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{{Infobox Creature
 
{{Infobox Creature
 
|name = Blastcap
 
|name = Blastcap
|image = [[Image:Blastcap Scan.jpg]]
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|image = [[File:Blastcaps.png|300px]]
|caption = A scanned Blastcap
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|caption = A cluster of Blastcaps in ''Metroid Prime''.
|games = ''[[Metroid Prime]]'',''[[Metroid Prime Hunters]]''
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|games = ''[[Metroid Prime (game)|Metroid Prime]]''<br />''[[Metroid Prime Hunters]]''
|location = [[Tallon Overworld]]<ref name="log book">{{cite web |url=http://metroidrecon.planets.gamespy.com/mprime/logbook.php |title=Log Book Guide |accessdate=2007-08-19 |publisher=Metroid Recon}}</ref><br />[[Chozo Ruins]]<ref name="log book" />
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|location = [[Tallon Overworld]]<br />[[Chozo Ruins]]
[[Alinos]], [[Arcterra]]
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[[Alinos]]<br/>[[Arcterra]]
 
|homeworld = Tallon IV
 
|homeworld = Tallon IV
|attacks =
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|attacks = Emitting [[noxious gasses]] on contact
 
|weakness =
 
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The '''Blastcap''' is a mushroom-like plant found on [[Tallon IV]]. They can be found in the [[Tallon Overworld]] and [[Chozo Ruins]] areas. They resemble large, grey-green mushrooms, and live in groups.
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The '''Blastcap''' is a mushroom-like fungus which is native to the planet [[Tallon IV]].
   
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==Description==
The spores of the Blastcap can survive in outer space, and have propagated throughout the galaxy by means of traveling on interstellar solar winds. When approached, they will make a rustling noise and shake violently. Upon contact with Samus or when sufficiently damaged, they will explode, destroying them. The explosion will damage Samus as well as release a cloud of gas. Contrary to its scan data, the gas is not harmful.
 
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Blastcaps can be found in the [[Tallon Overworld]] and [[Chozo Ruins]] areas. They resemble large, capped mushrooms of varying size, with twisted stalks and green tendrils underneath their porous caps.
   
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Blastcaps can grow alone, but tend to grow in small clusters. When approached, they will make a rustling noise and shake violently. Upon contact, or when sufficiently damaged, they will violently explode, destroying itself and anything in the immediate vicinity and releasing a cloud of [[noxious gas]].
Blastcaps are also encountered in [[Metroid Prime Hunters]] on both [[Alinos]] and [[Arcterra]]. The type that appears on Arcterra seems to be a white arctic species, though they appear to be merely scenery and can not be [[scan]]ned.
 
   
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The spores of the Blastcap can survive in outer space, and have propagated throughout the galaxy by means of traveling on interstellar solar winds. This has resulted in the species traveling as far as the [[Alimbic Cluster]], where it has colonized [[Alinos]] and [[Arcterra]]. The Blastcaps found on Arcterra are simpler in structure, lacking the tendrils of their Tallonian counterparts and having a red spot in the center of their caps. However, the lingering cloud left by these Blastcaps is more dangerous, and capable of even harming armored individuals.
==Logbook Entries==
 
===Metroid Prime===
 
"Volatile chemicals within this weed's toxic fungal cap may explode if agitated. The poisonous flesh of the Blastcap helps keep it from being eaten. It also detonates its fungal cap when it senses even slight contact."
 
   
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In ''[[Metroid Prime (game)|Metroid Prime]]'', Blastcaps can be found in these rooms: [[Tallon Canyon]], [[Watery Hall]], [[Waterfall Cavern]], [[Meditation Fountain]], [[Ruined Gallery]], [[Gathering Hall (Chozo Ruins)|Gathering Hall]], [[Watery Hall Access]] and [[Transport Tunnel C (Tallon Overworld)|Transport Tunnel C]]. In ''Hunters'', Blastcaps are located in [[High Ground]], [[Alimbic Gardens]], [[Crash Site (Alinos)|Crash Site]] and [[Frost Labyrinth]].
===Metroid Prime Hunters===
 
 
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"A large mushroom that explodes on contact, emitting noxious gas. Originating on [[Tallon IV|TALLON IV]], its spores can survive without atmosphere and have propagated throughout the galaxy on solar winds."
 
 
==Logbook entries==
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{{Logbook
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|rightimg = [[File:Blastcap scanpic.png]]
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|game = mp1
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|temp = Species: Blastcap<br />Volatile chemicals within this weed's toxic fungal cap may explode if agitated.
 
|text = The poisonous flesh of the Blastcap helps keep it from being eaten. It also detonates its fungal cap when it senses even slight contact.
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}}{{Logbook
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|placement = bottom
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|game = mph
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|rightimg = blank
 
|text = A large mushroom that explodes on contact, emitting noxious gas. Originating on [[Tallon IV|TALLON IV]], its spores can survive without atmosphere and have propagated throughout the galaxy on solar winds.
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}}
   
==References==
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==Trivia==
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*A similar species of mushroom known as "Blaxcaps" appears in the first ''Pikmin'' game during the final battle with the Emperor Bulblax.
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*An unused [[Phazon Blastcap|variant]] exists in the data of ''Prime''.
   
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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Blastcap_Scan_Images_Dolphin_HD.jpg|Samus [[scan]]s a cluster of Blastcaps in [[Watery Hall Access]].
 
MP Hunters Blastcap.jpg|''Metroid Prime Hunters''
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ArcterraBlastcap.png|[[Frost Labyrinth]]
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</gallery>
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[[es:Gorro Vipéreo]]
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[[ru:Взрывогриб]]
 
[[Category:Species]]
 
[[Category:Species]]
[[Category:Alinos]]
 
[[Category:Arcterra]]
 
 
[[Category:Tallon IV]]
 
[[Category:Tallon IV]]
 
[[Category:Tallon Overworld]]
 
[[Category:Tallon Overworld]]
 
[[Category:Chozo Ruins]]
 
[[Category:Chozo Ruins]]
 
[[Category:Alinos]]
 
[[Category:Arcterra]]
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[[Category:Poisonous Flora, Fauna, and Fungi]]
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[[Category:Fungi]]
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[[Category:Recurring Species]]

Latest revision as of 03:17, 5 February 2019

The Blastcap is a mushroom-like fungus which is native to the planet Tallon IV.

Description[edit | edit source]

Blastcaps can be found in the Tallon Overworld and Chozo Ruins areas. They resemble large, capped mushrooms of varying size, with twisted stalks and green tendrils underneath their porous caps.

Blastcaps can grow alone, but tend to grow in small clusters. When approached, they will make a rustling noise and shake violently. Upon contact, or when sufficiently damaged, they will violently explode, destroying itself and anything in the immediate vicinity and releasing a cloud of noxious gas.

The spores of the Blastcap can survive in outer space, and have propagated throughout the galaxy by means of traveling on interstellar solar winds. This has resulted in the species traveling as far as the Alimbic Cluster, where it has colonized Alinos and Arcterra. The Blastcaps found on Arcterra are simpler in structure, lacking the tendrils of their Tallonian counterparts and having a red spot in the center of their caps. However, the lingering cloud left by these Blastcaps is more dangerous, and capable of even harming armored individuals.

In Metroid Prime, Blastcaps can be found in these rooms: Tallon Canyon, Watery Hall, Waterfall Cavern, Meditation Fountain, Ruined Gallery, Gathering Hall, Watery Hall Access and Transport Tunnel C. In Hunters, Blastcaps are located in High Ground, Alimbic Gardens, Crash Site and Frost Labyrinth.

Logbook entries[edit | edit source]

Blastcap scanpic.png

Blastcap

Metroid Prime

Temporary scan

Species: Blastcap
Volatile chemicals within this weed's toxic fungal cap may explode if agitated.

Logbook entry

The poisonous flesh of the Blastcap helps keep it from being eaten. It also detonates its fungal cap when it senses even slight contact.

Blastcap

Metroid Prime Hunters

Logbook entry

A large mushroom that explodes on contact, emitting noxious gas. Originating on TALLON IV, its spores can survive without atmosphere and have propagated throughout the galaxy on solar winds.


Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • A similar species of mushroom known as "Blaxcaps" appears in the first Pikmin game during the final battle with the Emperor Bulblax.
  • An unused variant exists in the data of Prime.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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