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Shock Absorber

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Shock Absorber Icon used to represent the ship part on the wiki.
Artwork of the Shock Absorber.
This is a mandatory ship part.
Weight 30
Max. carriers 50 Pikmin
Location The Forest of Hope

The Shock Absorber (ショックアブソーバー?, lit.: "Shock Absorber") is a ship part found in Pikmin. It is located in The Forest of Hope and is protected by a Red Bulborb on a ledge. The Shock Absorber counteracts the shaking and swaying during space flight, making the flights taken by the Dolphin much smoother. When collected, this part does not change the ship's appearance.

Collecting the part[edit]

The texture used for The Forest of Hope's map.
Custom-made icon for the Shock Absorber, based on the Piklopedia icons. This was made by applying a border to the concept art image.
Location of the Shock Absorber.

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The strategies presented may not be the only ones or the best ones.

Starting from the landing site, go to the left through where the breakable gate was. Toss Pikmin on the ledge and then walk up the slope in the nearby pool of water to rejoin them. Pikmin can also be thrown from where the Nova Blaster is. Defeat the Spotty Bulborb and then claim the part, located just next to it.To make it easier, try taking Blue Pikmin through the water to launch a rear attack on the Bulborb.

Notes

Olimar's monologs

It's the Shock Absorber!

This apparatus counteracts the shaking and swaying that normally occurs during flight. It's smooth sailing with this in place... Usually.


This nifty little device counteracts the shaking and swaying experienced in typical space flight.

Gallery[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Flag of Japan Japanese ショックアブソーバー?
Shokku Abusoba
Shock Absorber
Flag of Québec French (NoA) Absorbeur de chocs (in-game)
Absorb. de chocs (final results screen)
Shocks absorber
Shocks absorb.
Flag of France French (NoE) Absorbeur de Choc Shock Absorber
Flag of Germany German Stoßdämpfer Shock absorber
Flag of Italy Italian Assorbishock Shock absorber
Flag of South Korea Korean 쇼크 흡수기 Shock Absorber
Flag of Mexico Spanish (NoA) Amortiguador Shock absorber
Flag of Spain Spanish (NoE) Amortiguador Shock absorber