The Golden Pig is an item introduced in The Road to El Porkado. It is used to crush bricks and collect the star boxes underneath these.
The Golden Pig is used to crush bricks and collect star boxes. Skin variations include wooden, silver, and the Mighty Eagle.
The Golden Pig is what the explorer pig finds in a cave in the story. He is given to the King Pig as treasure.
After the Golden Pig is found in the second cutscene, he appears in every subsequent levels.