Duel the ringleaders: take on a gang of them at once!

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From: A Bad Case of Rattus Faber

Risky, but you do have something of a weight advantage. And it helps that rats die forever in Fallen London, while humans generally do not.

Unlocked with Troubled by Vermin 5 - 17, The Airs of London 0 - 40

Challenge information

Broad, Dangerous 36

  • 25 - very chancy (41%)
  • 31 - chancy (51%)
  • 37 - modest (61%)
  • 43 - very modest (71%)
  • 49 - low-risk (81%)
  • 55 - straightforward (91%)
  • 60 - straightforward (100%)



With candlestick and poker, you have mauled your way to grimly legendary status in the stories of rats. They are tricksy and subtle, but they have yet to effectively counter your 'thump with a big metal stick' stratagem.

Rare Success


Who was that white-streaked rat with the grapple and the tiny, needle-like pitons? He made it as high as your knee before you managed to crush him against the dresser. With his death, his comrades' morale breaks. They flee[…] to scheme new strategies

[Find the rest of the story at https://www.fallenlondon.com]


Something of a draw

You have killed an L.B. lieutenant who got too close while lining up a shot at you. On the other hand, you have had to dig tiny bullets out of your arms, and the rats have stolen all of your socks.