King Dedede is a recurring antagonist in the Kirby game series and the main antagonist in Kirby: Right Back at Ya!. He resembles a penguin-like creature. He is the self proclaimed ruler of Dreamland. He has a castle near Cappy Town. His assitants are Escargoon, The Waddle Dees and Waddle Doo. He orders monsters from Nightmare Interprise to destroy Kirby or other purposes.


  • Dedede is playable in "Kirby Air Ride", "Super Smash Brothers Brawl", "Kirby: Return to Dreamland" and in minigames in "Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards".
  • Dedede's weapon is a Giant Hammer.
  • Although he speaks in the anime, He seems to make volcal noises in "Brawl"