|Appears in||Rayman Revolution|
Boss Chenille is a large, reddish version of the common shadow creatures. It is much stronger than all other of them, as it can endure multiple hits. After being shot, it loses a limb, which will additionally attack Rayman. When Rayman shoots the attacking limb, it will die and split into additionally four of the small flying shadow creatures, which then will attack Rayman. Until all limbs have been killed, Boss Chenille won't die. However the battle is finished quickly and Rayman can move on into the Sanctuary.
Role in Game
It is unknown why Boss Chenille appears in this particular level, but it is possible that it serves as a guardian to the entrance of the Sanctuary. It is possible that Razorbeard may have cut a deal with these creatures to stop Rayman from proceeding to the Third Mask. It could also be possible that Boss Chenille has made a home in the Sanctuary and is simply defending its territory.
Origin and race
Boss Chenille's purpose, apart from attacking Rayman at the entrance to the Sanctuary of Rock and Lava, remains unknown. Boss Chenille is a character that only appears once and no information about it can be found. Some suggest that Boss Chenille is the leader or mother of the shadow creatures, considering its outstanding appearance and strength. Some consider it possible that Chenille and the Shadow creatures originated as one of Polokus' nightmares in the Cave of Bad Dreams.