They attack by slashing with their claws and leaping. Like all skags, they will randomly open their mouth to roar (also while leaping), which is a good opportunity for a critical hit, though they are weak enough that this is usually unnecessary.
- Main article: Skag#General Strategy
- Their names are adjusted for each difficulty level:
- Playthrough 1: Skag Whelp
- Playthrough 2: Angry Skag Whelp
- Playthrough 2 complete: Querulous Skag Whelp