Ice Pikmin is one of the new creatures introduced in Pikmin 4, which you should surely add more to your army. This creature has the ability to not only freeze the enemies but also freeze a water body, which we’ll talk about more later. As a downside, the game only gives a few of these creatures in the early stages, and looking for them in the wild can take a while. But you can always quick up the process by searching for them in the right place. So let’s check out the locations to get more of the Ice Pikmin in the early stages of the game.
Where to Find More Ice Pikmin in Pikmin 4 Fast?
There are various ways to farm & get more Ice Pikmin in Pikmin 4 quickly, such as.
- Exploring the Caves & Areas
- Using the Ice Candypop Bud
- Finding the Ice Onion
Using these methods will get you a good number of Ice Pikmin Soilders. If you want to know more about the above-mentioned farming methods then scroll down for more details.
Explore Caves & Areas
The very first method to farm Ice Pikmin is by simply exploring the caverns in the game. However, don’t make the mistake of exploring any cave, there is a set of areas that have a high spawn rate of this creature. The best place to look for them is the Last Frost Cavern in Sun Speckled Terrace. And once you’re done there you can move to places like.
- Hectic Hollows & Aquiferous in Sun Speckled Terrace.
- Subzero Sauna & Seafloor Resort in Serene Shores
- Drafty Gallery in Blossoming Arcadia
- Cavern for a King in Primordial Thicket
- Doppelganger’s Den & Frozen Inferno in Hero’s Hideaway
Players can also ease up the search by putting their loyal hound at work. Oatchi has the ability to sniff out the items & Pikmin you command it to find.
Use the Ice Candypop Bud
Another method is to find the Candypop Bud. This is one kind of giant flower that can be used to change the type of Pikmin you have. So if you have some extra Red Pikmin that you’re willing to spare then simply throw it towards the Ice Candypop Bud and it’ll turn them into Ice Pikmin. Do note the color changes on the basis of the color of the flower. For example, if the flower is Red and you throw Yellow Pikmin in it, then you’ll get Red Pikmin.
Find the Ice Onion
Last but not least, this is finding the Ice Onion is one of the best methods to get more Ice Pikmin in Pikmin 4. But as a downside, it is not available in the early stages of the game and will take a while. The Ice Onion has the ability to increase the population of the Ice Pikmin easily. It is located in the Hero’s Hideaway which is unlocked by collecting 7000 Sparklium. If you want to know more about this item, then check out our Ice Onion guide.
Now you know all the best methods to farm Ice Pikmin quickly. As mentioned earlier, players can use it to freeze enemies and also water bodies. But if you don’t know how it’s done, then scroll down for more details.
How to Freeze Water in Pikmin 4
To freeze water in Pikmin 4, you simply have to throw 30 Pikmin in the water body. Doing so will get the job done and allow you to walk over the water without any trouble. Freezing the water will first come in handy, to unlock the Blue Pikmin in the game. Apart from this, Ice Pikmin has the ability to freeze enemies in a battle. For those who are unaware, this creature doesn’t downs when and will float in the water.
That covers everything about how to get more Ice Pikmin and use it to freeze water in Pikmin 4 easily. If you haven’t got your hands on the Rock Pikmin then check out how to get it. Also, take a look at the steps to unlock Primordial Thicket in Pikmin 4.