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Description

The water buffalo is a large bovid originating in South Asia, Southeast Asia, and China. Today, it is also found in Europe, Australia, South America and some African countries. The skin of buffalo is black, but some specimens may have dark, slate-coloured skin. Albinoids are present in some populations. Between 1824 and 1849, water buffalo were introduced into the Northern Territory of Australia.

Attacking

When hunting Water Buffalo, the hunter must be careful not to get too close. The animal may charge the player. If the animal hits the player, the player is put into the Player Hurt state.

Habitats

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Piccabeen Bay

Attractants

There is no attractant for the Water Buffalo.

Missions

Mission Objectives Gm$ Hints
Where It All Began
  • Visit Saint Pauli's Lighthouse (X: 7.553, Y: 8.725) in Piccabeen Bay.
100 Piccabeen lighthouse mission
Retracing Dawg's Steps
  • ID tracks or droppings from a Water Buffalo.
  • Spot a Water Buffalo.
200
In the Swamps, They Roam
  • Harvest a male Water Buffalo.
  • Harvest a female Water Buffalo.
300
Honorary Horns
  • Harvest an unspooked Water Buffalo with a score of 180 or higher.
400
Brute Force Required
  • Harvest a charging Water Buffalo.
600
So Many Horns, So Little Time
  • Harvest a male Water Buffalo in the same hunt.
  • Harvest another male Water Buffalo in the same hunt.
  • Harvest another male Water Buffalo in the same hunt.
  • Harvest another male Water Buffalo in the same hunt.
800
The Bigger They Are, The Harder They Fall 1000
Stand Tall and Fear Nothing
  • Harvest a charging Water Buffalo with a score of 200 or higher while standing.
1200
Even Small Fries Can Pack a Punch 1800 Let the buffalo charge you and run to the side, then shoot the lungs from close.
A New Legend is Born
  • Harvest the "Ravager Buffalo" by the large beach north of Piccabeen Bay (X: 6.273, Y: 6.330) at under 10 meters (Approx. 32 feet) while it's charging.
3600 Ravager buffalo location

Screenshots

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TheHunter - Bows vs

TheHunter - Bows vs. Water Buffalo

Permitted Ammunition

Arrows compound standard orange 256
Compound
Arrows recurve standard brown 256
Recurve
Bolts standard green 256
Crossbow
50 conical bullet
.50 Con.
Cartridges 45 70 government 256
.45-70
Cartridges 405
.405
Cartridges 340 weatherby
.340
Cartridges 9.3x74r
9.3x74R
50 lead bullet
.50 Lead
Cartridges 454 revolver el toro
.454

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