At its core, video game design is all about innovation. Game designers are constantly pushing the envelope, challenging expectations, and demanding more of the existing technology.
Once in a while, gamers figure out unintended strategies to smite a well-designed foe. But more often than not, a new dungeon or boss succeeds in challenging the player, or just surprising the hell out of them. Here are some of the all-time most baffling bosses, and the surprising strategies to defeat them: