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'''Conga''' is a giant ape who first appears in [[Mumbo's Mountain]] of ''[[Banjo-Kazooie]]'' and later as the guard to the [[Big Top]] tent of [[Witchyworld]].
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'''Conga''' is a large gorilla<ref>''Banjo-Kazooie'' Nintendo Player's Guide, page 33.</ref> and a boss that appears in both ''[[Banjo-Kazooie]]'' and ''[[Banjo-Tooie]]''. In the first game, Conga is wearing a red shirt with black trousers and shoes. In the latter game, he wears circus attire, including a red carnival hat and a red jacket. Conga has a protective nature and has the role of guarding something in both games.
  
==Games==
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==Game appearances==
 
===''Banjo-Kazooie''===
 
===''Banjo-Kazooie''===
In the game, Conga stands top of an orange tree of which he is very possessive, throwing oranges at anyone who comes near it. He wears a red shirt with black trousers and shoes. In order to defeat him and obtain a [[Jiggy]], [[Banjo]] and [[Kazooie]] must steal an orange by climbing the tree and giving it to [[Chimpy]], a small monkey who is quite fond of the fruits. Chimpy will allow them access to a perch from which [[Blue Eggs]] can be fired at Conga, damaging him and eventually forcing him to surrender the glittering jigsaw piece. Another Jiggy can also be obtained from Conga by standing on each of the three blocks around the tree and tricking him into hitting the blocks with oranges, causing them to vanish and reveal a Jiggy when all three have been hit.
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In ''Banjo-Kazooie'', Conga is located in [[Mumbo's Mountain]], where he stands atop an orange tree. There are two [[Jiggy|Jiggies]] that [[Banjo]] and [[Kazooie]] can obtain from him. If they go near Conga, he starts throwing an endless supply of [[orange]]s at them.
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guarding the
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One of Conga's Jiggies is buried under the ground. To obtain it, Banjo and Kazooie must trick Conga into throwing an orange at each of the three [[Orange Switch]]es on the ground. By doing so, the Jiggy pops out from the ground. Conga's other Jiggy can be obtained after [[Chimpy]] has raised the nearby tree stump. From there, Banjo and Kazooie can jump on a higher platform, where they can attack Conga by firing [[Blue Egg|egg]]s at him. Every time Conga is hit, he starts throwing more oranges at Banjo and Kazooie. After taking seven hits, Conga is defeated, and the duo are rewarded another Jiggy.
  
 
===''Banjo-Tooie''===
 
===''Banjo-Tooie''===
Conga appears again in ''[[Banjo-Tooie]]'' where he guards the entrance to the [[Big Top]] tent in [[Witchyworld]]. He will only admit Banjo and Kazooie into the tent if they turn over four [[Ticket]]s, and if they've learned the Airborne Egg Aming move from Jamjars. Once all requirements are met, Conga runs off and disappears for the remainder of the game. He also acquired a carnival hat and jacket along with his other clothes. The tickets must be collected by defeating each of the four [[Fruity|Fruities]], the killer slot-machine monsters, around the tent by hitting them with [[Grenade Eggs]], a well-aimed [[Bill Drill]], or by ramming them with the [[Van Banjo|Van transformation]].
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In ''Banjo-Tooie'', Conga is found in [[Witchyworld]], where he works as the ticket taker of the [[Big Top]] tent. He only allows Banjo and Kazooie to enter if they have all four [[ticket]]s and have learned the [[Airborne Egg Aiming]] move. If both requirements are met, Conga lets them in, telling them to "enjoy the show" before leaving.
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===Other appearances and cameos===
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Although Conga does not appear in ''[[Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts]]'', he is directly referenced in [[Mumbo Jumbo]]'s description for the [[List of Nuts & Bolts vehicle parts|Citrus Slick]] part, "''Brave Mumbo steal Conga's oranges to invent this.''"
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Conga's carnival hat is a downloadable accessory in the first ''[[rarewiki:Viva Piñata|Viva Piñata]]''.
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In the canceled ''[[Banjo X]]'', Conga would have been aware of his defeat in the original ''Banjo-Kazooie'' and therefore change his battle strategy.<ref>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_R2sCzlT5Uc</ref>
  
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
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Conga BK screenshot.png|Appearance in ''Banjo-Kazooie''
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Conga BK screenshot.png|''Banjo-Kazooie'' appearance
Conga BT screenshot.png|Appearance in ''Banjo-Tooie''
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Conga BT screenshot.png|''Banjo-Tooie'' appearance
 
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</gallery>
  
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*Although Conga is absent from ''[[Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts]]'', he is directly referenced with the Citrus Slick vehicle part, which shoots oranges that slow down other racers. [[Mumbo Jumbo]] quotes ''"Brave Mumbo steal Conga's oranges to invent this."''
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*In some pre-release versions of ''Banjo-Kazooie'', Conga wore a white shirt.
*It is unknown whether he intentionally set up the fight against [[Mr. Patch]] in ''[[Banjo-Tooie]]''. If so, he presumably did it for revenge. However, if he did it for revenge, the question is why he refuses to let the pair in unless they know [[Airborne Egg Aiming]].
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*In ''Banjo-Kazooie'', if Banjo approaches Conga in the form of a [[Termite Banjo|termite]], Conga refers to himself as "Congo".
*Conga's carnival hat is available as a downloadable accessory in the first ''[[rarewiki:Viva Piñata|Viva Piñata]]''.
 
*When you are in Mumbo's Mountain and come to his tree in Termite Banjo form, he will call himself "Congo" rather than his real name because it was his beta name.
 
*Conga uses Donkey Kong's sound effects.
 
*In ''[[Banjo X]]'', the cancelled ''Banjo-Kazooie'' remake for the original Xbox, Conga was planned to be aware of his defeat in the original version and would change his strategy.<ref>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_R2sCzlT5Uc</ref>
 
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Latest revision as of 22:08, 27 July 2020

“Yarrrr! Egg hurt Conga!”
Conga, Banjo-Kazooie

Conga is a large gorilla[1] and a boss that appears in both Banjo-Kazooie and Banjo-Tooie. In the first game, Conga is wearing a red shirt with black trousers and shoes. In the latter game, he wears circus attire, including a red carnival hat and a red jacket. Conga has a protective nature and has the role of guarding something in both games.

Game appearances[edit]

Banjo-Kazooie[edit]

In Banjo-Kazooie, Conga is located in Mumbo's Mountain, where he stands atop an orange tree. There are two Jiggies that Banjo and Kazooie can obtain from him. If they go near Conga, he starts throwing an endless supply of oranges at them. guarding the One of Conga's Jiggies is buried under the ground. To obtain it, Banjo and Kazooie must trick Conga into throwing an orange at each of the three Orange Switches on the ground. By doing so, the Jiggy pops out from the ground. Conga's other Jiggy can be obtained after Chimpy has raised the nearby tree stump. From there, Banjo and Kazooie can jump on a higher platform, where they can attack Conga by firing eggs at him. Every time Conga is hit, he starts throwing more oranges at Banjo and Kazooie. After taking seven hits, Conga is defeated, and the duo are rewarded another Jiggy.

Banjo-Tooie[edit]

In Banjo-Tooie, Conga is found in Witchyworld, where he works as the ticket taker of the Big Top tent. He only allows Banjo and Kazooie to enter if they have all four tickets and have learned the Airborne Egg Aiming move. If both requirements are met, Conga lets them in, telling them to "enjoy the show" before leaving.

Other appearances and cameos[edit]

Although Conga does not appear in Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts, he is directly referenced in Mumbo Jumbo's description for the Citrus Slick part, "Brave Mumbo steal Conga's oranges to invent this."

Conga's carnival hat is a downloadable accessory in the first Viva Piñata.

In the canceled Banjo X, Conga would have been aware of his defeat in the original Banjo-Kazooie and therefore change his battle strategy.[2]

Gallery[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • In some pre-release versions of Banjo-Kazooie, Conga wore a white shirt.
  • In Banjo-Kazooie, if Banjo approaches Conga in the form of a termite, Conga refers to himself as "Congo".

References[edit]

  1. Banjo-Kazooie Nintendo Player's Guide, page 33.
  2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_R2sCzlT5Uc