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A young kid who was very impatient about their Christmas gifts. So much so, that they open one early, to find a Tattletail
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     Main Tattletail 
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Me Tattletail! Me love you!

The Tattletail that the Protagonist got for Christmas. He is purple, and quite annoying. He also needs to be taken care of quite a bit...


  • Adorable Abomination: Unlike his mother, he's a genuinely nice thing underneath. He's quite adorable, annoying as he may be.
  • Armless Biped: Just like the Furbies it's based on. Its egg-shaped body borders on Cephalothorax.
  • Big Good: Having to care for him to stay alive aside, he puts together, and leads, a ritual used to ultimately defeat Mama Tattletail.
  • Character Title: Appropriately, as the main mechanic of the game, he's the titular character.
  • Creepy Good: He immediately warns you about how to avoid Mama and puts together a ritual with his siblings to banish her.
  • Cute, but Cacophonic: Many players find him adorable. He also has a tendency to repeatedly shout if he's hungry, needs grooming, or if it's dark, which often gets on players' nerves, especially if Mama is nearby.
  • Eldritch Abomination: He can teleport, think very intelligently (for a Furby expy, anyway), and was able to use Ritual Magic with his friends to get rid of Mama.
  • Extreme Omnivore: Tattletail eggs are similar to owl pellets in that they contain anything Tattletail can't properly digest. Based on the ones you find, they'll eat anything small enough to fit in their mouth.
  • Friend to All Children: Tattletail loves the child, and does not take kindly to Mama threatening them.
  • Good All Along: Contrary to most expectations horror games like this have, he isn't malicious at all.
  • Meaningful Name: Tattletail needs to be appeased to avoid him giving away your position to Mama with his complaints.
  • Offscreen Teleportation: How he finds his way around.
  • Oh, Crap!: When he realizes Mama is patrolling the house.
  • Purple Is Powerful: His fur is purple, and he's an Adorable Abomination capable of Offscreen Teleportation.
  • Scary Flashlight Face: It props your flashlight underneath itself when waking you up on Night Five.
  • Tonka Tough: He's a very durable thing. Putting himself through a washing machine's spin cycle for fun.

     Mama Tattletail 
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Mama's coming!
The mother of the Tattletails... and also the most malicious one.

     Boring Tattletail 
Your Christmas gift in the Kaleidoscope update. It seems... off.

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