This article is about the character. If looking for the pages for either games, visit: Cactus McCoy and the Curse of Thorns or Cactus McCoy 2: The Ruins of Calavera.

Cactus McCoy is the main protagonist in the Cactus McCoy series. Once human, he was transformed into a cactus when he stole the Thorned Emerald, unleashing the curse. He would turn to stone if the emerald was not returned to its rightful home. 

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Hometown: Sunset Gulch
Loves: Treasure
Hates: Spiders
Occupation: Treasure Hunter

For many years Cactus McCoy was a treasure hunter for hire. His biggest client was Hex Hatfield, for whom McCoy collected numerous treasures. This all changed when McCoy fell victim to the Curse of Thorns which turned him into a walking, gunslinging cactus. Thorns aside, Cactus McCoy still can’t shake his wealth-hunting ways, and is always on the lookout for hidden treasure.


He has green skin with lots of spikes on it, he wears a black hat, a red scarf, a yellow shirt, black pants and brown shoes.

Slider Scouts

Mini McCoy is a playable character in Slider Scouts.


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