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Giant fruitbats are NPCs summoned by witches using the spell [[Mother Harblist's Fruity Flyer]].
 
Giant fruitbats are NPCs summoned by witches using the spell [[Mother Harblist's Fruity Flyer]].
 
Fruitbats need to be fed regularly.  They eat almost any type of fruit, which can be obtained from fruit shops, certain NPCs, or [[Sources of fruit|gathered straight from the source]].  Apples are also available for free from the brown paper bag in the drawer of the washstand in Granny Weatherwax's bedroom.
 
 
It is possible to obtain [[fruitbat clothing|clothing]] for fruitbats.
 
  
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
 
This is <name>, a fruitbat that <owner> has summoned to do her bidding.  S/he looks cute, in a way that only a two foot tall fruitbat carrying a small basket with its feet could.
 
This is <name>, a fruitbat that <owner> has summoned to do her bidding.  S/he looks cute, in a way that only a two foot tall fruitbat carrying a small basket with its feet could.
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==Food & Feeding==
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Fruitbats need to be fed regularly.
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*They eat almost any type of fruit, which can be obtained from fruit shops, certain NPCs, the toffee apples conjured from [[Wurphle's Midnight Snack]], or gathered straight from the source.
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*The sources are documented in [[sources of fruit]].
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*A few apples are available for free from the brown paper bag in the drawer of the washstand in [[Granny Weatherwax's cottage|Granny Weatherwax's]] bedroom.
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*They can also be gathered year-round in Percy Hopcroft's apple orchard in [[Blackglass]].
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*Each fruitbat also seems to have a preferred food, but this does not seem to do anything{{Research}}.
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*You can tell the difference between regular food, which it eats eagerly, and favourite food, which it eats joyously.
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When a fruitbat requires nourishment, it will indicate so with one of the following chats:
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*<name> the giant fruitbat looks a bit peckish.
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*<name> the giant fruitbat nibbles on his/her wing hungrily.
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*<name> the giant fruitbat stares at you anxiously.
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*<name> the giant fruitbat looks rather hungry.
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There are several degrees of hunger your fruitbat can have. From most fed to least: well-fed, thin, famished and starving.
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*If you do not feed your fruitbat when it's starving, it will fly off after a while, will drop anything held and will take anything worn with it.
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==Clothing==
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When fruitbats are given something that they can wear they automatically wear it.
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*You can find clothes for fruitsbats in '''Fruitbat Fabrics Pty Ltd''', a shop in the beginning of the [[Snail]] in [[Bes Pelargic]].
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**blue furry wing cosy for {{Rhinu|22Rh 60s}}
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**flowery bonnet for {{Rhinu|11Rh 75s}}
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**leather skirt for {{Rhinu|15Rh 37s}}
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**leather waistcoat for {{Rhinu|13Rh 60s}}
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**ornate fruitbat brush for {{Rhinu|5Rh 30s}} (to brush your fruitbats, this removes the seeds in their fur)
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**pair of fur-lined leather boots for {{Rhinu|19Rh 15s}}
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**pair of furry leggings for {{Rhinu|15Rh}}
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**pink furry wing cosy for {{Rhinu|22Rh 60s}}
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*You can order custom fruitbat clothing from [[Elmira]] in [[Razorback]].
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*They can also wear and use [[magick crystal]]s.
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==Perils==
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Fruitbats do not breathe underwater and can fail swimming.
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*They will follow you underwater, but might not manage to swim out, especially if they are carrying heavy things.
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*You can ask them to stay before doing underwater rescues.
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*If you do not notice that they failed to follow going up then they won't try going up again because you are no longer there for them to follow. You have to go back and move again to get them to (try) to follow up.
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*Fruitbats follow through twisting a [[blue crystal ring]], so you can get them out of water that way.
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It can be convenient to [[tempt]] fruitbats to feed them, but poisoning them can lead to combat with your fruitbat.
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*This can be dangerous to you and/or your fruitbat depending on your skills.
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*It is best to have an alias to ask them to stay so you can do that and then leave the room. Then you need to wait long enough that they stop fighting you. This takes around ten or twenty seconds longer after you naturally stop fighting them (if you don't use stop). You can check 'score fighting' if you think you missed the line saying you are no longer hunting for them.
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Most npcs will not attack fruitbats, even those that automatically attack players. Unfortunately, some npcs do attack fruitbats. The most dangerous npcs should be higher in the following list.
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*{{fontcolor|red|'''[[Ice giants]] hang out in groups near the [[Hub]] and in [[ice land]] and they can kill fruitbats in 6-9 hits. Since they [[pursue]] you (more hit opportunity), it's best to fly away if you can before your bat dies.'''}}
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*{{fontcolor|red|'''Vicious [[spider]]s upstairs in [[Shelox]]'s lair often spawn in groups and can quickly kill fruitbats.'''}}
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*[[Vampires]] at night in [[Escrow]] and roads in [[Uberwald]] and at all times in the [[Magpyr Castle]].
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*[[Crocodile]]s in the [[Djelibeybi crocodile pit]].
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*[[Water sprite]]s in the [[Sprite Caverns]].
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*[[Evil cabbage]]s in the [[Sto Lat]] cabbage warehouse.
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*[[Grflx]] soldiers in the [[Grflx cave]], keeping in mind that other grflxen (even workers) join in fights if they ever wander in the same room where there's a fight.
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*[[Rogue bull elephant]]s in plains and savanna of [[Klatch]].
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*[[Wolves]] on the wolf trails in [[Skund Forest]], can be anywhere from a single wolf to a full wolf pack. They damage fruitbats as you fight them and if you do not do something then the fruitbat tends to die by attrition after a few minutes.
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*[[Stallion]]s in the stables of the [[Magpyr Castle]].
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*[[Desert lion]]s in the deserts.
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*[[Evil troll]]s at night in the [[Sto Plains]], [[Ramtops]] and [[Uberwald]].
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*[[Zombie]]s in [[Genua]]'s graveyard.
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*[[Bear]] mother protecting a cub.
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*[[Killer whale]]s in groups in the oceans.
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*Rogues in the hidden bar (bottom level only) in [[Mad Stoat]].
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*[[Dog]]s in [[Sto Lat]] try to steal food, they can thus enter combat with a fruitbat that was carrying food.
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*[[Wild boar]]s in the [[Sto Plains]].
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*Shrieking [[eel]]s in the pond in [[Dinky]].
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Notes:
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*The safest course of action is to keep your fruitbat away from npcs that attack them and leave the room and move another room if they are attacked. The second move is because auto-attacking npcs usually move towards where you left after a few seconds.
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*If you are already killing the threat, then the npcs low on this list are thought to be less likely to kill your fruitbat because those npcs are weak and/or not numerous enough to seriously damage a healthy fruitbat. But fruitbats are still likely to be hurt if they stay in the room with hostile npcs.
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*Keep in mind that any npc that attack fruitbats can kill them if the conditions are right, like low [[hp]], etc.
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*You can cast [[CCC]] and [[TPA]] from [[scrolls]] on your fruitbat, but [[shields]] on your fruitbat do not save when you logout or idle out.
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*You can also [[defend]] or [[protect]] your fruitbat.
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*Fruitbats can wear [[amber crystal]]s, but limited testing only had weak [[bug shield]] that would come and leave randomly.
  
 
==Syntaxes==
 
==Syntaxes==
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*eat <fruitbat>
 
*eat <fruitbat>
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If you get a bit peckish yourself.
  
if you get a bit peckish yourself.
 
 
*squeeze <fruitbat>
 
*squeeze <fruitbat>
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To encourage [[guano]] production after feeding.
  
to encourage guano production.
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*pick/groom <fruit> seed from <fruitbat> [fur]
*groom <fruit> seed from <fruitbat>
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To obtain seeds from the fruits you fed the fruitbat.
  
to remove seeds caught in the fur. The seeds you groom don't seem to be directly related to the fruit you feed the bat. You can usually always groom seeds from a bat's fur even if none show up in the description.
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There might still be some seeds in the fur even if you don't see it in the fruitbat's description. Seeing the seed line seems random.
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*brush <fruitbat> with <brush>
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To rapidly remove many seeds caught in the fruitbat's fur. The specific kind of seed is not described like when you pick/groom, anyway they're gone forever so it doesn't matter much. Requires a brush.
  
 
===See also===
 
===See also===
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* [[Sources of fruit]]
 
* [[Sources of fruit]]
 
* [[Tempt]]
 
* [[Tempt]]
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* [[Fruitbat clothing]]
  
 
{{Navbox witches guild}}
 
{{Navbox witches guild}}
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[[Category:NPCs]]
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[[Category:Minions]]

Latest revision as of 23:19, 18 June 2021

Giant fruitbats are NPCs summoned by witches using the spell Mother Harblist's Fruity Flyer.

Description

This is <name>, a fruitbat that <owner> has summoned to do her bidding. S/he looks cute, in a way that only a two foot tall fruitbat carrying a small basket with its feet could.

Food & Feeding

Fruitbats need to be fed regularly.

  • They eat almost any type of fruit, which can be obtained from fruit shops, certain NPCs, the toffee apples conjured from Wurphle's Midnight Snack, or gathered straight from the source.
  • The sources are documented in sources of fruit.
  • A few apples are available for free from the brown paper bag in the drawer of the washstand in Granny Weatherwax's bedroom.
  • They can also be gathered year-round in Percy Hopcroft's apple orchard in Blackglass.
  • Each fruitbat also seems to have a preferred food, but this does not seem to do anythingresearch.
  • You can tell the difference between regular food, which it eats eagerly, and favourite food, which it eats joyously.

When a fruitbat requires nourishment, it will indicate so with one of the following chats:

  • <name> the giant fruitbat looks a bit peckish.
  • <name> the giant fruitbat nibbles on his/her wing hungrily.
  • <name> the giant fruitbat stares at you anxiously.
  • <name> the giant fruitbat looks rather hungry.

There are several degrees of hunger your fruitbat can have. From most fed to least: well-fed, thin, famished and starving.

  • If you do not feed your fruitbat when it's starving, it will fly off after a while, will drop anything held and will take anything worn with it.

Clothing

When fruitbats are given something that they can wear they automatically wear it.

  • You can find clothes for fruitsbats in Fruitbat Fabrics Pty Ltd, a shop in the beginning of the Snail in Bes Pelargic.
    • blue furry wing cosy for &&&&&&&&&&+10800 22Rh 60s
    • flowery bonnet for &&&&&&&&&&&+5580 11Rh 75s
    • leather skirt for &&&&&&&&&&&+7348 15Rh 37s
    • leather waistcoat for &&&&&&&&&&&+6480 13Rh 60s
    • ornate fruitbat brush for &&&&&&&&&&&+2520 5Rh 30s (to brush your fruitbats, this removes the seeds in their fur)
    • pair of fur-lined leather boots for &&&&&&&&&&&+9180 19Rh 15s
    • pair of furry leggings for &&&&&&&&&&&+7200 15Rh
    • pink furry wing cosy for &&&&&&&&&&+10800 22Rh 60s
  • You can order custom fruitbat clothing from Elmira in Razorback.
  • They can also wear and use magick crystals.

Perils

Fruitbats do not breathe underwater and can fail swimming.

  • They will follow you underwater, but might not manage to swim out, especially if they are carrying heavy things.
  • You can ask them to stay before doing underwater rescues.
  • If you do not notice that they failed to follow going up then they won't try going up again because you are no longer there for them to follow. You have to go back and move again to get them to (try) to follow up.
  • Fruitbats follow through twisting a blue crystal ring, so you can get them out of water that way.


It can be convenient to tempt fruitbats to feed them, but poisoning them can lead to combat with your fruitbat.

  • This can be dangerous to you and/or your fruitbat depending on your skills.
  • It is best to have an alias to ask them to stay so you can do that and then leave the room. Then you need to wait long enough that they stop fighting you. This takes around ten or twenty seconds longer after you naturally stop fighting them (if you don't use stop). You can check 'score fighting' if you think you missed the line saying you are no longer hunting for them.


Most npcs will not attack fruitbats, even those that automatically attack players. Unfortunately, some npcs do attack fruitbats. The most dangerous npcs should be higher in the following list.

Notes:

  • The safest course of action is to keep your fruitbat away from npcs that attack them and leave the room and move another room if they are attacked. The second move is because auto-attacking npcs usually move towards where you left after a few seconds.
  • If you are already killing the threat, then the npcs low on this list are thought to be less likely to kill your fruitbat because those npcs are weak and/or not numerous enough to seriously damage a healthy fruitbat. But fruitbats are still likely to be hurt if they stay in the room with hostile npcs.
  • Keep in mind that any npc that attack fruitbats can kill them if the conditions are right, like low hp, etc.
  • You can cast CCC and TPA from scrolls on your fruitbat, but shields on your fruitbat do not save when you logout or idle out.
  • You can also defend or protect your fruitbat.
  • Fruitbats can wear amber crystals, but limited testing only had weak bug shield that would come and leave randomly.

Syntaxes

  • name <fruitbat> <name>
  • ask <fruitbat> to {release|drop} <object>
  • ask <fruitbat> to remove <object>
  • ask <fruitbat> to not accept things from strangers
  • ask <fruitbat> to return <object>
  • ask <fruitbat> to accept things from strangers
  • ask <fruitbat> to stay
  • ask <fruitbat> to follow
  • ask <fruitbat> to give <object> to <living>
  • ask <fruitbat> to {take|carry|get} <object>
  • ask <fruitbat> to leave
  • ask <fruitbat> to go on a diet
  • ask <fruitbat> to wear <object>

For fun

  • eat <fruitbat>

If you get a bit peckish yourself.

  • squeeze <fruitbat>

To encourage guano production after feeding.

  • pick/groom <fruit> seed from <fruitbat> [fur]

To obtain seeds from the fruits you fed the fruitbat.

There might still be some seeds in the fur even if you don't see it in the fruitbat's description. Seeing the seed line seems random.

  • brush <fruitbat> with <brush>

To rapidly remove many seeds caught in the fruitbat's fur. The specific kind of seed is not described like when you pick/groom, anyway they're gone forever so it doesn't matter much. Requires a brush.

See also