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- 1 Basic Info
- 2 Combat
- 3 Taming
- 4 Utility
- 5 Spotlight
- 6 Notes/Trivia
- 7 Gallery
- 8 References
Basic Info[edit | edit source]
Dossier[edit | edit source]
Microluminis globulus is best described as a slobbering, roly-poly ball of affection. Just like its kin, it is completely harmless, despite its pronounced fangs. So if a survivor sees one running towards them, they should prepare to be licked, not bitten.
Unfortunately, being so ugly that you're cute is not an effective means of self-defense, which lands it near the bottom of the food chain. Its Charge Light may intimidate some predators, but its attracts just as many.
While Microluminis globulus has skin reminiscent of lizards or amphibians, its behavior is incredibly similar to a common canine. This has made it a particularly popular choice as a companion and source of Charge Light, but remember - whatever shoulder you rest it on will be covered in drool within minutes.
Behavior[edit | edit source]
From what the trailer shows, "friendly and cuddly" .
Appearance[edit | edit source]
The Bulbdog looks like a frog with an anglerfish lure. The face resembles that of a pug.
Color Scheme and Regions[edit | edit source]
This section displays the Bulbdog's natural colors and regions. For demonstration, the regions below are colored red over an albino Bulbdog. The colored squares shown underneath each region's description are the colors that the Bulbdog will randomly spawn with to provide an overall range of its natural color scheme. Hover your cursor over a color to display its name and ID.
Server admins can use this region information in the Console Command
"cheat SetTargetDinoColor <ColorRegion> <ColorID>".
"cheat SetTargetDinoColor 0 6" would color the Bulbdog's "main body" magenta.
Region 1 is not used
Drops[edit | edit source]
Base Stats and Growth[edit | edit source]
Note that creatures will have different stats in Survival of the Fittest
|Attribute||Amount at Level 1||Increase per point||Taming Bonus|
|Charge Emission Range||122||+0.6||+1.7%||14%||17.6%|
1Percentages are based on the value of the stat the moment the creature was tamed (after taming effectiveness)
2The absolute Base Damage is shown here instead of the percentage.
3Wild creatures do not level up movement speed
4Torpidity increases every level on wild creatures, but can not be increased once they are tamed.
|Movement Type||Base Speed||Sprinting|
- These are the base speeds of the creature at 100% Movement Speed
- For a comparison of the speeds of all creatures, see Base Creature Speeds
|Attack Type||Projectile Values||Torpor Values|
|Impulse||Radius||Base||Mult||Duration||Damage Mult||Amount||Duration||Damage Mult||Amount|
Wild Stats Level-up
Type in values of a wild creature to see on which stats it's emphasized. Green values on a high-level creature are very good for breeding. If you have already tamed your creature you can try to recover the breeding-stats with an external tool.
The stat-calculator does not work in the mobile-view, see here for alternatives: Apps
Note that after the creature is tamed it gets bonuses on some stats depending on the taming effectiveness. This makes it hard to retrieve the levels on a tamed creature, so this tool is only for wild ones, but gives a first impression, how well the stats are distributed.
Combat[edit | edit source]
General[edit | edit source]
A fairly easy kill. It has low health and will run upon being hurt. Also be aware of your surroundings because you may find yourself unprepared and facing dangerous creature.
Strategy[edit | edit source]
Anything goes. Just be careful of nearby predators.
Weaponry[edit | edit source]
From a fist to a RPG
Dangers[edit | edit source]
Weakness[edit | edit source]
When tamed, the Bulbdog will emit light. This light will attract deadly creatures towards the light or possibly other players. When the Bulbdog is attacked, it will most likely end up being killed due to low health.
Taming[edit | edit source]
The Bulbdog is unable to be tamed through the standard tranquilize-and-feed methods, and must be tamed non-violently.
To feed it, place one the foods listed below on the last slot of your hotbar, then when approached press the use key (default e, , ) to feed it. You cannot feed them all the food required for taming at one time, you must wait every couple of minutes until it is hungry again to feed it more until its taming meter is filled.
|Plant Species Z Seed||2||02:01||0:02:01|
|Cooked Lamb Chop||15||00:42||0:10:00|
|Cooked Prime Meat||20||00:42||0:13:20|
|Sweet Vegetable Cake||35||00:16||0:09:21|
|Raw Prime Meat||35||00:41||0:23:21|
|Cooked Prime Fish Meat||96||00:20||0:32:53|
|Cooked Fish Meat||172||00:10||0:28:41|
|Raw Prime Fish Meat||172||00:20||0:57:21|
|Raw Fish Meat||344||00:20||1:54:41|
|Plant Species Z Seed||4||01:20||0:04:01|
|Cooked Lamb Chop||27||00:41||0:17:59|
|Cooked Prime Meat||36||00:41||0:23:59|
|Sweet Vegetable Cake||63||00:16||0:16:49|
|Raw Prime Meat||63||00:40||0:42:01|
|Cooked Prime Fish Meat||175||00:20||0:59:57|
|Cooked Fish Meat||315||00:10||0:52:31|
|Raw Prime Fish Meat||315||00:20||1:45:01|
|Raw Fish Meat||629||00:20||3:29:41|
|Plant Species Z Seed||5||01:15||0:05:01|
|Cooked Lamb Chop||40||00:41||0:26:39|
|Cooked Prime Meat||53||00:40||0:35:18|
|Sweet Vegetable Cake||93||00:16||0:24:49|
|Raw Prime Meat||93||00:40||1:02:01|
|Cooked Prime Fish Meat||257||00:20||1:28:02|
|Cooked Fish Meat||463||00:10||1:17:11|
|Raw Prime Fish Meat||463||00:20||2:34:21|
|Raw Fish Meat||925||00:20||5:08:21|
|Plant Species Z Seed||7||01:10||0:07:01|
|Cooked Lamb Chop||52||00:40||0:34:38|
|Cooked Prime Meat||70||00:40||0:46:37|
|Sweet Vegetable Cake||122||00:16||0:32:33|
|Raw Prime Meat||122||00:40||1:21:21|
|Cooked Prime Fish Meat||339||00:20||1:56:07|
|Cooked Fish Meat||610||00:10||1:41:41|
|Raw Prime Fish Meat||610||00:20||3:23:21|
|Raw Fish Meat||1220||00:20||6:46:41|
|Plant Species Z Seed||8||01:08||0:08:01|
|Cooked Lamb Chop||65||00:40||0:43:18|
|Cooked Prime Meat||87||00:40||0:57:57|
|Sweet Vegetable Cake||152||00:16||0:40:33|
|Raw Prime Meat||152||00:40||1:41:21|
|Cooked Prime Fish Meat||421||00:20||2:24:12|
|Cooked Fish Meat||758||00:10||2:06:21|
|Raw Prime Fish Meat||758||00:20||4:12:41|
|Raw Fish Meat||1516||00:20||8:25:21|
|Plant Species Z Seed||10||01:06||0:10:01|
|Cooked Lamb Chop||77||00:40||0:51:17|
|Cooked Prime Meat||104||00:40||1:09:16|
|Sweet Vegetable Cake||182||00:16||0:48:33|
|Raw Prime Meat||182||00:40||2:01:21|
|Cooked Prime Fish Meat||503||00:20||2:52:17|
|Cooked Fish Meat||906||00:10||2:31:01|
|Raw Prime Fish Meat||906||00:20||5:02:01|
|Raw Fish Meat||1811||00:20||10:03:41|
Note that the values are for optimal cases, always bring extra supplies!
For a level-dependent count of resources needed, try an external taming calculator.
Utility[edit | edit source]
As a Charge Light creature, Bulbdog carries charge, which replenishes over time while its light is turned off. When the light is turned on, it provides survivors with the Charged Light buff, protecting from Nameless and Reaper ambush, but attracting Seekers. If set to active, it can also detect both nearby enemy players, and nearby creatures of maximum level.
Bulbdogs can fight back when tamed but do very little damage and should never be used as combat dino.
It carries the most charged light capacity with the lowest recharge rate.
Bulbdogs eat both berries and meat, making them very easy to breed and feed. Just remember when raising along with carnivores that Bulbdogs will eat any meat in troughs before berries.
Roles[edit | edit source]
Anti-Nameless Ambush: Since the Bulbdog can be shoulder mounted like every other Charge Light, it provides a charge to prevent Nameless pack from emerging. This however, will attract Seeker. To quickly toggle the shoulder-mounted Charge Light on/off in emergency situations, open up the emote wheel (hold either bracket key by default) and select "Light!". For faster use, emotes can also be bound directly to either of the two emote keys by mousing over them in the emote wheel and pressing the desired key.
Dung Provider: Bulbdog defecates often, especially when attempting to tame it, making it a useful source of dung for Dung Beetle.
Radar: The Bulbdog will chatter and, when mounted on your shoulder, give you a buff when a max-level dino is nearby.
Collectibles[edit | edit source]
Spotlight[edit | edit source]
Notes/Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Bulbdogs gestate after being successfully bred, making them the only reptile dino that does so. (Other reptile-type dinos instead lay fertilized eggs after breeding).
- Despite the fact the dossier lists the Bulbdog as a herbivore, it also eats meat when taming and feeding, effectively making it an omnivore. This may be an oversight by the developers.
- The Bulbdog is the only tamable omnivore dino exclusive to Aberration.