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Caustic Dweevil

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This article relates to the canonical games. See Pikipedia's "Caustic Dweevil" article for more canonical information.
Caustic Dweevil
Scientific Name Mandarachnia sulfurnid
Family Dweevil
Areas None
Underground Areas Subterranean Complex, Frontier Cavern, Hole of Heroes, Dream Den
Carry Weight 3
Max. Carriers 6 Pikmin
Value 2 Pokos
Attacks Sprays water

Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Insettocrustia
Class Quatracruris
Family Dweevil
Genus Mandarachnia

The Caustic Dweevil is a kind of enemy in the Pikmin 2 game. This Dweevil picks up any treasure or enemy body it can find. Caustic means corrosive, and this may portend to the fact it releases water. It is a blue dweevil that when agitated by attacks, it well release a blast of water that will attempt to drown out your Pikmin. This suitably makes Blue Pikmin the best choice in battle. Also since Purple Pikmin can stun any small Dweevil, they will also work well.


Olimar's Notes[edit]

The Caustic Dweevil is one member of an insect family known for mimicking objects by carrying them on their backs. Several points of differentiation with other members of the species have been confirmed, such as body color and behavioral patterns, but none of these suggest major deviations in the creature's genetic structure. This makes it clear that it is a relative of the family. When attacked by enemies, the Caustic Dweevil spits out bodily fluids in response. Space suits corrode and oxidize when they come into contact with this highly acidic liquid.

Louie's Notes[edit]

Inedible. Effects of consumption include uncontrollable arm flailing and enthusiastic dishwashing.

In Fanon Games[edit]


These can be found above ground and when carring the corpse of a Soapy Dweevil the attack power and speed of the dweevil increase.

In Pikmin: Ultimate Doom[edit]

Ultimate Doom
This article contains information that relates to the non-canon game Pikmin: Ultimate Doom by Wraith.



It acts the same as in Pikmin 2.


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This article and/or image relates to the non-canon game, Pikimon, created by Lazer, assisted by Cheepy-Cheepy and Alpo499.
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Move List[edit]

  • Start - Snag
  • Start - String Shot
  • Start - Bug Bite
  • Lv. 10 - Water Gun
  • Lv. 15 - Struggle Bug
  • Lv. 20 - Aqua Ring
  • Lv. 25 - Muddy Water
  • Lv. 30 - Water Blast
  • Lv. 45 - Hydro Pump
  • Lv. 60 - Blue Tsunami


  • Lv. 60 -> Titan Dweevil



Pikmin: The Winds of Light[edit]

Windlight.jpg The Winds of Light
This article and/or image relates to the Non-Canon Game, Pikmin: The Winds of Light, created by EmperorRagingLongLegs.

So far, only one appears near Comrade's Cavern in The Summoning Garden.

Olimar's Notes

Caustic Dweevil

Mandarachnia sulfurnid

Dweevil Family

This Dweevil seems to be similar to Blue Pikmin in many ways. They both have a liking for water, and they both have amazing strength. Perhaps, somewhere, there are Dweevilmin! Probably not...