Here is a quick guide on how to get past every obstacle in Pikmin 4.
Pikmin 4 is a rescue tale of a group of unfortunate astronauts and pirates that find themselves stranded on another planet. The planet in question, PNF-404, resembles a deserted earth without humans.
However, every object on the planet is scaled much larger than life. Everyday items like cardboard boxes, pottery jars, paper bags, potted plants, and ropes will be 10 times larger than normal from your character’s perspective.
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And they will often stand in your way as obstacles, blocking your path ahead. If you want to save everyone on time, you will have to be efficient in your exploration. That’s why we have prepared this guide to help you overcome every obstacle in Pikmin 4 in the quickest way possible.
How to Solve All Obstacles in Pikmin 4
Although looking for lost crewmates on a strange planet can be challenging, things will be much easier with Oatchi and the Pikmin around. Below are all types of obstacles you’ll find in Pikmin 4 and how to destroy or get past them:
|No.||Obstacle Type||How to Solve|
|1||Cardboard Box||Command the Pikmin to push it out of the way.|
|2||Dirt Wall||– Shoot down the wall by throwing multiple Pikmin;|
– Command Oatchi to Rush and demolish the wall
|3||Pottery||Command Oatchi to Rush and break the vase.|
|4||Electric Gate||Use Yellow Pikmin to destroy the gate.|
|5||Conveyor Belt||Create friction by commanding Oatchi to Rush from one side and pressing the red button to change the Belt’s direction to the opposite side.|
|6||Crystal Wall||Throw Rock Pikmin at the wall to destroy it.|
|7||Cave Entrance||Command Oatchi or Yellow Pikmin to dig.|
|8||Onions||Command Oatchi or Yellow Pikmin to dig.|
|9||Buried Treasure||Command Oatchi or Yellow Pikmin to dig.|
|10||Geysers||– Throw Blue Pikmin at Water Geyser.|
– Throw Red Pikmin at Fire Geyser.
– Throw Yellow Pikmin at Electric Geyser.
– Throw White Pikmin at Poison Geyser.
|11||Ice Wall||Throw Ice Pikmin at the wall to destroy it.|
|12||Metal Bridge||Drag the handle down using your Pikmin.|
|13||Hydro Jelly||– Freeze the Hydro Jelly by throwing Ice Pikmin at it.|
– Throw another type of Pikmin to destroy the frozen jelly.
|14||Broken Bridge||– Process Raw Materials into Clay at the S.S. Beagle using Pikmin.|
– Use the Clay to restore the bridge.
|15||Mud||Fly over the mud using Winged Pikmin.|
|16||High Ledges||Throw Yellow Pikmin on top of the ledge to reach treasures and castaways.|
|17||Paper Bags||Flatten the paper bag using the weight of your Pikmin.|
|18||Potted Plant||Drag it out of the way using Oatchi or the Pikmin.|
|19||Rope||Pull the rope by throwing Pikmin at it.|
|20||Broken Wall||Complete the wall using Raw Materials and climb up.|
|21||Concrete Wall||Demolish the wall by throwing Bomb Rocks at it.|
|22||Poison Mushroom||– Throw White Pikmin at it; or|
– Use a Sniff Saver with Oatchi
|23||Lava||Throw Red Pikmin on the Lava to extinguish it.|
|24||Metal Fence||Activate the nearby switch to lower the fence. Does not work for rusty fences.|
|25||Water Sprinklers||Deactivate the water valve with your Pikmin.|
|26||Straw Wall||Use Red Pikmin to burn down the straw wall.|
|27||Spider Web||Use the weight of your Pikmin to lower the treasure caught on the web.|
|28||Tunnel||Dig out a path using your Pikmin.|
|29||Sticky Mold||Destroy the mushroom with your Pikmin.|
|30||Water||Freeze Water using Ice Pikmin or Swim across using Oatchi.|