Staff Kirby is one of the many copy abilities in the Kirby series. It was introduced in Kirby Star Allies. Kirby wields a staff in this form with a hat inspired by Journey to the West. It is obtained from Jammerjab.
The Staff ability allows Kirby to wield this staff. He can swing it around and jab with it as basic attacks but, it also has the ability to extend. The attacks are quick with long reach. Kirby can also use it like a pogo stick. It is also one of the few abilities that can be used underwater. Like other weapon type abilities, Kirby can use friend ability to imbue his weapon with an element.
Staff is based on the the Ruyi Jingu Bang, the magic staff from the classic Chinese epic, Journey to the West. This is the second reference to the story in the Kirby series with the first being Goku from Kirby's Dream Land 3.
Staff shares several similarities in function to Spear with its long reach but, quick attacks.