Piñatas contain candy, and they need it to live. However, the world of Viva Piñata offers up more than one type of confection for our papery friends.
The main staple of any content piñata's life, happiness candy helps give your piñata the extra boost they need to be at their most joyful.
Much like happy candy, joy candy helps your piñata de-stress and stay happy. As the happy candy's big brother, feed one to your piñata and their problems will melt away. Use it as a rare treat for your favorite piñata or to convince your depressed piñata to stay.
A trick up any seasoned gardener's sleeve is the Romance Candy. Giving your piñata this candy will fulfill their romance requirements, with the exception of the privacy given by the house. However, you'll have to have experienced romancing them the tough way at least once before the candy will work.
Not all candy is sweet and tasty. Some are downright horrible and bad for your piñata. Eating a sour candy is enough to make piñata instantly ill! They are dropped by Ruffians and Sour Piñata. If you find them in your garden, you should call Doc Patchingo before Dastardos comes.
The candy that cannot be purchased, life sweets are that special candy inside each piñata that gives it its spark. This is what the predator piñatas are after. Certain predator piñatas will eat certain life sweets.
This candy looks a little different out of each piñata. For example, a bunnycomb's life sweet is cyan.
Wild piñatas do not drop these when smashed. They are also not very valuable, so don't waste your time bashing your piñatas to get at this candy.