|Appears in||Pikmin 3|
|Scientific name||Fenestrati russoprismatus|
|Areas||Garden of Hope|
|Mission Mode Collect Treasure! levels||None|
|Mission Mode Battle Enemies! levels||Tropical Forest, Shaded Garden|
|Side Story levels||None|
|Bingo Battle levels||Shaded Terrace, Blooming Terrace|
- For Spectralids in Pikmin 2, see Unmarked Spectralids.
Red Spectralids (アカシジミ?, lit.: "Red Lycaenidae") are small butterfly-like creatures in Pikmin 3, acting as newer versions of the Unmarked Spectralids from Pikmin 2. They have red wings, very fuzzy bodies, green eyes and two small feet they use to stand on things like flowers and Pellet Posies. They function very much like red Unmarked Spectralids from Pikmin 2 in that they produce a drop of ultra-spicy spray when killed. Compared to other flutterbies in Pikmin 3, they have red wings with black dots, a black "outline" around the redness, and a white one around that one.
In Story Mode, they are only found in the Garden of Hope on top of the Quaggled Mireclops corpse any day after its battle, making them easy to overlook.
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Red Spectralids may be seen on the ground, near flowers, or on the back of a sleeping Bulborb, but in all cases, when a leader or Pikmin approaches them, they will fly away. They will flutter around aimlessly in the air, and while doing so they are difficult to reach. After some seconds, it will once again land.
There is only 1 Red Spectralids in Story Mode, in the Garden of Hope. It can be found in the Quaggled Mireclops arena at least 1 day after the boss is defeated. In Mission Mode, 2 are found in the Battle Enemies version of Tropical Forest, with 1 being in an open space with a Swooping Snitchbug and the other being in the leafy area with the Orange Bulborbs, and 3 are found in the Battle Enemies version of Shaded Garden, with 1 being on top of a small plateau southwest of the Blue Onion, 1 being at the top of the ramp in the southeast part of the area, and 1 being just northwest of the Red Onion.
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A direct hit from any type of Pikmin will instantly defeat a Red Spectralids. Winged Pikmin are, however, most effective, as they will give chase if the enemy tries to fly off.
“Structural flaw: weak hide
“Structural flaw: weak hide
Pikmin 3 Prima Guide
|Pikmin 3 technical information (?)|
|Rock Pikmin throw hits to kill||1|
|White Pikmin ingestions to kill||0|
|Bomb rock explosions to kill||1|
|Bomb rock ingestions to kill||0|
|Number of direct hits on top to kill||1|
|Damage to leaders||10|
|Mission Mode value||10|
- Common name: Red Spectralids. See here for details.
- Japanese nickname: アカシジミ?. It translates to "Red Lycaenidae". See here for details.
- Japanese name: ヤマトべニイエシジミ?, lit.: "Yamato Crimson House Lycaenidae".
- Scientific name: Fenestrati russoprismatus. See here for details on the Fenestrati genus and prismatus. Russo is similar to russus, which is Latin for "red".
- Internal names: Unknown.
- Prerelease: None.
Names in other languages
|French||Spectrillon rouge||Red Spectralid|
|German||Roter Spectralid||Red Spectralid|
|Spanish (NoA)||Espectrálida roja||Red spectralid|
|Spanish (NoE)||Espectrálida roja||Red spectralid|
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