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Anglers are creatures found in Appalachia in 2102.

CharacteristicsEdit

BiologyEdit

Anglers are mutated creatures with fleshy bioluminescent growths atop their heads (similar to an anglerfish's illicium) that acts as a camouflage for the predators, effectively disguising them as the surrounding lure weed to fool its prey. They are most likely mutated anglerfish or frogs, sharing the "lure" and upturned jaw of the former, and the limbs, proportions and habitat of the latter.

Gameplay attributesEdit

The angler is an aggressive creature with the ability to spit out a fireball made of mucus, inflicting heavy incendiary damage to any target it is able to hit. In combat, they often rely on these long ranged attacks, but have been observed to charge at their prey and use their claws, though often they will halt mid charge to use their preferred method.

Anglers' energy resistance is much higher than their damage resistance, making ballistic or melee weapons the preferable choice for engaging them in combat.

Anglers will not enter buildings or climb stairs. If a player enters a building the angler will retreat but stay in the general area. Anglers will use their ranged attacks against players that they cannot get close to but will retreat if attacked with ranged weapons from a position that they cannot get to.

VariantsEdit

AnglerEdit

The most common variant of the monster, with all the characteristics described above.

Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Angler
????????
Icon level
15
Icon eye
?
Icon heart
350
Icon shield silver
150
Icon electrical
125
Icon radiation
350
Icon poison
?
Icon XP
?
Icon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
Icon attack
Melee (0 Icon damage)
Icon attack
empty

Albino anglerEdit

The albino angler is a stronger, more powerful angler that has been affected with albinism, making it pale white in appearance.

Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Albino angler
????????
Icon level
25
Icon eye
?
Icon heart
?
Icon shield silver
132
Icon electrical
125
Icon radiation
Immune
Icon poison
Immune
Icon XP
?
Icon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
Icon attack
Melee (0 Icon damage)
Icon attack
empty

Glowing anglerEdit

FO76 Glowing angler

The most powerful angler variant, distinguished by it's green radioactive glow. This variant is created from high radiation levels, such as those in the Mire or nuke zones.

Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Glowing angler
????????
Icon level
51
Icon eye
?
Icon heart
?
Icon shield silver
132
Icon electrical
125
Icon radiation
Immune
Icon poison
Immune
Icon XP
?
Icon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
Icon attack
Melee (0 Icon damage)
Icon attack
empty

Venomous anglerEdit

FO76 Venomous angler

The venomous angler is a more powerful angler, characterized by blue and green coloration in it's skin.

Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Venomous angler
????????
Icon level
51
Icon eye
?
Icon heart
?
Icon shield silver
0
Icon electrical
?
Icon radiation
?
Icon poison
?
Icon XP
?
Icon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
Icon attack
Melee (0 Icon damage)
Icon attack
empty

Scorched anglerEdit

FO76 Scorched angler

An angler variant which has been affected by the Scorched Plague. Green ultracite crystals protrude from the back of its legs.

Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Scorched angler
????????
Icon level
51
Icon eye
?
Icon heart
?
Icon shield silver
0
Icon electrical
?
Icon radiation
?
Icon poison
?
Icon XP
?
Icon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
Icon attack
Melee (0 Icon damage)
Icon attack
empty

LocationsEdit

NotesEdit

Anglers in Appalachia are often observed to hide underwater disguised as lure weed.

AppearancesEdit

Anglers appear in Fallout 76.


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