Plague Rat of Doom
きょだいネズミ Giant Rat
Appearance in EarthBound
|Sewers before Magnet Hill|
Plague Rat of Doom is the fifth Sanctuary Boss in EarthBound and guards the fifth Your Sanctuary location in the game, Magnet Hill. Like other rat enemies in EarthBound, the Plague Rat of Doom's guts stat is maxed out at 250, making it extremely likely to land critical hits. Once it has been defeated, Ness and his friends may record the melody of Magnet Hill on the Sound Stone.
|Bash||Deals low-level damage to one party member|
|Use a biting attack||Deals high-level damage to one party member|
|Bite using poisonous fangs||Deals high-level damage and poisons one party member|
|Have a big grin on its face||No effect|
EarthBound Player's Guide description
"The Plague Rat of Doom uses SMASH attacks frequently. Keep yourself healed up and in the fight. Use your top Fire and Flash PSI powers."