Gloomy Gulch is the fifth world in Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest
on the SNES
, a haunted forest area covered in fog directly above Krazy Kremland
. It's height above Crocodile Isle
creates many gusty winds
as well. The area features several levels inhabited by ghosts
, including a unique "Haunted Library" level that contains the music "Haunted Chase," the only level with this music in the game. There is also a Zinger
hive, and the boss of the area is Kreepy Krow, a "ghost" version of the first boss on the Gangplank Galleon
. The levels in Gloomy Gulch are: Ghostly Grove, Haunted Hall, Gusty Glade, Parrot Chute Panic, and Web Woods.
In Donkey Kong Land 2
on the GameBoy
, Gloomy Gulch returns to fulfill much of the same role. There is only one Klubba's Kiosk
in this game, and it is located directly next to Gloomy Gulch.