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One of many two beginning bosses in The Scrumptious Final Course, Bootlegger Boogie could be a little overwhelming, very like the opposite beginning boss of the DLC, Glumstone in Gnome Method Out.
It’s one of many bosses with a number of mini-bosses, every of which has its personal set of talents and assaults. The Bootlegger Boogie would possibly attempt to let you know it solely has three phases, but it surely’ll hit you with a shock ending, a false Knockout!
As per regular with Cuphead bosses, it’s good to memorize their strikes, anticipate the following one and hope your hand-eye coordination is as much as the duty. However keep in mind, these bosses are supposed to be arduous so don’t be too robust on your self for those who’re struggling. Take a break, step away from it and take a look at once more.
Some gear and builds are going to be considerably higher than others. Though we tried out a couple of, we shortly discovered that Roundabout is the perfect shot for the Bootlegger Boogie. It’s essentially the most helpful one for all three of the primary phases. However for those who’ve not obtained Roundabout, we’ve got second set-up that labored, although not fairly as shortly.
- Shot A: Roundabout
- Shot B: Unfold
- Tremendous: Your choice
- Attraction: Astral Cookie
- Shot A: Converge
- Shot B: Twist-Up
- Tremendous: Your choice
- Attraction: Coronary heart Ring
We additionally performed as Chalice throughout this boss, her double bounce and parry sprint made maneuverability an entire lot simpler. To not point out Chalice’s further life was a godsend once we had been fooled out of a knockout by the Bootlegger Boogie.
Bootlegger Boogie Stage One
Stage One begins with the Mobster’s Spider. This stage is an impediment course and requires you to handle your area. The Spider slowly begins to fill the area along with his Internet Bombs or his Mobster Goons. It’s as much as you to maintain damaging him whereas additionally clearing area so that you can transfer round. Right here are some things to recollect about this stage:
- Internet Bombs: You’ll be able to detonate the online bombs and sprint away earlier than they harm you, clearing that area. It’s greatest to do that as quickly as they present up in any other case you’ll shortly be overwhelmed.
- The Cops: On the very fringe of the display screen, you’ll see a cop fly present up and fireplace on the spider. These flies by no means shoot at you however the smoke cloud from their shot can nonetheless harm you. These smoke clouds may be parried.
- The Goons: The Goons will seem within the background the place they’ll be a part of the stage, supplying you with an opportunity to get out of the way in which. You’ll be able to shoot and kill them as quickly as they’re on stage in any other case they are going to proceed to fly off-screen.
- The Spider: The Spider will transfer off-screen both to the left or proper, however the aspect he leaves on tells you on which aspect he’ll return. If he left the stage on the suitable aspect, he’ll come again from the suitable aspect.
The simplest and quickest strategy to get previous this stage of the Bootlegger Boogie is to make use of Roundabout. Drop onto the identical stage the spider was on, and fireplace reverse roundabout pictures onto him. Then transfer onto the following stage, and so long as you’ve been clearing the stage of hazards, it is a very easy factor to do. However listed here are the Spider’s predominant assaults and the right way to spot them:
- Calling within the Boys: The Spider will cease and produce a telephone, throughout this time you’ll be able to fireplace on him. At this level, the Spider’s Goons will begin to seem on the stage.
- The Internet Bombs: The Spider will cease and shortly pull out a button, urgent it and dropping down three to 4 net bombs throughout the stage.
- Caterpillar: The Spider would possibly deliver out an caterpillar which he’ll throw out. The caterpillar then turns into a hazard that bounces throughout the stage in an M form.
When you choose up on the patterns, you’ll have the ability to beat the Spider and transfer onto stage two very quickly.
Bootlegger Boogie Stage Two
Stage two may appear fairly hectic; there’s quite a bit occurring on display screen and also you would possibly really feel like you’ll be able to’t cease shifting. However that’s the place you’d be mistaken. This stage, although a bit of scary at first, is definitely the simplest as soon as what you’re doing. However first right here’s the primary issues to look out for:
- The Wasp and music participant’s hit field: It’s an entire lot greater than you would possibly suppose, so be sure to give them a variety of area in any other case you would possibly stray a bit of too shut and take successful.
- Explosive Barrels and Cops: The highest and backside stage often have a cop or explosive barrel transfer throughout them. They received’t linger for lengthy however you’ll be able to shoot and kill both of them.
- The Music Streams: There are six strains, three of which transfer clockwise and the opposite three anti-clockwise. They are going to flip yellow to point they will grow to be hazardous. You’ll be able to nonetheless contact them whereas yellow however, after they’re pink, outrun them or use Chalice’s invulnerable roll.
Now how do you beat stage two of Bootlegger Boogie? Have Roundabout geared up and keep within the center lane. Flip and shoot on the wasp, then, once you see which music streams are going to be hazardous, transfer with them onto the alternative aspect of the stage. Hold your distance from the wasp and the music participant and also you’ll in a short time take care of this annoying wasp.
Cautious – even once you’ve overwhelmed her, each she and the music field nonetheless have successful field. For those who transfer onto them, you’ll take harm. As a substitute, make your strategy to the suitable aspect of the display screen and anticipate Stage three.
Bootlegger Boogie Stage Three
Stage three introduces the ant-eater and offers you a glimpse of the Mob’s snail beneath his hat. The Anteater is kind of straightforward to learn so long as you’ve gotten fast reactions.
It begins with its mouth and tongue on the left aspect of the display screen, in order quickly as you beat stage two, transfer to the suitable. Solely the mouth and tongue take harm, so it’s good to deal with that. The mouth strikes between ranges, both utilizing a brief tongue assault or it’ll cost up, and its tongue strikes throughout the entire display screen, grabbing a bundle of flies that it’ll spit again out. These flies transfer shortly throughout the display screen however you’ll be able to destroy them. Utilizing Roundabout, you’ll be able to line up your pictures completely, leaving you with an opportunity to deal with dodging.
To beat stage three of the Bootlegger Boogie, the most secure means is only a matter of endurance. Try to transfer onto the suitable platforms so your Roundabout pictures hit the Anteater, shifting to the alternative aspect of the display screen when it strikes. We additionally extremely recommend you save your Tremendous cost till the following stage, at this level you could be on one HP and after this battle, you’ll wish to be completed as quickly as attainable.
A false knockout! The Mob’s boss, the snail, seems from beneath the Anteater’s hat and throws projectiles down at you in an arc. At this level, ideally, you’ll have your Tremendous, and all it’s good to do now could be hit him with it, killing him immediately. For those who don’t have your Tremendous, then simply reign down on him together with your Unfold assault whereas dodging his projectiles.
And there you’ve gotten it, you’ve overwhelmed the Moonshine Mob in Bootlegger Boogie.
For those who nonetheless didn’t get them, don’t fear. Keep in mind, don’t quit. Cuphead – The Scrumptious Final Course is difficult. Take a break from the sport, and let your mind course of the data and patterns. You’ll see that once you return, it’ll be an entire lot simpler.