The Shock Absorber is a ship part found in Pikmin. It is one of the vital parts of the S.S. Dolphin and Captain Olimar is unable to leave the planet without it.
How to Get
It is found in The Forest of Hope on a ledge protected by a Red Bulborb near the landing site.
"It's the Shock Absorber! This apparatus counteracts the shaking and swaying that normally occurs during flight. It's smooth sailing with this in place... Usually."
"This nifty little device counteracts the shaking and swaying experienced in typical space flight."
Click on a ship part