For a list of all rodents, see list of rodents.
| A dirty rodent that has grown large and aggressive in the dungeon environment.
HAMLET [Drawing his sword.]: How now! a rat? Dead, for a ducat, dead [Stabs through the arras.]
Rats are one of the earliest and least powerful opponents in the game. They have average speed and are almost harmless, though some of their later relatives are much more aggressive. They are most common in early levels of the Dungeon and in the Sewers.