Large Hound-rat
Large Hound-rat
NG hp.png HP souls.png Souls
0 334 450
1 2,250
2 2,475
3 2,532
4 2,700
5 2,757
6 2,813
7 2,869
Physical weaknesses
physical-def.png Standard
strike-def.png Strike
slash-def.png Slash
thrust-def.png Thrust
Elemental weaknesses
magic-def.png Magic
fire-def.png Fire
lightning-def.png Lightning
dark-def.png Dark
bleed.png Bleed Unknown
poison.png Poison Unknown
frost.png Frost Unknown



Found in the Undead Settlement, in the sewers, surrounded by three normal Rats.
Also found in the Catacombs of Carthus, Smouldering Lake and in Irithyll Dungeon.

Item drops

Undead Settlement:

Large Hound-rats drop Soul of an Unknown Traveler in the other locations.


  • Swipes its legs into a combo.
  • Can bite you.


  • Its fighting style is reminiscent of the Royal Rat Authority from Dark Souls II.
  • It seems to have lost an eye, and ear, and many chunks of flesh.\n* Very Fast, you can barely outrun it.
  • Weak to Fire.
  • Respawns.


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