How to Beat the Food Judges in Psychonauts 2

Psychonauts 2 Food judges

Wondering how to beat the Food Judges, the boss you face inside Compton’s head in Psychonauts 2? Here’s what you need to know.

The first thing you need to know about this boss fight against Compton’s food judges is that you cannot damage the judges directly. Instead, you need to pay attention to the screens either side of the judges. These show a random item of food.

Now, this fight is rather nasty, and it involves the Judges vomiting a lot of stuff your way. Ew. One of the attacks sees one of the judges vomit five ‘lumps’ in one go. These lumps can be picked up with your telekinesis attack. Only when they’re picked up can you see what they are. You need to find an item that matches the food shown on the screen. Once you’ve found it, toss it into the tube next to the screen.


For each wave of the fight, you’ll need to find three items. If you pick up an item that doesn’t match what’s on the screen, discard it – but be careful in which direction you discard it; tossing it in the general direction of the tube will likely see it fly there. You’ll want to be quick too – you don’t get long before the items disappear.

Once you’ve sent three matching items into the tube, you’ll need to fight a round of small enemies. Once they’re defeated, you’ll serve a dish to the judges. You’ll be prompted to press a button – doing so will damage a judge. Hold the button until the judge disappears.

You’ll need to repeat this process three times, each time with the judge’s attacks getting trickier. Stay nimble, move around and watch where their attacks are coming from. As soon as you see the judge vomit the five ‘lumps’ (ew), be ready to use your telekinesis on them. Good luck!

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