Great jumping ability,
Good swallowing abilities
- For full information, please see MarioWiki's article on Yoshi
Yoshi is Mario's best friend. He has a long tongue and appears in Donkey Kong Country 2 as a cameo. He also helped Baby Donkey Kong in Yoshi's Island DS. Yoshi and Donkey Kong have somewhat a good relationship with each other and have appeared together in many spinoffs like in the Mario Kart series and the Mario Party series.
 Relevance to the DK series
Yoshi has appeared as a cameo in Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest in Cranky's Video Game Heroes, Yoshi is in possesion with 29 DK Coins and can be beaten with 30 or more DK coins. He also took care of Donkey Kong when he was a baby, in Yoshi's Island DS where he had to help by swinging on vines and and using a dash attack, in addition to his eggs being explosive and unable to bounce. Yoshi also appears in Donkey Konga in multiplayer mode as a cameo.
Yoshi's sprites in DKC2.