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Species Baboon
First appearance Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (2014)

Ba-Boom, the Boisterous is the third boss in the game Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. He is the boss of Bright Savannah, appearing in the level Triple Trouble. Before the battle, the Kongs notice a Banana Bunch in the air by a wooden pole. As they try to grab it, Ba-Boom slyly snatches the bunch. He then splits into three, all of whom promptly mock the Kongs, angering them.

General information[edit]

The Ba-Boom trio, taunting the Kongs.

Physical description[edit]

Ba-Boom is a black baboon with blue cheeks (like a mandrill) and messy hair. He wears a Viking helmet with the Snowmad symbol, as well as blue bracelets on his arms and legs. Ba-Boom's split selves look exactly like him, except one of them has teal cheeks and bracelets, while the other has red cheeks and bracelets.


Ba-Boom, swinging to attack the Kongs.

Ba-Boom and his "brothers" attack by swinging a rope, and swinging a hammer. When the player hits one of them at least once, the other two will start rolling. They also throw Watermelon Fuse Bombs, which can be spiky or green; the green watermelons can be thrown back at them. When two of the brothers are defeated, Ba-Boom will create shadow clones of himself, and repeat the aforementioned patterns.


To defeat Ba-Boom, the Kongs will have to damage the brothers, either by jumping on them, or by throwing their Watermelon Fuse Bombs back at them. However, the Kongs can only jump on their rear ends, as their helmets will render jump attacks on the head useless. However, this can be mitigated by using Cranky's cane jump.

Each brother can only take up to three hits, and as they take damage, their fur color becomes lighter. When one Ba-Boom member is defeated, however, the remaining members will fully heal themselves before beginning the next phase.

Names in other languages[edit]

Triple Trouble[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese お命ちょうだい!バブーンでごザル
Oinochi chōdai! Babūn de Gozaru
"Your Life, Please! We are Baboons" (or "I am Baboon") Oinochi chōdai! is said to be how samurai issue a challenge, followed by them introducing themselves in the formal manner also used in the level name.
Spanish Triple trifulca Triple Brawl
French Le trio terrible The Terrible Trio
German Savannensause Savanna Brawl
Italian Trio di Tiranni Trio of Tyrants


Language Name Meaning
Japanese バブーンブラザーズ
Babūn Burazāzu
Baboon Brothers
Spanish Babum, el Bombardero Ba-Boom, the Bombardier
French Ba, Da et Boum, les Bagarreurs Ba, Da and Boom, the Fighters
German Die Radikalen Rambazambas The Radical Rambazambas


  • Ba-Boom uses ninjutsu in order to create two shadow clones, as evident by his usage of hand seal movements.
  • When Ba-Boom performs a rolling attack, the animation and sound effect are similar to Sonic the Hedgehog's Spin Dash.