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Glowing bloodbug (Fallout 76)

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Glowing bloodbug
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Statistics
Level42
Health250
Perception5
Variants
Experience10 - 125 exp. points
Resistances
NormalEnergyRad.Poison
252525?
Combat
Attacks
Unarmed damage
60
Ranged damage
75
BehaviorAggression: Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Assistance: Helps allies: Will help allies.Icon required.pngIcon optional.png
Confidence: Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.png
Technical
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Glowing bloodbug is a creature in Fallout 76.

Background[edit | edit source]

The mosquitoes that inhabited the wetlands east of the Appalachianswere mutated since the Great War and have become a capable predator in Appalachia. Around the size of a dog, bloodbugs attack by stabbing their knife-like proboscis into soft tissue. Although they feed upon the blood of their victims, they will also often spray this blood back into their prey's eyes to distort their vision.[1]

Characteristics[edit | edit source]

Bloodbugs are typically encountered in moderately sized swarms, ranging between 2-6 individuals. In addition to their standard attack of thrusting with their proboscis, they can also use a poison that slowly drops one's health. Furthermore, if they are successful in impaling a target and sucking up a portion of its blood, the mutated insect will spray the blood back into the prey's face, distorting their vision for several seconds.

Like other creatures, they rely mostly on outnumbering their prey and attack from all directions. They are agile in the air and can easily dodge gunfire, making automatic fire a better choice; even melee attacks are somewhat more useful to score a successful attack, even if it does put one in range for feeding. However, once a bloodbug loses enough hit points, it will quickly flee the fray and depend on the other bloodbugs to pick up the slack.

Drops[edit | edit source]

Locations[edit | edit source]

References

  1. Fallout 4 loading screen hints: "Not only do Bloodbugs suck the blood of their victims, but they will often shoot it back at them, causing distorted vision."