Frontier Cavern

Frontier Cavern
Cave entrancecos.jpg
Location Valley of Repose
Number of Sublevels 8
Number of Treasures 15
Total Treasure Value 1395 Pokos
Hazards Fire, Water, Electricity, Poison, Boulders, Explosions
Boss Empress Bulblax

The Frontier Cavern is one of the three caves found in the Valley of Repose region. To get to the cave, you will need to get past multiple enemies and build a bridge to the upper level, where the entrance is located. The boss of the cave is the Empress Bulblax. She will be different from the one encounter in the Hole of Beasts cave.

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[edit] Sublevels

[edit] Sublevel 1

Terrain: Snow

Description: This floor introduces Snowy Bulborbs and Hairy Bulborbs. Both treasures for this floor are buried so White Pikmin are required for this. A Doodlebug can be found here, if its hit, it will give out nectar or even potions depending on how many times it is hit.

Treasures:

Total Treasure Value On Floor: 170 Pokos

[edit] Sublevel 2

Terrain: Snow

Description: This floor will bring back the Decorated Cannon Beetle. Both treasures for this floor are found on stumps that can be reached by using any Pikmin.

Treasures:

Total Treasure Value On Floor: 145 Pokos

[edit] Sublevel 3

Terrain: Snow

Description: This sublevel will look more like a maze. It will contain a Spotty Bulbear that will attack at random, as well as a Bulbmin. There are electrical gates, poison tubes, and fire tubes that need to be deactivate to be able to collect the treasures safely.

Treasures:

Total Treasure Value On Floor: 295 Pokos

[edit] Sublevel 4

Terrain: Snow

Description: Consider to be the largest sublevel of the cave, this sublevel is filled with Anode Beetles, Swooping Snitchbugs and a Bumbling Snitchbug. One treasure can be found in alcove with a Bumbling Snitchbug waiting for when the Pikmin grab the treasure.

Treasures:

Total Treasure Value On Floor: 185 Pokos

[edit] Sublevel 5

Terrain: Dirt

Description: Seen as a rest sublevel, it will have a few Mamutas here with one containing the only treasure for this sublevel. There are also some Lapis Lazuli Canypop buds and a Violet Candypop Bud.

Treasures:

Total Treasure Value On Floor: 100 Pokos

[edit] Sublevel 6

Terrain: Dirt

Description: This sublevel has several Decorated Cannon Beetles that will try and attack the Pikmin. Blue Pikmin will be needed to collect one of the treasures, so it is recommended to eliminate all enemies on the sublevel.

Treasures:

Total Treasure Value On Floor: 160 Pokos

[edit] Sublevel 7

Terrain: Dirt

Description: This sublevel will have many falling boulders from the ceiling that will harm the Pikmin if it.

Treasures:

Total Treasure Value On Floor: 240 Pokos

[edit] Sublevel 8

Terrain: Dirt

Description: On the final sublevel of the cave will be the final boss, Empress Bulblax. She will produce Bulborb Larva. The trick is to have one captain clear out all of the larva, while the other captain focuses on using the Pikmin to defeat Empress Bulblax. Once defeated, they can collect the treasure that she held onto and can finish the cave.

Treasures:

Total Treasure Value On Floor: 100 Pokos

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