Coppeller

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Coppeller Logs icon.
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Appears in Hey! Pikmin
Scientific name Scarpanica viridelacus princeps (US)
Viridelacus princeps (EU)
Family Scarpanid
Areas
Attacks Kills Pikmin by flying away with them

The Coppeller (ヘソクリムシ?, lit.: "Stash Bug") is an enemy found in Hey! Pikmin. It is a small quadrupedal insectoid creature with flower petal-like wings that rotate like a helicopter's blades.

Stats[edit]

Game Weight Max.
carriers
Seeds Health


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Behavior[edit]

Coppellers spawn into levels carrying various items, including Sparklium, health, and even captured Pikmin. They fly in set patterns, but only stay on-screen for a limited amount of time; if they are allowed to escape, the items they hold will be lost.

Locations[edit]

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Strategy[edit]

Coppellers can be killed with a single well-timed Pikmin throw.

While Coppellers cannot directly kill Pikmin, any Pikmin they spawn carrying will be considered killed if they aren't rescued before their captor flies away.

Notes

Hey! Pikmin logs

It carries Pikmin and high-energy objects away somewhere. Back to its nest, I assume. Maybe if I keep observing its behavior, I can begin to understand why my wife has a hard time throwing anything away.

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Trivia[edit]

  • The French, German, and Italian localisations use the American name while both Spanish localisations use the European one.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Dutch Kleptokopter From kleptomania and helikopter (helicopter)
French Gyrocoptère Gyrocopter
German Frachtflatterer Freightflutterer
Italian Pigliapiglia Taketake
Spanish Cleptóptero From cleptomanía (kleptomania) and helicóptero (helicopter)

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