Picolyte is a consumable item found within the The Minish Cap. It is sold in the central area of Hyrule Town by Beedle. When consumed, Picolyte grants Link a variety of different powers. It all depends on what color the Picolyte he chooses to use. More and more types of this item become available when Link brings various bottled substances to the Minish Researcher who is growing Pico Blooms in the Barrel House within the Minish Village. The price for Picolyte is an expensive 200 Rupees a bottle. There are six types in total, each with its own unique effect when used.
Types of Picolyte
When this type of Picolyte is ingested, it makes it easier to find Mysterious Shells. This is especially helpful if Link is hoping to collect all the Figurines in the game. Somewhere down the line, finding Mysterious Shells otherwise becomes difficult.
When this type of Picolyte is ingested, it makes it easier to find Recovery Hearts. If Link is about to get a Game Over and need to recover quick, use some of this to fill up Link's life gauge.
When this type of Picolyte is ingested, it makes it easier to find fairies. It can be especially useful for when Link is in a tough situation. Using some of this will help Link restock on fairies quick if he feels he will be falling in combat in any upcoming battles.
When this type of Picolyte is ingested, it makes it easier to find Rupees. If buying some of this Picolyte sets Link back on budget, then just use it and hopefully he collects enough Rupees to get whatever else he will may need.
When this type of Picolyte is ingested, it makes it easier to find Kinstone pieces. Whenever Link may meet a person who needs a Kinstone piece he doesn't have, then a bottle of this may be his solution.