|Sees in the dark?||No|
Giant rat is a type of monster in ADOM. They are very common monsters, that are basically just the stronger form of rats. Whilst they are not powerful, a damaging attack from a giant rat has a (very small) chance to infect the PC with sickness — particularly dangerous very early in the game. Giant rats can swim, and are often summoned by wererats.
Special abilities[edit source]
Level: 1, DV: 14, PV: 1, Hits: 2, Attacks: 1, Damage: 2-5. Speed: 100.
Level: 4, DV: 15, PV: 1, Hits: 14, Attacks: 1, Damage: 2-5. Speed: 100.
Corpse effects[edit source]
Unlike with smaller rats, all PCs get decent satiation from eating giant rats rather than vomiting.
These huge rodents eat almost anything, and will quickly gnaw through a humanoid limb to drag it to its burrow for itself or its young. Like other rodents, they must constantly chew in order to wear away their front teeth, which never stop growing. While not greatly feared by most adventurers, they can be dangerous to the less experienced, especially if encountered in a swarm or in a diseased state.