A Scornet in Pikmin 3.
Series Pikmin series
First game Pikmin 3
Species Unknown Family
Created by Nintendo
Year created 2013

The Scornet is a member of the Unknown Family in Pikmin 3. It is a small cone shaped hornet-like creature that is fought in swarm and fufil the role of a worker while the Scornet Maestro fufil the role of the "queen".


When found in a swarm without a Scornet Maestro, they will be uncoordinated and try to grab Pikmin. After a while, they will kill them. The captains can throw Pikmin at the scornets to kill them before they kill the Pikmin that they hold hostage. When a Scornet Maestro is with them, they will adopt battle formations and become way more efficient.


  • 30 are found in a swarm in the Twilight River.
  • An endless amount can be spawned by the Scornet Maestro during its boss battle.