Shrewd baboon

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Shrewd Baboon


baboons (Loved100 Reputation)



Corpse Dropped

baboon corpse (40%)

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250 XP

XP Tier




Spawns in


Extra info:
  • Weighs 201 lbs

Limbs* (Humanoid): * Excludes limbs granted via mutations
shrewd baboon

Wet nostrils flair at the seat of their dropped snout, and furry arms wave in unpredicted motions. Their eyes are full of stony mischief.


A shrewd baboon is a creature belonging to the baboons faction. Shrewd baboons can be found in the hills, as well as on the surfaces of Red Rock and the Rust Wells.[1]

Shrewd baboons attack by throwing small stones from a short distance. After throwing a stone, shrewd baboons will retreat for a short time before advancing and throwing another.[2] A shrewd baboon will spawn with 5 stones; if they run out of stones, or if their target comes within melee range, they will attack with their \vicious bite, a natural short blade weapon that deals ♥1d21-2 (Avg: 1.5) damage.[3]

Like all creatures of the baboons faction, shrewd baboons will be inflicted with terrified for 2 rounds if they are hostile to a player equipped with a neck-ring, and come within 5 tiles of the player.[4]

Legendary Generation

All legendary baboons will generate as a "baboon hero", a legendary shrewd baboon. Baboon heroes have higher stats than shrewd baboons, as well as spawning with several items. Depending on the title baboon heroes generate with, they will be granted additional attributes, effects, and abilities.[5] Nearly all baboon heroes will spawn accompanied by a group of 4-8 baboons and 1-3 hulking baboons, who will be followers to the baboon hero.[6]


Baboon heroes will always generate with a random display name, which will be structured as: [name], the [1d10+23-12 (Avg: 7.5)]-ringed Baboon [title]. The number of "rings" the baboon has, as well as their title, will determine several of their properties.


All baboon heroes will have the following:


Baboon heroes can have the following titles, which will grant them various effects:

Title Effect
Philanderer 2.5 times the number of followers
Riddler Confusion at level 2*
Hermit Additional 2x multiplier on HP, will have no followers
Sophisticate +6-12 Intelligence, will come equipped with a leather cap
  • Multiple Arms at level 2*
  • Additional +1d41-4 (Avg: 2.5) to Strength and Agility
  • 2 items from Melee Weapons 2 and Melee Weapons 1; one item from each table will have a 50% bonus chance to be modified
Demagogue Nothing additional

*Capped at level 1 due to the baboon hero's level


This information is reliable as of patch
  1. EncounterTables.xml
  2. XRL.World.Parts.AIThrowAndScoot
  3. ObjectBlueprints.xml
  4. XRL.World.Parts.BloodRingWeakness
  5. XRL.World.Encounters.EncounterObjectBuilders.BaboonHero1
  6. XRL.World.Parts.BaboonHero1Pack