Captain Charlie is a Koppaite captain in the Pikmin series and one of the three main characters of Pikmin 3. He is the leader of the expedition tasked to harvest huge quantity of food on PNF-404 to save Koppai from starvation. As such, he is the superior of Alph and Brittany, the former even looks up to him as a role model.
Charlie starts out by flying with Captain Brittany and Captain Alph in the S.S. Drake when Alph hit a tree branch by mistake which made Charlie fly out and land somewhere abandoned. Then (being the first playable character in the game) he comes across some Yellow Pikmin that follow the sound of his whistle. He gets eaten by the Vehemoth Phosbat.
Later Alph and Brittany saves him. Then they run into Louie who they mistaken for Olimar, who took their cosmic key drive. They take Louie, save him from 2 bosses and Louie tells them where Olimar truley is. After they save him from the Plasm Wraith and grab the key they leave saftley, however, they leave Louie behind.
Super Smash Bros. series
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U
Trophy appears as a collectable Trophy in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U.
- NA: "Charlie is the leader of a group that crash-lands on PNF-404. After he comes to, Charlie takes a look at his snowy-white surroundings and then tries to contact the rest of his crew, Alph and Brittany, with his KopPad. Getting no response, he starts walking and spots some small creatures. Hurrah! Some yellow Pikmin!"
- EU :"Charlie is the leader of the group that crash-lands on PNF-404. After the crash, he wakes up alone in snowy surroundings, and then uses his KopPad to try to make contact with the rest of his crew. When he gets no response, he decides to start walking and spots some small creatures. Hurray! Some helpful yellow Pikmin!"
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Charlie appears as a Master Spirit in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Once freed, he runs the exploration group in the cave and other spirits can be sent to help him recover treasure that can then be used to improve other spirits. As with every other Master spirits, Charlie is not equibable in battle.