Icicle Arsenal is the second secret level of Donkey Kong Island in Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze and its Nintendo Switch port. It mainly consists of icicles that fall to hinder the Kongs' progress. It is unlocked after clearing the previous secret level Dynamite Dash, and it is one of the two only secret levels in the game not unlocked through a secret exit (the other being Rodent Ruckus).
The level starts with many icicles for the Kongs to avoid, along with an Archy. After smashing a bridge down, the Kongs must dash across the level to avoid the onslaught of icicles and Speedy Tucks and pull an Item Handle to climb a wall and pound a container on the right. Next, the Kongs must move across rickety platforms and evade a Fish Poker Pops to reach the first checkpoint.
A series of Barrel Cannons and skull Blast Barrels follows. Afterwards, the Kongs will encounter a Boom Bird, a Fire Archy, and several Hootzes. A series of falling icicles follows, as well as a climbing wall that leads to an area with more rickety platforms and some Tucks, followed by a pair of Blue Hootzes and another Item Handle that raises more platforms, leading to the second checkpoint.
After passing a Big Sphen, the Kongs must knock over three boxes with Banana Coin icons on them, then bypass the Speedy Tucks and Pointy Tucks. They must then bypass a Chum Chucker Charlie and smash an ice wall to be led to the third checkpoint.
The Kongs must then climb on a ceiling, then drop an icicle and quickly move to the right while avoiding Tucks and Soaries. After climbing another ceiling, the Kongs must navigate another series of Barrel Cannons and Blast Barrels while avoiding many more icicles. After a few more Barrel Cannons, the Kongs reach the Slot Machine Barrel.
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