Pikmin 3 Strategy Guide

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Nintendo
  • Platforms
    Nintendo Wii U
  • Genre
    Strategy
  • Guide Release
    14 August 2013
  • Last Updated
    21 March 2018
  • Guide Author
    James Bowden

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Boss Battles

Boss Battles

Boss 3 - Sandbelching Meerslug

Boss 3 - Sandbelching Meerslug - Platinum Video

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Points for Success

  • Time Required for Platinum Medal: 3:00
  • Start by sending spare captains to groups of unplucked Pikmin.
  • Always charge the Meerslug. Even when it creates a pit and only its mouth appears, use the charge command. You will win.
  • After a Charge make space, try not to be staggered yourself.
  • After the Meerslug explodes from the ground remember to whistle your Pikmin to encourage them to stand up faster and go on the offensive.