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Not to be confused with Crazy Diggz.
Crazy Barks is a character who appears in every Raposa-based game in the Drawn to Life Series. As his name suggests, he is more erratic than a typical Raposa, and he tends to scare or confuse the other residents of Rapoville because of this. He was the one who taught Heather how to speak in the Raposa realm, and he was crucial in determining the location of Wilfre's Wasteland.
Crazy Barks has orange fur and a white beard and moustache. He wears green trunks which he might have found in Surf Beach. A green leaf covers his head which he uses as a hat. His eyes are shown to be wide and crazy. In the Wii game, he wears a leaf loincloth instead of trunks.
Drawn to Life
In Drawn to Life, Crazy Barks left the village with his crew of Raposa children and went to Surf Beach to find a new home. However, they were captured and imprisoned in Shadow Cages. Some time later, the Hero rescues them and returns them to the village, where Crazy Barks will constantly guard his rock and chase villagers who come near it. At the end of the game, he is shown teaching Heather how to speak.
Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter (Wii)
In Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter (Wii), Crazy Barks is acts more like a dog than a Raposa, and Heather is the only one able to understand his barks. He is first seen stealing the Book of Life, as he sensed danger and wanted to protect it. He returns the book to Mari and he begins to calm down. Some time later, Crazy Barks decides to run through the Shadow City gate, leaving Heather behind. Jowee and the Hero find him in the heart of Shadow City, and when the three of them return to Rapoville, Heather explains that Crazy Barks found a path to the Shadow Labyrinth.
Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter
In the beginning of Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter, Crazy Barks is one of the few Raposa that is not sucked into one of Wilfre's portals. He shows everyone that the Creator's ship was safe by jumping aboard, naming the vessel Turtle Rock. Throughout the game, he acts as the sail for Turtle Rock by using a blanket found after Baki Basement is cleared.
After Sock is revealed to be Wilfre, all that is left from his departure is Sock's hat. Crazy Barks sees an opportunity for a sail in this item, and so used it as his new sail for Turtle Rock. However, the hat blew towards a different direction then the wind, pointing towards Wilfre's Wasteland, so Pirate Beard steers the boat with the hat, leading the group to the village.
Drawn to Life: Two Realms
Crazy Barks is first seen in Drawn to Life: Two Realms after Mike arrives in Rapoville for the second time. The Hero is tasked with challenging Crazy Barks' mind while Mike catches up with some of his old friends. After the Hero clears his mind, Mike and the Hero return to Belleview with the Watch.
Crazy Barks' mind level in Drawn to Life: Two Realms is named Cambium Exploration. It is the tenth story level in the game, and has three segments. When Mike and the Hero hide out in Rapoville, the Hero is tasked with with challenging Crazy Barks while Mike reconnects with old friends.
- When he is saved in Surf Beach, he exclaims "CRAZYBARKSBROKEOUTOFHISCAGE!"
- His name may be a reference to "Crazy Addie" from the 1960 novel To Kill a Mockingbird, who drowned himself in a creek named "Barker's Eddy".
- He has a counterpart in Lavasteam named Crazy Diggz.
- Crazy Barks thinking he is a dog may be a reference to how the Raposa were originally going to be based around dogs and named Droogles, which is shown in the book "The Art of 5th Cell".
- He is one of the few Raposa to not have his idle sprite replaced in Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter.
- Shortly after being rescued he will say, "Bark Bark".
- This quote is his only quote which uses a space in the canon games.
- In Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter (Wii), Crazy Barks does not speak in rushed English, only speaking in barks and growls.
- According to a Game Design Document shared by Ken Capelli, Crazy Barks was "raised in the wild by cats."
- It is unknown if this holds true for the canon games.
Crazy Barks' talksprite in Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter (Wii).