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Conga the Ape
B-KConga
Conga's sprite from Banjo-Kazooie.
Powers Punching, strength, etc.
Species Ape
Affiliation(s) Gruntilda
Enemies Banjo, Kazooie
Game(s) Banjo-Kazooie
Banjo-Tooie
Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts (mentioned)
First appearance Banjo-Kazooie (1998)
Latest appearance Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts (mentioned) (2008)

Conga the Ape is, as his name states a giant ape whom appears as a character from the Banjo-Kazooie series.

Games

Banjo-Kazooie

Conga is first encountered in Banjo-Kazooie on Mumbo's Mountain where he stands atop a tree, throwing oranges at anyone who approaches. Banjo must trick Conga into throwing his oranges onto three nearby, orange emblazoned pads in order to gain a Jiggy, or "gold" as Conga calls it.

After doing this, Banjo can climb Conga's tree and grab an orange off of it and give it to Chimpy for a Jiggy and access to a higher ground. On this higher ledge, Banjo can battle Conga by blasting him with Kazooie's Blue Eggs; every time Conga is hit with a Blue Egg, he will retaliate by throwing oranges at Banjo. After being hit three times, Conga will be defeated and players will gain a Jiggy.

Banjo-Tooie

Conga reappears in Banjo-Tooie as, once again, a character in the game. He guards the Big Top tent in Witchyworld and only let visitors in if they have four tickets. When Banjo and Kazooie give him the four tickets, he lets them in to watch the show. In this game, he wears red carnival clothes and has a rope, meaning that he possibly is a tamer somewhat.

Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts

While he does not make an actual appearance in the game, he is mentioned in the description of the Citrus Slick.

Gallery

Trivia

  • Conga's carnival hat also makes an appearance in Viva Piñata as a downloadable accessory.
  • When Banjo goes to his tree and talks to him there in termite form, Conga calls himself "Congo" instead of his real name for reasons unbeknown to anyone.

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