There are 42 figures compatible with the 3DS game, according to fan site Mon Amiibo, and each one comes with a unique description. If you’ve played a Pikmin game before, these will be familiar to you; the in-game encyclopedia of collectibles is often the funniest part.
Hey! Pikmin may deviate from the classic real-time strategy formula, but it maintains that sense of humor. Scanning in one of your amiibo renders it as a statue, which is then catalogued and assigned a special name and compendium entry, each one written by Captain Olimar.
Here’s Mario’s — or rather, that of the “Dungareed Colossus”:
The one about Rosalina swerves from judgmental to respectful real quick:
“Fearsome Boss” Bowser’s entry may be the most relatable thing you read today:
It’s not just Mario characters that work with Hey! Pikmin, either. Splatoon and Animal Crossing amiibo work, too.
Olimar takes real issue with “Uncomfortable Swaddler” Tom Nook’s dad chic outfit: