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A walkthrough for the Team Monster Hunt Side Story in Pikmin 3 Deluxe for the Nintendo Switch. This guide will show tips and strategy for getting a platinum medal in this mission, as well as how to unlock Team Monster Hunt, the fifth mission in Olimar's Comeback.

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Team Monster Hunt General Info

Mission Info

Mission Name Day 5: Team Monster Hunt
Objective Battle Enemies!
Time Limit 12:00
Clear Condition Earn at least a Bronze Medal

How to Unlock Team Monster Hunt

Earn a Bronze Medal or higher in First Part Found

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Team Monster Hunt is unlocked after completing Day 4: First Part Found with a Bronze medal or better. If you split Louie and Olimar up and work effectively, getting Bronze should be a piece of cake.

First Part Found Platinum Medal Walkthrough and How to Unlock

Team Monster Hunt Walkthrough

Team Monster Hunt Key Points
CheckmarkToss the needed Pikmin to the other side

CheckmarkMake sure you both have enough Pikmin

CheckmarkGet the Ultra Spicy Nectar

CheckmarkUse extra bombs on the Spotty Bulbear

Toss the needed Pikmin to the other side

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In Team Monster Hunter, Olimar and Louie won't be able to reunite until the last cave. Start off by throwing some Pikmin to each other so that both leaders will have enough of each type.

Make sure you both have enough Pikmin

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While in the beginning it seems like both leaders have the opposite Pikmin type of what they need, they will both eventually need the ones they start with too. Rather than throwing them all over, only throw about half to the other side.

However, Olimar needs 10 Winged Pikmin, so when you find them as Louie, be sure and give Olimar all 10.

Get the Ultra Spicy Nectar

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You will be able to pick up some Ultra-Spicy Nectar by defeating the Armored Cannon Larva. Throw Rock Pikmin directly at it to take it out, and pick up the nectar it drops.

The ideal time to use the spray would be before fighting the Spotty Bulbear.

Armored Cannon Larva: Locations, Weight, and How to Defeat

Use extra bombs on the Spotty Bulbear

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There will be a wall in the cave that Louie has to blow up using Bomb Rocks. There's a spot to the left of the wall that Pikmin can dig up, where you can get bomb rocks from. Even after blowing up the wall, you'll have an extra, so you should use it on the Spotty Bulbear nearby.

Spotty Bulbear: Locations, Weight, and How to Defeat

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How to Unlock Side Stories

Olimar's Assignment
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The River.pngThe River Tundra.pngTundra
Olimar's Comeback
Pikmin Reunion.pngPikmin Reunion Creature Hunting.pngCreature Hunting
Land Sea and Sky.pngLand, Sea, and Sky First Part Found.pngFirst Part Found
Team Monster Hunt.pngTeam Monster Hunt Channel Gone Dry.pngChannel Gone Dry
Looking for Louie.pngLooking for Louie Big Fruit Carnival.pngBig Fruit Carnival
Another Part Found.pngAnother Part Found The Ship Restored.pngThe Ship Restored

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