Walnut

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This article is about the enemies in Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. For the walnuts in the Wooded Kingdom from Super Mario Odyssey, see Nut (Super Mario Odyssey).
Walnut
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First appearance Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Wii U) (2014)
Latest appearance Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Nintendo Switch) (2018)
Variant of Waldough

Walnuts are enemies appearing in Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze and its Nintendo Switch port. They are Waldoughs who wear blue trousers, an orange helmet, and a leather wristband on each hand. They are members of the Snowmads as shown from their insignia on their belts.

Walnuts slowly walk back and forth, and their helmet protects them from any jump attack. However, the Kongs can defeat Walnuts by either performing three roll attacks, throwing a barrel or using Rambi. Their helmet is not impervious from Cranky Kong's Cane Bounces, which can also be used to defeat Walnuts.

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Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ヘルムウォラス
Herumu Worasu
Helm Waldough
French (NOE) Morsenaire casqué Helmeted Waldough
German Qualgustav From Qual (torment) and Gustav (a name)
Italian Trichingo zuccone Stubborn (litt. "big head") waldough
Spanish (NOE) Morsario guardián Guardian waldough