|First appearance||Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Wii U) (2014)|
|Latest appearance||Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Nintendo Switch) (2018)|
Thug Slugs crawl around a platform, damaging the Kongs upon coming into contact with them. They are normally vulnerable to any attacks, but when they hang from the underside of a platform, they can only be defeated with a throwing object, such as a barrel. Thug Slugs can be stunned briefly by shooting them with a popgun or ground pounding next to them.
Thug Slugs are first found in Canopy Chaos, where they mostly reside in treetops, though a few also circulate around metallic platforms. In Trunk Twister, only one Thug Slug is encountered at the beginning of the level.
Names in other languages
- von Esmarch, Nick, and Cory van Grier. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze PRIMA Official Game Guide. Page 14.
- 「ドンキーコングトロピカルフリーズ任天堂公式ガイドブック」 (Donkey Kong Tropical Freeze Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook). Page 16.