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Jungle King
(ネイティブワーク Native Work)
Jungle King KH
"Has a long reach, but seldom deals critical blows."
Strength MP
+5 +0
Magic Boost
No
Obtained
Lock the Keyhole in Deep Jungle.

The Jungle King (ネイティブワーク Neitibu Wāku?, lit. "Native Work") is a Keychain for Sora's Keyblade which appears in Kingdom Hearts and Kingdom Hearts Final Mix. Tarzan gives Sora the Jungle King once he locks Deep Jungle's Keyhole.

The Jungle King was originally planned to appear as the signature Attack Card for Deep Jungle in Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories and was even depicted in early screenshots for the game, but was removed along with the world when the estate of Edgar Rice Burroughs forbade Disney from reusing Tarzan.

DesignEdit

The Jungle King appears to be made of wood and other materials from nature. Its handle is orange and surrounded by a circular, tan guard with two spikes near its top. The guard is almost entirely covered by a dark purple material wrapped around it. The shaft is very thin, tan, and long, to the point that the Jungle King is one of the longest Keyblades in Kingdom Hearts.

Its teeth are made of five blunt, tan spikes separated by the same dark purple material from the guard. These teeth slightly resemble Ventus' default Keyblade Wayward Wind's teeth. The first link of the Keychain appears to be a silver carabiner, while the rest of the Keychain appears to be a strand of creeper vine. The token is a ribbon that resembles a blue butterfly with orange wingtips, the same type of butterfly that covered Deep Jungle's Keyhole.

The name of the Keyblade may reference to Tarzan after he became the leader of the gorillas after Kerchak's death which would make him the Jungle King. It also references to the term "King of the Jungle".

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See alsoEdit

Keyblades introduced in Kingdom Hearts
Kingdom Key | Oathkeeper | Oblivion | Ultima Weapon | Kingdom Key D | Keyblade of People's Hearts
Lady Luck | Olympia | Jungle King | Three Wishes | Pumpkinhead | Wishing Star | Crabclaw | Fairy Harp | Divine Rose | Spellbinder | Metal Chocobo | Lionheart | Diamond Dust | One-Winged Angel
Keyblades introduced in Kingdom Hearts II
Way to the Dawn | Destiny's Embrace | Stormfall | Ends of the Earth
Star Seeker | Hidden Dragon | Rumbling Rose | Hero's Crest | Monochrome | Mysterious Abyss | Follow the Wind | Wishing Lamp | Decisive Pumpkin | Circle of Life
Photon Debugger | Sweet Memories | Fatal Crest | Sleeping Lion | Guardian Soul | Gull Wing | Fenrir | Bond of Flame | Two Become One | Winner's Proof
Keyblades introduced in Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days
Missing Ache | Ominous Blight | Abaddon Plasma | Pain of Solitude | Sign of Innocence | Crown of Guilt | Abyssal Tide | Leviathan | True Light's Flight | Rejection of Fate | Midnight Roar
Glimpse of Darkness | Total Eclipse | Silent Dirge | Lunar Eclipse | Darker Than Dark | Astral Blast | Maverick Flare | Twilight Blaze | Omega Weapon | Umbrella | Aubade
Keyblades introduced in Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep
Earthshaker | Darkgnaw | Chaos Ripper | Wayward Wind | Frolic Flame | Lost Memory | Rainfell | Brightcrest | Master Keeper
Treasure Trove | Stroke of Midnight | Fairy Stars | Victory Line | Mark of a Hero | Hyperdrive | Pixie Petal | Sweetstack | Void Gear | No Name | Crown Unlimit
Master Xehanort's Keyblade | χ-blade
Keyblades introduced in Kingdom Hearts Re:coded
Zero/One
Keyblades introduced in Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance
Lea's Keyblade