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Skag Whelps are young skags, more mature than Skag Pups but not quite adult skags. They behave almost exactly the same as skag pups, except that they are a bit larger, tougher, and stronger.

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