Splurchin family

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The Splurchin family is a family of urchan-like enemies in Hey! Pikmin. The only known member in the family is the Large Splurchin, which is where the family name originates from.

All known members of this family are in the Spicasfaira genus.


Large Splurchin[edit]

A Large Splurchin.

The Large Splurchin is an enemy in Hey! Pikmin. It is one of the few creatures in the entire series that is completely invincible and acts more like an obstacle, blindly moving in a single direction and being covered in deadly spikes.


The name "Splurchin" is a play on urchin, the real-world creature the enemy is likely based after.

Names in other languages[edit]

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Language Name Meaning
Flag of the Netherlands Dutch Zeekastanjes Sea chestnuts
Flag of France French groursin Contraction of gros oursin (big urchin)
Flag of Germany German Seericius
Flag of Italy Italian Ricciospini
Flag of Spain Spanish Erízulos

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