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Super Paper Mario enemy
Sprite of a Pigarithm from Super Paper Mario.
Location(s) Whoa Zone (4-4), Flipside Pit of 100 Trials (Room 52)
Max HP ?? (3 hits)
Attack 2
Defense 0
Score 400
Items Shell Shock, Volt Shroom
Card type Common
Card location(s) Card Shop; Catch Card/SP
Card description
Takes three stomps to beat. Stomp the piggy bank to get the golden goodness inside! Each time you stomp, the pig will get a little smaller.
This bizarre beast is called a Pigarithm. Everything about it is just...odd... Max HP is ??. Attack is 2. It takes three stomps to finish off this piggy... But each stomp makes it smaller and faster... It's very hard to stomp the last one... Pigarithms often drop many coins, so you may want to hunt them if you're broke...
List of Catch Cards
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The Pigarithm is an enemy in Super Paper Mario. Its name is a play on "pig" and "logarithm". The Pigarithm is made up of three green piggy banks connected to one another. Each time it is attacked, one of the piggy banks is removed, making it smaller and faster. When the last one is destroyed, the player earns a large amount of coins. They appear in the Whoa Zone and the Flipside Pit of 100 Trials.

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Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ブーチョ
From「ブーブー」(būbū, an onomatopoeia meaning "oink") and possibly「貯金箱」(chokinbako, piggy bank); shared with one of the Three Little Pigheads
French Logachon Portmanteau of "logarithme" (logarithm) and "cochon" (pig)
German Quiektainer Portmanteau of "quieken" (to squeal) and "container"
Italian Maiaritmo Portmanteau of "maiale" (pig) and "logaritmo" (logarithm)
Korean 돼통
돼 is derived from 돼지 (dwaeji) meaning "pig" and 통 (tong) refers to container.
Spanish Porcal From "puerco" (pig) and "fractal"