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Character: Hellhound (Generic)
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Hellhound (Generic)
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This entry is for a generic or common character type, and acts as an umbrella entry for every game containing this type of character. Games that feature a very distinct and unique interpretation of this character type may receive their own entry.

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A hellhound is a supernatural dog with features that typically include black or dark fur, glowing eyes, super strength or speed, ghostly or phantom characteristics, foul odor, and sometimes even the ability to talk. In cultures that associate the afterlife with fire, hellhounds may have fire-based abilities and appearance.

They are often assigned to guard the entrances to the world of the dead, such as graveyards and burial grounds, or undertake other duties related to the afterlife or the supernatural, such as hunting lost souls. In European legends, seeing a hellhound or hearing it howl may be an omen or even a cause of death.

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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
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The Witcher
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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine
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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Dawnguard
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Neverwinter Nights (2002)
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The Elder Scrolls: Arena
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The Elder Scrolls IV: Shivering Isles
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Dungeon Keeper
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Ultima Online
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Video Game: Age of Mythology
Rank 463
Num Ratings 182
Average Rating 7.37
Average Weight 2.60
Num Owned 257
Prev. Owned 31
For Trade 2
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 4
Comments 23
Release Date 2002-11-01
Video Game: Dungeon Keeper
Rank 389
Num Ratings 248
Average Rating 7.39
Average Weight 3.00
Num Owned 281
Prev. Owned 56
For Trade 1
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 3
Comments 30
Release Date 1997-06-26
Video Game: The Elder Scrolls IV: Shivering Isles
Rank 272
Num Ratings 108
Average Rating 7.95
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 252
Prev. Owned 9
For Trade 2
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 3
Comments 14
Release Date 2007-03-26
Video Game: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Dawnguard
Rank 649
Num Ratings 66
Average Rating 7.58
Average Weight 4.00
Num Owned 230
Prev. Owned 1
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 5
Comments 11
Release Date 2012-06-26
Video Game: The Elder Scrolls: Arena
Rank 5798
Num Ratings 30
Average Rating 5.83
Average Weight 3.67
Num Owned 103
Prev. Owned 7
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 2
Comments 12
Release Date 1994-04-00
Video Game: Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
Rank 749
Num Ratings 134
Average Rating 7.19
Average Weight 3.00
Num Owned 288
Prev. Owned 16
For Trade 5
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 10
Comments 38
Release Date 2012-02-07
Video Game: Lands of Lore III
Rank 5379
Num Ratings 9
Average Rating 6.61
Average Weight 2.00
Num Owned 20
Prev. Owned 3
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 1
Comments 2
Release Date 1999-03-00
Video Game: Neverwinter Nights (2002)
Rank 240
Num Ratings 464
Average Rating 7.52
Average Weight 2.92
Num Owned 639
Prev. Owned 62
For Trade 5
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 1
Comments 48
Release Date 2002-06-18
Video Game: Nightmare Creatures
Rank 3665
Num Ratings 18
Average Rating 6.43
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 31
Prev. Owned 9
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 2
Comments 3
Release Date 1997-00-00
Video Game: Ultima Online
Rank 1247
Num Ratings 39
Average Rating 7.57
Average Weight 2.00
Num Owned 56
Prev. Owned 11
For Trade 0
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Wishlist 0
Comments 10
Release Date 1997-09-26
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