" Patricia Tannis here. There have always been legends of a mysterious and elusive creature out at Jakobs Cove. Some people call him Pumpkinhead. Pretty spooky, huh? I just call him Bob. As a scientist with a bit of a crackpot reputation, this story captivates me. I would love a first-hand account of the creature. Of course, the best way to prove something like this exists - which will then vindicate a so-called 'obsession with such a frivolous pursuit' - is a body. So while a really blurry picture or an ECHO with some unidentifiable sounds on it would be nice, a corpse would be better. It's said to roam the swamps but only comes out when people carve creepy faces into pumpkins and put candles in them. Doesn't make sense to me, but I never was any good at cooking."
The mission waypoint indicates the Pumpkin Patch where there are 2 jack-o-lanterns set on pedestals to be lit. Once they are alight, Pumpkinhead will be drawn out of
Pumpkinhead has a charge attack, which can stun and knock characters back. He also has a fire breath attack, which he precedes by stopping to draw breath. This forewarning ensures that this attack can be predicted and therefore avoided.
Pumpkinhead's critical hit zone is the large pumpkin he has for a head. Being such an easy target this can be exploited effectively with automatic fire weapons to keep him reeling. He can be effectively shot at from atop the wall of the Shady Oaks cemetery next to the Pumpkin Patch.
"You left the body to rot in the swamp?! What good will that do me? Amateurs..."