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Spirit Flogger

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Spirit Flogger Treasure Hoard icon.
Artwork of the Spirit Flogger.
Number 96 (US)
95 (Europe)
94 (Japan)
Series Industrial Set
Value Poko icon.png × 70
Weight 20
Maximum carriers 30 Pikmin
Location Subterranean Complex
Challenge Mode levels Brawny Abyss
This article is about the gear with a hole in it. For the one with a peg, see Omega Flywheel.

The Spirit Flogger (社員の手本?, lit.: "Model Employee") is a treasure in Pikmin 2. This item is a rusty metallic gear. It is found on sublevel 2 of the Subterranean Complex. The Careening Dirigibugs and Swooping Snitchbugs in the sublevel may disrupt attempts to gather this treasure.


Olimar's journal

For a long time now, I've just been whiling away my life like a sprocket in a machine. Sometimes I just stop and wonder, am I happy with my life? Ack... I can't start thinking like that. I must concentrate on my mission!

Sales pitch

An item for CEOs throughout the solar system, this arcane shape bewitches the human heart. Give this to an employee to create a no-vacation-taking, no-bonus-needing work machine!

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An item for CEOs throughout the solar system, this arcane shape bewitches the human heart. Give this to your employees, and they will turn into yes-men who never take vacation!



  • The original Japanese name and all translations are a facetious reference to employees being regarded as insignificant 'gears' in a 'corporate machine' in popular culture, which is reflected in both Olimar's journal entry and the sales pitch.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning Notes
Flag of Japan Japanese 社員の手本?
Shain No Tehon
Model Employee
Flag of France French Fustigation Spirituelle Spirit Flogger
Flag of Germany German Geisteskranz Mental Wreath/Spiritual Wreath Likely a play on Lorbeerkranz (laurel wreath). Written "Geistes-kranz" in-game.
Flag of Italy Italian Fustigatore di spirito Spirit Flogger
Flag of Spain Spanish Desmoralizador Demoralizer Written "Desmora-lizador" in-game.