List of fictional rodents in video games
This List of fictional rodents in video games is subsidiary to the list of fictional animals and list of fictional rodents articles. This is a collection of various notable rodent characters that appear in various video games including beavers, chipmunks, gophers, guinea pigs, marmots, prairie dogs and porcupines plus the extinct prehistoric species (such as Rugosodon).
|Chip[Note 1]||Animal Crossing||A special beaver villager who runs the town fishing tournament at regular intervals.|
|Joustin' Beaver||Joustin' Beaver||Main character and parody of singer Justin Bieber, which resulted in a back-and-forth legal battle between Bieber and the title's publisher in 2012.|
|Sharky the Beaver||Sharky the Beaver||Title character from the augmented reality app for the Sphero robotic ball peripheral.|
|Boo||Baldur's Gate||Minsc's animal companion in the Baldur's Gate series of games.|
|Chip||Virtua Hamster||Player character from cancelled Sega 32X title that travels through a series of tubes via a skateboard and rocket pack.|
|Jogurt[Note 2]||Shining Force||Small hamster-like creature who wears a large metal helmet. Considered a "joke character" who remains perpetually weak even after joining the player's group.|
|Minsc||Tiny Brains||A blue hamster and one of the game's four playable characters. Used as a lab experiment by humans, he has the unique ability to create solid platforms in midair.|
|Newton||Flying Hamster||Player character who flies using a propeller made from a leaf shoot to rescue his girlfriend Sookie from a giant eagle.|
|Rick the Hamster||Kirby's Dream Land 2||One of Kirby's animal companions. Able to jump up walls and carry Kirby on his back. One of the Dream Friends in Kirby Star Allies.|
|Wrecking Ball||Overwatch||A.K.A . Hammond. Fights in a ball-shaped mech suit.|
|Agent Squeak||Spy Mouse||Secret agent mouse who must use to stealth to obtain as much cheese as possible while avoiding enemy cats.|
|Apollo||Sneakers||Main character. A white mouse who must team up with his fellow rodents Bonnie, Brutus, Watt, and Pete to save Bonnie's brother Tiki from a group of rats.|
|DarkMaus||DarkMaus||Main character. A warrior mouse who embarks on a quest to vanquish evil in his kingdom.|
|Daroach[Note 3]||Kirby: Squeak Squad||The greedy and tactical leader of the Squeaks. His gang members include Spinni,[Note 4] a ninja; Storo,[Note 5] the muscle; and Doc, the brains, as well as numerous underlings called Squeakers.[Note 6] Also appears in Kirby Star Allies as a Dream Friend.|
|Hanpan[Note 7]||Wild Arms||A sapient "Wind mouse" companion to one of the main characters, Jack Van Burace. Helps his companion by providing advice and remotely interacting with objects.|
|Happy and Rappy||Mappy Kids||The sons of Mappy, titular character of his own game, they are mice who must travel to meet their future wife and eventually build her a house.|
|K.O. the Mouse[Note 8]||Little Samson||One of the four playable characters trusted with artifacts known as the Magic Bells to defeat the Prince of Darkness. Can scale walls and lay bombs that explode after a brief moment.|
|Mappy||Mappy||The game's main character itself is a mouse. Mappy runs on Namco Super Pac-Man hardware, modified to support horizontal scrolling. The name "Mappy" is likely derived from mappo, a Japanese slang term (slightly insulting) for a policeman.|
|Maxie the Mouse||Mouse Trap Hotel||Player character who must travel from the basement to the penthouse suite in a hotel to meet his girlfriend.|
|Mia||Mia's Big Adventure Collection||She is a feisty and clever mouse who carries a skateboard in her backpack. She lives in the attic of an old Victorian house on Carrington Lane, where her family has lived for generations.|
|Mouse||Little Nemo: The Dream Master||One of the animals Nemo can befriend by giving them candy. Able to walk up walls while Nemo rides its back wielding a mallet.|
|Mouse Tribe||Tunnel Tail||Group of anthropomorphic mice banded together to fight a dark force called the Lumini. Led by Cezar, they include Ama, a female warrior, Dini, a mage, and Tolomi, an old sage.|
|Mouser||Super Mario Bros. 2||Also a recurring villain for cartoon segments of The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!.|
|Ms. Mowz[Note 9]||Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door||Small, round white mouse thief with a red mask and high heels. The game's only optional party member.|
|Oozy the Mouse||Claymates||A possible transformation for the main character, Clayton, after he collects a piece of grey clay.|
|Pad||Tiny Brains||A lab mouse who acts as one of the game's four playable characters. Due to experimentation by humans, he has the ability to teleport and switch places with any object.|
|Penelope||Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves||Anthropomorphic Dutch mouse machinist and pilot who often competes in international flying competitions under the alias "The Black Baron". She assists the Cooper gang as an RC vehicle specialist.|
|Pipsy||Diddy Kong Racing||A small yellow mouse who serves as one of the playable racers. Drives a pink kart that specializes in acceleration and handling.|
|Spike||Commandos 2: Men of Courage||A trained mouse given to commando Paul "Lupin" Toledo by the Burmese Spiritual Leader which can be used to distract enemies so that the commandos can evade or incapacitate them.|
|The Mouse||Crazy Mouse||Blue mouse gourmand who must gather as much food as possible. Player character in the first Xbox Live Arcade game developed in China.|
|The Mouse||Mouse Trap||Player character in the 1981 Pac-Man clone by Exidy. Can transform into a dog by eating a bone.|
|The Mouse||Rodent's Revenge||Player character who must avoid cats while trapping them with moveable blocks.|
|Tilo||Ghost of a Tale||Small anthropomorphic mouse minstrel who serves as the playable character and must travel through dungeons in a dark medieval setting.|
|Transformice||Transformice||The playable characters of the multiplayer browser game. Have the ability to become shaman and help other mice obtain hard-to-reach cheese.|
|Diego||Funky Lab Rat||Player character. A lab rat with the ability to pause and rewind time to help overcome obstacles and escape his experimenters.|
|Ethan||Ethan: Meteor Hunter||An anthropomorphic rat who gained the ability to freeze time after exposure to a mysterious meteorite.|
|Freya Crescent||Final Fantasy IX||Member of the Burmecian race of anthropomorphic rats. A Dragon Knight by trade, she is skilled with spears and took up a quest to find her lost love, Sir Fratley.|
|Jefferson and Washington||Rat Attack!||Main antagonists. A pair of rats who gained enhanced intelligence in a space shuttle experiment and seek to take over the world with an army of their brethren.|
|Mercurio||Armello||Anthropomorphic brown rat and chosen hero of the Rat Clan.|
|New Rat City (or NRC)||Rat Chaos||An "Avatar of Rats" that appears after you "unleash rat chaos" on board the spaceship and offers to take you to the Planet of Rat, but also begins a stream of consciousness about bullying, depression, and self-loathing. The character won the XYZZY Award for Best Individual NPC in 2012.|
|Ratso||JumpStart Math for Second Graders||The antagonist.|
|Rhei Rat||Brutal: Paws of Fury||Anthropomorphic grey rat who fights using Thai Boxing style.|
|Roadkill||Comix Zone||Pet of the main character, Sketch Turner, who aids him during the game by stunning enemies, pulling switches, and finding hidden items.|
|Rocky Rodent||Rocky Rodent||Title character. A crazed punk rat who gains new abilities as he changes his hairstyle.|
|Ronnie the Super Rat||Pesterminator: The Western Exterminator||Primary antagonist who wishes to create an army of super pests to take over the world.|
|Skid||JumpStart Advanced 1st Grade||The antagonist.|
|Slade[Note 10]||Shining Force II||A member of the Rat-Men tribe who joins the player's party first as a thief, and later an assassin.|
|Twitch the Plague Rat||League of Legends||One of the game's playable champions. A sewer rat who was mutated to possess human-level intelligence following exposure to magic waste.|
|Chatty||Free Realms||Flying squirrel mascot and spokesman who appeared in the game's television commercials and advertisements.|
|Conker||Diddy Kong Racing||Protagonist and main character in the Conker series. In the newer games, Conker is a greedy, heavy drinking, red squirrel. Though highly materialistic and never afraid to insult, he always approaches new characters with a positive outlook. His adventures occur because he gets drunk and wanders in the opposite direction to his home. In Conker's Pocket Tales, he has to rescue his girlfriend, Berri, from the Evil Acorn; the same version of Conker appears in Diddy Kong Racing, where he is a playable character and that game marks his first appearance.|
|Flurl the Squirrel||Donkey Kong Jungle Beat||One of Donkey Kong's animal friends whose body can be used like a parachute to allow him to glide around and reach new areas.|
|Mr. Nutz||Mr. Nutz||An anthropomorphic red squirrel wearing shoes, gloves and a cap.|
|Ray the Flying Squirrel||SegaSonic the Hedgehog||A yellow flying squirrel. One of three playable characters in the Sonic the Hedgehog series arcade game.|
|The Squirrel||Nutjitsu||Main character. A tan squirrel ninja who must use stealth to retrieve stolen acorns from kitsune samurai.|
|The Squirrel||Urban Space Squirrels||Super-powered playable character who uses "antiparticle bombs" to propel him to higher surfaces, solve puzzles, and avoid obstacles.|
|Skunny Hardnut||Skunny: Back to the Forest||Red squirrel title character of the Skunny series of platformers and kart racers. Sometimes joined by his girlfriend and fellow squirrel Rosie.|
|Zero||Zero the Kamikaze Squirrel||Aero's rival from the previous games. A version for the Game Boy Advance was planned in 2003, but it was never released.|
|Ratatosk||Heroine's Quest||Ratatosk is a talking squirrel who claims his teeth can cut the mighty branches of Yggdrasil.|
|Fang the Sniper||half-jerboa||Sonic the Hedgehog: Triple Trouble||A wolf-jerboa hybrid. His character is a treasure hunter in search of the Chaos Emeralds; however he does not know of their true power and merely wants to sell them for profit. He is a slick, sneaky, and mischievous character who will steal the Emeralds for an easier job. Fang tries hard to outwit others, but is held back by his naivety and often fails.|
|Globmeister the Gopher||Gopher||Claymates||A possible transformation for the main character, Clayton, after he collects a piece of brown clay.|
|Jimmy Lightning||Gopher||Peggle||Brown gopher who provides players with a "multiball" power-up.|
|Peter Pack Rat||Pack rat||Peter Pack Rat||A pack rat who risks his life to collect lots of stuff.|
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- "Uomasa" (うおまさ) in the original Japanese version.
- "Yogurt" in some English translations.
- "Dorotche" (ドロッチェ) in the original Japanese version.
- "Spin" (スピン) in the original Japanese version.
- "Stron" (ストロン) in the original Japanese version.
- "Chūrin" (チューリン) in the original Japanese version.
- "Hanpen" (ハンペン) in the original Japanese version.
- "Kou" (コウ) in the original Japanese version.
- "Chuchurīna" (チュチュリーナ) in the original Japanese version.
- "Jippo" (ジッポ) in the original Japanese version.