Big Sal has gargantuan damage: so much, in fact, that he can one-shot the Cat Base. However, he has a mediocre amount of health (300,000 at 100%), moves very slowly on the battlefield and has a short range. Similar to other Zombie enemies, Big Sal can go underground when a Cat Unit enters his range, but, unlike most other Zombie enemies, he burrows an infinite amount of times! Big Sal can also revive at 50% health one time. Keep in mind that he's usually at 200% magnification.
Don't let this enemy hit the Cat Base, because he is good at base destruction; he will deal 240,000 damage to the Cat Base at 100% strength magnification (even more when buffed), and one-shot it.
Piledriver Cat can hold the line againt this enemy, preventing him from hitting the base by attacking often with his attacks that grant a knockback.
Similarly, Kubilan and Bomburr can keep this enemy away from the base while they are close.
Stacking any other crowd controller who can freeze zombies is another way to deal with him. Weedwhacker Cat is one of the best for freezing zombies, and when paired with Healer Cat CC on his debut level, they can easily permafreeze him.
When spawned alone, such as in his debut level, Professor Cat Jobs can weaken his damage to 1%. In levels such as Deep Sea Dying, however, Big Sal is spawned in hordes, and with some luck, the Surge created by Professor Cat can weaken Sal in droves, buying you time.
Lastly, it's possible to just take advantage of his low health to simply kill him while he's on his way.
It is a troublesome bull flying salamander that dislikes even opening eyes. In the active baseball era of the professional baseball team led the team to victory with the "four-legged shooting method". Even if you retire you will not heal the habit of escaping the touch.
Axoloty is Big Sal's alien variant, introduced in Chapter 3 of Cats of the Cosmos. While it has less HP and damage, it has more range, movement speed and knockbacks. However, the time between attacks is 266s. It also creates a lv. 10 shockwave at 100% chance and has a 10,000 HP barrier.
Burrows underground 250 when a Cat enters its range (Unlimited)
Revives at 50% HP after being dead for 120f (1 time)
*This is Big Sal's stats at 100% strength magnification, in The Infected King, he has 600,000 HP and does 120,000 damage and does 480,000 damage to the player's castle due to his Castle Destruction ability.
*In each stage, there is strength magnification, the value of health and attack power varies due to this value.
This is one of the few enemies that rarely spawn at a 100% strength magnification.
It is also one of the only enemies that spawn at a strength magnification stronger than 100% in the level where they first appear.
In some frames of Big Sal's movement, he appears to be gliding forwards. You can tell that PONOS tried to fix that by moving his sprite back when he's moving (see the Cat Guide) but the moving back proved to be bit too little as in some frames he can still be seen gliding forwards.