Kingcaps (マダラタケ?, lit.: "Spotted Mushroom") are a type of fungus in Pikmin 3 that serve as obstacles. They are usually found blocking the way in corridors, and come accompanied with a series of Spotcaps. Leaders can use their Pikmin to destroy Kingcaps.
Kingcaps have a lot of durability and occupy a lot of space, but once cleared, they open up some significant space. Unlike the smaller Spotcaps, Pikmin can latch on to a Kingcap when thrown, and it has a health wheel.
Kingcaps are always found with Spotcaps nearby.
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