As we have famous earlier than, kicking in video games is the most effective factor you are able to do together with your digital foot. A sport with a very good kick, like FEAR or Dying Mild or Darkish Messiah: May and Magic, is extra enjoyable and memorable as a result of you may leg-lash enemies to demise as an alternative of simply taking pictures or stabbing them. Kicks are manner higher than a knife slash, extra degrading than a measly punch.
And you’ll kick in Valheim, however the vanilla kick would not actually kick ass. Till now. The Give ‘Em The Boot mod will take your kick to new heights by launching your enemies to new, nicely, heights. Lighter enemies, just like the lowly greydwarf, will really be propelled into the air by your mighty boot. Heavier enemies won’t get launched, however they are going to nonetheless be knocked again greater than they’re normally. The mod even enables you to kick whereas holding a weapon, so if you happen to’re getting mobbed and operating out of stamina, you may knock enemies away and provides your self a second or two of respiratory room. Test it out in motion:
It is not a one-size-kicks-all deal, both. As you stage up your unarmed talent, your kick will turn into extra highly effective. Sporting heavier leg armor will give your kick nonetheless extra power, and also you get a bonus from enemies who’ve already been staggered.
And if you happen to’re fearful about kicking one thing so laborious their loot will get scattered as they sail off a cliff, do not. On a killing blow, your mighty boot will not elevate the enemy into the air and ship them flying, it’s going to solely knock them again horizontally so you may extra simply gather the spoils. That is a thoughtful function.
Most amusingly, the mod provides somewhat textual content on display whenever you kick that claims BOOT or YEET or BYE. It is kinda cute! In the event you disagree, the textual content will be turned off within the mod’s config file. Test it out in motion: