The Hobgoblins resemble their smaller goblin cousins, but are about the same size as a human, and just as physically strong. Their intelligence does not seem to have been improved upon, but they do seem to have a higher social standing when next to the smaller goblin kind.
- The same tactics applied to a regular goblins can be applied here. Being that they are tougher though, one should put them on the top of their list when facing a goblin tribe.
- It is recommended to kill the leader Hobgoblin (the one wearing a Helm or the most armor) as this will cause the other Goblins to become less coordinated in their attacks, thus easier to kill.
- In spite of what pawns often say, goblins are not weak to Fire or Ice. They resist Dark, but receive normal damage from all other elements.
- When fighting the group of Goblins and Hobgoblins near the Ancient Quarry, be careful if they run near an Ox, because there is a chance you might accidentally strike the Ox, adding a new threat to the battle if you don't kill it immediately. There is also a Hobgoblin near the Quarry that (for me anyway) has a tendency of disappearing and re-appearing, which can make the battle a real pain as you may think you have eliminated all of them only to get hit in the back by this vanishing Hobgoblin.