"Omg, so cute! ^_______^"
―Natalie meets a Friend Dog, Epic Battle Fantasy 4

The Friend Dog is a foe and a summon in Epic Battle Fantasy 4. It can be met in many areas, but only in few exemplars. It is a member of the Dog enemy family.


Friend Dog has white fur, brown paws, and a short tail. Its accessory is a round barrel tied around its neck. The barrel has a large red cross on the front.


Friend Dog poses a very little threat on its own, as this peaceful creature simply won't even attack its adversary. Instead Friend Dog will support its teammates by buffing their stats, or will use its cuteness to reduce enemies' will to fight.

Similarly to other foes that can buff their allies, it is often recommended to deal with Friend Dog as fast as possible, as its support will make defeating other foes much harder.


Icon bestiary ebf4 friend dog Friend Dog EBF4
A loyal and friendly dog that refuses to fight, and instead supports other foes.
Stat HP Stat Attack Stat Defence Stat Magic Stat Mdef Stat Accuracy Stat Evade Exp AP SP Gold Hit2HP
138 4 4 4 4 4 4 17 2.2 2.2 15 50
Element Fire Element Thunder Element Ice Element Earth Element Poison Element Bomb Element Wind Element Water Element Holy Element Dark
- - - - -60% - - - - -80%
Status Burn Status Stun Status Freeze Status Tired Status Poison Status Dispel Status Stagger Status Syphon Status Wet Status Weaken Status Curse Status Death
- - - - - - - - - - -100% -
StatDown Attack StatDown Magic StatDown Defence StatDown Mdef StatDown Accuracy StatDown Evade
- - - - - -
Item Drop Rate
Icon Item Fine Fur Item Milk Item Coffee Item Beer Item Energy Drink Item Softdrink -
Name Fine Fur Milk Coffee Beer Energy Drink Softdrink -
Chance 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% -
Status Damage
Damage taken from status effects, in % of maximum health (per turn), including elemental resistances:
Status Burn Burn Status Poison Poison Status Doom Doom
(if Death fails)
Status Regen Regen
7% 4.8% per stack,
up to 43.2%
25% -33.(3)%
Final damage is randomized by ±5% (except for Doom) and rounded down.

Attacks and Abilities

Attack List
Attack Target Power Type Element Status Effect Acc Crit RdF
Backflip Single 12 Stat Attack ---- -- -- -- 100% 10% 10%
Notes: Is used only while under the effect of Status Berserk Berserk.
Cute Pose All -- -- ---- 100% 20% StatDown Attack 100% -- --
Notes: On Hard and Epic difficulties, debuff strength is increased to 30%.
Alcoheal Self MaxHP -- ---- -- -- -- -- -- 30%
Woof Allies -- -- ---- -- 20% Stat Evade -- -- --
Notes: On Hard and Epic difficulties, buff strength is increased to 30%.

Battle logic

The following describes general logic of the enemy and attack patterns, with chances of each attack to be used. Conditions are listed from highest to lowest priority unless specified otherwise.

  • Syphoned → Cute Pose;
  • Berserked → Backflip;
  • Otherwise → Cute Pose (1/3), Alcoheal (1/3), Woof (1/3).


The Friend Dog summon is available since the beginning of the game. Upon activation, a Friend Dog will appear and throw a randomly chosen healing item at each active player. It is essentially a replacement of the NoLegs skill from previous games.

Summon Friend Dog
Friend Dog SP Status Freeze
Brings random healing items to the party. 5 Kept
Target Power Type Element Status Effect Acc Crit RdF
Allies -- -- ---- -- -- -- -- -- --

List of possible items and the chance of them being chosen:

  • Beer — 1/30
  • Cherry — 2/30
  • Chocolate — 1/30
  • Energy Drink — 1/30
  • Kiwi — 1/30
  • Lemon — 18/30
  • Milk — 1/30
  • Muffin — 2/30
  • Orange Juice — 1/30
  • Pineapple — 1/30
  • Soft Drink — 1/30

They are still affected by the item power boost of Casual Shirt, School Uniform and Shrine Maiden Dress. The Puppy Hat may randomly summon Friend Dog between turns.


  • Even though Friend Dog is the first summon available to the player, it is still only the second cheapest, being 3 points more expensive than Scanbot.