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The Flighty Piddlepoddler is an enemy found in the files of Pikmin 1. It appears to be some sort of insect with large eyes and wings, a pair of multi-jointed arms or legs under its body, and a tapered tail trailing behind it. Its tail features a spherical bump halfway through, and its tail has a pointed end, giving the creature's family its name. Its textures are unfinished, and so it appears mostly metallic except for its translucent blue eyes and wings. Little is known about the Flighty Piddlepoddler or its behaviors, and what is known of it is that it would have flown upwards immediately after appearing and had a very large health pool. It would also apparently have spawned Smoky Proggs at it moved, although it is entirely possible that it would have spawned something else would enemy identification values not been moved around during Pikmin 1's development.