Roller Coaster

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Not to be confused with Rollercoaster.
Roller Coaster
Artwork of Klank riding a Roller Coaster from Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest
A skull-shaped Mine Cart
First appearance Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest (1995)
Latest appearance Donkey Kong Country 2 (Game Boy Advance) (2004)

Roller Coasters[1] are large carts shaped as a skull head, with large red gems in their eye sockets. They appear in two games: Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest and Donkey Kong Land 2. Roller Coasters can be considered the successors of the Mine Carts from Donkey Kong Country. Klanks ride these vehicles in some of the amusement park stages.


Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest[edit]

Roller Coasters appear in three levels of Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest. Diddy and Dixie ride on Roller Coasters in the Krazy Kremland level, Target Terror. Here, they must frequently hop between Roller Coasters before it collapses down a pit.

Roller Coasters also appear in Rickety Race, where the Kongs must race and defeat several Klanks. Their final appearance is in Haunted Hall, where the Kongs race on a Roller Coaster during a pursuit from the Kackles. These two levels have the Kongs jump with the Roller Coaster.

In the Game Boy Advance remake, Roller Coasters have a light green eye color.

Donkey Kong Land 2[edit]

Roller Coasters retain their purpose in Donkey Kong Land 2, and also appear in three levels. Their first two appearances are in the level counterparts, Target Terror and Rickety Race. Their third and final appearance is in Krazy Koaster, where the Kongs had to race with the Roller Coaster to the end.


Donkey Kong Land 2[edit]

  • Virtual Console manual bio: Roller coasters move automatically along the tracks. Press +Control Pad left to brake, +Control Pad right to accelerate and A Button to jump.






  1. ^ Donkey Kong Land 2 Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console electronic manual. Tab 9: "Progressing Through Stages".