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Spiny Alien Treat

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Spiny Alien Treat Treasure Hoard icon.
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Number 8
Series Nature's Candy Series
Value Poko icon.png × 50
Weight 4
Maximum carriers 8 Pikmin
Location Valley of Repose
Challenge Mode levels None

The Spiny Alien Treat (山菜王?, lit.: "Wild Plant King") is a treasure found in Pikmin 2. It is an artichoke bud found in the Valley of Repose, on an island near a drainable lake.

Collecting the treasure[edit]

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Location of the Spiny Alien Treat.

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

Before the player drains it and let their White Pikmin dig it up, they should make sure to defeat the Red Bulborb in the arena and the Dwarf Red Bulborb that accompanies it. The player should then lead Blues to the rock formation that is behind a white gate. After the player destroys the rock formation, they can lead Whites to the island where the Treasure Gauge should be beeping furiously. The Pikmin will start digging up the treasure and bring it to the ship once it is unearthed.


Olimar's journal

The Valley of Repose is blanketed with a layer of snow. Despite this, here and there plants are sprouting out of the snow. I don't know how much longer the snow will last... It seems like it's getting warmer each day. I wish our frosty financial predicament would warm up a bit.

Sales pitch

Delicious fried or baked, this is an invitation for your taste buds to the world of natural delights! ...As superior as I am, I must leave recipe recommendations to others. Machines are bad liars.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning Notes
Flag of Japan Japanese 山菜王?
Wild Plant King
Flag of France French Délice Epineux Thorny Delicacy The "E" of "Epineux" should be "É" instead.
Flag of Québec French (NoA) Délice épineux Thorny delicacy
Flag of Germany German Stachelige Leckerei Spiny Treat
Flag of Italy Italian Boccone spinoso Spiny bite
Flag of Spain Spanish Sorpresa alienígena Alien surprise