Welcome to our guide on how to get Sparklium in Pikmin 4. Sparklium, the lifeblood of your spaceship, is a crucial resource that you’ll need to farm in large quantities to progress in Pikmin 4.
Our guide will provide you with the strategies and tips you need to maximize your Sparklium farming efforts. From understanding the unique abilities of your Pikmin to utilizing the day-night cycle to your advantage, we’ve got you covered.
How to Get Sparklium in Pikmin 4
Exploration Day 2: Sun-Speckled Terrace: Start your day by exploring the Sun-Speckled Terrace. Your goal is to collect 1,200 more Sparklium. You’ll find Sparklium by breaking down walls, exploring caves, and defeating creatures. Remember, you only have a certain amount of time each day to explore, so be mindful of that.
Last-Frost Cavern: This is the first cave you’ll encounter. Inside, you’ll find treasures and creatures that can be converted into Sparklium. Take your time in the caves as the clock doesn’t appear on the screen.
Crackling Cauldron: This is the second cave you’ll explore. Here, you’ll need to use red Pikmin to destroy blocks of lava and yellow Pikmin to break electric gates. You’ll find more treasures and creatures that can be converted into Sparklium.
Exploration Day 3: Sun-Speckled Terrace: On the third day, you’ll learn how Raw Materials can be transformed into Clay, allowing you to complete structures like unfinished bridges. You’ll also start the Side Mission: Acquire All Gear from the Lab, where you’ll learn that you can use Raw Materials to unlock Gear and Items.
Industrial Maze: This is a complex cave where you’ll need to use both Yellow and Red Pikmin to navigate through conveyor belts and electric gates. You’ll find more treasures and creatures that can be converted into Sparklium.
Find Treasure: One method of getting Sparklium is through treasures. Treasures are nestled in various spots on the surface and hidden deep within the caves. You can gaher these items by directing Oatchi or by launching your Pikmin towards them.
Defeat Enemies in Caves: Another source of Sparklium in Pikmin 4 is the enemies you kill within the caves. To engage in combat, hurl your Pikmin at the enemies or instruct Oatchi to charge at them. Upon defeating these enemies, your Pikmin will transport the remains of the enemies to the S.S. Beagle (while inside a cave). In return, you will get with Sparklium in Pikmin 4.
How to Use Sparklium
Sparklium is the power source for the S.S Shepherd and it is also used to repair it. This resources allows you to expand your research and complete various missions in Pikmin 4.
Remember, the more you explore and the more creatures you defeat, the more Sparklium you’ll collect. Also, don’t forget to collect treasures and Raw Materials as they can be converted into Sparklium as well.
That’s the end of our guide on Sparklium farming. For more on Pikmin 4, visit our Pikmin 4 Wiki Page where you can find helpful guides including How to Rewind Time, Ice Onion Location, White Onion Location, and Side Quests.