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Cosmic Archive

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Cosmic Archive Treasure Hoard icon.
The Cosmic Archive.
Number 150 (US)
148 (Europe and Japan)
Series Blast from the Past Series
Value Poko icon.png × 230
Weight 15
Maximum carriers 25 Pikmin
Location Hole of Beasts
Challenge Mode levels Collector's Room, Secret Testing Range

The Cosmic Archive (コズミック・アーカイブ?, lit.: "Cosmic Archive") is a treasure found in Pikmin 2. It is actually a Famicom Disk System disk of the game The Mysterious Murasame Castle. This treasure is found on sublevel 3 in the Hole of Beasts, and it is best to take out the fire geysers prior to retrieving it; alternately, Red Pikmin may be issued to carry it.

The writing on it is as follows:


SIDE A 謎の村雨城™

©1986 Nintendo MADE IN JAPAN

Which means "Family Computer Disk System", "The Mysterious Murasame Castle". The writing on the top is present for all Family Computer Disk System games.


Olimar's journal

The cave we searched today was lined with flame-spewing spouts! The temperature in the cave was absolutely stifling. Oh! That reminds me! I completely forgot to tell Louie about red Pikmin! He's so quiet, I sometimes forget he's even there. This item I salvaged from the cave seems to be some kind of storage device, but I have no way to play back the contents.

Sales pitch

All worldly matters, from time's start to its end, are said to be recorded in this historical vault! It is so huge, decoding it all is impossible. Its mere existence is said to make one philosophical.



Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Flag of Japan Japanese コズミック・アーカイブ?
Kozumikku Ākaibu
Cosmic Archive
Flag of France French Archives Cosmiques Cosmic Archives
Flag of Germany German Kosmisches Archiv Cosmic Archive
Flag of Italy Italian Archivio cosmico Cosmic Archive
Flag of Spain Spanish Archivo cósmico Cosmic archive

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