|Appears in||Pikmin 3|
|Scientific name||Fenestari jaunoprismatus|
|Areas||Tropical Wilds, Garden of Hope, Formidable Oak|
|Mission Mode Collect Treasure! levels||None|
|Mission Mode Battle Enemies! levels||Tropical Forest, Shaded Garden, Beastly Caverns|
|Side Story levels||Big Fruit Carnival|
|Bingo Battle levels||Shaded Terrace, Blooming Terrace|
- For Spectralids in Pikmin 2, see Unmarked Spectralids.
Yellow Spectralids (キシジミ?, lit.: "Yellow Lycaenidae") are small butterfly-like creatures in Pikmin 3. They have yellow wings, very fuzzy, white bodies, purple eyes and two small feet they use to stand on things. They are very aesthetic, as in Pikmin 3 they will fly around any level and land on almost any surface, from flowers to Bulborbs. In this game they also function very much like yellow Unmarked Spectralids from Pikmin 2, in that they leave a drop of nectar when killed. Compared to the other flutterbies in Pikmin 3, Yellow Spectralids have yellow wings with a black "outline", and a black dot exclusive to the bottom wings.
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“Structural flaw: weak hide
“Structural flaw: weak hide
Pikmin 3 Prima Guide
Yellow Spectralids may be seen on the ground, nearby flowers, or the back of a sleeping Bulborb, but in all cases, when a leader or Pikmin approaches them, they will fly away. They will flutter around aimlessly in the air, and while doing so they are difficult to reach. After the leader moves a considerable distance away from the Spectralids, it will return within 10 seconds.
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A direct hit from any type of Pikmin will instantly defeat a Yellow Spectralids. Winged Pikmin are, however, the best option, as they will give chase if the creature tries to fly off.
|Pikmin 3 technical information (?)|
|Rock Pikmin throw hits to kill||1|
|White Pikmin ingestions to kill||0|
|Bomb rock explosions to kill||1|
|Bomb rock ingestions to kill||0|
|Number of direct hits on top to kill||1|
|Damage to leaders||10|
|Mission Mode value||10|
- Common name: Yellow Spectralids. See here for details.
- Japanese nickname: キシジミ?. It translates to "Yellow Lycaenidae". See here for details.
- Japanese name: モンキイエシジミ?, lit.: "Pattern Yellow House Lycaenidae".
- Scientific name: Fenestari jaunoprismatus. See here for details on the Fenestari genus and prismatus. Jauno is similar to jaune, which is French for "yellow".
- Internal names: Unknown.
- Prerelease: None.
Names in other languages
|French||Spectrillon jaune||Yellow spectralid|
|German||Gelber Spectralid||Yellow Spectralid|
|Italian||Spettralide giallo||Yellow spectralid|
|Spanish (NoA)||Espectrálida amarilla||Yellow spectralid|
|Spanish (NoE)||Espectrálida amarilla||Yellow spectralid|
A Yellow Spectralids seen through the KopPad in Pikmin 3.
- In Hey! Pikmin, in a cutscene in Back-and-Forth Road, a creature similar to a Yellow Spectralids appears.
Adult Centipare • Blubbug • Centipare • Coppeller • Female Sheargrub • Flatterchuck • Honeywisp • Iridescent Flint Beetle • Iridescent Glint Beetle • Leech Hydroe • Mitite • Muggonfly • Nectarous Dandelfly • Puffstalk • Ravenous Whiskerpillar • Red Bubblimp • Red Spectralids • Skitter Leaf • Seedbagger • Unmarked Spectralids • White Spectralids • Wogpole • Yellow Spectralids