Fatty Arbuckle, often simply called "Fatty", was a humanoid male.  At some point after his death, he was animated by the necromantic powers of Gern Blanston, serving with his fellow thralls Carol, Coral, and Stimpy.  As a companion NPC, Fatty Arbuckle was played by Matthew Mercer, but he followed the instructions of Gern's player, Chris Hardwick.

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Fatty was not related to Gern Blanston or his other thralls, although Gern considered them all a make-shift family.[1]

"Cindergrove Revisited" (1x46) Edit

While investigating the ruins of Pyrah after Thordak's escape from the Elemental Plane of Fire, Vox Machina spotted a group of four undead creatures.[6]  After killing Carol, the group spotted a blue-skinned humanoid running toward them.[7]  He introduced himself as Gern Blanston,[8] then introduced his three remaining thralls:  Coral, Fatty Arbuckle, and Stimpy.[1]

Fatty helped Gern and Vox Machina in their fight with the salamanders and elementals around Cindergrove, who were guarding the area around a portal to the Elemental Plane of Fire.[9]  Fatty started the fight by triggering an Ice Storm candle,[10] then served as a beating dummy for the enemies.[11]  Although he survived the Ice Storm and several attacks, Fatty was eventually destroyed by Gern as collateral damage when attacking the enemies with a Cone of Cold.[4]

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  • The name "Fatty Arbuckle" was the stage name of a lesser-known and somewhat-infamous comic actor from the early silent movie era, named Roscoe Arbuckle.  He was a contemporary of Charlie Chaplin.

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  1. See "Cindergrove Revisited" (1x46) at 0:28:58.
  2. See "Cindergrove Revisited" (1x46) at 1:10:59.
  3. See D&D Monster Manual, 5th ed., p. 272.
  4. See "Cindergrove Revisited" (1x46) from 1:04:34 through 1:07:15.
  5. See "Cindergrove Revisited" (1x46) at 0:59:47.
  6. See "Cindergrove Revisited" (1x46) at 0:11:10.
  7. See "Cindergrove Revisited" (1x46) at 0:22:31.
  8. See "Cindergrove Revisited" (1x46) at 0:23:13.
  9. See "Cindergrove Revisited" (1x46) from 0:50:05 through 1:15:01.
  10. See "Cindergrove Revisited" (1x46) at 0:44:52.
  11. See "Cindergrove Revisited" (1x46) at 0:59:36.


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