Plant spitters

#1Galen_MarekPosted 10/25/2012 1:38:53 PM
How the Hell do you kill the plant spitters? I keep running into them and I havent had any luck.
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#2SaielPosted 10/25/2012 1:41:18 PM
I use the crossbow and shoot them in the mouth when they open up to spit at me. Even doing that, it seems to take at least two-three shots to kill just one of them. =\
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#3pothocketPosted 10/25/2012 1:45:44 PM
Their mouth has to be open for them to take damage. If there's a cluster of em you can just toss a grenade at them.
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#4D_GryphonPosted 10/25/2012 2:16:44 PM
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#5Chaos_915Posted 10/25/2012 2:38:37 PM
Grenades and full whale oil tanks can kill them even when their mouth is closed.
#6LeanaunfurledPosted 10/25/2012 3:31:43 PM
Grenade if there's a cluster, pistol shot in the mouth when they're about to spit.
#7najzerePosted 10/25/2012 4:18:07 PM
Incendiary bolts had no effect on closed krusts when I tried.
#8E_S_M_ZPosted 10/25/2012 4:56:05 PM
Best shot is the grenade, as is said.

However, it's generally easy to slow time or blink past them.
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#9D_GryphonPosted 10/25/2012 5:03:00 PM
najzere posted...
Incendiary bolts had no effect on closed krusts when I tried.

Ahh. Thank you for confirming.
#10Chaos_915Posted 10/25/2012 5:20:21 PM
When their closed only explosive damage penetrates the shell, so explosive bullets can be used for single river krusts, but by the time you can actually even use explosive bullets, grenades/sticky grenades are almost always a better option, since you'll typically encounter groups of river krusts in the flooded district.

I've even killed them with bricks(hard to do but bricks hit hard) in the flooded district until I found out grenades penetrated their shells.

Exploding bottles don't actually break if you hit an open river krust directly.