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Vacuum Processor

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Vacuum Processor Treasure Hoard icon.
Screenshot of the Vacuum Processor in Pikmin 2's Treasure Hoard.
Number 89 (US)
88 (Europe)
87 (Japan)
Series Hyper-technology Series
Value Poko icon.png × 100
Weight 10
Maximum carriers 18 Pikmin
Location Subterranean Complex
Challenge Mode levels Cave of Snarls
This article is about the vacuum tube in Subterranean Complex sublevel 6. For other uses, see vacuum tube.

The Vacuum Processor (バキューム・プロセッサー?, lit.: "Vacuum Processor") is a treasure in Pikmin 2 based on a real-life vacuum tube. The text on its side reads:

Far Eastern
Made in JAPAN

It is located in the Subterranean Complex, sublevel six. The main hazards there are poison, bomb-rocks, and electricity, all in the same room. Pick off enemies closest to where the leaders begin at first, gradually clearing the room to be able to collect the treasure. Purple Pikmin can be used to quickly overturn all the Anode Beetles so the Pikmin can attack the Careening Dirigibugs flying above.


Olimar's journal

We recently found all sorts of mechanical parts scattered around a cave. The walls and floor were constructed of solid steel. Perhaps it was once a great military fortress? I decided to name it the Subterranean Complex.

Sales pitch

Harnessing the absence of air, this environmentally friendly computer is incredibly fast. A predisposition to implosion is a bit of a minus, however.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Flag of Japan Japanese バキューム・プロセッサー?
Bakyuum Purosessar
Vacuum Processor
Flag of France French Processeur de Vide Processor of Emptiness
Flag of Germany German Vakuum-Prozessor Vacuum Processor
Flag of Italy Italian Processore aspirante Vacuuming Processor
Flag of Spain Spanish Procesador de vacío Emptiness processor