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Lapis Lazuli Candypop Bud

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Lapis Lazuli Candypop Bud Piklopedia icon.
A Lapis Lazuli Candypop Bud.
Appears in PikminPikmin 2Pikmin 3
Scientific name Flora cobaltium
Family Candypop
Areas The Distant Spring, The Final Trial, Tropical Wilds, Formidable Oak
Caves Frontier Cavern, Snagret Hole, Hole of Heroes
Challenge Mode levels None
Collect treasure! levels Beastly Caverns
Battle enemies! levels Twilight River Remix, Beastly Caverns
Side Story levels None
2-Player Battle levels None
Bingo Battle levels None
Pikmin produced 5 Blue Pikmin

Lapis Lazuli Candypop Buds (ルリポンガシグサ?, lit.: "Lapis Lazuli Puffed Grain Weed") are blue Candypop Buds found in all Pikmin games. They behave the same way as all other Candypop Buds, except they change non-blue Pikmin into Blue Pikmin. Their name is derived from a semi-precious dark blue mineral called lapis lazuli. The buds are usually found in close proximity to water, and finding them can generally be taken as an indication that Blue Pikmin will be needed. Any Blue Pikmin thrown in will revert to leaf Pikmin while retaining their original type. Pikmin features a 50 Pikmin limit per Candypop Bud where Pikmin of the same type as the bud count towards the limit. This feature was changed in subsequent Pikmin titles which feature a five Pikmin limit per bud and where Pikmin of the same type as the bud do not count towards the limit. Interestingly, the Lapis Lazuli Candypop Buds found in the Twilight River Remix can each produce 10 Pikmin, instead of 5.

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The leaf texture used in Pikmin 2<span class="nowrap" style="padding-left:0.1em;">&#39;s</span> Challenge Mode menu. (Used on Pikipedia in the &#123;&#123;stub&#125;&#125; template.)

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Collect treasure!
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Notes

Olimar's notes

No matter what color Pikmin is tossed into the bosom of this flower, it spits out the same number of blue Pikmin. This family of plant boasts soft, fleshy leaves, the sinewy tendrils of which allow the flower to open and close repeatedly over the course of a day.

Louie's notes

This flower's tough texture makes it unsuitable for salads, but its bright blue hue makes for a grandiose garnish!

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Other information[edit]

  • Size: length: 65mm, as per the e-card
  • Pikmin 2 Piklopedia number: #46

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Naming[edit]

Lapis lazuli is a blue colored rock.

Its scientific name is Flora cobaltium. Cobaltium is in reference to cobalt blue, a blue pigment.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Flag of Québec French (NoA) Fleur cracheuse bleu azur Azure spitting flower
Flag of France French (NoE) Fleur Cracheuse Bleu Lapis Lapis Blue Spitting Flower
Flag of Germany German Lapislazuli-Königinblume Lapis Lazuli Queen flower
Flag of Italy Italian Cromanvillea blu oltremare
Flag of Mexico Spanish (NoA) Brote rebotador lapislázuli Lapis lazuli sending-back sprout