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Bootlickers are sentient mobile monster flora scattered throughout the Wild.

They possess the unique ability to snare their prey for more leisurely consumption.

The presence of a nearby Bootlicker is announced with a lurid shriek just before the monster itself comes into view.


Attacking a Bootlicker will destroy the cactus bodies underneath the head. Bootlickers are best disposed of with long-ranged weapons, although in a pinch The Kid can bust himself out of the Bootlicker's snare early by attacking in any direction with a melee attack from the cael hammer, war machete or brusher's pike.

They are especially deadly around Stinkeyes and Lunkheads, which must be kited to be defeated. The Bootlickers are best destroyed first in those situations.