Companions are like people; they all have their strengths (and their weaknesses).

When it comes to battling Cazadors and Deathclaws, Boone is my companion of choice. Especially when equipped with the Gobi Campaign Scout Rifle, Anti-material Rifle, or YCS/186.

Also, I just like his attitude.

Boone With Downed Cazador2

Packing the Gobi Campaign Scout Rifle, and wearing his trademark Red Beret, Reinforced Leather Armor and Authority Glasses, he's looking good next the the Cazador that he just bagged.