Combo Fairies are a special kind of fairy that only appear in Donkey Kong Jungle Beat. They appear as bright, round lights that come in multiple colors, with wings attached. Combo Fairies bear a close resemblance to the fairies in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, having nearly the same physical appearance aside from being slightly smaller.
Whenever Donkey Kong performs a combo (a special kind of action, such as swinging from a vine or getting a Jungle Buddy), a Combo Fairy appears and circles around Donkey Kong until he lands on the ground. Upon landing, all the collected Combo Fairies turn into beats. Donkey Kong can obtain more fairies by performing multiple combos with as few repeated actions as possible. There is no limit to how many fairies can circle around Donkey Kong in the game, though the current known maximum is eighteen. Upon reaching ten combos, the fairies begin to sparkle, and the sound effect that plays when Donkey Kong obtains a combo stops playing.
Ways to obtain Combos
Throughout the game, there are several ways to obtain a combo, which, as aforementioned, cause a Combo Fairy to appear. They include: