bulette

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bulette ‎(plural bulettes)

  1. (fantasy role-playing games) a fictional species of land shark in various fantasy settings, such as Dungeons & Dragons.
    • 1976-06, "The Bulette (a.k.a. Landshark)", "Creatures Features", The Dragon, volume 1, number 1, page 19
      The Bulette (pronounced boo-lay), has only two semi-vulnerable spots.
    • 1995-06-29, The Amorphous Mass <robin...@blue.weeg.uiowa.edu>, "Re: Rotten, Sexist, Racist Worlds (WAS: Females playing...)", rec.games.frp.dnd,rec.games.frp.misc, <Pine.A32.3.91.950629164923.38897A-100000@red.weeg.uiowa.edu>#1/1
      The classic monsters (Frankenstein, Dracula, Godzilla, most hauntings, even the dinosaurs in _Jurassic Park_, etc) are all manifestations or consequences of human arrogance and ignorance; so violence, prejudice, ethical blindness and your local bulette are all part of the same idea.
    • 1997-04-07, Dan Davis <DAV...@docker.com>, "Re: Mithical Cretures Hits Beast Wars.", alt.toys.transformers, <33498C02.17C0@docker.com>#1/1
      Rippersnapper was a land shark. By the mythical name, this is a bulette.
    • 2001-04-20, "dave" <JobberToSt...@yahoo.com>, "OK what is a "bulette"", rec.games.roguelike.adom, <9bppfs$igu$1@uns-a.ucl.ac.uk>
      My orcish barbarian who found a nice eternium 2hs in SMC was killed by a bulette in the second level of the unremarkable dungeon.
    • 2003, Steven Creech, Kevin Ruesch, Torn Asunder: Critical Hits, Bastion Press, Inc., page 93
      Bulettes can automatically sense the location of anything within 60 feet that is in contact with the ground.
    • 2009-09, Jason Bulmahn, "Bulette", Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Bestiary, Paizo Publishing, ISBN 978-1-60125-183-1, page 39
      The creation of some unknown arcanist in millennia past, the bulette has bred true to become one of the fiercest predators of the hills.