Shaggy Long Legs

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Shaggy Long Legs The icon used to represent this enemy.
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Scientific name Pseudoarachnia capillum
Family Arachnorb
Areas Tropical Wilds, Distant Tundra
Attacks Crushes Pikmin

The Shaggy Long Legs is an Arachnorb that has masses of long, shaggy hair covering several parts of its body. Its color scheme depends on the habitat that it dwells in. This species of Arachnorb does not stop to rest as other members of its family do. However, it does stop to shake off Pikmin, which are able to climb the Shaggy Long Legs' legs. There are at least two variants of this creature: a black and purple variant found in warm areas, and a black and white variant found in cold areas. A similar creature called the Baldy Long Legs exists, appropriately named due to its lack of hair.

In fanon-games

Pikmin: Attack of the Breadbugs

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This article or section relates to Pikmin: Attack of the Breadbugs, a non-canon game created by Cheepy-Cheepy.
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Shaggy Long Legs
Scientific name Pseudoarachnia Shagges
Family Arachnorb
Areas Land of Wonders, in the Arctic Territory
Attacks Crushes Pikmin

The Shaggy Long Legs appears as the boss of the Arctic Territory. The Shaggy Long Legs begins the fight very similar to how the Man-at-Legs and Titan Dweevil begin their fights; it rises from the ground after each individual leg has risen. Once it has risen, the Shaggy Long Legs will shake twice, causing the snow that has collected in its fur to fall to the ground below. Although the Shaggy Long Legs can wander similar to how a Beady Long Legs can, it has a new attack: jumping up and landing somewhere else in the immediate area. This can be particularly deadly to Pikmin underneath and around its feet, as they get crushed or knocked away a fair distance. This attack backfires on the Shaggy Long Legs, however; its feet and lower legs will become stuck in the snow for a few moments, with its hairy knees touching the ground. During this time, Pikmin may be commanded to climb its legs, remove its hair, and attack the abdomen of the gigantic spider. The Shaggy Long Legs will struggle during this stage, but will eventually free itself by jumping, which can crush Pikmin or knock them away. Once in a while, if the Shaggy Long Legs has taken enough damage, it will begin to rampage similar to a Raging Long Legs. Once defeated, the Shaggy Long Legs will forcibly bury its abdomen into the ground, with its legs partially buried and its feet sticking up in the air. The abdomen cannot be collected for seeds.