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Picard (ぴかーる Pikāru?) is a character who appears in Bust-A-Move 2. He is a lightbulb who gained sentience after shining without rest for a century. He serves as the fourth opponent encountered in the game's Player vs. Computer Mode.

Biography[]

Appearance[]

Most of Picard's body resembles an ordinary light bulb, though he wears a red garment with a bolt of lightning on the center of it around his lower torso. He has two long blue arms resembling electrical wires, as well as two small blue feet.

Personality[]

Picard's personality is not clearly defined, however, he appears to at least be somewhat excitable judging from his animations and interactions with Bub in Bust-A-Move 2.

Abilities[]

Being a lightbulb, Picard is able to illuminate himself via the tungsten filament inside of his bulb. He is also able to deliver electric shocks to his opponents.

History[]

Background[]

Over a century prior to the events of Bust-A-Move 2, Picard was an ordinary lightbulb. However, after shining nonstop for over one hundred years, he mysteriously gained a will of his own.

Bust-A-Move 2[]

Picard is the fourth opponent in the Player vs. Computer of Bust-A-Move 2, and is fought in Oysmi Town. Before the match, he delivers an electric shock to Bub. In the console version of the game, he is a secret playable character in the game's Puzzle Mode.

Etymology[]

Picard's name comes from the Japanese onomatopoeia pika pika (ぴかぴか?), which is sometimes used to represent the sound an electrical spark makes.

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