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Adult Varkids are insectoid enemy found in various locations in Borderlands 2. They are the second stage in the varkid chain which yields a much larger, stronger and more resilient foe.
Adult varkids have larger wings that allows them to take to the air and rain down spit on their enemies or move to different locations. When reduced below half health, their wings will be damaged and they will be forced to land, making them significantly less dangerous. On the ground they can strike with a more powerful melee attack. Fought one-on-one, they don't pose too much of a threat; however, their acid attacks anticipate the player's movements and so can be very difficult to dodge.