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ExitIsNearSign Buzzer Barrage ExitSign
Buzzer barrage
World(s) Razor Ridge
Type Cave
Music Theme(s) Cavern Caprice
Animal Buddies Quawks
Bonus Room(s) 2
Notable Feature(s) First appearance of Kopters
Enemies Encountered Buzzes, Kopters, Booty Birds
Game(s) Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!

Buzzer Barrage, (とつげきコークス Totsugeki Kōkusu in Japan), is the first stage in Razor Ridge from Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!. It is preceded by Bleak's House and followed by Kong-Fused Cliffs.


The levels takes place in a cave, where the majority of it lets you play as Quawks. Just like in his previous level, Low-G Labyrinth, the purple parrot can pick up and carry barrels with his talons to use as defense and offense against the enemies, which are mostly the fast spinning Kopters, which cannot be defeated. Besides them, there are also Red and Green Buzzes and a few Booty Birds. The level also has several Steel Kegs, which are needed to get rid of the green Buzzes so Quawks can proceed.

Collectibles and secrets[]

  • Letter K: After Quawks passes by the first two Kopters in the level, he will encounter a Booty Bird, who he will have to defeat to obtain the K.
  • Letter O: After Quawks flies down into the large pathway after the first Bonus Room, he will pick up a Steel Keg and use it to destroy a Booty Bird, who holds the Letter O, under two Red Buzzes.
  • Letter N: After defeating Koin, Squawks will fly down into the shaft, which has an opening on the left, which has the Letter N, and another Kopter.
  • Letter G: The G is found behind the top Buzz in the second vertical line of green Buzzes in the narrow hallway.
  • DK Coin: After the Checkpoint Barrel, and after a large room with circling Buzzes, Koin is located towards the edge of the shaft. giving the player little room. The Steel Keg is located on an upper platform surrounded by two Kopters and two green Buzzes.

Animal Buddies[]

  • Dixie and Kiddy, at the start of the level, are required to jump into the high up Animal Barrel with Quawks, and play as him for most of the level.


Special Barrels[]

  • The Star Barrel is found in the level after passing by three vertically flying Kopters, and in between a DK Barrel.

Bonus Areas[]

  • The first Bonus Barrel is located under a green Buzz after getting the Letter K. Defeat the Buzz with a barrel, while avoiding the nearby red Buzz. The Bonus Level is "Bash the Baddies"! Quawks has to defeat a circling number of green Buzzes with a barrel, and another at the right corner of the area.
  • After passing the "No-Animal Sign", Dixie and Kiddy encounter two flying Kopters, whose heads they have to bounce on to reach the second Bonus Barrel in the first opening. The Bonus Level is "Collect 40 Stars!", in which Dixie and Kiddy are surrounded by two walls of stars, and they have to bounce on the Kopter in the middle to collect them, in 30 seconds.