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Snapper Dog

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Snapper Dog

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Japanese バイティングドッグ
Rōmaji Baitingu Doggu
Translation Biting Dog

Type Emblem Heartless
Game Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days
Bad Dog
Bully Dog
Raging Reindeer
Rush Sheep
Snapper Dog

Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days
Larger and faster than the Bad Dog, these canine Heartless can be tricky to subdue.
Their weakness to magic makes that the optimal solution.

TIP: Moon-based attacks like their bark can silence you, preventing you from hurting them with magic.

Hearts Munny Stun
23 26 X
27 532 5 32
28 532 5 32
29 532 5 32
31 532 5 32
35 532 6 32
38 532 6 32
49 532 7 32
50 532 7 32
Fire Blizzard Thunder Aero
x1.93 x2.20 x0.83 x2.34
Ignite Freeze Jolt Air-Toss
x1.20 x1.20 x1.20 x1.20

Missions 15-35
Ether (30%)
Missions 36-50
Power Tech (80%)

Beast's Castle

The Snapper Dog is an Emblem Heartless that is found in Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days.


A Snapper Dog resembles a large, bright green dog with a massive head and an equally massive, toothed maw. Its ears are long, stand on end, and curl at the tips. It has a crooked, green tail and four short legs with no discernible digits on its paws. Its long, red tongue is often seen hanging out of its mouth. The Snapper Dog's large, yellow eyes each sport a black spiral pattern. It also wears a large, yellow collar with several conical, dark green spikes on it, though, because of the Heartless's size, it is worn around its waist instead of its neck. Its nose, paws, and the tip of its tail are all light green. Its Heartless emblem is on its rear.

The Snapper Dog's name refers to its canine appearance, as well as its powerful bite—"snap" can mean "bite".


Snapper Dogs will utilize two attacks when encountered, one being a long-range, damaging bark attack, the other a biting attack. The biting attack can be Blocked to stun these Heartless, opening them up to more damage. Snapper Dogs will only attack in front of themselves, so either be ready to block and counter their ranged attacks from the front, or Dodge Roll behind them to hit them with magic such as Blizzard and Aero, which they are weak to.

Technique Attribute Effects Power Guard?
Bite (かみつき
Attack icon 1.76
Jumps forward and bites the target.
Bark Attack (吠え攻撃
Hoe Kōgeki
Attack icon Moon Silence (10%) 1.17
Barks and sends a short ranged shockwave in front of itself.
Guard: O = Can be blocked and interrupted/knocked back; △ = Can be blocked, but not interrupted/knocked back; X = Can't be blocked.