The Proto Pincer is a crab-like robot and the boss of Dragon Valley in Freedom Planet 2.

The Proto Pincer is first seen crashing through the stage in its Ball Mode, causing vines and rocks to fall down onto the area around the Player. Shortly before the boss fight, it will roll down a large hill after the Player, similar to the indy-style boulder chase from the first game (except it rolls past the Player instead of rolling over them). Once the Player reaches the end of the stage the Proto Pincer will appear and the boss fight will begin.

Boss Attacks Edit

  • Ball Mode: The Proto Pincer will start off with this attack. Afterwards, once it loses a full unit of health, it will transform and bounce around the area, creating shock waves whenever it hits the ground.
  • Claw Attack: The Proto Pincer will move around while extending and attacking with it's claws. It only uses this attack in a diagonal angle.
  • Ground Slam: The Proto Pincer will slam it's pincers on the ground, creating shock waves that go in both directions.
  • Jump Kick: The Proto Pincer will jump into the air, pinching its claws while at the same time, twitching its legs, inflicting stunlock on the Player.

Once it's defeated, the Proto Pincer will transform into its Ball Mode one more time and bounce around the area until it explodes. Afterwards, a Star Card will appear and the Player must collect it in order to complete the stage.

As of the 1.0.5 update of the Sample Version, the Player will no longer be able to damage the Proto Pincer simply by attacking any part of it's body. Instead, it's weak points, which are the red circles on it's claws, must be hit in order to damage it.