Kritter (also known as Kremlings[1]) is a common Kremling subspecies. They appear in Donkey Kong series games, Super Mario Strikers, Mario Strikers: Charged and Mario Super Sluggers. When they bat in Mario Super Sluggers, they use a spiky mace. The final Brown Kritter contains the final piece of the stone Diddy Kong needs. Kritters are unlockable in single-player and in multiplayer.


The common Kritters are bipedal, vertical pupils, red eyes, yellow pectoral, arms, 4 fingers, 3 toes with sharp toenails and tail. They have various colors in their scams, as: green (most common), blue, brown, yellow, gray, red or purple.

In Donkey Kong Country, Kritters from Kremling Krew wears a set of useless shouldpads. In Donkey Kong 64, all Kritters wear black leather vests with a human skull-and-crossbones emblem in back , but some varieties have different additional pieces. As of DK: King of Swing, DK: Jungle Climber, Donkey Kong: Barrel Blast and Mario Super Sluggers, Kritters havd spikes on their forearms, belts with a skull buckle and ocher pants.


Several elements shown in Crocodile Isle and Kremlantis that Kritter subspecies is more dominant from Kremling species with many different members and many sizes.

According to the Lost World, their history was stored in this place where several Kritter statues as a tribal society.[2] Undead pirates as Kloak and Kackle as Kritters as well. K. Rool, a pirate Kremling who founded the paramilitary pirate organization Kremling Krew becoming king of Kremlings and rule his own island, is a Kritter.[3]

The common Kritters have the ability to jump, punch, bite and run fiercely behind the enemy.

Skinny (most common), fat or small Kritters are weak that can be defeated by any Kongs attack. Muscular, large or burly members are quite invincible to the attacks of weak characters.

Although most of the members are male, but two members as Kass and Kalypso are female Kritters.


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  • The name is pun from the word "critter" which is a term used to describe certain species of animals.
  • This subspecies is considered the Koopa Troopas of the Donkey Kong series.


  1. Barton, Jeff, Mario De Govia, and Donato Tica. Donkey Kong 64 Prima Official Game Guide. Page 16.
  2. Gregg Mayle's answer accepted on Twitter, retrieved Jan 2,2019
  3. Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest Nintendo Power Player's Guide, page 20