Fish Poker Pops

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Fish Poker Pops
Viking Art1 - Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze.png
First appearance Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Wii U) (2014)
Latest appearance Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Nintendo Switch) (2018)
Parent species Waldough

Fish Poker Pops are enemies appearing in Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. They are Waldoughs with greyish skin and bushy whiskers. They don a woolly skirt wrapped around their body with a leather belt and suspenders, displaying the Snowmad insignia, and wear a pair of beige and red striped trousers underneath.

Concept artwork

Fish Poker Pops protect their heads from normal stomp attacks with a sharp viking helmet, dangerous to land on. After noticing the Kongs, Fish Poker Pops begin to step furiously towards them, carrying a wooden pole with two spiky, bulging fish tucked onto it. This is used as weapon against the Kongs. When a Fish Poker Pops lifts the pole to hit them, he is open to a roll attack to his stomach. The player must repeat this process two more times to defeat a Fish Poker Pops. They can be alternatively attacked using a barrel, Cranky Kong's cane, and Funky Kong's surfboard.

Unlike other Waldoughs which share the same sounds, Fish Poker Pops have a more aggressive tone in their voices.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U trophy information[edit]

Name Image Appears in Description
Fish Poker Pops FishPokerPopsTrophyWiiU.png Wii U Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (02/2014) These walrus-like foes from Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze have horned helmets and puffer-fish-stick weapons that make it tough to even get close to them. Wait for them to lift their sticks, and then use rolling attacks. After three of those, they'll go down. Alternatively, use Cranky Kong's Cane Bounce to bash them in the head.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ウォリウォラス
Uori Uorasu
Wari Waldough
Wari is possibly a shortening of "Warrior" 「ウォリアー」 uoriā.
Spanish Morsario letal Lethal "Corsair-Walrus" (Morsario is a play on morsa (walrus) and corsario (corsair).)