Boku-Shi is a unit in NieR:Automata, and the ranged counterpart to So-Shi. It makes use of its surroundings to gain advantages in battle. Examples include climbing walls to remain out of reach from opponents melee attacks while it heals, or electrocuting pools of water to create deadly fields of electricity.


A multi-legged, Goliath class machine lifeform. Equipped with an offensive firearm unit, this long range menace can also emit electricity from the tips of its legs, turning nearby water-covered surfaces into danger zones.


  • Its name is the Japanese reading of Mozi (墨子), an ancient Chinese philosopher.


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