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Pinchipede family

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The pinchipede family is a family of bosses exclusive to Pikmin Adventure. It consists of centipede-like creatures with many different body segments, each with a purple orb that can be attacked, and two mandibles that can harm players. It only has two members, with one being much harder than the other.


Emperor Pinchipede[edit]

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Main article: Emperor Pinchipede.

The Emperor Pinchipede is a green pinchipede with a red underside in the main stages of Pikmin Adventure.

Monochromatic Pinchipede[edit]

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Main article: Monochromatic Pinchipede.

The Monochromatic Pinchipede is a white pinchipede with a black underside exclusive to the challenge stages of Pikmin Adventure.


"Pinchipede" is the name that each member of the family has, right after another word. It is a conjunction of "pinch", referring to its pincers and pinch attacks, and "centipede", the real life creature members of the family seem to be based on.

Names in other languages[edit]

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Language Name Meaning
Flag of Japan Japanese ハサミムカデ科?
Hasami Mukade Ka
Scissors centipede family

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