, also known as simply
are enemies that appear in the
Crash Bandicoot series
Warthogs have a big dark patch of fur on their back and on the tip of their tail, while the rest of the body is of a lighter shade of brown and with less visible fur. They have a long tail and really small and skinny legs.
A mutant character inspired by the warthog was supposed to appear in the first game, but was later turned into a normal animal enemy.
Warthogs appear again in the track
Tiny Temple, from , in the background hills. They seem to look just like the old Warthogs and they just stand around looking at the racers pass by.
Crash Nitro Kart
, they first appear as animals that Crash Bandicoot Crash can ride on top of in the levels, Hog Wild and Whole Hog to reach the end of the level, dodging spike pillars, natives and other Warthogs being roasted on moving sticks. Warthogs appear also as enemies in the levels set on the collapsing old bridges such as Road to Nowhere and The High Road. They run back and forth and are impossible to defeat. In the they can now be defeated only by using invincible N. Sane Trilogy, Aku Aku or losing one Aku Aku mask.
Crash about to jump on the Warthog in
Crash riding the Warthog in
Crash riding the Warthog in
The Warthog as seen in
N. Sane Trilogy.
Concept art for the Warthog by Charles Zembillas.
Concept art for an angry-looking Warthog by Charles Zembillas.
Concept art for the mutant character based on the Warthog by Charles Zembillas.
Concept art for the Warthog in
Sometimes, this animal is confused for the Wild Boar but anatomical differences, such as the fur and fangs, can help distinguish the two species.
They seem to be able to walk on thin air as seen in Road to Nowhere and The High Road.
In , in the level Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex Jungle Rumble, a warthog was originally meant to chase Crash along with several other mammals. Its AI is missing, so it cannot make any movement or pursue Crash in a recreation of the original idea for the stampede chase.
A warthog was supposed to appear in the cancelled game .
Crash Landed In the , when the player defeats one of these hogs in N. Sane Trilogy The High Road and Road to Nowhere they fly away a bit, sit down and sticks their tongue out, and then just disappear in thin air.
This is probably an animation glitch.
Names in other languages
Japanese 暴走イノシシ Bousou Inoshishi Running away Hog
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