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Pikmin 2
Mitite The icon used to represent this enemy.
Scientific name Mitivius infiltratus
Family Parasick (unofficial)
Areas Valley of Repose, Perplexing Pool, Wistful Wild
Caves Subterranean Complex, Frontier Cavern, Hole of Beasts, White Flower Garden, Bulblax Kingdom, Snagret Hole, Citadel of Spiders, Glutton's Kitchen, Shower Room, Submerged Castle, Cavern of Chaos, Hole of Heroes, Dream Den
Challenge Mode levels Explorer's Cave, Novice Training, Green Hole, Hot House, Brawny Abyss, Three Color Training, Emperor's Realm
Carry weight 1
Max. carriers 1
Seed worth 2
P2 Poko value Poko × 1
Attacks Causes panic

Mitites are small pink creatures with white shells and five legs. They cannot directly harm Pikmin, but when nearby they cause Pikmin to run in panic, which can inadvertently lead them to danger such as a hazard. When stumbled upon, they appear in a swarm of ten, scuttling around, and just need to be alive in order for nearby Pikmin to panic. Purple Pikmin are one type of Pikmin that is not disturbed by this enemy. Any egg, both on the ground and from a Honeywisp, has a small chance of containing Mitites; they can be found anywhere eggs are. They can also emerge from under the ground in specific locations. Finally, they are also released from the bodies of some Raging Long Legs after their defeat, as well as some other enemies. Every creature in the swarm drops a reward, such as a pool of nectar, when killed, which makes them valuable for building a flowered army. When trying to get Pokos, they are also somewhat efficient. The reason Mitites are found inside eggs is that they lay their eggs inside the eggs of other organisms, making them parasitoids.


Olimar's notes

"These parasitic enemies feed on eggs. Upon reaching maturity, they excrete a special pheromone that attracts females of a certain species, enticing these females to swallow the Mitites whole. (Pikmin, however, seem to dislike the scent.) After entering the female's body, the Mitites lay their own eggs inside the host's eggs just prior to the host spawning."

Louie's notes

"Flash fry with garlic and red chilis in a hot pan, then sprinkle with gorgonzola. Some dinner guests might find the legs unappealing, so it's best to remove them before serving."

In fanon-games

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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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If an egg contains these it will break open if you come close to it.


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This article contains information that relates to the non-canon game Pikspore, which was created by Neini.
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They're just as annoying as they were in Pikmin 2. Progglings serve a similar purpose.

Pikmin: Connection of the Worlds

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Sometimes, Mitites may be found in a colony. The entrance to the colony looks like a lump on the ground. Have Brown Pikmin dig at these spots to reveal a colony of Mitites. Rarely, you might find tiny eggs (smaller than regular eggs) in place of a regular egg. That is the egg of a mitite, and mitites will always come up to the ground if you find one of these small eggs.

Olimar's notes

"It seems that not all mitites lay their eggs inside another species' eggs. Recent observation on the species shows a regular parasick digging in the ground, possibly making a colony. There is much debate over this new discovery, but the scientific community has agreed that there are two main types of parasicks: parasitic parasicks, which lay their eggs inside the eggs of another species, and colonial parasicks, which create an underground colony consisting of several tunnels and chambers. The reason why colonial mitites act the way they do might be because there are no available hosts nearby, and yet need somewhere to lay their eggs. Male mitites will start digging a colony, and will create a special chamber where eggs can be laid. As the colony grows, mitites will grow up and go out into the world and lay their eggs. This is the, currently, most accepted theory about colonial mitites. More fieldwork will have to be done to prove this theory. Also, it has been noted that there have been reportedly seen parasicks laying their eggs above ground, and if this reported type of parasick does exist, it could be considered a pseudocolonial parasick."

Pikmin: Ultimate Doom

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