Razor Ridge

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Platformer World
Razor Ridge
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Appearance Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!
Levels 5
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“My chair-lift is the safest route up the cliffs.”
Benny, Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!
Razor Ridge in the Game Boy Advance remake

Razor Ridge is the sixth world of Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!.

Razor Ridge is in a mountain area located near a large fissure and filled with whirling machinery. Due to the fissure, the only way to travel between areas is through the use of a chairlift. Razor Ridge has many caves and vast areas of cliffs. At the base of the cliffs are cesspools with pitch-black water, created from floodwater runoff.[1]

Razor Ridge has two chairlifts that are operated by the Brothers Bear twins, Benny and Björn respectively. Benny's Chairlifts is found near the start of Razor Ridge, and Björn's Chairlifts is on the other side of Razor Ridge. When Dixie and Kiddy give the No. 6 Wrench to Björn, he fixes the chairlifts, allowing them to reach the secret cave, Clifftop Cache.

Barbos is the boss of Razor Ridge, and her domain is in a small lake at the center-right part of Razor Ridge. In the Game Boy Advance version, the world boss was changed to Kroctopus, and Barbos was made the boss of Pacifica instead.

Levels[edit]

Level Description
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Buzzer Barrage
The first cave level, Buzzer Barrage has many Buzzes. The Kongs transform into Quawks, who is played as for the majority of the level. Kopters make their debut appearance.
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Kong-Fused Cliffs
Throughout the level, Dixie/Kiddy must keep climbing the rope set on fire as it reaches up to hurt them. They also must avoid any dangerous obstacles like Kopters and Buzzes.
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Floodlit Fish
This is the third and final underwater level. Enguarde the Swordfish is played throughout the level in order to activate light in the dark waters from the Gleamin' Bream, their only appearance in the game. The level is also infested with Kocos, Bounty Basses and mostly Lurchins.
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Pot Hole Panic
The second cave level, Pot Hole Panic has four Animal Friends that Dixie and Kiddy can ride. Kuchukas are a common enemy in the level.
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Ropey Rumpus
Ropey Rumpus is the third cliffside level, and Dixie and Kiddy must climb up ropes to reach the top of the area.
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Boss level: Barbos's Barrier (SNES)
Barbos is a giant mother Lurchin who attacks by sending her offspring or shell-like enemies. Barbos's vulnerable spot is her ligament face. The Kongs are transformed into Enguarde the Swordfish during the whole boss level.
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Boss level: Kroctopus Krush (GBA)
Kroctopus is a giant octopus who resides by a waterfall.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese カミソリ渓谷
Kamisori Keikoku
Razor Gorge
Spanish Cumbre Afilada Sharp Summit
French Bord Barbelé Barbed Edge
Italian Cresta del Rasoio Literal translation

References[edit]

  1. ^ Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! Player's Guide, Nintendo, 1996, p. 86