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"助手からの知らせ
「大変です!
バイキン発生です!!
先生、たすけて~」"
"(Notice from assistant ”It's terrible! It's a virus outbreak! Help, professor~”)
"
— Sick Beats Description (Rhythm Tengoku)

"バイキン発生して 大ピンチ!
たすけて!バイキンはかせ!"
"(It's a big virus outbreak! Help! Dr. Virus!)
"
— Sick Beats Description (Rhythm Tengoku Arcade)

"We've got an outbreak of an
unknown virus! The only treatment it
responds to is tiny forks in rhythm!
"
— Sick Beats Description Second Gate Saffron Trial (Rhythm Heaven Megamix)

"We've got a big outbreak of an
unknown virus! The only treatment it
responds to is tiny forks in rhythm!
"
— Sick Beats Description Second Gate Saltwater Trial (Rhythm Heaven Megamix)

"We've got a massive outbreak of an
unknown virus! The only treatment it
responds to is tiny forks in rhythm!
"
— Sick Beats Description Second Gate Paprika Trial (Rhythm Heaven Megamix)

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バイキンはかせ Baikin Hakase

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Doctor bacteria 3ds

BPM 124.2
Appearance Rhythm Tengoku
Rhythm Heaven Megamix
Game Number 10 (Tengoku)
18 (Megamix)
Perfect Reward Rhythm Diagnosis (Tengoku)


Sick Beats (バイキンはかせ Baikin Hakase?, Dr. Virus) is the 10th game in Rhythm Tengoku and the 18th game in Rhythm Heaven Megamix. In this rhythm game, you are a doctor protecting a yellow micro-organism by stabbing viruses with forks. This minigame appears in Gate 2 in Rhythm Heaven Megamix.

Gameplay

Bacteria doc
Doctor bacteria 3ds gameplay

The player uses the D-Pad (+) to shoot at the viruses from one of four directions, depending on their placement on the map. If even one virus gets to the end, the organism will pop.

Controls

Button Mode

  • Left: Shoot left
  • Right: Shoot right
  • Up: Shoot up
  • Down: Shoot down

Simple Tap Mode

  • Tap: Shoot either way

Timing Notes

  • Hit: The viruses will be stabbed by one of the 4 forks. The doctor will turn to the camera and blush.
  • Barely: The viruses will be stabbed, but barely touched, by the fork. A barely counts as a hit in the endless game, but it counts as a miss in Final Remix & (apparently) the main game.
  • Miss: The doctor turns blue & the virus will continue on its way. The player has multiple chances to vanquish the virus; however, when it reaches the organism, the latter will make a worried noise, then pop. In the main game & Megamix's practice, it respawns, but it's impossible to get a Superb rating afterwards. In the endless game, one miss will end the game.

Rating Notes

Header

  • "助手から ひとこと" (A word from the assistant)

Try Again

  • "当たりそこねが 多かったですね。" (There were a lot you just missed.)
  • "けっこう にがしちゃいましたねぇ…" (You let a lot go...)

OK

  • "う~ん..." (Yeah...)
  • "まぁまぁ、 かな。" (OK, I guess?)
  • "とりあえず..." (Anyway...)
  • "よしと します。" (You did your best.)

Superb

  • "とても あざやかな退治でした!" (It was a brilliant extermination!)

Epilogue

Appearences

Sick Beats SP

"たたかって、
たたかって。"
"(Fight, fight.)
"
— Sick Beats SP Description (Rhythm Tengoku)

"We've got an outbreak of an
unknown virus! You're gonna need
a LOT of forks for this one! (No practice)
"
— Sick Beats Description (Rhythm Heaven Megamix)

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Dr

Doctor bacteria 3ds Endless

Sick Beats SP
Debut

Rhythm Tengoku
Rhythm Heaven Megamix

Game Number

2 (Both)

Sick Beats SP (バイキンはかせSP Baikin Hakase SP?, Dr. Virus SP), known as Sick Beats (バイキンはかせ Baikin Hakase?, Dr. Virus) in Rhythm Heaven Megamix is the second endless game in Rhythm Tengoku and Rhythm Heaven Megamix. It can be unlocked by obtaining 10 Medals in Tengoku or beating all three challenges in Megamix. The game is an endless version of the original, ending once a single virus gets through to the end without being stabbed. The game gets faster as you continue, and new variations of viruses are introduced. Pink viruses will take two hits, and will continue to a different direction, meaning a player can't use the same side of the D-pad twice when vanquishing a pink one. A black virus has three hits, and follows the same properties as the pink.

Difficulty

The player has the option to select which difficulty they want in the Megamix version of the game: Easy (Saffron), normal (Saltwater) or Hard (Paprika). Saffron's Challenge: Only blue viruses are in this version. There are 3 organisms. Saltwater's Challenge: The blue may skip a section. Pink viruses are added. There are 2 organisms. Paprika's Challenge: The blue ones may skip 1-3 sections. Pink ones may skip 1-2 sections. Black viruses are added. There are 2 organisms.

Rhythm Items

Radio

Radio
Offbeat Prescription
This item is surprisingly important to the doctor's work. You just can't cure diseases as well without some groovy tunes.

Boom Box

Boombox
Who Could Guess?
Turns out louder music allows for healthier patients.

Can't say I would have guessed.

Trivia

Sick Beats Arcade Star
  • This game is unique for being set up like a tower defense game.
  • While stabbing a virus, followed by an off-beat virus, a star will appear next to the doctor.
  • If a single virus gets to the end, it will result in a Just OK.
  • This is one of the few games that doesn't feature a practice session in Tengoku.
  • The minimum score required to receive the Boom Box is 120.
  • This is the only rhythm game in Megamix to be an Endless game instead of the original.


In Other Languages

Language Name Meaning
JP Japanese バイキンはかせ Dr. Virus
US English (US)
UK English (UK)
FR French Tempo labo Lab tempo
ES Spanish Ritmo contagioso Contagious rhythm
D German Kranke Beats Sick Beats
IT Italian Ritmo virale Viral rhythm
KR Korean 세균 박사 Dr. Virus


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