are items that mainly appear in the Donkey Kong series
, but appear now and then in Mario games
. They serve many purposes, but Donkey Kong
usually uses them as ammo or cannons.
Barrels are Donkey Kong's special item in Mario Kart: Turbo Circuit. They are used by being tossed ahead or behind, crushing any karter in its way, breaking when hitting a wall.
A Barrel from Donkey Kong Country
A Barrel from Donkey Kong Country Returns