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Fiery Young Yellow Wollywog

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Fiery Young Yellow Wollywog In-game icon.
Fiery Young Yellow Wollywog.jpg
Appears in Hey! Pikmin
Scientific name Volcanus amphicaris frodendum
Family Amphituber
Areas Sizzling Precipice, Ordeal of Flame
Attacks Crush Pikmin, burn Pikmin

The Fiery Young Yellow Wollywog (Fiery Young Yellow Wollyhop in the European version, ヤキコイモガエル?, lit.: "Sizzling Young Potato Frog") is a fiery variation of the Young Yellow Wollywog. It acts and looks exactly the same as the standard Young Yellow Wollywog, but its body is perpetually on fire, meaning that only Red Pikmin can kill one. It is the transitional state of two yet unseen creatures, presumed to be the Fiery Wogpole and the Fiery Yellow Wollywog.

Stats[edit]

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Behavior[edit]

Just like the Young Yellow Wollywog it will simply jump forward, crushing Pikmin that it lands on. When it reaches a wall, it will change directions. Because of its immunity to fire, it can travel through fire geysers safely, unlike its non-fiery counterpart.

Locations[edit]

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Strategy[edit]

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They work just like their normal counterparts: a singe well-placed Red Pikmin will defeat this creature.

Notes

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Somehow, this type of Yellow Wollywog evolved to survive being on fire. It's a useful mutation, to be sure, but getting there must have been painful.

Naming[edit]

The "Fiery" distinguishes it from the normal Young Yellow Wollywog, the "Young" in its name confirms it is an infant version of an unseen species (presumably the "Fiery Yellow Wollywog"), and "Yellow" distinguishing it from the regular Wollywog.

Its scientific name is Volcanus amphicaris frodendum. Amphicaris frodendum is the scientific name of the Wogpole. This is likely a mistake, as two species cannot have the same species name, even if they have a different genus.

Volcanus is a play off of "volcano", eluding to its fiery exterior. This is also part of the species name for the Fireflap Bulborb and the Fiery Dwarf Bulblax.

Its internal name is koimo. Its generator name is enemy_grasshopper_low.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Dutch Geel vuurpletterpadje
Flag of France.svg French Jeune wog jaune embrasé
Flag of Germany.svg German Feuer-Zwerg-Orcalog
Flag of Italy.svg Italian Ranuchetta idropica igneo
Flag of Spain.svg Spanish Sapillo marillo ígneo

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Trivia[edit]

  • Out of all creatures in the Pikmin series, the Fiery Young Yellow Wollywog has the longest name, containing four different words.

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