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Hearty Container

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Hearty Container
Pikmin 4 treasure
Treasure Catalog icon.
Icon for the Hearty Container, from Pikmin 4's Treasure Catalog.
Series Sweet Tooth Series
Value Icon that represents Sparklium on the wiki, based on the icon found in Pikmin 4. × 50
Weight 3
Maximum carriers 6
Locations Plunder Palace
Dandori Challenge stages None
Dandori Battle stages None
Total amount 1

The Hearty Container (こころの器?, lit.: "Heart Container") is a treasure in Pikmin 4 located in the Plunder Palace. It is a heart shaped thumbprint cookie with a nectarine jam-based filling in the center.

Collecting the treasure[edit]

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The Hearty Container is at the northern corner of sublevel 5 of the Plunder Palace, next to the Love's Fortune Cookie. To collect it, you must throw 3 Pikmin at it. A nearby Giant Breadbug may attempt to steal it, in which case you will need to either damage it or best it in tug-of-war.


Schnauz's notes[edit]

The shape of this treasure represents perhaps the most important things there are in the universe. Life and love. If you pour your heart into this cookie and give it to someone you care about, it's sure to have a powerful effect on them.

Olimar's notes[edit]

In my line of work, encountering tough situations and feeling like your life is in danger is all a part of the job. But something about this cookie makes me feel like I have the strength to make it through. Like I have an extra heart if my first one runs out.

Louie's notes[edit]

If you break it in half first, it's much easier to eat.


  • Name: The Hearty Container's name is a reference to Heart Containers from the The Legend of Zelda series. Olimar's notes even allude to this connection by associating them similarly to extra health in the Zelda series.
  • Internal name: The Hearty Container's internal name is YOSHICOOKIEE as the treasure's design is based off of a cookie type from the game Yoshi's Cookie.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Flag of Japan Japanese こころの器?
Kokoro no Utsuwa
Heart Container
Flag of the Republic of China (Taiwan) Chinese
Xīn zhī Róngqì
Heart Container
Flag of China Chinese
Xīn zhī Róngqì
Heart Container
Flag of the Netherlands Dutch Levenskrachtkoek Life force cookie
Flag of France French Biscuit réceptacle Container biscuit
Flag of Germany German Herzhafter Container Hearty Container
Flag of Italy Italian Contienicuore Portmanteau of contenitore (container) and cuore (heart)
Flag of South Korea Korean 마음의 그릇
Maeum-ui Geureut
Heart Container
Flag of Brazil Portuguese Porta-coração Heart carrier
Flag of Spain Spanish Galleta recipiente de corazón Heart container cookie



See also[edit]