B. Locker

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B. Locker
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First appearance Donkey Kong 64 (1999)
“If I disobey that fat old fool K. Rool, it's the big sawmill in the sky for me, so pay up pronto and I can get my wooden butt outta here.”
B. Locker, Donkey Kong 64

B. Locker is a grouchy signpost that appears in Donkey Kong 64. His name is a pun on "blocker", and as B. Locker's name suggests, he prevents the Kongs from entering portals to each level, unless they have enough Golden Bananas. B. Locker resembles a wooden signpost, and has a pair of eyes and three number panels on his chest.

B. Locker is first encountered by Donkey Kong in the Jungle Japes lobby, where he reveals to be unhappily working for King K. Rool, else he would be punished (by "the big sawmill in the sky").

Each level has a minimum Golden Banana requirement, which is indicated from the number panels on B. Locker's chest. By meeting the requirement, the Kongs can approach B. Locker, who then permanently leaves from the level's lobby, allowing them to enter the level. The minimum requirements include: