Rabid Skags are tough variants of normal skags, stronger and harder to kill than many Badass enemies. They are distinguished by thick green armor, blood-stained skin, with knives and arrows sticking out of their bodies, and leave blood stains on the ground. Rabid Skags do not spawn in Normal Mode.



Main article: Skag#General Strategy

Due to their high attack power and unrelenting and speedy attacks, Rabid Skags can easily deplete shields and down a Vault Hunter in just a few hits at higher levels. They also have a habit of repeatedly ramming a target instead of just following, unlike other skags. Rabid Skags can be found in all areas inhabited by skags.


  • Regardless of the game mode, their name remains unchanged.
  • Rabid Skags are known to give generous amounts of experience when killed.