The Inviting...Thing (まねきしもの?) is a treasure exclusive to the Japanese version of Pikmin 2. It is a Sagotani-brand milk cover that can be found in Dream Den on sublevel 13, inside an Orange Bulborb. Found here in the US version is the Hypnotic Platter, and in the European version the Alien Billboard.
Collecting the treasure
- See: Hypnotic Platter#Collecting the treasure
- Text: “元々の用途はさっぱりわからないが、ほ乳動物をおびき寄せるためのワナではないだろうか。なんとも逆らいがたい魅力的な香りを放っているのだ……。”
- Translation: “I do not know how it was originally used for certain, but I wonder if it was used as a trap for luring mammals? It has an attractive fragrance that makes it hard for me to resist...”
- Text: “あらゆるほ乳動物を引きつける香り。いかに強固な意志があっても、決して逆らえないものがこの世にはあります！ ほしい気持ちに逆らってはダメ。さあ、あなたはいくら出します？”
- Translation: “The scent that attracts every mammals. No matter how strong your will is, there is something you can never fight against in this world! It makes you unable to fight your urges. Now, how much will you pay for it?”
The texture used for the Inviting...Thing.