Gale Hawg

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Gale Hawg
Tusked Gale Hawg
Artwork of a Gale Hawg from New Play Control! Donkey Kong Jungle Beat
First appearance Donkey Kong Jungle Beat (2004)
Latest appearance New Play Control! Donkey Kong Jungle Beat (2008)

Gale Hawgs are pig enemies found in Donkey Kong Jungle Beat. They are red with darker red engravings on their bodies and commonly appear in front of tunnels or near pits. They attempt to prevent Donkey Kong from progressing to the goal by creating mild gales, as their name implies, or even blow Donkey Kong into another obstacle or enemy. A Gale Hawg can be defeated by using a sound wave, and then repeatedly punching it while it is dazed. They have numerous relatives in the game, with Mini Pig Poppos and Sleep Pig Poppos being more basic and encountered earlier, and Kiba Pig Poppos, Fire Pig Poppos, and the Boss Pig Poppo being more dangerous and encountered later. Gale Hawg later reappears in Super Smash Bros. Brawl as a sticker. In New Play Control! Donkey Kong Jungle Beat, they and some of their relatives are redesigned to have large tusks.

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Super Smash Bros. Brawl[edit]

Gale Hawg
A Sticker of Gale Hawg
Artwork from: Donkey Kong Jungle Beat
Effects in The Subspace Emissary: [Head] - Attack +13
Usable by: Anyone


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Internal names[edit]

Game File Name Meaning

Donkey Kong Jungle Beat ObjectData/PigPoppo.arc PigPoppo Pig Poppo

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ブタポッポ
Buta Poppo
From「豚」(buta, pig) and「ポッポ」(poppo, onomatopoeia for chugging sound)

Italian Wind Pigg
Korean 돼지 포포
Dwaeji Popo
Pig Poppo



  1. ^ TCRF. tcrf:Super Mario Galaxy § Jungle Beat Leftovers. The Cutting Room Floor. Retrieved March 3, 2018.