Bullfrog

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Bullfrog FBullfrog.png
HP 13-31
HD 4
XP 90
Speed 15 (swim: 60%)
AC 0
EV 12
MR 20
Attack1 9 (hit: plain)


Type of Meat Clean
Resistances rDrown, rWater
Vulnerabilities None
Habitat Amphibious
Intelligence Reptile
Uses Uses nothing
Holiness Natural
Size Medium
Type Bullfrog, Bullfrog
Flags Cold-blooded
A large and unusually aggressive amphibian that can cover distance rapidly by hopping.

“Hello, my baby
Hello, my honey
Hello, my ragtime gal

Send me a kiss by wire
Baby, my hearts on fire

If you refuse me
Honey, you’ll lose me
Then you’ll be left alone

Oh baby, telephone
And tell me I’m your own.”
-Ida Emerson and Joseph E. Howard, “Hello My Baby!”


Useful Info

Bullfrog are fast-moving amphibians that have meager offensive abilities, but which can be a threat to very low-level characters. They are usually found in the early-mid Dungeon and the Lair, but can appear as out-of-depth foes very early. Also, a couple Sewers endings contain two bullfrogs.

Tips & Tricks

A bullfrog's speed makes escaping them difficult, particularly when they're encountered in water. If you know you can't outrun them to a staircase or door that you can close, spend your actions hitting them with throwing weapons or wands. Simply running won't accomplish anything.