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Klump's artwork from Donkey Kong Country.
Created in: 1994
Series Donkey Kong
First appearance Donkey Kong Country
Species Kremling
Created by Rare, Ltd.

Klump, sometimes named Klump the Kremling, is one of King K. Rool's minions and Kremling Krew commander in the Donkey Kong series.

Physical Appearance

Klump most common appearance, as a brown (or purple) obese Kremling with an army belt pockets, black boots and wears a strong green army helmet on his head. In his pirate days as Kannon, he use earrings, a large belt, pirate boots, black eye patch and a large black hat with a human skull and cross-bones on it. In Donkey Kong 64, he has the same appearance, but he use yellow shirt. In Donkey Kong: Barrel Blast, Klump use bucket on its head and wears green pants, more brown skin and is not as scaly any more. In TV series, Klump has the same appearance, but Klump's skin is green.


Donkey Kong Country

Klump leads a Kremling squad to take Donkey Kong's Banana Hoard and encounter Diddy during a stormy night on Donkey Kong Island.

Due to their helmet, Klump cannot be hurt by some attacks (such as Diddy Kong jumping on him). Klump can only be harmed by either a frontal attack (such as Diddy's cartwheel), Donkey Kong jumping on them, the aid of an Animal Friend or by having a barrels thrown at them.

Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest and Donkey Kong Land 2

Just like other members of the Kremling Krew during this time, Klump (as Kannon) patroled a Crocodile Isle areas to prevent Diddy and Dixie from save Donkey Kong.

Klump attack by shooting barrels or cannonballs at the Kongs in whatever direction they're facing, either forward or downward. Without his helmet, Klump can be defeated by any attack method.

Donkey Kong 64

Klump together with Kasplat and Kritter are ordered by King K. Rool for to steal Donkey Kong's Banana Hoard, which consists of two hundred Golden Bananas, and imprison the other Kongs, so as to buy time and distract Donkey Kong while the Kremling Krew repairs the damaged Blast-O-Matic.

They can attack the Kongs physically and throw unripe, green Grenade Oranges. They can also be seen eating their Oranges, which is comically followed by an explosion in their stomach, causing them to burp. Although the Kongs can attack Klump with their direct attacks, they can only truly be defeated by using a shockwave attack, grenade oranges, musical instrument power or by having Chunky Kong touch them while in his Hunky Chunky state.

Diddy Kong Pilot (2003 build)

Klump reappears in the 2003 and alpha build of Diddy Kong Pilot as an unlockable playable character who takes part with Team Kremling.

In the game, Klump is a heavyweight with an average speed amount. Klump can be unlocked along with the rest of Team Kremling when Team Kong completes all of the cups and dogfights against the four members of Team Kremling. Klump along with Team Kremling and Team Cranky may also be unlocked if the "Secret" option is enabled in the options menu.

Donkey Kong Barrel Blast

Klump reprises a role in Donkey Kong Barrel Blast as a playable character. Klump has similar stats to Lanky as well.

TV Series

Klump (sometimes called "General Klump") is often put in charge of K. Rool's various plots and schemes in some games, novels and TV series. In same TV series reveals more about his life.

Despite his fearsome appearance, Klump was actually a big softy; he actually befriends Dixie Kong and helps her find her pet lobster Thermidor in the aforementioned episode "Klump's Lumps".

Despite being constantly berated and disrespected by K. Rool, Klump remains ever faithful to him and serving K. Rool is his life.

Klump is clumsy when he was a young boy when he unintentionally devastated the swamp where he and his family lived. In a show of true brotherly love, his older brother Kaptain Skurvy decided to take the blame for Klump resulting the Skurvy's banishment from the home swamp.

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  • In Donkey Kong Country novel, manual, TV series, and Donkey Kong 64, it is shown that Klump is K. Rool's right-hand and second commander of Kremling Krew.
  • The beta version of Donkey Kong Country had Klumps being resistant to Donkey Kong's jump attacks.
  • According to the manual of second game, Kannon is Klump's pirate alter-ego.
  • According to Klump in the episode "Speak No Evil, Dude", he is immune to illness due to the fact that he eats at least 100 garlic cloves a day.

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