Steerable Barrels (also referred to as Steer Barrels in an issue of Nintendo Power) are a type of Barrel Cannon appearing only in Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest. They can be distinguished from the control pad depicted on them. Steerable Barrels appear only in Fiery Furnace, where they have a crucial role of carrying Diddy Kong and Dixie Kong across the enormous lava gaps. While the Kongs are inside a Steerable Barrel, they can move it freely in any direction. However, unlike with Rotatable Barrels, a Steerable Barrel cannot be aimed and rotated, because it always faces a single direction. Most Steerable Barrels have a timer when entered, ranging between one to five seconds, and when the timer reaches zero, the Steerable Barrel blasts the Kongs out automatically and returns to its original location.
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