Tiki Tork

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Tiki Tork
Tiki Tork DKCR.png
First appearance Donkey Kong Country Returns (2010)
Latest appearance Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D (2013)
Variant of Tiki Buzz

Tiki Torks[1] are a larger variant of Tiki Buzzes and enemies that appear in Donkey Kong Country Returns and Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D.

Tiki Torks are similar to Tiki Buzzes in behavior and appearance. Like their main relative, Tiki Torks are large, wooden, drum-shaped Tikis, but they have red eyes rather than black. Tiki Torks have two red down-arrow stripes on the center of their face, which Tiki Buzzes do not have.

Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong can defeat a Tiki Tork by jumping on it three times (unlike Tiki Buzzes, which only require a single hit). Tiki Torks are vulnerable to every other attack, including a Roll Attack, throwing a barrel, or hitting them with Rambi. Like Tiki Buzzes, the Kongs must sometimes jump on Tiki Torks to get across large gaps and reach higher areas.

In Flutter Flyaway, there are Tiki Torks trapped in cages. They mainly serve as platforms for the Kongs to get across the level. The caged Tiki Torks cannot be defeated, and the Kongs can continually bounce on them.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ドデカティキドリー
Giant Tiki Buzz


  1. ^ Michael Knight, Donkey Kong Country Returns Prima Official Game Guide. Page 25.