Concept artwork of a giant Chomp
|First appearance||Donkey Kong Country Returns (2010)|
|Latest appearance||Mario Golf: World Tour (2014)|
Giant Chomps are red carnivorous plant enemies which first appear in Donkey Kong Country Returns. They are a variety of Chomp and appear very rarely throughout the game. Giant Chomps only appear in the levels King of Cling and the Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D exclusive level, Crushin' Columns.
Giant Chomps are much larger than other Chomps. They have leaves instead of a vine, and possess spikes on their body. These enemies attack by leaping up towards the Kongs, attempting to injure them. Giant Chomps cannot be defeated by jumping on them and can only be defeated by throwing barrels at them. Additionally, the giant Chomps attack faster than the other species of Chomps.
As with its smaller variants, a single giant Chomp appears in Mario Golf: World Tour. It adopts the same behavioral aspect and vertical position seen in Donkey Kong Country Returns, and it now hinders the ball hit and thrown by the player. The giant Chomp is located around Hole 6 of DK Jungle.
Names in other languages
|From "mega" and「パクパク」(pakupaku, onomatopoeia for gobbling)|
- Knight, Michael. Donkey Kong Country Returns Prima Official Game Guide. Page 33. "There is a giant Chomp below that rises up and tries to bite you."
- 「ドンキーコングリターンズ任天堂公式ガイドブック」 (Donkey Kong Returns Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook), page 21.