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Dawn Pustules

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Dawn Pustules Icon used to represent the fruit on the wiki.
Artwork of Dawn Pustules.
Juice amount
Whole fruit: 1.0 (0.5 in Ultra-Spicy mode)
Each part: 0.05 (0.025 in Ultra-Spicy mode)
Mission Mode value
Whole fruit: Texture used for the Poko in Pikmin 3. × 400
Each part: Texture used for the Poko in Pikmin 3. × 20
Weight
Whole fruit: 20
Each part: 1
Max. carriers
Whole fruit: 20 (normally)
Each part: 1 (normally)
Locations Tropical Wilds, Distant Tundra
Mission Mode locations Tropical Forest Remix, Thirsty Desert Remix, Beastly Caverns, Forgotten Cove
Bingo Battle locations None
Side Stories locations River
Dawn Pustules
Pikmin 4 treasure
Treasure Catalog icon.
Icon for the Dawn Pustules, from Pikmin 4's Treasure Catalog.
Series Summer Fruit Series
Value Icon that represents Sparklium on the wiki, based on the icon found in Pikmin 4. × 110
Weight 15
Maximum carriers 30
Locations Serene Shores, The Mud Pit
Dandori Challenge stages Hefty Haulway
Dandori Battle stages None
Total amount 2
This article is about the green grapes in Pikmin 3. For the red grapes, see Dusk Pustules.

The Dawn Pustules (ミドリタワワ?, lit.: "Green Abundance") are fruits in Pikmin 3 and a treasure in Pikmin 4. Each fruit consists of a bunch of individual white muscat grapes. Two of the fruit are found in Pikmin 3's Story Mode: in the Distant Tundra and the Tropical Wilds. The Dawn Pustules, along with their counterpart, the Dusk Pustules, are unique in the way that they are obtained in Pikmin 3: they are collected like fragments, being individually plucked, with Pikmin returning to the cluster until all fruits have been collected. In Pikmin 4 the entire cluster is just one object, and it appears in the Serene Shores and The Mud Pit.

Collecting the fruit[edit]

The following article or section contains guides.
The strategies shown are just suggestions.

Distant Tundra[edit]

A map of the Distant Tundra 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.
The Fruit File icon for the Dawn Pustules.
Location of the Dawn Pustules in the Distant Tundra.

The Dawn Pustules in the Distant Tundra are found on a plateau with two Swooping Snitchbugs to the southeast of the landing site. A climbing stick must be built for the Pikmin so they can return to the Dawn Pustules, and the Swooping Snitchbugs – along with a Joustmite and a Fiery Blowhog – must be defeated in order to let the Pikmin safely collect the grapes.

Tropical Wilds[edit]

A map of the Tropical Wilds 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.
The Fruit File icon for the Dawn Pustules.
Location of the Dawn Pustules in the Tropical Wilds.

The Dawn Pustules in the Tropical Wilds are next to a reinforced wall across a body of water. Destroying this wall, along with destroying another reinforced wall next to the landing site, building the red bridge across the water, and defeating a Whiptongue Bulborb are necessary for collecting these Dawn Pustules efficiently.

Collecting the treasure[edit]

The following article or section contains guides.
The strategies shown are just suggestions.

Serene Shores[edit]

There is a cluster of Dawn Pustules submerged underwater in the southern part of the easternmost body of water in the overworld, next to a Zest Bomb. It is guarded by a Pricklepuff and four Puckering Blinnows, which should be defeated before attempting to collect this treasure. To collect this treasure, you must throw 7 Pikmin at it.

The Mud Pit[edit]

There is a cluster of Dawn Pustules inside of a Blizzarding Blowhog in the southeastern island of sublevel 2 of The Mud Pit. To collect this treasure, you must first defeat the Blizzarding Blowhog, then throw 15 Pikmin at it.

Notes

Brittany's notes

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These little spheres have it all: smooth skin, delicious juice, a nice smell... They're almost perfect, except that exact shade of green is the captain's, like, favorite color of all time. He painted his room, his fingernails, and (I heard) even his dog this color. Bleh.
European version icon.png European version
In colour and shape, these remind me of the Captain in his stupid green suit. Lots of little Captains! Eugh. Luckily, the resemblance ends there. Smooth skin, subtle scent, refined taste. Not like the Captain at all, then!

Schnauz's notes[edit]

It's difficult to say which aspect of this fruit is more charming—its pretty emerald color or how easy it is to share with friends. Thankfully, you don't have to choose. Simply gaze upon the gorgeous green hue as you share its many orbs at a party.

Olimar's notes[edit]

This fruit comes in bunches, so you can keep eating them and never run out! A single berry satisfies my appetite, but I'm grateful to live in a universe with such natural abundance.

Louie's notes[edit]

Don't waste your time peeling these. The texture of the fruit is soft and plump, but the skin adds a nice crunch.

Technical information[edit]

Pikmin 3 technical information (?)
Internal name muscat
Juice 1.0 (0.05 per piece)
Juice color
(200, 255, 0, 255)
Mission Mode points 400
"Size"? 1

Gallery[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Flag of Japan Japanese ミドリタワワ?
Midori Tawawa
Green Abundance
Flag of the Republic of China (Taiwan) Chinese
(traditional)
綠珠串
Lǜ Zhū Chuàn
Green Pearl Bunch
Flag of China Chinese
(simplified)
绿珠串
Lǜ Zhū Chuàn
Green Pearl Bunch
Flag of the Netherlands Dutch Glorende ochtendkorrels Glowing morning kernels
Flag of France French Groupement granuleux Granular grouping
Flag of Germany German Tagkugel-Schwarm Dayball Swarm
Flag of Italy Italian Pioggia verde Green rain
Flag of Brazil Portuguese Gotas de aurora Dawn drops
Flag of Spain Spanish (NoE) Melancolía oval Oval melancholy

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