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Shooting Spiner (Male)

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Shooting Spiner (Male) In-game icon.
Appears in Hey! Pikmin
Scientific name Himeagea mittetsia
Family Wracknid
Areas The Lonely Tower, Steel Pipe Forest
Attacks Poison Pikmin

The Shooting Spiner (ブッパナシグモ(オス)?, lit.: "Firing Spider (Male)") is an enemy encountered in Hey! Pikmin. The males of this species are brown in color and attack differently from the females. It also has red eyes, and small legs with yellow stripes.


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The male Shooting Spiners move up and down webs, similar to the females. However, instead of attempting to stab Pikmin with their legs, they shoot small toxic clouds horizontally.


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Shooting Spiners can be defeated with a single Pikmin throw. As the males do not stick their legs out, they are considerably easier to kill than the females.


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Usually it's content to dangle from the ceiling, but if you approach, it will fire poison clouds at you. This one looks much more drab that his female counterpart. I can relate.


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Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Dutch Mannetjesschrikspin Male Spiner
Flag of France.svg French Tisserand tireur mâle Male weaver shooter
Flag of Germany.svg German Schreckspinne (männlich) Frightspider (male)
Flag of Italy.svg Italian Tessitore nocivo
Flag of Spain.svg Spanish Cardándula (macho)

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