Piranha Sprout (Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker)

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This article is about the enemy from Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker. For the enemy of the same name from Yoshi's Story, see Piranha Sprout (Yoshi's Story).
Piranha Sprout
Piranha Sprout (Captain Toad- Treasure Tracker).png
First appearance Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Wii U) (2014)
Latest appearance Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Nintendo Switch / 3DS) (2018)
Parent species Piranha Plant

Piranha Sprouts are enemies encountered in Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker. They are common enemies that appear in various stages. They are small orange Piranha Plants with a large white mouth. They sprout out of the ground to spit rocks at Captain Toad or Toadette, then bury back into the ground. They cannot be defeated by landing on them, but if they are plucked while buried, they can be thrown which not only collects items but also defeats them.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ヌックン
Nukkun
from 「抜く」Nuku (pluck, pick, or pull) and kun from Pakkun (Piranha Plant)
Spanish (NOE) Brote Piraña Piranha Sprout
French (NOA) Pousse Piranha Piranha Sprout
Italian Pianta Strappiranha Pluckpiranha Plant (Strappiranha is a pun of Strappare (to pluck) and Piranha)