The shellcake family is a family of mollusc-like enemies introduced in Pikmin 4. Members belong to the conchcrustus genus.
- Main article: Freezecake.
- Main article: Scorchcake.
The Scorchcake is an enemy found in Pikmin 4. It will rotate 90 degrees, and then rotate another 90 degrees in an attempt to crush Pikmin. It has a side on its body which is firey, and any non-Red Pikmin or Oatchi will be burned if they touch it. Its body is soft, however, and can be damaged by regular Pikmin attacks.
- Main article: Shockcake.
The name shellcake comes from the family members' shell shape, which resemble some types of cakes.
The genus conchcrustus is named after the real-life conch mollusk, and crust, or crustae, a latin root word meaning shell.
Names in other languages
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Ooban gai ka
|Ōban-yaki shellfish family|
|French||carapacrêpes||The name is a portmanteau of "carapace" (shell) and "crêpes" (crepes)|
|Portuguese||Caraboloídeos||Snaicakidae||The name is a portmanteau of "caracol" (snail) and "bolo" (cake) and the suffix "-ídeos" (-idae), which is used for naming animal family names|