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First appearance Donkey Kong 64 (1999)
Variant of Kritter
Not to be confused with Robo-Kritter.
Two Robokremlings behind Donkey Kong in Frantic Factory

Robokremlings[1] are robotic versions of Kritters encountered in Donkey Kong 64. Robokremlings appear as semi-common enemies in the area Frantic Factory, which is the only level that features them. Robokremlings attack in a similar manner to normal Kritters, by punching and biting. They can only take out one melon slice at a time, but the reward for defeating a Robokremling is two melon slices. They, along with Klumps, Koshas, and Klobbers are one of the few Kremling enemies in Donkey Kong 64 that are invulnerable to basic attacks and weapon attacks.

Robokremlings are metallic gray with glowing red eyes and yellow wind-up keys in their backs. They can use these keys to wind themselves up after they've been walking around long enough. While they can be attacked directly, Robokremlings are able to withstand almost any kind of attack. The only way to defeat them for good is with an Orange, the shockwave attack, a musical instrument, or by using Chunky Kong's Primate Punch.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese クランク[2]
Klank or Krank


  1. ^ Barton, Jeff, Mario De Govia, and Donato Tica. Donkey Kong 64 Prima Official Game Guide. Page 16.
  2. ^ Scan of 「ドンキーコング64パーフェクトプログラム」 (Donkey Kong 64 Perfect Program)