Wrinkly Kong

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Wrinkly Kong
Wrinkly Kong.png
DK: Jungle Climber artwork
First appearance Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest (1995)
Latest appearance DK: Jungle Climber (2007)
Homeland Kong Island
Alias(es) Mrs. Kong
Family Cranky Kong (husband)
Donkey Kong Jr. (son)
Donkey Kong (grandson)
Species Kong/Undead
Gender Female
Affiliation(s) Kong Family
Occupation(s) Adviser
Enemies Kremling Krew
Portrayed by Miho Yamada (2007)
Wrinkly Kong (also known as Mrs. Kong[1]) is elderly Kong and the patient knowledgeable of the Donkey Kong franchise even at the end of her life. She was Cranky Kong's wife with whom she had generated the Donkey Kong Jr. and was Donkey Kong's grandmother.


Wrinkly in her living appearance, she was a gorilla with pale-pink skin, brown/grey fur and white hair, red lipstick, use a eyeglass and round earrings. In Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest, Wrinkly just wears a green blanket covering her torso. In Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! to Donkey Kong Land III, Wrinkly wore purple gym clothes, white shirt, purple sneakers with white parts, white fanny pack with purple parts and visor with two colors (gray and purple).

Pass away, Wrinkly is a ghostly gorilla looked the same when she was alive. In current games, she uses a white nightcap.




In Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest/Donkey Kong Land 2, Wrinkly establishes a school on Crocodile Isle called Kong Kollege with the aim of saving part from Diddy Kong and Dixie Kong's journey and provides hints free or at the expense of Banana Coins.[2] Her students were Kremlings and the island dictator K. Rool was one of her main students.[3][4][5]

In Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!, Wrinkly establishes a cave on Northern Kremisphere called Wrinkly's Save Cave where she receive Dixie's visit. She had the function of saving part from Dixie and Kiddy's journey free and take care from all Banana Birds until they are taken to the Queen Banana Bird.

In Donkey Kong Land III, Wrinkly had the same function as in DKC3. She is sitting on the couch chair and completely senile.[6]


“My body may have passed away since DKC3, but I'm here in spirit to help you defeat those naughty crocodiles.”
Wrinkly Kong, Donkey Kong 64

In Donkey Kong 64, Wrinkly appears as a ghost where she is found at the doors with her face on various lobbies (except Hideout Helm). She appears in the 5 doors with color code corresponding to the Kongs and she gives instructions what they should do.

In DK: King of Swing, Wrinkly appears in Cranky's Lectures as her husband's assistant in teaching the basic controls to her grandson DK. As playable in the Jungle Jam, her Jump is 5 out of 5 and Attack is 2 out of 5.

In DK: Jungle Climber, Wrinkly appears in the intro where she went on vacation to Sun Sun Island with other Kongs and carried an umbrella.


In Donkey Kong Barrel Blast, Wrinkly is seventh playable character from selection in which her Boost & Speed are 3 out of 5 and Agility are 5 out of 5. Her counterpart is the Kopter. If the player complete the Challenge 26 of Candy's Challenges, she will be unlocked.


Main article: List of Wrinkly Kong quotes


Main article: List of Wrinkly Kong profiles



  1. ^ Cranky Kong: "Sure beats a visit from Mrs. Kong! How can I help you?" - Donkey Kong Country
  2. ^ Donkey Kong Land 2 Instruction Booklet, Nintendo, 1996, p. 2 - "INTRODUCTION: King K. Rool and his band of Kremlings apenapped Donkey Kong. They're demanding the Kongs to hand over the banana hoard for Donkey's safe return. Donkey Kong would have a fit if they lost the banana hoard again. So tt's up to diddy and Dixie Kong to save him. Help the two monkeys make their way through all the Kremlings and all the traps to find Donkey Kong."
  3. ^ "Wrinkly Kong: Well! Just look at those sums those Kremlings have done. Disgraceful!" - Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest
  4. ^ "Wrinkly Kong: When you see Kaptain K. Rool, can you ask him if he has done his homework?" - Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest
  5. ^ "Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, British English description - "WRINKLY KONG: Wrinkly has been in the series since Donkey Kong Country 2, where she was the director of Kong Kollege. Even Kaptain K. Rool was one of her students once upon a time!
  6. ^ "Wrinkly Kong: Why, if it isn't Donkey -- or is it Funky? No -- Diddy!" - Donkey Kong Land III