How To Swarm In Pikmin 4 (Form Line)

Want to Swarm your Pikmins in Pikmin 4? Here's how you can get this job done.

In Pikmin 4, Swarm is a returning feature that is renamed and re-introduced as ‘Form Line’. By using this technique, you can save some time and effort for yourself. Wondering how? It basically allows you to select and use multiple Pikmins at once. So you don’t have to select each Pikmin individually and get them to work. For the record, you need a Lineup Trumpet for Swarming in Pikmin 4. Take a look below to know more about this.

How to Swarm or Form Line in Pikmin 4

How to Swarm or Form Line in Pikmin 4

As mentioned, you need to have the Lineup Trumpet to Swarm or Form Line in Pikmin 4. Once you have it, simply hold ZL and move the right stick on the controller to move multiple Pikmins at once. But make sure to stay closer to the unit while Swarming . In case you don’t have the Lineup Trumpet gear, here’s how you can get it in Pikmin 4.

How to Get Lineup Trumpet in Pikmin 4

How to get the Lineup Trumpet in Pikmin 4

You must complete the Music of a Past Culture 3 side mission to unlock the Lineup Trumpet in Pikmin 4. In this side mission, you’ll have to collect 13 Treasures in the Soulful Musician Series. To activate this mission, you’ll have to head over and talk to Frise. Anyways, given below are the locations where you can find all the 13 Treasures:

  • Ambiguous Hostel: Serene Shores
  • Amplified Amplifier: Below-Grade Discotheque
  • Emperor Whistle: Serene Shores
  • Harmonic Synthesizer: Blossoming Arcadia
  • Mechanical Harp (Lullabies): Cavern for a King
  • Mechanical Harp (Memory Song): Blossoming Arcadia
  • Mechanical Harp (Windmills): Hero’s Hideaway
  • Mega Horn: Subterranean Swarm
  • Path Creator: Rescue Command Post
  • Shake-a-Smile: Blossoming Arcadia
  • Spouse Alert: Drafty Gallery
  • Time Marker: Secluded Courtyard
  • Wind Detector: Blossoming Arcadia

Once you have collected all the above 13 Treasure, you will successfully complete the Music of a Past Culture 3 side mission. And you’ll finally be able to get your hands on the Lineup Trumpet and Swarm (Form Line) in Pikmin 4.

Now that you know how to Swarm in Pikmin 4, ensure to make the most out of it. If you enjoyed reading this guide, then make sure to check out our other Pikmin 4 Guides right here at Gamer Tweak.