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Welcome to Nintendo Life's Kirby and the Forgotten Land boss guides. Here we'll be running you through each and every one of the main bosses for the game and how we went about defeating them.

As you progress through the main campaign you will come across miniboss encounters against Wild Edge, Fleurina, Wild Bonkers and a few more but for the most part these small-scale encounters are very similar in terms of how your enemy attacks and present little problem to successfully pass. As such, we've decided to focus on the main end of world boss battles for these guides, the larger scale showdowns that comprise multiple phases.

So, let's get stuck into the game's next boss, part of the final onslaught of bosses you'll need to face off against - Leongar!

How To Beat Leongar

Kirby and the Forgotten Land - Leongar Boss Guide

Make your way up to the summit of the volcano and into Lab Discovera where you'll now take on Leongar!

Phase One

You'll start this fight by taking out a few waves of easy to kill beasts, then Leongar will get fed up and spring into action.

Leongar starts out with moves very similar to Clawrolina, with a double claw swipe that produces stars to hit him with, just keep back as he does this and he'll miss you every time, giving you a chance to hit him a few times before he goes again. He'll occasionally follow these two swipes with a double fisted ground pound so watch for that.

Leongar will also lunge at you with his claws stick into the floor, a move that you can see him winding up and one that's easy enough to dodge to the side of, giving you more opportunity to get some smacks in or suck up some stars and spit them at him.

He also has an AOE attack that starts with him holding his fists aloft then smacking the floor, causing ripples of damage to fan out but again, this is easy to dodge by simply jumping and hovering until you are clear.

Phase Two

Leongar will become enraged and surrounded by purple energy now. This signals that he has two laser attacks to utilise, an X-shaped one and a straight-up laser beam. For the X attack simply get centred with him, jump the X attack, then go underneath its follow-up and jump the third again to avoid all three. You'll then have time to shoot some stars at Leongar or smack him with your weapon of choice.

The big laser is harder and you'll need to choose a direction and start running and sliding as soon as you see him wind it up to make sure to avoid him. It helps to get closer to him here too as it doesn't fan out quite so far if you're not a massive distance away.

There's an electrified charge attack in this phase too where he charges towards you and gives chase, just choose a direction and keep moving to the side to avoid this easily. Keep hitting him with the stars he drops or with your ability when he stops between this mix-up of attacks and you'll soon get him down so you can move onto the real fight here! Good luck!

This guide is part of our Kirby and the Forgotten Land Walkthrough Guide, which covers every world in the game (Natural Plains, Everbay Coast, Wondaria Remains, Winter Horns, Originull Wasteland, and Redgar Forbidden Lands, plus the post-game areas — SPOILERS!! — where you'll find all Leon Soul pieces throughout The Isolated Isles in Forgo Plains, Forgo Bay, Forgo Park, Forgo Horns, Forgo Wasteland, and Forgo Zone).

We also detail Every Waddle Dee Location, every Copy Ability Blueprint Location, and how to beat every boss in the game (so that's Gorimondo, Tropic Woods, Clawroline, King Dedede, Sillydillo, Forgo Dedede, Leongar, Fecto Forgo, and finally Fecto Elfilis, plus the post-game bosses — SPOILERS!!Phantom Gorimondo, Phantom Tropic Woods, Phantom Clawroline, Phantom King Dedede, Phantom Sillydillo, Forgo Dedede, Forgo Leongar, and Morpho Knight).

There's also our full list of Kirby And The Forgotten Land Present Codes which will get you bonus in-game goodies if you input them at Waddle Dee-liveries.

And finally if you're looking to pick up the game, you'll want to check Where To Buy Kirby And The Forgotten Land On Switch.