Shielded Octotrooper

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Shielded Octotrooper
Shielded Octotrooper1.jpg
Species Octarian
Hair Color
Eye Color Green
Gender Unknown
Location Octo Valley, Octo Canyon, Deepsea Metro

Ya can't hit those shielded Octojerks from the front!

Shielded Octotroopers are Octarian fighters. They use shields to protect themselves from attacks.


Shielded Octotroopers appear identical to Octotroopers, but are equipped with an impenetrable shield that is similar in appearance to a welding mask. They possess an exposed backside which can be inked to defeat them. Shielded Octotroopers will also rotate to watch Agent 3, making them only vulnerable if the player sneaks up behind them, or distracts them with a Sub Weapon.

In Octo Canyon, their Sheilds can be destroyed instead of having to distract them with any type of Sub weapons.


Octo Valley

Shielded octotroopers appear in the first mission, but are uncommon afterwards.

Octo Canyon

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Deepsea Metro

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To defeat Shielded Octarians, they must be distracted, making them turn around and show their vulnerable side. Distracting them with Splat Bombs, Burst Bombs, or Seekers, is an easy method as they will turn around in surprise. It is also possible to simply sneak around through ink while in squid form, as they are unable to notice.


Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
FlagJapan.svg Japanese タテタコトルーパー
tate tako torūpā
Shield octopus trooper
FlagNetherlands.svg Dutch Octoschildrekruut Octo shield recruit

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