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Full name Pompy, the Presumptuous
Species Sea lion
First appearance Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (2014)
Latest appearance Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (trophy cameo) (2014)

Pompy, often referred to as Pompy, the Presumptuous, is the boss of Lost Mangroves in Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze.

Physical description[edit]

Pompy is a sea lion with a mustache, and wears a helmet with two spikes. He has two wristbands on his hands, and a collar on his neck. The Kongs encounter him inside a circus tent, where a battle between them follows.


Pompy attacks mainly by diving at the Kongs, which they can counter by jumping on his back. When hit, he escapes into the water and starts throwing enemies at the Kongs. He eventually jumps, giving the Kongs an opportunity for attack. For every three hits that he takes, Pompy alters his attack plan (and gradually changes color), requiring the Kongs to have to evade his attacks longer until his back is safe to jump on again. During the second phase, Pompy will call upon his minions to dive at the Kongs with him as an extra obstacle. During the third phase, Pompy will also roll and jump onto the battlefield, which stuns him for a few seconds. Pompy is defeated once he takes nine hits.

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

Name Image Appears in Description
Pompy, the Presumptuous PompythePresumptuousTrophyWiiU.png Wii U Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (02/2014) This large sea lion from Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is one of the Snowmad higher-ups...not to mention the ringleader of his own circus! DK and friends tussle with him in Lost Mangroves, where he attacks by sliding along the ground, leaping through the air, and generally showing off his circus skills.

Names in other languages[edit]

Big Top Bop[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese サーカスの団長 ポンピー
Sākasu no danchō Ponpī
Circus Ringleader Pompy
Spanish Circo vikingo Viking Circus
French Le jongleur tapageur The Boisterous Juggler
German Halfpipe der Halbstarken Halfpipe of the Beatniks
Italian Circo Carlinga Nacelle Circus


Language Name Meaning
Japanese ポンピー
"Pompy" read in Japanese accent but highly similar.
Spanish Acrón, el Magnífico Acron, the Magnificent
French (NOA) Otharius, le Hautain Pun on otarie (french for sea lion); Otharius, the Haughty
French (NOE) Otario Pun on otarie (french for sea lion)
German Prahl-Theo I. von Protz Prahl-Theo I. of/from Protz (meaning "a boaster" in German)