Black Ice Blitz

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Black Ice Blitz
Black Ice Blitz from Donkey Kong GB: Dinky Kong & Dixie Kong
Level code 2-4
Game Donkey Kong Land III
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Black Ice Blitz is the tenth level of Donkey Kong Land III and the fourth level in Primate Plains, where it is located in the northern region. It is very similar to Tearaway Toboggan of Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!. The Kongs ride a toboggan through a series of snowy plateaus, jumping over pits and chasms, as well as riding on snow-capped chalets.


Black Ice Blitz
Kiddy jumping over a Buzz.

At the beginning of the level, the heroes immediately end up in a few Blast Barrels that fire them into a toboggan. The toboggan begins to move upon being entered and pull the Kongs into a house. The monkeys must act fast and jump over the house, grabbing the letter K. After this, the heroes need to cross a few small abysses. Jumping at the wrong time in an area like this, and the Kongs might land right into a pit. If they get through this area, though, the monkeys enter a more flattened area, where they need to defeat some Krimps with the heavy toboggan. At some point, the group have to cross a few more pits while watching out for Buzzes. If they get through this part of the level, they eventually reach a small slope. The monkeys need to jump at the top of it to collect the letter O. After riding up and down a few more slopes and hopping over some enemies, the heroes make it to the Star Barrel.

About halfway through the level, the group ride along a straight path and travel past a house to land into a low area of land. There, they get the letter N, and then have to jump out of the area quickly to avoid hitting into the wall. After this, the apes ride down a large slope and have to jump over a small gap. Afterwards, they find a few Knik-Knaks to bounce on. If they can bounce off of the bugs correctly, they land over the few walls of snow. Once this is all done, the heroes need to dodge a few Buzzes on the path and ride around a few slopes under a Buzz. After passing a Skidda from there, Dixie and Kiddy ride up a pyramid shaped slope and find the letter G. Shortly after, they ride up another large slope to find a "No Sled" sign. When they pass this sign, the toboggan disappears. Farther on, the Kongs, now on foot, find the End of Level Flag.


Items and objects[edit]

The following items and objects appear in the following quantities:

K-O-N-G Letters[edit]

  • K: On top of the first chalet.
  • O: Shortly after two Buzzes, the "O" appears directly above a Skidda.
  • N: After a group of two Krimps, the "N" appears just before a plateau.
  • G: Found to the right of a Skidda near the end of the level.

DK Coin[edit]

Black Ice Blitz
The Koin of Black Ice Blitz

At the end of the level, the Kongs must skip over the Level Flag, and a bottom-right facing Barrel Cannon blasts them into a ditch with the level's Koin. The Kongs can pick up a Steel Keg from a plateau on the right and throw it behind Koin. The Steel Keg rolls off from the left wall and rolls behind into Koin, who relinquishes his DK Coin. Alternatively, the Kongs can throw the Steel Keg from the other direction and have it bump into Koin from the right-side wall.

Bonus Levels[edit]

Black Ice Blitz The second Bonus Level in Donkey Kong GB: Dinky Kong & Dixie Kong
The first and second Bonus Levels respectively

Black Ice Blitz has two Bonus Levels, listed by type:

  • Collect the Stars!: The first Bonus Barrel is located down a pit right after the letter G. The Kongs can either ride the toboggan into the pit or backtrack to the location on foot. In the Bonus Level, the Kongs have ten seconds to collect all 18 stars while riding in a toboggan. To add to the challenge, the toboggan moves fast, there is a Buzz and two Krimps, the Kongs cannot backtrack to obtain any stars they have missed. After obtaining every star, a Bonus Coin appears at the end.
  • Find the Token!: The second Bonus Barrel is hidden on a plateau at the very end right behind the Level Flag, and it is indicated by a lone banana in the air. In the Bonus Level, the Kongs have to obtain the Bonus Coin within 14 seconds, by pasing a few chalets and jumping into a Barrel Cannon, blasting them through a few more, which take the Kongs to the Bonus Coin.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese とめられない とまらない
Tomerarenai Tomaranai
Can't Stop, Won't Stop