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Crunchy Deluge

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Crunchy Deluge Icon used to represent the fruit on the wiki.
Texture of the Crunchy Deluge.
Juice amount 2.0 (1.0 in Ultra-Spicy mode)
Mission Mode value Texture used for the Poko in Pikmin 3. × 100
Weight 10
Max carriers 20 (normally)
Locations Twilight River
Mission Mode locations Thirsty Desert Remix
Bingo Battle locations None
Side Stories locations None

The Crunchy Deluge (シャクシャクノミ?, lit.: "Shak-shak Fruit") is a fruit in Pikmin 3. It is an Asian pear. There is only one in Story Mode, and it is located in the Twilight River, where it is underwater and guarded by a Toady Bloyster. This means may only be retrieved by Blue Pikmin. This fruit produces a total of two containers of juice (one in Ultra-Spicy mode). The Crunchy Deluge makes three appearances in Mission Mode, all in the Thirsty Desert Remix, and is worth 100 Pokos. Although identical to the Astringent Clump in weight and juice provided, the two are quite different fruits.

Collecting the fruit[edit]

A map of the Twilight River as it appears on the mini radar in Pikmin 3 Deluxe. This was made by manually arranging the textures for each section of the area to align with the corresponding radar map.
Fruit File icon for the Crunchy Deluge. Ripped from a screenshot using GIMP, and with an outline added on top, so the quality is subjective.
Location of the Crunchy Deluge.

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The Crunchy Deluge is found in the Twilight River. It is found underwater at the very end of the river in the southernmost part of the region, guarded by a Toady Bloyster. Kill or distract the Bloyster and retrieve the fruit with Blue Pikmin.

Notes

Brittany's notes

US version US version
Lots of juice in here, like having your mouth flooded in sweetness. Not much Piktamin U, but nutrition isn't everything. Sometimes you just want a natural disaster of flavor, you know?
European version European version
Lots of juice in here, and it's like having your taste buds washed away on a tide of sweetness. Not much in the way of Piktamin U, but nutrition isn't everything. Sometimes you just want a flood of flavour...

Technical information[edit]

Pikmin 3 technical information (?)
Internal name nashi
Juice 2.0
Juice color
(255, 255, 50, 255)
Mission Mode points 100
"Size"? 4

Gallery[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning Notes
Flag of Japan Japanese シャクシャクノミ?
Shakushaku no Mi
Shak-shak Fruit "シャクシャク?" is an onomatopoeia used for biting into something with its texture.
Flag of France French Croque-croque Crunch-crunch
Flag of Germany German Saftcontainer Juice container
Flag of Italy Italian Sgranocchina From "sgranocchiare" (to crunch) and the diminutive suffix "-ina"
Flag of Spain Spanish (NoE) Delicadeza crujiente Crunchy delicacy

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