After weeks of leaks and rumors, Warner Bros. finally revealed MultiVersus, a Smash Bros.-like fighting game featuring characters from Scooby-Doo, Adventure Time, DC Comics, and more. While the list is mostly filled with recognizable characters like Shaggy and Superman, everyone is wondering: who the hell is Reindog?
Reindog is a green and white reindeer who is an original character for MultiVersus. He’s the only member of the game roster who doesn’t come from any identifiable trait, which has caused some confusion on social media. Reindog’s official description for the MultiVersus According to the website, he is 165 years old and his real name is unpronounceable.
Reindog is the last survivor from the world of Zanifeer and a longtime protector of the Zanifeer royal family. Now he gets to collide with Shaggy, Arya Stark, and Superman, and the reactions are mixed.
Many people on the internet have been confused about including an original character on a list of all-stars.
Lol, absolutely no one is going to play as a reindog. https://t.co/kcro3HpOVo
– JeffMovieMan #SaveNimona (@JeffMovieMan) November 18, 2021
Wtf is Reindog? https://t.co/WFLQ2HnmD2
– Yeenie (@Yeenie_Mcbeenie) November 18, 2021
So my question is with #multiverses WTF is a Reindog?
– Monk (commission open) (@An_Angry_Monk) November 18, 2021
– obℙlayin𝔾ames (@RobPlayinGames) November 18, 2021
Some fans still don’t know much about Reindog but can’t wait to find out more when the game comes out.
I’ve known Reindog for 5 seconds, but I’ll fight for her pic.twitter.com/izGoKnPe0m
– Civo | CMSM Charity November 27th and 28th (@CivoBtw) November 18, 2021
Wow, I want to know so much more about Reindog https://t.co/9RGbtkAB3P
– David Shimomura (@UnwinnableDavid) November 18, 2021
I would give my life for Reindog pic.twitter.com/c9q1T7dphh
– Chloe (@dennysghost) November 18, 2021
And Reindog reminded some of the “Ollie the Friggin ‘Reindog” video that went viral last holiday season.
broke: who is reindog?
woke up: pic.twitter.com/lfD8st3QZv
– DaThings (DaThings) November 18, 2021
MultiVersus is coming out next year on Steam for Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One, PS5, PS4 and PC. It is a free game that is supported by in-game purchases. The game’s first trailer also shows what looks like a Battle Pass system, but there are no details yet on how it will work.
Fans were also surprised that Game of Thrones’ Arya Stark took part in the battle, while others were thrilled to see Kevin Conroy as Batman and Matthew Lillard from the live-action Scooby-Doo films repeating his role as Shaggy .
MultiVersus is the next major crossover fighting game after this year’s Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl, which received a nomination for Best Fighting Game at The Game Awards.
MultiVersus – First trailer screenshots
Logan Plant is a freelance writer for IGN. You can find him on Twitter @LoganJPlant.