Pikmin 4: All Cave Locations

Adiba Chowdhury
By Adiba Chowdhury
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Here are all the caves you can explore during your rescue mission on planet PNF-404.

The lovable Pikmin population isn’t the only interesting part of planet PNF-404. The earth-like planet in Pikmin 4 also features 6 explorable regions, 2 of which are only unlocked during post-game.

While exploring the planet and searching for castaways, you’ll come across certain caves with hidden treasures tucked away inside. That’s why checking out the caves will always be a fruitful endeavor.

Moreover, exploring all the caves is crucial, especially if you want to locate everyone that needs rescuing. Furthermore, you will also need to cover all the caves if you want to complete the whole map.

Read More: Pikmin 4: All Missions

To ease your search a little, we have listed every cave you can find in Pikmin 4, along with their locations, treasures, rescuable civilians and crewmates, and more.

All Cave Locations in Pikmin 4

Below are all the cave locations from each of the 6 explorable regions in Pikmin 4.

Sun-Speckled Terrace Cave Locations

Sun-Speckled Terrace features 7 caves, 2 of which are Dandori caves.

Sun-Speckled Terrace Cave Locations
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Below are all the caves in Sun-Speckled Terrace, along with the castaways, number of treasures, Onions, and Pikmin variants you’ll find inside.

No.Cave NameRescuesTreasuresOnionPikmin Variant
1Aquiferous SummitDalmo40– Ice Pikmin
– Red Pikmin
2Crackling CauldronSchnauz60Yellow Pikmin
3Hectic HollowsKingsly30Ice Pikmin
4Industrial MazeDingo50Yellow Pikmin
5Last-Frost CavernRuss21Ice Pikmin
6Trial Run
(Dandori Battle)
1 LeaflingN/AN/AN/A
7Dandori Day Care
(Dandori Challenge)
1 LeaflingN/AN/AN/A
Sun-Speckled Terrace Cave List

Blossoming Arcadia Cave Locations

Blossoming Arcadia features 7 caves, 3 of which are Dandori caves.

Blossoming Arcadia Cave Locations
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Below are all the caves in Blossoming Arcadia, along with the castaways, number of treasures, Onions, and Pikmin variants you’ll find inside.

No.Cave NameRescuesTreasuresOnionPikmin Variant
1Drafty GalleryFrancois100Ice Pikmin
2Sightless PassagePitunia40– Yellow Pikmin
– Red Pikmin
3Kingdom of Beasts– Yonny
– Puddle
160– Red Pikmin
– Rock Pikmin
4Secluded Courtyard– Mika
– Sy
101– Yellow Pikmin
– Blue Pikmin
5Battle in a Box
(Dandori Battle)
1 LeaflingN/AN/AN/A
6Hotshock Canyon
(Dandori Challenge)
1 LeaflingN/AN/AN/A
7Rockaway Cellars
(Dandori Challenge)
1 LeaflingN/AN/AN/A
BLOSSOMING ARCADIA CAVE LIST

Serene Shores Cave Locations

Serene Shores features 7 caves, 3 of which are Dandori caves.

Serene Shores Cave Locations
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Below are all the caves in Serene Shores, along with the castaways, number of treasures, Onions, and Pikmin variants you’ll find inside.

No.Cave NameRescuesTreasuresOnionPikmin Variant
1Below-Grade DiscothequeSheeba110– Yellow Pikmin
– Red Pikmin
– Winged Pikmin
2Seafloor Resort– Muggs
– Keesh
231– Blue Pikmin
– Ice Pikmin
3Engulfed Castle– Osa
– Frise
170– Blue Pikmin
– Purple Pikmin
4Subzero Sauna– Kaia
– Vondra
50– Ice Pikmin
– White Pikmin
5Dandori Castle
(Dandori Battle)
1 LeaflingN/AN/AN/A
6Test Tubs
(Dandori Challenge)
1 LeaflingN/AN/AN/A
7Ice-Cross Course
(Dandori Challenge)
1 LeaflingN/AN/AN/A
Serene Shores Cave LIST

Hero’s Hideaway Cave Locations

Hero’s Hideaway features 5 caves, 2 of which are Dandori caves.

Below are all the caves in Hero’s Hideaway, along with the castaways, number of treasures, Onions, and Pikmin variants you’ll find inside.

No.Cave NameRescuesTreasuresOnionPikmin Variant
1Doppelganger’s Den1 Leafling160– Ice Pikmin
– White Pikmin
2Plunder Palace– Twyla
– 1 Leafling
291– Rock Pikmin
– Purple Pikmin
3Frozen Inferno– Osa
– Frise
171– Ice Pikmin
– Rock Pikmin
4Hefty Haulways
(Dandori Challenge)
1 LeaflingN/AN/AN/A
5Leafy Showdown
(Dandori Battle)
1 LeaflingN/AN/AN/A
Hero’s Hideaway Cave LIST

Giant’s Hearth Cave Locations

Giant’s Hearth is a post-game location that features 7 caves, 4 of which are Dandori caves.

Giant's Hearth Cave Locations
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Below are all the caves in Giant’s Hearth, along with the castaways, number of treasures, Onions, and Pikmin variants you’ll find inside.

No.Cave NameRescuesTreasuresOnionPikmin Variant
1Cradle of the Beast1120– Purple Pikmin
– Red Pikmin
– Rock Pikmin
2Ultimate Testing Range2120– Winged Pikmin
– White Pikmin
3Dream Home1141– Winged Pikmin
– Purple Pikmin
4Aerial Incinerator
(Dandori Challenge)
1 LeaflingN/AN/AN/A
5Strategic Freezeway
(Dandori Challenge)
1 LeaflingN/AN/AN/A
6Planning Pools
(Dandori Challenge)
1 LeaflingN/AN/AN/A
7Hot Sandy Duel
(Dandori Battle)
1 LeaflingN/AN/AN/A
Giant’s Hearth Cave LIST

Primordial Thicket Cave Locations

Primordial Thicket is a post-game location that features 6 caves, 4 of which are Dandori caves.

Below are all the caves in Primordial Thicket, along with the castaways, number of treasures, Onions, and Pikmin variants you’ll find inside.

No.Cave NameRescuesTreasuresOnionPikmin Variant
1Subterranean Swarm2130– Purple Pikmin
– White Pikmin
2The Mut Pit1111Winged Pikmin
3Toggle Training
(Dandori Challenge)
1 LeaflingN/AN/AN/A
4Oasis of Order
(Dandori Challenge)
1 LeaflingN/AN/AN/A
5Cliff-Hanger’s Hold
(Dandori Challenge)
1 LeaflingN/AN/AN/A
6Cavern for a King
(Dandori Battle)
1 Leafling480– Red Pikmin
– Purple Pikmin
– White Pikmin
– Blue Pikmin
– Ice Pikmin
Primordial Thicket Cave LIST

Wish to learn more about Pikmin 4? Then check out our other guides on All Endings ExplainedPost-Game UnlockablesBest Ways To Get Raw Materials, Hectic Hollows Treasures, Castaways, Onion Locations, and more.

By Adiba Chowdhury Deputy Evergreen Editor
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Adiba Chowdhury is the Deputy Editor of the Evergreen section at GameRiv. Adiba is an avid gamer, artist, and anime lover. She expresses her love for RPGs, JRPGs, and Action Adventure games by writing about evergreen titles with lasting impressions for GameRiv.