Horned spearman

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Wario confronts a horned spearman in Stage 2.
A horned spearman, trying to ram into Wario with its spear.
Sprite of a horned spearman, from Virtual Boy Wario Land.

Horned spearmen are enemies found exclusively in Stage 2 of Virtual Boy Wario Land. They have two bull-like horns and one spike on their heads, and shaggy hair partially covering their faces.

Horned spearmen stay behind sealed wooden doors, waiting for Wario to approach their hiding spot. If he walks close enough, horned spearmen will break through the door and begin to look around before charging into Wario with their spear. Wario can simply dodge the enemies by jumping over them. If they hit Wario or he jumps on top of their heads, he will take damage.

Due to their horns, Wario is unable to defeat them with a body slam. Instead, he must Barge into them when their backs are turned, or bump into a horned spearman so he can pick up and throw it at another enemy.