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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Cheats for Switch

Cheats and Tips for Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze


We have 8 cheats and tips on Switch. We also have cheats for this game on : Wii U

You can also ask your question on our Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Questions & Answers page.

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Underwater Metroid
If you go to World 4-3 (Amiss Abyss) you will be able to find a hidden Metroid in the background just before the underwater signpost with the green arrow. To reach the underwater Metroid you have to swim past the signpost and go all the way out of the cave to the open area where the jellyfish are circling and then backtrack to the cave. On the way back to the signpost you will have to take a hit from the electric seaweed but once you manage to reach it a school of fish will swim up in the background which will be followed by the Metroid.

Free Kong Buddy
Before starting a level add a second player from the 'World' menu. Then press 'Start', select the 'Add/Drop' option, and press A on controller two. Now select the 'Control' option and choose to play as Diddy Kong, Dixie Kong, or Cranky Kong. If you now choose to remove the controller from the 'Add/Drop' menu you will still retain your Kong Buddy.

Unlock Secret Seclusion Island
Complete the special K level on ALL islands to unlock Secret Seclusion Island.

Unlock Special K Level
Collect ALL the 'KONG' letters in ALL levels on an island to unlock the special K level.

Unlock Hard Mode
Complete ALL 3 stages on Secret Seclusion Island (7th island) to unlock the Hard difficulty.

Shipwreck Shore Secret Exit
The video below will show you where the secret exit is for Level 1-2 of Shipwreck Shore.

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The following is a list of ALL the various collectable items you can find in the game and what their function is.

Collect 100 Bananas to obtain a Red Balloon.

Banana Coins:
Use these to purchase items from Funky's Fly 'N' Buy store.

One Heart obtained equals one lost heart restored for your character.

Red Balloons:
Basically functioning as extra lives, the Red Balloons can be found or purchased in Funky's Fly 'N' Buy.

KONG Letters
Collect ALL four KONG Letters to spell out the word in each level, and you will unlock hidden stages, but you’ll have to obtain ALL four in one level playthrough.

Puzzle Pieces:
Collect ALL the Puzzle ..

Shipwreck Shore Puzzle Pieces
In total there are 9 Puzzle Pieces in the level Shipwreck Shore and collecting them ALL will unlock art.

First Puzzle Piece (1/9)
Go left at the beginning and jump on some wooden boxes. If you then smash them and pull the vine it will reveal a Puzzle Piece.

Boat Puzzle Piece (2/9)
At the first large boat you encounter jump in the water and swim under it to find a Puzzle Piece amongst the green algae that is there.

Secret Room Puzzle Piece (3/9)
On the boat there will be a platform in the middle that will lead you to a Secret Room where if you collect ALL the Bananas before time expires you will get a Puzzle piece.

Hidden Cove Puzzle Piece (4/9)
Go right once you are past the checkpoint. Then j..

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