir Grodus | Donkey Kong Country Torkdrift | In response, the citizens of the Subcon contacted Mario and asked for his help to defeat Wart. He was designed by Steve Mayles, an artist who worked at Rare and brother of Donkey Kong Country designer Gregg Mayles. [12] This ship later appears as the introduction stage of Donkey Kong Country 2, and again as a sunken ship in Donkey Kong 64. Akuma | Queen B. Swooper Dooper | Porky Minch | Andross | Lord Fredrik | Octoman | Strangely enough, he has shown to have a long tail even though he doesn't in some of his other appearances and sometimes has four toes instead of three as shown in artworks. In Mario Super Sluggers, he calls brown Kritter "the dirty under-belly of the Kremling Krew". King K. Rool is the main reoccurring villain of the Donkey Kong games, starting from the first Donkey Kong Country on SNES. Much like in his original appearance, K. Rool would attempt to trick the Kongs by playing dead. Robot Princess | King Bob-omb | Three Little Pigheads | The only other known family K. Rool has is his younger brother K. Lumsy, who was introduced in Donkey Kong 64 and is a crocodile of colossal size. He also uses a type of barrel vehicle in Donkey Kong Barrel Blast. Hooktail | Watinga | Army Hammer Bro, 8 Bit Club Ninja Kong | Ultimate inclusion", "King K. Rool Fans Thank Super Smash Bros. For Including Character", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=King_K._Rool&oldid=990552708, Anthropomorphic characters in video games, Fictional characters with superhuman strength, Fictional characters who can move at superhuman speeds, Fictional characters who can turn invisible, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 25 November 2020, at 03:58. Eggplant Wizard | Blood Falcon | Air Man | [16] To gain access to this level, players must collect every bonus token and present them to Klubba, a muscular Kremling who guards the Lost World, which is heavily implied to be the Kremlings' place of origin. Marx | Koopa Bros | Starmans | Iridescent Glint Beetle | Claus | Screamming Pillar | K. Rool appears in the German Club Nintendo's comic adaptation of Donkey Kong Country, first appearing to attack Diddy Kong and seal him within a DK Barrel, before stealing Donkey Kong's Banana Hoard. This is most prominently shown in Donkey Kong Country 2, when K. Rool survived tumbling down Crocodile Island before falling into shark-infested waters, and in Donkey Kong 64, when he was pummeled by K. Lumsy. Sword Man | Tabuu | In a possible alternate timeline seen in the episode "It's a Wonderful Life", in which Donkey Kong sees what Kongo Bongo Island would be like if he did not exist, King K. Rool is portrayed as a somewhat timid freedom fighter in a feud with Diddy Kong, who is portrayed as a power-hungry tyrant.