This page of the Sons of the Forest guide describes the types of cannibals in the game.
Cannibals are opponents who will accompany you from the very beginning of the game . They inhabit the island, so they will regularly visit your bases.
The most passive cannibals. They are dirt-covered, four-legged creatures. In most cases, they will not want to attack you. Instead, they will watch you from a distance. If you approach them, they will run away. Occasionally, they may also throw a rock at you or jump on you.
However, they will attack when provoked. So if you start a fight with them, they will defend themselves . In combat, they are extremely agile opponents who easily dodge blows. The easiest way to counter them is to cut off their limbs. You also need to keep in mind that they are always in a group.
The most common type of enemy and at the same time the most human-like. They usually don't move around alone - so if you saw one, there are probably companions in the area. Such groups usually consist of up to 4 individuals. You can come across them while exploring. They will also come to your camp from time to time.
Cannibals can wear virtually any type of clothing and armor in the game. Most of them, however, wear the most basic clothes. However, it is still an extremely diverse type of enemy.
Cannibal in a golden mask
The cannibal in the golden mask acts as a commander and you will not meet them anywhere except in the villages. They are larger and stronger than the basic ones. They deal a lot of damage, so it's best to use firearms to fight them.
This is a type of enemy found near cannibal villages. He is a formidable opponent, recognizable by the fact that he carries a large mace with him . Therefore, their attacks can knock you down. They are extremely slow, so if you start running away, they will abandon the chase.
Brute's more powerful form - faster and more durable . You will recognize them by the fact that they are completely covered with red paint. You can come across them while exploring the forest. Occasionally it can also come to your base.