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Macho Bug is an enemy that appears in the Forest.

Profile[]

Appearance[]

Macho Bug resembles a boxer, but with a buggy aesthetic. He's colored in red and blue, with pure white eyes.

Personality[]

Energetic and somewhat violent, Macho Bug's dialogue revolves first around fighting the protagonists, but changes to being more content once he's re-arranged.

In Battle[]

Attacks[]

  • Groups of four bugs appear from the right and drift across the screen.
  • Bugs fall from the top of the screen and stack up, narrowing the amount of space the player has to dodge. The falling blocks form four distinct columns, one of which will always be empty.

Strategy[]

  • They can be spared by either rearranging their body correctly or giving them Tiring Complements.
  • If the player returns after Susie actually joins their party, she can 'Rival' the Macho Bug, causing them to become tired and able to be pacified.

Quotes[]

  • HOOH...! You interrupted my training! [Neutral]
  • Let's see how you stack up...! HIYA!! [Neutral]
  • GOOH...! I'm gonna knock your block off...! [Neutral]
  • Let me show you my training! YIHA!! [Neutral]
  • Oh you mixed me up all nice~ [Rearranged correctly]
  • ARRGH!! NO!! MY ABS ARE MY FACE!! [Rearranged, torso on top]
  • ARRGH!! NO!! MY BUTT IS MY FACE!! [Rearranged, legs on top]
  • ARRGH!! NO!! MY FACE IS MY FACE!! Wait... [Rearranged incorrectly, head on top]
  • My momentum is totally blocked up... [Rivalled]

Flavor Text[]

  • Macho Bug assembled! [Encounter]
  • Loves: Training. Hates: Body being the wrong shape. [Check]
  • Smells like shedding skin. [Neutral]
  • Macho Bug considers building a house out of its own body. [Neutral]
  • Macho Bug is thinking about training. [Neutral]
  • Macho Bug is thinking about trains. [Neutral]
  • Macho Bug is thinking about training wheels. [Neutral]
  • Macho Bug is pleased with its new self! [Rearrange]
  • Macho Bug radiates with the spirit of joy! [Rearranged]
  • Macho Bug is starting to break apart with exhaustion. [Tired]

Trivia[]

  • The name Macho Bug is a portmanteau of "Macho" and "Bug".
  • Though possibly unintentional, Macho Bug's name may be a reference to Macho Men, a term used to define players of the online videogame mindraft who like to partake in minecraft hunger games fite me mate.
  • Its attacks reference insects and Stacc-blocc.
    • Its appearance also resembles a red insect.

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