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Skitter Leaf

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This article relates to the canonical games. See Pikipedia's "Skitter Leaf" article for more canonical information.
Pikmin 2Pikmin 3
Skitter Leaf The icon used to represent this enemy.
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Scientific name Rus pseudoarbicans
Family Skitterling
Areas Perplexing Pool, Tropical Wilds, Garden of Hope
Caves Citadel of Spiders, Hole of Heroes
Challenge Mode Hidden Garden
Carry Weight 1
Max. Carriers 1
Seed Worth 1
P2 Poko Value Poko × 1
P3 Value P3 icon poko.png P3 icon spirit.png × 5
Attacks None

The Skitter Leaf is an enemy that resembles a leaf. These creatures remain camouflaged on the ground until approached by leaders or Pikmin, of which time they attempt to flee whilst producing cricket-like chirping noises. They are somewhat rare, usually located in very fresh places, such as near or in water or foliage, but they are not worth defeating or recovering. This is because the leaf they leave upon death, while only requiring one Pikmin to carry, yields only a single Pikmin seed or one Poko. The most well-known relative of the Skitter Leaf is the Desiccated Skitter Leaf.


Olimar's notes

"The skitter leaf is a relative of the pond skater that shed its wings and adapted to life on the ground. With no residual traits of its airborne past, the skitter leaf can neither fly nor skit across the surface of the water. The wings have since evolved into the leaflike structure on its back, which serves to hide the skitter leaf through mimicry. It appears quite effective, as few predators can see through this clever disguise."

Louie's notes

"The superb amalgamation of juicy meat and leafy greens ensures that the skitter leaf will be the new spinach!"

In fanon-games

This is where users type in the fanon version of Skitter Leaf.

Pikmin: Redemption

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This article or image relates to the fanon game Pikmin: Redemption, created by Sir Pikmin.
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These can take a brief flight with their wing-like leaves now. Also the cricket-chirp alerts enemies to your presence.