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Speargrub In-game icon.
Appears in Hey! Pikmin
Scientific name Dentefaber himeagea
Family Mandiblard
Areas Crystal Tunnels
Attacks Stabs Pikmin

The Speargrub (トゲデムシ?, lit.: "Thorned Bug") is an enemy found in Hey! Pikmin. It serves as an obstacle and cannot be killed.


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Speargrubs act as obstacles during puzzles that involve throwing Pikmin. They appear and out of holes in walls and move along set paths before disappearing and reappearing into other holes. They cannot be killed, and any Pikmin aside from Rock Pikmin will die if they touch them.


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Speargrubs are invincible and cannot be killed. Players must work carefully to avoid accidentally letting their Pikmin come into contact with them.


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Leaves its dwelling hole only to enter other holes. Maybe it wants a breath of fresh air or some sunlight. Or maybe it's looking for a friend...


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Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Dutch Stekelgruppie
Flag of Quebec.svg French (NoA) Boufpon à pics
Flag of France.svg French (NoE) Boufpon à piques
Flag of Germany.svg German Stachler
Flag of Italy.svg Italian Tarlospino
Flag of Spain.svg Spanish Larvaspín

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