Bulette

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Bulettes are a type of Monstrosity and non-playable race in Baldur's Gate 3. They are armoured monsters that can suddenly erupt from the ground to strike.

The bulette's deep burrowing and powerful leap makes it an apex predator in nearly every terrain it finds itself in.
In-game racial description


About[edit | edit source]

Bulettes are extremely dangerous large monstrosities that burrow underground and erupt to unexpectedly attack their prey. They have natural armour in the from of thick layered plates over their body. Bulettes are normally native to hilly environments but can be found in a variety of locations. Bulettes are sometimes called Landsharks.

A Bulette's Territorial Territorial ability makes them prioritise other Monstrosity creatures. This can be used to the player's advantage to get bulettes to fight other creatures.

Combat[edit | edit source]

Attacks and abilities[edit | edit source]

Bite.webp
Bite Bite ()
D12 Piercing.png 4d12 (4~48) Damage TypesPiercing damage

Bite a target and possibly push it back 1.5 m / 5 ft.
 Melee: 1.5 m / 5  ft
Deadly Leap.webp
D6 Bludgeoning.png 3d6 + 4 (7~22) Damage TypesBludgeoning damage
+
D6 Slashing.png 3d6 + 4 (7~22) Damage TypesSlashing damage

Leap to your targets, pushing them back, and possibly making them fall Prone Prone
STR Save
 Range: 18 m / 60 ft
Generic Acid.webp
D8 Acid.png 2d8 + 3 (5~19) Damage TypesAcid damage

Expectorate on a target.
DEX, Save
 Range: 14 m / 47 ft

AI only[edit | edit source]

Generic Utility.webp
Burrow Burrow ()
D8 Healing.png 8d8 + 10 (18~74) hit points

Burrow into the ground to escape combat and recover hit points.
 Melee: 1.5 m / 5  ft

Honour Mode[edit | edit source]

This ability does not appear to be implemented as of Hotfix #24

Legendary Action Defensive.webp
D6 Slashing.png 3d6 (3~18) Damage TypesSlashing damage

Expel crystalline scales outward, possibly causing targets to Bleed Bleed.
DEX Save
AoE: 3 m / 10 ft (Radius)

Loot[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Glut can reanimate a bulette. It is one of the toughest and highest-damage creatures that Glut can control; however, due to its size it cannot use climbing apparatus like ladders and may have difficulty navigating tight areas.
  • Applying Bone Chilled Bone Chilled to the Bulette before it uses Burrow Burrow will prevent it from healing as it exits combat.

External links[edit | edit source]

Bulette on the Forgotten Realms Wiki