Battle Enemies work in the same way as collecting treasure mission mode in Pikmin 3. You will be allotted a specific time frame to complete a mission by defeating all the enemies in a particular map.
Based on the amount of Treasure players collect; they can receive different medals/rankings. There are a total of five maps with some easy strategies that we think would work well for you if you’re planning to go for Platinum in all these maps.
Pikmin 3 Battle Enemies Missions
The time frame allotted for this mission is 07:00 minutes with Red Pikmin and Yellow Pikmin available. In order to get Platinum, you must get 650 Treasure.
Just as the mission starts, have one crew member standing by each of the onion. Pluck the Red Pikmin near your location then switch to other crew member and pluck the Yellow Pikmin.
Use your Yellow Pikmin to defeat the Dwarf Bulborbs near your position. Throw a Pikmin at Yellow Spectralids and switch crew member.
Gather your Red Pikmin and move to the Bomb Rock and throw one Pikmin on each of the Dwarf Bulborbs. Throw a Bomb Rock on a Bulborb and another Pikmin onto the Yellow Spectralids.
Switch Crew members and move your Yellow Pikmin to the enclosure nearby. Engage the Dwarf Orange Bulborb just outside the enclosure and let your Pikmin carry the defeated enemies.
Switch to your crew member at Red Pikmin Onion and defeat the Swooping Snitchbug and flying Yellow Spectralids. Also defeat the Red Spectralids and receive Ultra-Spicy Nectar.
Head to the Yellow Pikmin’s Onion by making your way through Geyser.
Gather all of your squads into one giant army and destroy the Dirt Wall ahead of you and then taking the battle with Swooping Snitchbug and Dwarf Bulborbs.
Use your Bomb Rock to defeat the Sleeping Orange Bulborb right next to Crystal Wall. And then move towards the Baldy Long Legs. Apply a spray of Ultra-Spicy Nectar on your squad and then charge them on Baldy Long Leg’s feet.
When the effect of the spray wears off, call in your squad back and spray again before sending them to battle again. Keep doing this until you defeat him! He should be your last enemy in the map. Defeating him will commence the mission.
The total time allotted to you to complete this mission is 08:00 minutes with Yellow Pikmin, Blue Pikmin, and Winged Pikmin available. In order to get the Platinum, you must gather 720 Treasure.
Just as the mission starts, gather all your crew members at Blue Onion and pluck Blue Pikmin. After plucking the Blue Pikmin, throw one of your crew members to pluck Winged Pikmin from a nearby area. Throw another crew member to pluck Yellow Pikmin on the other side.
Toss the Blue Pikmin into the water to clear the area of enemies. Begin by defeating Toady Bloyster and then make your way up by each of the Sputtlefish. Assign the Blue Pikmin to take these enemies to their onion.
Switch to the crew member leading the Yellow Pikmin and collect Pellets near the sleeping Bulborb and then switch to the Winged Pikmin controlling crew member.
Allot your Winged Pikmin to attack the Nectar Eggs near the Fragments. After drinking the Nectar, allot them onto the Fragments. Switch to the Yellow Pikmin and attack the Bulborb and then the Nectar Eggs. Drink the Nectar and destroy the Dirt Wall nearby.
By now, Winged Pikmin should have transported the Fragments, get them to destroy the Dirt Wall. Switch to your Blue Pikmin crew member and charge on the three Water Dumples.
Gather near the sleeping Bulborb but keep your distance from the Arctic Cannon Larva.
Switch to your Yellow Pikmin and get them to destroy the Electric Gate. In the meantime, switch to your Winged Pikmin and gather any Pellets ahead of you and then move under the Onion.
Charge on the sleeping Bulborb with Blue Pikmin and then on the Arctic Cannon Larva and then the three Water Dumples.
Use your Yellow Pikmin to gather four Bomb Rocks and throw these Bomb Rock on each of the Bearded Amprats and leave the area. Move to the area where Winged Pikmin are and join your forces. Throw a Bomb Rock at each of the Watery Blowhogs and move to the Bamboo Gate.
Use your Winged Pikmin to raise the gate and go through it. Call the Winged Pikmin back to your squad and use the spray of Ultra-Spicy Nectar and launch an attack on the Burrowing Snagret. Defeat this enemy to complete the mission.
The time allotted to you to complete this mission is 08:00 minutes with Red Pikmin, Rock Pikmin, and Blue Pikmin. In order to get the Platinum, you must get 520 Treasure.
Use your crew member near the Red Pikmin’s onion to pluck the five Red Pikmin. Move through the Geyser to go near the Bulborb without waking it up. Switch to the Rock Pikmin’s Onion and pluck all the Rock Pikmin and get them to the incomplete bridge. Toss all of your Rock Pikmin onto the other side on Dwarf Bulborbs.
Switch to the Blue Pikmin’s crew member and after plucking these crew members, use them to defeat the enemies near Bomb Rocks. Toss a Pikmin on Desiccated Skitter Leaf and allow your Pikmin to carry the defeated enemies without caring for the Bomb Rocks.
Defeat the Desiccated Skitter Leaf and also the Wogpoles swimming in the same area. Now switch to crew member controlling the Red Pikmin and without waking the sleeping Bulborb, get the Bomb Rocks from the nearby area.
Throw a Bomb Rock at the Bulborb and another one at the Yellow Wollywog under water. Use a Red Pikmin to defeat the Dwarf Bulborb.
Carry a Red Pikmin carrying a Bomb Rock to the Orange Bulborb and switch to the Blue Pikmin’s Onion. Get hold of your complete squad in this area and launch an attack on the Water Dumples. Defeat both of these enemies and kill the Dwarf Bulborbs across the water.
Keep on moving forward and carry the two Bomb Rocks ahead. Throw one of these Bomb Rocks to the Desiccated Skitter Leaf. You will also find a group of Desiccated Skitter Leaf, instead of taking on them one by one, throw a Bomb Rock at the center of the group to kill them all!
Switch to your Blue Pikmin and carry them to the Dirt Wall; throw a Bomb Rock at the Dirt Wall and you will see that you have also killed almost five Shearwigs along with the wall.
Gather a Bomb Rock from the nearby location and then move forward from the area where you killed Shearwigs to find the Spotty Bulbear.
When you see the Bulbear, scatter around the map and let it eat the Bomb Rock, it would be more than enough to kill the creature. Gather your remaining Blue Pikmin and defeat the two Wogpoles. After defeating them, use your one Pikmin to carry a Bomb Rock from the center of the enclosure.
After getting the Bomb Rock, move this Pikmin to the Whiptongue Bulborb. It will automatically eat that Pikmin and kill itself. After that there should only remain two Wogpoles to complete the mission.
The total time allotted to complete this mission is 08:00 minutes and you will have Red Pikmin, Rock Pikmin and Winged Pikmin at your disposal. In order to get the Platinum medal, you will have to add 465 Treasure.
Just as the mission starts, switch to your crew member near the Winged Pikmin’s Onion and and start plucking them. Switch to your crew member near the Rock Pikmin and pluck them out!
Use these Pikmin to shatter the Crystal Wall and then defeat the Skutterchucks nearby. After defeating them, use your Pikmin to carry them back to the Onion.
Switch to your crew member near the Red Pikmin and start plucking them out. Switch to Rock Pikmin’s crew member and launch an attack on the Calcified Crushbalt. However, don’t kill it! Just do enough damage and then make your way to the Red Pikmin’s Onion.
Switch to your Winged Pikmin and use the ramp nearby to move up. If Pyroclasmic Slooches appear; try and dodge them. Throw some of your Winged Pikmin on each of the Male Sheargrubs that appear and finish them off. Defeat them and then make your way to defeat the Shearwigs hiding nearby.
Merge both your Red Pikmin and Rock Pikmin squads and use your Rock Pikmin to destroy the small Crystal nearby to expose the Geyser and merge all your squads. Use your Winged Pikmin to gather all the collectables from the nearby platforms.
Throw some Red Pikmin to destroy the Pyroclasmic Slooch and then join your squad to destroy the Crystal Wall. Move forward and defeat the Dwarf Bulbears nearby by throwing a few Rock Pikmin on each of them.
Attack the Nectar Egg nearby and gather the Ultra-Spicy Nectar and move to the Winged Pikmin’s Onion.
Defeat any enemy that comes across your path and keep on moving forward. Use ten of your Winged Pikmin to raise the Bamboo Gate and take spray Ultra-Spicy Nectar on your squad. It should be quite easy to kill the charging Spotty Bulbear.
Defeat the Spotty Bulbear and Dwarf Bulbears to use the Fragments in order to build the bridge. Once the bridge is completely built, defeat the Calcified Crushbalt. This should be last enemy you will have to defeat in this mission. Defeat him to commence the mission.
The total time allotted to you to complete this mission is 10:00 minutes with Red Pikmin, Rock Pikmin, and Blue Pikmin at your disposal. In order to get the Platinum rank, you will have to collect 685 Treasure.
One by one switch to your crew members and pluck out the Pikmin.
After you have plucked out all the Pikmin, switch to your Red Pikmin and collect the Bomb Rock nearby. Throw this Bomb Rock between the gigantic Crystal and Fiery Blowhog to destroy both of these things. Use your Red Pikmin to charge on the nearby Pyroclasmic Slooches.
Switch to your Rock Pikmin squad and throw one of your Rock Pikmin onto the Desiccated Skitter Leaf and collect the nearby Bomb Rock. Destroy the small crystal and use the Geyser to move to the Blue Pikmin’s Onion. Don’t forget to defeat the Desiccated Skitter Leaf lurking there.
Switch to your Blue Pikmin and use them to destroy the Dirt Wall. Switch to your crew member leading the Rock Pikmin and destroy the Dirt Wall. Make sure to defeat all the enemies in your path. There will be a lot of small enemies lurking in the area.
After destroying the Dirt Wall, collect the Bomb Rock and retreat just as the Bulborb comes your way. When it goes back to its original position; use the Bomb Rock to defeat this creature along with many small enemies in the area.
Switch to the crew member controlling the Blue Pikmin and destroy the Desiccated Skitter Leaf nearby. There will also be a Toady Bloaster in the same area. Throw your Pikmin onto its tail in order to finish it off easily.
Switch to your crew member with Red Pikmin and defeat the Red Spectralids and Yellow Spectralids along with many Desiccated Skitter Leaf in the same area. Switch to the Blue Pikmin to charge an attack on the Wogpoles and collect the Bomb Rocks from the same area.
Lead your Blue Pikmin to Peckish Aristocrab! It will charge on your Pikmin and will eat the Bomb Rock to get self-killed! Collect the Bomb Rock and repeat the same process to defeat the other Peckish Aristocrab along with other smaller enemies.
Scan the area once again for some enemies that could have left! It is a map in which enemies can blend in environment quite easily so don’t forget to double check.
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