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Open Archive

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Open Archive Treasure Hoard icon.
This is an Open Archive
Number 169 (Europe)
166 (Japan)
Series Massive Receptacle Series
Value Icon for Pokos. Used on Template:Pokos. × 130
Weight 20
Maximum carriers 30 Pikmin
Location Submerged Castle
Challenge Mode levels None

The Open Archive (丸見えアーカイブ?, lit.: "Completely Visible Archive") is a treasure in the European and Japanese versions of Pikmin 2, where it is actually a tin of Imuraya-brand red bean paste. It is found on the fourth sublevel of Submerged Castle. Along with two sets of Bulbmin, there is a Careening Dirigibug and Volatile Dweevils, as well as bomb-rocks falling from above throughout. This treasure could be anywhere; it is large and, therefore, hard to miss. Remember to be quick so as to avoid a confrontation with the Waterwraith.

Notes

Olimar's journal

GameCube icon.png GameCube
The container is open, but not broken,[sic] this is a very reveiling[sic] design, which does not conceal it's[sic] contents. This is an incomprehensible concept for our culture.
Wii icon.png Wii
The container is open, but not broken. This is a very revealing design, which does not conceal its contents. This is an incomprehensible concept for our culture.

Sales pitch

To be used only for those who have nothing to hide: A personal container with an open design. Well, if it's always empty...

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Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Flag of Japan Japanese 丸見えアーカイブ?
Marumie Ākaibu
Completely Visible Archive
Flag of France French Archives Ouvertes Open Archives
Flag of Germany German Offenes Archiv Open Archive
Flag of Italy Italian Archivio aperto
Flag of Spain Spanish Archivo abierto Open archive