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Shearblug In-game icon.
Appears in Hey! Pikmin
Scientific name Rotundus himeagea
Family Mandiblard
Areas Serene Stream
Attacks Stab and roll over Pikmin

The Shearblug (マルデムシ?, lit.: "Circle Bug") is an enemy found in Hey! Pikmin. It is an aquatic mandiblard that can inflate to protrude spikes from its body.


Game Weight Max.
Seeds Health

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Shearblugs patrol a set area until they see Pikmin. When they spot them, they inflate their bodies to protrude spikes, and then roll after them.


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  • Verdant Waterfront


A Shearblug can only be defeated when its spikes are retracted. Otherwise, thrown Pikmin will perish. It is best to attack it right after it brings its spikes in, since if you wait too long it will poke them out again.


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What an odd creature! It lives on both land and water, and seems puffy, but shows spikes when threats approach. I find myself curling up when scolded as well, but alas, I have no spikes to present. What can I say? I'm a pacifist.


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Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Dutch Prikkebed
Flag of France.svg French Boufpon bouleur
Flag of Germany.svg German Kullerkäfer From kuller (rolling or marble) and käfer (beetle or bug
Flag of Italy.svg Italian Tarlo aguzzo
Flag of Spain.svg Spanish Larvola

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