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This is a story walkthrough for The Captain's Signal? in Pikmin 3 Deluxe for the Nintendo Switch. This section will cover searching for the captain's signal with Brittany in the Garden of Hope. Working with Brittany will be vital here, so read on for tips and the full list of objectives during this section!

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The Captain's Signal Walkthrough

Objectives List

Order Objectives
1 Break the Glass Wall
2 Obtain the Exploration Note and Defeat the Fiery Blowhog
3 Throw your Ally and Pikmin Over
4 Gather the Pieces of Rubble and Finish the Bridge
5 Break the Dirt Wall and Obtain the Exploration Note

1: Break the Glass Wall

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First break the glass wall located North of the landing site. Upon breaking the wall, there will be a detection on the radar, allowing you to confirm the signal on the GPAD.

2: Obtain the Exploration Note and Defeat the Fiery Blowhog

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Right after breaking the wall, the Go Here exploration note is obtained. Once learning Go Here, you can change to different locations on the radar, allowing you to manage your workflow and increase your productivity greatly.

After obtaining the exploration note, defeat the two Fiery Blowhogs behind it. Throwing the Red Pikmin can make work of them without taking any fire damage.

3: Throw your Ally and Pikmin Over

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After defeating the Fiery Blowhogs, head to the right of the bridge in order to reach the other side. You can complete the bridge by throwing Brittany and some Pikmin to the other side. While Brittany is on the other side, set your Go Here function to the landing site and regroup with the nearby Pikmin before returning to the bridge in order to progress more efficiently.

4: Gather the Pieces of Rubble and Finish the Bridge

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Once thrown to the other side, switch to Brittany and throw the Rock Pikmin to break the crystal. Use the remaining Red Pikmin to start carrying the bridge pieces. Once the bridge is complete Alph can cross over, allowing everyone to work together again.

5: Break the Dirt Wall and Obtain the Exploration Note

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After completing the bridge, destroy the dirt wall on the other side and continue forward. If you continue on the path you will obtain an exploration note.

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Complete Story Walkthrough

Prologue
Exploration Day 1Exploration Day 1 -
Garden of Hope
WhereWhere's Brittany? The CaptainThe Captain's Signal?
Defeat the Armored MawdadDefeat the Armored Mawdad! -
Distant Tundra
Reunite with Brittany!Reunite With Brittany! WhereWhere's the Captain?
Defeat the Vehemoth Phosbat!Defeat the Vehemoth Phosbat! -
Tropical Wilds
Find the Cosmic-Drive Key!Find the Cosmic-Drive Key! -
Twilight River
To Twilight River!To Twilight River! Save Olimar!Save Olimar!
Defeat the Scornet Maestro!Defeat the Scornet Maestro! -
Garden of Hope (Revisited)
Follow Olimar!Follow Olimar! Find the Hocotatian!Find the Hocotatian!
Save the Hocotatian!Save the Hocotatian! -
Formidable Oak
Head to the Formidable OakHead to the Formidable Oak Find Captain Olimar!Find Captain Olimar!
Save Captain Olimar!Save Captain Olimar! -

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