Kirby And The Forgotten Land All Copy Ability Blueprint Locations & Evolutions List

A guide on how to get all of the Copy Abilities and Evolutions in Kirby and the Forgotten Land.

Kirby and the Forgotten Land Copy Ability

In Kirby and the Forgotten Land, Kirby has 12 main copy abilities, 2 of which are newly added into this game. A copy ability allows Kirby to use different kinds of attacks and skills based on its type. All of these abilities can be further upgraded into stronger forms which will give the gameplay more versatility and fun, as well as give Kirby a better edge against enemies.

In this guide, we will be listing all of the existing Copy Abilities, as well as their evolutions, plus we will also be listing the locations on where to find their blueprints.

How to Evolve Copy Abilities in Kirby And The Forgotten Land?

To evolve Copy Abilities, you have to find the evolution blueprints of these abilities. Most of these blueprints are scattered across the different stages in the game. Luckily, you only have to find one blueprint per evolution type.

Once you find a blueprint, visit Waddle Dee’s Weapons Shop in Waddle Dee town and from there, you can talk to Weapons-Shop Waddle Dee to help you evolve your copy abilities.

Remember that evolving abilities does not come for free. You will also have to spend some Star Coins and evolving these abilities also cost Rare Stones, most of which can be obtained from doing Treasure Road stages.

How to Evolve Copy Abilities in Kirby And The Forgotten Land?

How to Power Up Copy Abilities in Kirby And The Forgotten Land?

To Power Up Copy Abilities in Kirby And The Forgotten Land, you will first have to complete the main story of the game. This will unlock the option to further power up certain abilities and make them stronger. As the name implies, abilities will only gain additional power when they get powered up; no other aspect of their function will be improved such as their rapid-fire stat.

Also, powering up abilities will cost more than the process of evolving them, so be prepared to farm those Star Coins and get those Rare Stones.

Kirby And The Forgotten Land – All Copy Abilities and Evolution List

Ranger Copy Abilities – Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Evolution: Ranger > Noble Ranger > Space Ranger

Ranger

Ranger Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Ranger is one of the newly added ranged ability. Pressing the B button multiple times will send out a barrage of shots, while holding the B button will allow you to charge and aim at an enemy. It allows charging through three levels, with each level sending out a stronger shot.

Power: 1/5
Rapid-Fire: 2/5

Noble Ranger

Noble Ranger Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Noble Ranger turns Kirby into an experienced dual-wielding marksman. Your charged shots will turn into a barrage of shots, with higher charges releasing stronger blasts.

Power: 1/5
Rapid-Fire: 4/5
Cost: 500 Star Coins, 2 Rare Gems

How to get the Noble Ranger blueprint:

Defeat Tropic Woods in The Tropical Terror stage to get the Noble Ranger blueprint.

Space Ranger

Space Ranger Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

The Space Ranger trades fire speed for fire power. Every shot sends a laser that deals more damage, and hitting enemies with its fully-charged shots make them take extra damage.

Power: 4/5
Rapid-Fire: 2/5

How to get the Space Ranger blueprint

In Redgar Forbidden Lands, at the very end of the Inferno Road stage where you release the Waddle Dees, shoot at the flying target on the right side of the screen to get the Space Ranger blueprint.


Hammer Copy Abilities – Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Evolution: Hammer > Toy Hammer > Wild Hammer

Hammer

Hammer Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Hammer is a Kirby on bonk-mode using the hammer to smash away enemies left and right. Holding the button will charge the hammer which will let Kirby do a Hammer Flip on release.

Power: 2/5
Rapid-Fire: 1/5

Toy Hammer

Toy Hammer Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Despite being a toy hammer, this Kirby still delivers stronger bonks compared to its basic form. The Toy Hammer weight allows Kirby to deal rapid-fire combo bonks in seconds.

Power: 2.5/5
Rapid-Fire: 2.5/5
Cost: 500 Star Coins, 2 Rare Stones

How to get the Toy Hammer blueprint

In Wondaria Remains, Welcome to Wondaria stage, swallow a spigot to turn into Water-Balloon Kirby and water the four wilted flowers to obtain the Toy Hammer blueprint.

Wild Hammer

Wild Hammer Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

The Wild Hammer ability swaps its speed for more brute power with every hit dealing a huge chunk of damage. You will have to be more strategic with your swings, but the extra effort is worth it.

Power: 4.5/5
Rapid-Fire: 1/5

How to get the Wild Hammer blueprint

In Originull Wasteland, in the Alivel Mall (Staff Side) stage, defeat the Wild Bonkers mini-boss and you will obtain the Wild Hammer blueprint.

Masked Hammer

Masked Hammer Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Masked Hammer gives double the bonking power, Kirby can definitely pummel through enemies quicker with these two hammers. Not to mention, it has both the best of both worlds between power and rapid-fire.

Power: 4.5/5
Rapid-Fire: 4.5/5

How to get the Masked Hammer blueprint

After finishing the main story, visit King Dedede in Waddle Dee Town and he will give you the Masked Hammer blueprint.


Crash Copy Abilities – Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Evolution: Crash> Time Crash

Crash

Crash Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Crash is the ability where Kirby can go critical and wipe out everyone caught in the explosion. It can also be charged to make the explosion radius even wider.

Power: 4/5
Rapid-Fire: One-time use

Time Crash

Time Crash Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Time Crash happens when the explosion is so massive, that even time stops for it. Everyone caught in the explosion except for Kirby will become frozen, even obstacles. This allows Kirby to freely move around and deal some more damage.

Power: 5/5
Rapid-Fire: One-time use
Cost: 1,200 Star Coins, 3 Rare Stones

How to get the Time Crash blueprint

In Wondaria Remains, as you are about to reach the end of the Invasion at the House of Horrors stage, pay attention to the wall on the left side of the platforms leading up to see a hole. Hover towards this hole and you’ll enter a tunnel where you will get the Time Crash blueprint.


Fire Copy Abilities – Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Evolution: Fire > Volcano Fire > Dragon Fire

Fire

Fire Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

With Fire, Kirby is bringing in the flames with this ability. Not only does it leave enemies burning for a couple more seconds, it also allows Kirby to dash in the air as a fireball.

Power: 1.5/5
Rapid-Fire: 1.5/5

Volcano Fire

Volcano Fire Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Volcano Fire is basically throwing burning rocks at your enemies with this ability. Holding the button sends out a rapid-fire barrage instead, putting everyone unfortunate to get hit engulfed in flames.

Power: 2.5/5
Rapid-Fire: 2/5

How to get the Volcano Fire blueprint

The Volcano Fire blueprint will be given to you when you visit the Waddle Dee’s Weapons Shop.

Dragon Fire

Dragon Fire Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

The Dragon Fire ability imbues Kirby with the soul of a dragon, allowing a longer gliding distance and making Kirby’s flamethrower reach farther.

Power: 3.5/5
Rapid-Fire: 2.5/5

How to get the Dragon Fire blueprint

In Winter Horns, in the Windy, Freezing Seas stage, you will see a crane that you can ride using Mouthful Mode. Use this crane to move across the rails to get past the blowing winds. At the end of the track, extend the crane upward to get to the Dragon Fire blueprint.


Cutter Copy Abilities – Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Evolution: Cutter > Chakram Cutter > Buzz-Saw Cutter

Cutter

Cutter Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

The Cutter ability allows boomerang action which deals damage when it flies forward and as it flies back. It also has the ability to fetch stuff from a distance. Holding the button while it is out will make it spin in place and grow stronger for a few seconds.

Power: 1/5
Rapid-Fire: 2/5

Chakram Cutter

Chakram Cutter Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

The Chakram Cutter are dual wield cutters. Double the cutters mean double the cutting power. These cutters can be thrown in a wider area, making it useful when you are being surrounded by enemies.

Power: 1/5
Rapid-Fire: 3.5/5

How to get the Chakram Cutter blueprint

The Chakram Cutter blueprint will be given to you when you visit the Waddle Dee’s Weapons Shop.

Buzz-Saw Cutter

Buzz-Saw Cutter Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Buzz-Saw Cutter are replacing cutters with buzz-saw blades that have more teeth, this ability allows Kirby to shoot buzz-saws that can bounce off walls. Aiming at perfect angles can bring out the most damage out of a single buzz-saw.

Power: 3/5
Rapid-Fire: 3/5

How to get the Buzz-Saw Cutter blueprint

In Originull Wasteland, in the Searching the Oasis stage, find the huge ring of poison with a bunch of plant enemies. To the right of it is a platform with a broken railing and just over this railing is a lower platform that has a chest. Open this chest to obtain the Buzz-Saw Cutter blueprint.


Sword Copy Abilities – Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Evolution: Sword > Gigant Sword > Meta Knight Sword > Morpho Knight Sword

Sword

Sword Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

The classic Sword ability that allows Kirby to slice and dice through enemies. Charge up the sword to do a tornado swing, or do an attack in the middle of a jump to make Kirby do a rolling slash midair.

Power: 1/5
Rapid-Fire: 2/5

Gigant Sword

Gigant Sword Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Gigant Sword funnels all that speed into raw power, this ability can hit enemies from a farther distance thanks to its longer reach. It can also charge up to do a downward swing, but the long charge up time and animation requires finding a good opening. it also allows Kirby to raise a shield to defend from frontal attacks.

Power: 3.5/5
Rapid-Fire: 1/5
Cost: 500 Star Coins, 2 Rare Stones

How to get the Gigant Sword blueprint

In Wondaria Remains, in the Circuit Speedway stage, defeat the Wild Edge mini-boss to obtain the Gigant Sword blueprint.

Meta Knight Sword

Meta Knight Sword Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

As the name implies, the Meta Knight Sword ability lets Kirby wield the legendary Galaxia like Meta Knight and allows pulling off moves like the Upper Calibur, and at full health, swinging the sword also releases Crescent Shots that fly forward.

Power: 3/5
Rapid-Fire: 4/5
Cost: 1,200 Star Coins, 3 Rare Stones

How to get the Meta Knight Sword blueprint

Defeat Meta Knight and complete the Meta Knight Cup in the Colosseum in Waddle Dee Town.

Morpho Knight Sword

Morpho Knight Sword Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Morpho Knight Sword is the ultimate evolution of the Sword copy ability. Morpho Knight Sword excels both at power and speed. It can also summon fire tornados with its ground slashes.

Power: 5/5
Rapid-Fire: 5/5

How to get the Morpho Knight blueprint

Defeat Morpho Knight which can be encountered as a post-game boss.


Bomb Copy Abilities – Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Evolution: Bomb > Chain Bomb > Homing Bomb

Bomb

Bomb Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

There are several ways on how Kirby can throw bombs using this ability. It can be thrown forward while standing still with a tap of a button. While moving, Kirby will roll the bomb like a bowling ball which Kirby can then run into to kick it farther. Holding the button allows Kirby to aim and throw the bomb at an arc.

Power: 1.5/5
Rapid-Fire: 1.5/5

Chain Bomb

Chain Bomb Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Chain Bomb is where Kirby can throw and chain these bombs up to a total of six bombs. When these bombs are near each other, they link up. The more bombs that are linked, the stronger the blast when they explode.

Power: 3/5
Rapid-Fire: 1.5/5
Cost: 500 Star Coins, 2 Rare Stones

How to get the Chain Bomb blueprint

In Everbay Coast, in the Fast-Flowing Waterworks stage, you will be pitted against enemies in an arena. Clearing this arena will reward you with the Chain Bomb blueprint.

Homing Bomb

Homing Bomb Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Homing Bomb have built-in wheels that allow them to chase enemies when they get detected. Multiple bombs can still be thrown, allowing them to link up and surround enemies.

Power: 3.5/5
Rapid-Fire: 2.5/5

How to get the Homing Bomb blueprint

In Winter Horns, in the An Unexpected Beast King stage, defeat King Dedede to obtain the Homing Bomb blueprint.


Tornado Copy Abilities – Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Evolution: Tornado > Fleur Tornado> Storm Tornado

Tornado

Tornado Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

The Tornado ability allows Kirby to suck everyone and everything nearby. Anything caught in the tornado can then be flung outwards to cause some damage. This ability can also keep Kirby in the air allowing easy traversal over gaps and obstacles.

Power: 1.5/5
Rapid-Fire: 1.5/5

Fleur Tornado

Fleur Tornado Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Fleur Tornado is where Kirby brings in a wider and much stronger tornado with this ability, which is also thanks to the deadly feathers thrown into the mix.

Power: 3/5
Rapid-Fire: 1.5/5
Cost: 500 star Coins, 2 Rare Stones

How to get the Fleur Tornado blueprint

In Wondaria Remains, near the end of The Wondaria Dream Parade stage, you will be using Water-Balloon Kirby to blast away a metal shutter to save a Waddle Dee. The wall behind the cage can also be blasted, revealing the location of the Fleur Tornado blueprint.

Storm Tornado

Storm Tornado Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

The Storm Tornado is a much stronger upgrade to the previous abilities, the Storm Tornado follows up with a lightning strike on to released enemies.

Power: 4/5
Rapid-Fire: 2/5

How to get the Storm Tornado blueprint

In Redgar Forbidden Lands, in the Gathering of the Beast Council stage, check on the right side of the platform before you hop on the roller coaster. You will find a path that leads to the Storm Tornado bluueprint.


Drill Copy Abilities – Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Evolution: Drill > Pencil Drill > Twin Drill

Drill

Drill Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Drill is one of the newly added abilities that allows Kirby to drill underground, effectively avoiding enemy attacks. Surfacing from the ground will shoot Kirby towards enemies, while digging in a loop will cause the ground in the middle to crack, dealing massive damage to enemies on it.

Power: 2/5
Rapid-Fire: 1/5

Pencil Drill

Pencil Drill Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Pencil Drill is an upgraded drill which causes a pencil missile to shoot out of the ground every time Kirby resurfaces.

Power: 1/5
Rapid-Fire: 2/5
Cost: 500 Star Coins, 2 Rare Stones

How to get the Pencil Drill blueprint

In Wondaria Remains, in the Danger under the Big Top stage, defeat Clawroline to obtain the Pencil Drill blueprint.

Twin Drill

Twin Drill Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Twin Drill is an even stronger upgrade the the previous two, this ability allows you to move underground much faster, plus digging under enemies will now deal damage to them.

Power: 4/5
Rapid-Fire: 2/5

How to get the Twin Drill blueprint

In Originull Wasteland, in the beginning of the Moonlight Canyon stage, you will see a barrel inside a niche on the side of the cliff. Hover towards this barrel and break it to reveal the Twin Drill blueprint.


Sleep Copy Abilities – Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Evolution: Sleep > Deep Sleep

Sleep

Sleep Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Sleep is the ability that will put Kirby to sleep to regain health. Pop one of these in case you find yourself in an area with nowhere else to get health from.

Power: n/a
Rapid-Fire: One-time use

Deep Sleep

Deep Sleep Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Waking up from this Deep Sleep, Kirby will then regain full health plus a random Attack or Speed buff that lasts for 200 seconds.

Power: n/a
Rapid-Fire: One-time use

How to get the Deep Sleep blueprint

In Redgar Forbidden Lands, in the Burning, Churning Power Plant stage, exiting the room where you’ll find the third Waddle Dee of the stage will show you a platform with no leading paths to it. Hover towards this platform and you will get the Deep Sleep blueprint.


Needle Copy Abilities – Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Evolution: Needle > Clutter Needle > Crystal Needle

Needle

Needle Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Using the Needle ability will allow Kirby to jab enemies and pick them up while rolling. Letting go of the button will then launch any picked up enemy to several different directions.

Power: 1.5/5
Rapid-Fire: 1.5/5

Clutter Needle

Clutter Needle Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Clutter Needle are pointy, spiky clutter all rolled up into a ball. Retracting the spikes will send out more clutter that could damage enemies when hit. You can use this tactic to just send out clutter as projectile towards any surrounding enemies.

Power: 2.5/5
Rapid-Fire: 2/5
Cost: 500 Star Coins, 2 Rare Stones

How to get the Clutter Needle blueprint

In Everbay Coast, in the Scale the Cement Summit stage, you will see a destructible section of the floor. Use the bomb block nearby to blast the floor and reveal the Clutter Needle blueprint.

Crystal Needle

Crystal Needle Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

The Crystal Needle ability will allow Kirby to leave crystals on the ground while rolling. It also shoots its crystals forward rather than everywhere, allowing easy focus targeting.

Power: 4/5
Rapid-Fire: 2/5

How to get the Crystal Needle blueprint

In Originull Wasteland, in The Wastes Where Life Began stage, defeat the Fleurina mini-boss to obtain the Crystal Needle blueprint.


Ice Copy Abilities – Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Evolution: Ice > Frosty Ice > Blizzard Ice

Ice

Ice Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Kirby’s Ice breath freeze enemies into blocks of ice which can be kicked towards other enemies. With this ability equipped, Kirby can even skate over mud and magma.

Power: 1.5/5
Rapid-Fire: 1.5/5

Frosty Ice

Frosty Ice Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Frosty Ice is Kirby breathing into open air that creates a bunch of snowmen that can act as barriers, or can be kicked towards enemies.

Power: 2.5/5
Rapid-Fire: 2/5

How to get the Frosty Ice blueprint

In Winter Horns, in The Battle of Blizzard Bridge stage, defeat the Twin Frosty mini-bosses to obtain the Frosty Ice blueprint.

Blizzard Ice

Blizzard Ice Copy Ability - Kirby And The Forgotten Land

Blizzard Ice is an ability where freezing breath gets replaced by icicles whenever Kirby breathes out, dealing more damage and extending the range of the attack to a farther distance

Power: 3/5
Rapid-Fire: 3/5

How to get the Blizzard Ice blueprint

In Originull Wasteland, in the Collector in the Sleepless Valley stage, defeat Sillydillo to obtain the Blizzard Ice blueprint.

Can I still use a previous version of a copy ability even though it has been evolved?

Yes, you can still access previous versions of copy abilities in Kirby And The Forgotten Land. For some reason, if you prefer using a previous version of an evolved copy ability, you can visit the Waddle Dee’s Weapons Shop and interact with the copy ability. You will then have the option to choose a previous version and set that version for that ability.

As you go through the stages, the currently set version of the copy ability will show up as drops from their respective enemies or from the ability selection areas in certain parts of a stage.

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