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Rabid Dog

Rabid Dog Cage.jpg
Enemy Type
Beast
Health
80 ~ 611
Drops
53 ~ 1134 Blood echoes
Weak
Fire, Thrust & Serrated
Strong
??
Locations
Central Yharnam, Cathedral Ward, Chalice Dungeon, Forbidden Woods, Healing Church Workshop, Nightmare of Mensis, Yahar'gul



Rabid dogs are a common enemy in Bloodborne. These rabid, fast-moving enemies that can be found traveling in packs or assisting Hunter mobs, will relentlessly pursue the Hunter until they lie bleeding at their feet. Sometimes hunters will see stacked kennels around Yharnam and surrounding areas; dogs will eventually break out so be warned.

As mentioned, these dogs are agile and will prove to be difficult to handle, particularly in large numbers. They will attack hunters with leaps, bites and more, and can easily dodge attacks to quickly counter the player.



Strategy

  • Rabid Dogs are sent reeling by blood-type damage from firearms and the transformed version of the Bloodletter and Chikage
  • Quite often, they will attack exactly twice, interrupting the Hunter's counter attack. If hit, it is advised to quickstep away before countering.
  • Eliminating them while they are slowly patrolling is preferred. Do this with items like molotovs or knives.


Rabid Dog Information


These dogs have three variations


Rabid Brown Dog: Found in Cathedral Ward, Central Yharnam and the Forbidden Woods


Rabid Silver Dog: Found in Labyrinths but also in Hypogean Gaol where they obey Snatchers.
Their level of difficulty will vary depending on labyrinth depth vs your NG+ state.
Other than the colors there is no real difference between these and other Rabid Dogs.


Crow-Headed Dog: Found only in the Nightmare of Mensis.
They are the most powerful of their kind found in your NG+ cycle, with the exception of the Red Rabid Dogs found in Yahar'gul.




Rabid Dog


Location
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Central Yharnam
80
53
Cathedral Ward
141
184
Chalice Dungeon
145
142
Forbidden Woods
202
593
Healing Church Workshop
204
521
Nightmare of Mensis (Crow-headed variant)
461
762
Yahar'gul (Blood Moon)
611
1134
Yahar'gul (Evening)
141
84



Notes & Trivia

  • In Central Yharnam, some dogs will still be in a cage. When the player kills them while in the cage, only 38 Blood echoes can be gained.
  • In the Cathedral Ward, the dog patrolling the area adjacent to the main gate has different HP/Blood Echoes stats. These are 172 HP and 834 Blood Echoes gained.
  • Rabid are foaming at the mouth and shake their heads as if gravely ill.
  • They have a lot of inflamed bald patches which could be from fighting with Beasts or a manifestation of the curse itself.
  • Their eyes are yellow with no real discernible pupil. This is very common among Beasts.


Gallery


Rabid Dog Old Lady.png


Rabid Dog Stuck.png


Crowhound & Company.png


Rabid Dog Snatcher 1.png


Rabid Dog Snatcher 2 2.png


Rabid Dog Pale Dead.png

Enemies
  1. Amygdala
  2. Beast Claw Hunter
  3. Beast Cutter Hunter
  4. Beast-possessed Soul
  5. Beast-possessed Soul (Mob)
  6. Bell Holder
  7. Black Widow
  8. Blood Dobermann
  9. Blood Gel
  10. Blood-Starved Beast
  11. Bloodletting Beast
  12. Bloodsucking Beast
  13. Bloody Crow of Cainhurst
  14. Bone Ash Hunter
  15. Boom Hammer Hunter
  16. Bosses
  17. Brador
  18. Brain of Mensis
  19. Brain Trust
  20. Brainsucker
  21. Brick Troll
  22. Cainhurst Hunter
  23. Carrion Crow
  24. Celestial Centipede
  25. Celestial Emissary
  26. Chapel Giant
  27. Chime Maiden
  28. Church Doctor
  29. Cleric Beast
  30. Crawler
  31. Darkbeast Paarl
  32. Deep Sea Hound
  33. Djura
  34. Ebrietas, Daughter of the Cosmos
  35. Enlarged Head Giant
  36. Enlarged Head Patients
  37. Ethereal Walker
  38. Executioner
  39. Eye Collector
  40. Father Gascoigne
  41. Fishwitch
  42. Gel
  43. Gravekeeper Scorpion
  44. Graveyard Hags
  45. Greater Viper Pit
  46. Hamlet Fishmen
  47. Henryk
  48. Hostile Choir Hunter
  49. Hostile Hunters
  50. Hunter Mob
  51. Hunting Dog
  52. Keeper of the Old Lords
  53. Keeper's Hunting Dog
  54. Labyrinth Mole
  55. Labyrinth Rat
  56. Large Huntsman
  57. Lightning Summoner
  58. Loran Cleric
  59. Mad One
  60. Madman
  61. Maneater Boar (Mob)
  62. Mannequin
  63. Martyr Logarius
  64. Merciless Watcher
  65. Merciless Watcher (Mob)
  66. Mergo's Attendant
  67. Mergo's Wet Nurse
  68. Mi-Go Zombie
  69. Micolash, Host of the Nightmare
  70. Moon Presence
  71. Nightmare Huntsman
  72. Old Yharnam Beast
  73. Old Yharnam Hunter (Mob)
  74. One Reborn
  75. Piercing Rifle Hunter
  76. Pthumerian Descendant
  77. Pthumerian Undead
  78. Rat
  79. Reaper
  80. Ritual Master
  81. Rom, the Vacuous Spider
  82. Saif Hunter
  83. Shadow of Yharnam
  84. Shadow of Yharnam (Mob)
  85. Shark-Giant
  86. Silver Lady
  87. Silverbeast
  88. Slime Scholar
  89. Slug
  90. Snail Woman
  91. Snatcher
  92. Sorrowful Emissary
  93. Tomb Guardian
  94. Tomb Inspector Hunter
  95. Tormented Nanny
  96. Undead Amalgam
  97. Undead Giant
  98. Undead Giant (Mob)
  99. Vengeful Specter
  100. Vermin Host




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