Warning: There is a countrywide scarcity of the Piranha Plant amiibo in Japan

Warning: There is a countrywide scarcity of the Piranha Plant amiibo in Japan

It seems Nintendo struck a chord with the announcement of Piranha Plant as a Tremendous Smash Bros. Final fighter, who’s beloved by followers everywhere in the globe. Whereas it sort of got here out of left subject and will have fallen flat the little man has garnered all kinds of reward and even has some new fan artwork besides. He is a bonafide star, which is resulting in a difficulty of its personal: amiibo shortages.

Just about each retailer in Japan has bought out of the amiibo determine, which does not even debut till February 15, 2019. Whereas some markets within the west have additionally bought out he hasn’t utterly been wiped off the face of the Earth, however in Japan it is nigh unattainable to attain a pre-order at this level.

As a collector who has usually resorted to Japanese shops for sold-out US figures, it is common for these areas to have plentiful, if not seemingly limitless inventory. For those who’re holding out for the Piranha Plant chances are you’ll wish to pull the set off, as this example is leaning towards a worldwide scarcity (which might in concept classify the determine as a “unicorn” that is sometimes bought for $50 or extra).

Piranha Plant [Ami Ami via Nintendo Soup]

Warning: There's a countrywide shortage of the Piranha Plant amiibo in Japan screenshot