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Plague Rats have almost no interest in fighting, instead, they are interested in picking up any loot that might be laying around. They are tougher, more aggressive, and more dangerous version of the Rat Thieves.
Plague Rats crawl around on all fours very quickly and in rather erratic pattern, making them very tricky targets to hit. They will only stop briefly to pick up the loot, making themselves vulnerable to incoming fire. If adventurers get close enough, Plague Rats will slash at them with acid soaked claws causing corrosive damage upon successful hits.
- Plague Rats are only encountered in True Vault Hunter Mode and in Ultimate Vault Hunter Mode. Regardless of the game mode, their name remains unchanged.