On this page of the Cyberpunk 2077 guide, you will find information on how to defeat Sasquatch - Matilda K. Rose, one of the main bosses. You will learn where you encounter Sasquatch, how to avoid her attacks, how to prevent Sasquatch from regenerating health, and what rewards you get for defeating Sasquatch.
- Sasquatch - general information
- Can you avoid fighting Sasquatch?
- Sasquatch - description of the boss fight
Sasquatch - general information
Sasquatch - Matilda K. Rose is a leader of the Animals, one of the biggest gangs in Cyberpunk 2077. It is a faction uniting the wild and ruthless members of the Night City community who strive for high physical fitness.
You fight Sasquatch during the I Walk the Line quest. You start it in the Pacifica district after you have started cooperating with the Voodoo Boys gang.
V must infiltrate an abandoned mall that has been occupied by the Animals gang. You will come across Sasquatch while exploring the center, specifically while searching for a NetWatch agent hiding in the cinema.
Can you avoid fighting Sasquatch?
Yes, it is possible. We recommend doing this only if your character is too weak to defeat Sasquatch. If you are strong enough to defeat her yet you avoid the fight, you won't be able to gain experience points and unique loot. To avoid this fight you don't need to have a highly developed stealth skill. Wait for Sasquatch to finish the conversation and then don't get close to her. Save the game in case of failing at sneaking.
You can sneak by distracting Sasquatch. Use hacking on one of the plates on the floor to eject it and then activate the Distraction hack.
Start sneaking around the left wall to avoid Sasquatch. Ultimately you will reach the passage to the cinema located behind the place where Sasquatch originally stood.
- You can also sneak up on Sasquatch to stealth attack her. When you get behind her back, you can sabotage the purple container to make the fight shorter.
- The exit from the arena will only stay open if you have not started fighitng Sasquatch. If you get noticed, this exit will close and stay that way until the boss is defeated.
Sasquatch - description of the boss fight
Sasquatch won't notice V right away use this chance to scan her and check the available hacks. You can also look around the battlefield while sneaking or get behind Sasquatch and sabotage the tank on her back (more on sneaking in the previous subsection).
Sasquatch is impossible to defeat right away she starts the fight with high health regeneration. She will heal from any damage in an instant. The solution to this problem can be found later on this page.
Sasquatch has advanced cyberware and one of the most frequently used by her lets the boss sprint towards V. She finishes that move with a strong attack with her two-handed hammer. Run away from her or dodge to the side/backward.
Sasquatch can also throw her hammer - try to dodge it.
If you are knocked to the ground, Sasquatch can grab the hero and try to hack your systems. This will result in image distortion and a warning from Placide about an attempt at hacking NetWatch. If V is hacked completely, you will have to load the game. Fortunately, you don't have to hurry with defeating Sasquatch after she starts hacking. You should still have plenty of time to finish the fight.
Sasquatch is also able to make barriers that can stop your bullets. Fortunately, this is a problem only in the initial phase of this fight.
The weak point on Sasquatch's body is the purple container on her back - attack it. The easiest way to do that is to dodge her heavy attack. Sasquatch needs a moment to turn towards V shoot or hit the purple container.
If you're a hacker, you can make things easier for you use the Reboot Optics hack on Sasquatch to blind and stop her temporarily. This will give you plenty of time to get behind her back and shoot or even sabotage the tank.
Destroying the purple container will deplete about 1/4 of her health bar. The most important information, however, is that the boss will not be able to heal automatically anymore. From this point on, you will be able to deal Sasquatch serious damage.
Sasquatch will try to use standard melee attacks more frequently. Try to attack the boss from a distance. If you are injured, move away from Sasquatch and heal yourself.
If you want to finish the game without killing any characters (there is no reward for that), use Non-Lethal weapons.
Sasquatch is weak to fire. If you want to do more damage to her, use e.g. incendiary grenades or Mantis Blades with thermal modification.
If you play as a hacker, equip yourself with the Overheat hack before the fight. It lets you set enemies on fire. All the methods mentioned above will help you to quickly defeat Sasquatch.
The boss can drop the legendary M-10AF Lexington pistol, which has 5 slots - for a scope, barrel, and 3 mods. It can also inflict thermal damage, set enemies on fire, and it deals bonus headshot damage. Loot Sasquatch's body to find a lot of credits.