Diddy Kong
Diddy with his trademark red hat and shirt.


Donkey Kong


Kong Family

First Appearance

Donkey Kong Country

Latest Appearance

Donkey Kong Country Returns

Diddy Kong is a fictional character of the Donkey Kong series of Nintendo games. Being pictured as Donkey's nephew, he joins him on his quest in Donkey Kong Country. He would later have the starring role in the games sequel, Donkey Kong Country 2 Diddy's Kong Quest. He and Donkey Kong would later be kidnapped in Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble, needing to be save by Dixie Kong, Diddy's girlfriend.


Donkey Kong Country seriesEdit

Donkey Kong CountryEdit

Diddy appears in the 1st DKC as Donkey Kong's buddy and sidekick. In Co-op mode, he is controlled by the 2nd player. Donkey allowed Diddy to gaurd his lovely Golden Bananas not knowing that the Kremling Krew would attack and steal the bananas in Diddy's time of duty. Unable to defend himself against a Krusha, he got sealed into a DK Barrel. DK awoke finding that his bananas are stolen, frees Diddy, and the two of them set of to get them back.

Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong QuestEdit

In DKC 2, Diddy has the starring role and in the Co-op mide is played by the 1st player. The Kremling Krew has kidnapped Donkey Kong and have taken to their own island, Crocodile Isle. K. Rool said that he will never be seen again unless the Kong Family gives him their golden banana horde. But Diddy refused do to the events of DKC. So with the help of his girlfriend, Dixie, he sets out to Crocodile Isle to rescue Donkey Kong. He succeeds and sinks Crocodile Isle in the process.

Diddy DKC 2

Diddy as he appears in Donkey Kong Country 2

Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double TroubleEdit

Even though he isn't playable in DKC 3, Diddy does appear in the game. He and Donkey Kong go vacationing in the Northern Kremisphere planning on coming back in a few days but they never come back. Dixie becomes worried for the duo and goes to search for them with her cousin Kiddy Kong. They defeat K. Rool to find that the robot KAOS contained Donkey and Diddy, K. Rool use their brain energy to power KAOS. After being rescues he nand Donkey go back to DK Island while Dixie and Kiddy stay and get ride of what's left of the Kremling Krew.

Donkey Kong Country ReturnsEdit

It is confirmed that did will be a playable character in the upcoming game DKC Returns, in which Donkey Kong and Diddy go on a adventure to recover their golden bananas which have been stolen by creatures called Tikis.

Donkey Kong Land seriesEdit

Donkey Kong LandEdit

He and Donkey are tricked into a bet by Cranky Kong and the two set off again to reclaim Donkey's Golder Banana Hoard from K. Rool. They are able to defeat K. Rool and his Kremling Krew once again.

Donkey Kong Land 2Edit

After K. Rool rose Crocodile Isle back to the surface, he kidnaps Donkey Kong and Diddy and Dixie have to venture back to Crocodile Isle to save him, again.

Donkey Kong Land IIIEdit

Diddy and Donkey decide to enter a contest to find the recently re-sunken island of Lost World with leaving Dixie, Kiddy, and K. Rool behind. Despite having a role in this game. He does not appear in it.

Diddy Kong Racing seriesEdit

Diddy Kong RacingEdit

Diddy Kong Racing DSEdit

Donkey Kong 64Edit

Mario Golf seriesEdit

Mario Golf: Toadstool TourEdit

Mario Kart seriesEdit

Mario Kart: Double Dash!!Edit

Diddy first Mario Kart appearance was in Double Dash for the Nintendo Gamecube. He is the kart partner of Donkey Kong, and like DK, his special item is the Giant Banana. His personal kart is the Barrel Train. He is listed under the light characters and makes a special appearance in Mario Kart Arcade GP.

Mario Kart WiiEdit

Diddy returns to Mario Kart in the Wii game, this time however he is listed in the medium weight characters and has to be unlocked. To do so you have to beat the Lighting Cup on 50cc, or by playing 450 races.

Donkey Konga seriesEdit

Donkey KongaEdit

Donkey Konga 2Edit

Donkey Konga 3Edit

Mario Tennis seriesEdit

DK seriesEdit

DK: King of SwingEdit

DK: Jungle ClimberEdit

Mario Baseball seriesEdit

Mario Superstar BaseballEdit

Mario Super SluggersEdit

Mario Hoops 3-on-3Edit

Donkey Kong Barrel BlastEdit

Mario Football seriesEdit

Mario Party seriesEdit

Super Smash Bros. seriesEdit

Diddy becomes a playable character in Super Smash Brothers Brawl though he is mentioned in both of the previous games. He is a very swift and agile character and his Final Smash is Rocketbarrel Barrage. He is the first fighter to represent the Donkey Kong series since Donkey Kong himself. Diddy is given a different voice in this game, making him sound less cartooney and more realistic. Like Donkey Kong, Diddy breaks out of a DK Barrel at the start of the fight.

Subspace EmissaryEdit

In the Jungle,Diddy helps Donkey Kong recover bananas stolen by the Koopa Troop, but Bowser appears and uses his Dark Cannon on them. However Donkey knocks Diddy to safety and gets turned into a trophey. At the Lake, Diddy encounters Rayquaza, and with the help of Fox McCloud, he is able to defeat it. The duo then gets attacked by False Bowser who they are able to defeat before fleeing from the real one. When they reach the swamp Bowser attacks and is able to clone Diddy into False Diddy Kong. After he is revived he defeats it, with the help of Falco Lombardi.

He soon finds out that Donkey is being taken to the Island of the Ancients, Falco drops of Diddy so he can rescue him. After having help from Captain Falcon and Captain Olimar, the four of them end up in the Subspace Bomb Factory. Upon meeting Samus Aran and Pikachu, they meet R.O.B. before they are forced to evacuate as it is sucked into Subspace.

In Subspace, Tabuu turns all the heros, including Diddy, into trophies but they are saved by King Dedede and his team. They enter the Great Maze to defeat Tabuu and save the world. With the help of Sonic the Hedgehog.

Special MovesEdit

Physical AppearanceEdit


Donkey KongEdit

Dixie KongEdit

Cranky KongEdit

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