Artwork from WarioWare: Move It!
|First appearance||WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$! (2003)|
|Latest appearance||WarioWare: Move It! (2023)|
WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!
In WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!, Orbulon evacuates his UFO after it gets hit by an asteroid. He runs down a corridor and stops at an elevator. After some Space Hares notice the distress signal, they lower their own elevator into the UFO to rescue Orbulon. Upon seeing him, they drop the elevator cab back into his UFO, causing it to hurtle towards the Gelateria in Diamond City. At the Gelateria, Orbulon repeatedly pops out of his UFO. The interior is mainly white with some circular windows and red warning lights.
WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Party Game$!
In WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Party Game$!, Orbulon takes Dribble & Spitz away in his UFO after their taxi reach "the farthest reaches of outer space". After the taxi lands in the UFO, Orbulon then makes them his underlings. Orbulon's UFO then gets barraged by asteroids, causing it to land into the bathroom of Dr. Crygor's Lab.
In WarioWare: Twisted!, Orbulon is relaxing in his UFO, when he asks for one of his Alien Bunny minions to rub his shoulders. Shortly afterward, he and the Space Bunnies piloting the ship fall asleep. Unfortunately for them, the ship flies near a black hole. Orbulon quickly attempts to activate Warp Mode, but finds that he has forgotten the password. Luckily, he manages to remember the password, and his UFO is warped away from the black hole just in time. After warping away, Orbulon attempts to rest on a nearby planetoid only for it to open its mouth and eat his UFO. It attempts to chew it and spits the ship out. This time, Orbulon's UFO lands near Club Sugar.
In the mini-game Batting Practice, Orbulon briefly shows up in his UFO when the player scores five home runs.
In WarioWare: Touched!, Orbulon's Oinker appears under its current name. Whenever a stage is completed, or when the player beats one of the default high-scores for the minigames, it can be tapped in the games area for a souvenir. While a souvenir is still in the Oinker, Orbulon pops his head out. When it is emptied of all the souvenirs, he goes back inside. It may also fly over Diamond City in the story mode. During Ashley & Red's story, the Oinker flies over Ashley's Mansion and gets struck by lightning. It ejects Orbulon and flies away. The Oinker can be seen briefly in the world map shortly after it shows the Hardcore Mix Building during Wario's storyline. It even has a purple dot indicating its location on the map on the touch screen, hinting that Orbulon was going to have a story and a set of microgames for himself, but was scrapped.
WarioWare: Smooth Moves
In WarioWare: Smooth Moves, the Oinker floats through outer space and gets hit by the Balance Stone. It crashes into the Temple of Form. After raising the temple into space and claiming it as a ship in his name, Orbulon is attacked by a group of Splunks. The temple falls back to its place and the Oinker is launched out. On the map, Orbulon inspects the crashed Oinker and pulls out a device, only for it to explode in his hand.
In WarioWare: D.I.Y., the Oinker gets struck by lightning and makes Orbulon fall into the rocket below.
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In WarioWare Gold, the Oinker appears in Wario's photo of all his friends and when Wario calls Orbulon to make microgames. During Orbulon's story, he rides it through the drive-through at Gigantaburger. During gameplay, Orbulon flies above a farm looking for Little Hammies. Successfully beating a microgame causes a Little Hammy to be abducted into the Oinker. Failing a microgame causes the Oinker to malfunction. At the potluck at the Peridot Campgrounds and Diamond City Stadium when the others demand their pay, Orbulon continues to be in the Oinker. In the cast roll, Orbulon is in the Oinker, holding a Little Hammy near Gigantaburger.
WarioWare: Get It Together!
In WarioWare: Get It Together!, Orbulon flies around in his Oinker, with its tractor beam serving as his main gameplay mechanic. If the player presses , the tractor beam activates. In microgames, some objects are completely absorbed by the beam while others are held in place. When Orbulon attempts to attract the corruption caused by a game bug, it fails to pull it up. In the intro to Wario's level, Orbulon flies in his Oinker before getting knocked away by a large object shaped like Wario's nose and mustache. In the intro to Orbulon's level, he warps to Goro Desert, Takechiko City, and Ohlaka Island and abducts several items from each location. After taking the items at each location, the Oinker increases in size, suggesting its previous inconsistent size is a result of this ability.
WarioWare: Move It!
In WarioWare: Move It!, the Oinker receives a greater focus as part of Orbulon's stage, "Sweet Dreams, Sweeter Fruit". Notably, the ship is shown to be sentient; it gets angry at Orbulon (while he eats various fruits) for making a mess while flying it, moves independently of Orbulon's control, and shows concern for its owner's wellbeing.
During the intro cutscene, Orbulon is seen eating a variety of tropical fruits while flying above Caresaway Island, leaving a mess all over the Oinker. Irritated, the ship shakes back and forth, removing all of the fruit, but also accidentally launching Orbulon off as well. While hiding, the Oinker finds Orbulon on the island, having lost his memory and being worshipped as a god by the Woods Watchers. Getting an idea on how to restore its owner back to normal, it then transmits a signal into Orbulon's brain, which eventually returns the memories of his time spent with the Oinker. As the two move to embrace, Orbulon slips on a banana peel, once again losing his memories in front of the exasperated UFO.
The Oinker also appears in the remix 1 stage, "Not-So-Relaxing Rapids". In the cottage that the group is staying at, Lulu controls the Oinker while Orbulon rests. Lulu presses some buttons on the Oinker that cause them to ricochet all over the walls, startling Orbulon. After the group is thrown out of the cottage and onto a nearby tour bus, Orbulon holds the Oinker.
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Names in other languages
オービュロンのUFO (WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!)
Ōbyuron no Yūfō
ブタ型UFO (WarioWare: Touched!)
オインカー (WarioWare: Move It!)
|Chinese (Simplified)||猪猪艇 (WarioWare: Touched!)
奥因卡 (WarioWare: Move It!)
|Italian||U.F.O. di Orbulon (WarioWare, Inc.: Minigame Mania)
L'AstroOink di Orbulon (WarioWare: Touched! in-game)
Oinker di Orbulon (WarioWare: Touched!'s manual)
AstroOink (WarioWare: Get It Together!)
Oinker (WarioWare: Move It!)
오잉커 (WarioWare: Move It!)
|Spanish||El cerdinave de Orbulon
Oinker (WarioWare: Move It!)
|Orbulon's cerdinave - cerdi comes from cerdo (pig) and nave means ship.|
- WarioWare: Touched! instruction booklet, page 12. "If you see Orbulon’s Oinker flash, give it a tap!"
- WarioWare: Get It Together! European website. "Orbulon flies around in his trusty Oinker UFO, using the tractor beam to carry enemies and objects."
- WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$! instruction booklet, page 9.
- Made in Wario instruction booklet, page 7.
- Sawaru Made in Wario instruction booklet, page 12. 「もしもお宝をゲットしたいなら、ピンクのブタ型UFOに要注意！！」 (If you want to get some treasure, watch out for the pink, pig-type UFO!!)
- WarioWare, Inc.: Minigame Mania European booklet, pag. 97
- WarioWare: Touched! European manual, pag. 70
- WarioWare: Get It Together! Italian site