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Pesky Dust is the Omnitrix's DNA sample of a Nemuina from the planet Nemunimos IV.


Pesky Dust is a short, fairy-like alien with blue skin. He has purple fairy-like wings, pink spots and blue hair that sticks straight up. Pesky Dust wears a green dress-like outfit with black zigzags. His hands have three fingers hands with white gloves and his feet have two toes on them. His eyes are green with feminine eyelines and has pink markings on his cheeks and chin.

Pesky Dust wears the Omnitrix symbol on his chest.

Powers and Abilities

  • Projectile Sleep Dust
  • Dream Viewing
  • Flight/Green Trail
  • Nightmare Manipulation

Pesky Dust is capable of flight, and possesses enhanced speed and agility thanks to his fairy-like wings. He can also leave behind a green trail while flying.

Pesky Dust can release a special kind of dust that makes his victims fall asleep.

Pesky Dust can enter and examine the dreams of others, which can be used as a form of interrogation or extracting information from a victim.[1]

Pesky Dust can manipulate a victim's dreams, causing them to have nightmares instead.[2]


Pesky Dust's abilities would be useless against technological or robotic opponents, who cannot fall asleep or have dreams.

Being a Nemuina, Pesky Dust is weak against his natural predator.[DJW 1]




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Naming and Translations

Language Name Origin
Bulgarian Пески Дъст From the original English name
Chinese 粉尘仙子 From 粉尘 (Fěn Chén), dust, and 仙子 (Xiān Zǐ), fairy
German Nervenstaubu From nerven, to annoy, and staub, dust
Greek Ενοχλητικόσκονη From ενοχλητικός, pesky, and σκόνη, dust
Italian Polvere Fastidiosa From polvere, dust, and fastidiosa, pesky
Polish Chochlik From chochlik, pixie
Portuguese (Br) Pesky Dust From the original English name
Romanian Pesky Dust From the original English name
Russian Эльфина From эльф, elf
Spanish (HA) Molestolvo From molesto, pesky, and polvo, dust


Pesky Dust's name is a play on the words "pesky" and "pixie dust". 


  • Pesky Dust is one of four aliens unlocked by Driba and Blukic; the other three being Walkatrout, Mole-Stache, and The Worst.[3]
  • Pesky Dust speaks with a high-pitched, trilling, feminine voice.
  • Khyber is afraid of Nemuinas like Pesky Dust[1] and considers the dream he was entrapped in during For a Few Brains More to be his worst nightmare.[DJW 2]
    • While Kai thinks Pesky Dust is cute, Ben considers his Nemuina transformation to be dangerous and never uses him unless absolutely necessary, similar to how he feels about using Alien X.[2]
  • Similar to Astrodactyl, Pesky Dust makes a sound when he talks. This sound is like a trill, chirp, whistle, or purr.
  • Pesky Dust's abilities are similar to those of Jigglypuff from Pokémon.[DJW 3]
  • Pesky Dust's appearance is similar to that of Tinker Bell's from Peter Pan.


Crew Statements

Derrick J. Wyatt

Introduced in Ben 10 ArctiguanaBlitzwolferBuzzshockCannonboltDiamondheadDittoEye GuyFour ArmsFrankenstrikeGhostfreakGrey MatterHeatblastRipjawsSnare-ohSpitterStinkflyUpchuckUpgradeWay BigWildmuttWildvineXLR8
Introduced in Alien Force Alien XBig ChillBrainstormChromastoneEcho EchoGoopHumungousaurJetrayLodestarNanomechRathSpidermonkeySwampfire
Introduced in Ultimate Alien AmpFibianArmodrilloChamalienClockworkEatleFasttrackJuryriggNRGShocksquatchTerraspinWater Hazard
Introduced in Omniverse AstrodactylAtomixBall WeevilBloxxBullfragCrashhopperFeedbackGravattackGutrotKickin HawkMole-StachePesky DustThe WorstToepickWalkatroutWhampire
Ultimate Aliens Ultimate AlbedoUltimate ArctiguanaUltimate Big ChillUltimate CannonboltUltimate Echo EchoUltimate GravattackUltimate HumungousaurUltimate RathUltimate SpidermonkeyUltimate SwampfireUltimate Way BigUltimate Wildmutt
Fusion Aliens Atomic-XBig ChuckCrashockerDiamond MatterFourmungousaurHeat JawsHumungoopsaurStink ArmsUprigg
Unseen Aliens Decagon VreedleRocksSquidstrictorVentrilosquid
Future Aliens SandboxShellheadSnakepit
Retconned Eon
Non-Canon Cartoon Network AlienPortalerAntigraviteslaBob the BlobPlantapocalypseThriller Whale

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