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Before your rat bike spent a decade or two submerged in raw sewage it looked like this: clean, classy, without a trace of rust or even the faintest whiff of hobo piss. But though it lacks character, you'll have more than thirty seconds to live if it comes into contact with an open wound, so there's a bright side too.
Southern San Andreas Super Autos description.

The Western Motorcycle Company Wolfsbane is a cruiser motorcycle featured in The Lost and Damned and Grand Theft Auto Online as part of the Bikers update.

Design

The Lost and Damned

The Wolfsbane is based on a Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom, seen in the body, fenders and exhaust layout.

The front of the bike features a small mudguard attached to the fork legs and a circular headlight attached to the lower triple clamp, followed by twin mounts holding the handlebars. The main body features a dual lower frame, a fuel tank with the WMC logo on either side and a black leather seat over the square-shaped oil tank and the rear fender, while the engine features an air filter and exhaust pipes on the right side. On the rear area, dual frames can be seen on either side of the rear fender, holding the suspension springs for the rear swingarm, along with a rear square tail light. A chain drive connects the rear wheel with the rest of the transmission systems.

The Wolfsbane, along with the Angel, can be found in two different variations:

  • The first one features a large rounded fuel tank with a two-tone paintjob and a chrome strip on the center, a single speedometer, an oval-shaped air filter and a long single-exit exhaust pipe.
  • The second one features a smaller angular fuel tank with black side panels and chrome trim around, no speedometer, a circular air filter and two smaller independent exhaust pipes.

The primary color of the bike is applied on the fenders and the fuel tank, while the secondary color seems to be applied on the sides of the large fuel tank (which is always set to black). It uses a set of wheels similar to choppers like the Daemon and the Wayfarer.

The beta version exists in the PC version of Grand Theft Auto IV, being almost identical to the one found in TLAD, and also features two fuel tank extras. Some key differences are the taller handlebar mounts, the gold "Wolfsbane" badges on the oil tank and the rear license plate, but lacks the manufacturer badges on the fuel tank. Its tires seem to be less worn out.

Grand Theft Auto Online

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The vehicle returs to Grand Theft Auto Online with an almost identical design, but assumes a front girder design and springer front end, as well as a smaller headlight and omitting the front fender. The fuel tank no longer features the manufacturer badges and the oil tank appears to be a bit larger, along with a teardrop-shaped air filter and twin independent exhaust pipes on the right side of the engine. The main seat appears to have a more rugged texture and the chain drive is mostly covered, as well as lacking the rear foot pegs on the swingarm. Like other motorcycles featured in the same update, the Wolfsbane features a protruding primary drive with an Atomic-branded belt, as well as a chain drive, which are fully animated. It uses the same "Chopper" dial set as bikes like the Innovation and the Police Bike.

Color distribution is a bit changed, where the primary one is applied on the rear fender and the fuel/oil tanks, while the secondary color is applied on the forks, handlebars, main frame, rear swingarm and cover, and a detail around the rear light. The wheels appear to be similar to the "Bobber" rims available in Los Santos Customs, wrapped in high-profile tires with a more detailed tread pattern in comparison to the TLAD iteration, with the rear tire being thicker in appearance.

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Performance

The Lost and Damned

The Wolfsbane is comparable to the Daemon in terms of performance, with an average top speed, a rather impressive acceleration and good handling. The bike also seems to maintain better control on dirt roads, as it does not suffer from excessive wheelspins or loose control, making it a decent choice for getaways through uneven terrain.

The Wolfsbane uses a chain-driven, V-twin internal combustion engine with a 5-speed manual transmission, as evidenced by the foot-actuated gear shifter. It also shares the same engine sound with the Hellfury.

TLAD Overview


Vehicle Statistics - Grand Theft Auto IV
Acceleration
(0-60 mph in Seconds)
Top Speed
(mph / kmh)
Gears Engines Drivetrain
(FWD / RWD / AWD)
Mass
(kg / lbs)
Handling.dat
N/A 78 / 125 5 N/A RWD 300 / 661
Website Statements / Badges
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Observed
N/A N/A 5 V-Twin (In-game model) RWD Cannot be observed

Grand Theft Auto Online

The Wolfsbane performs more or less identical to the TLAD iteration, but has a seemingly poor turning radius, which requires the use of brakes to circumvent this.

Again, the Wolfsbane uses a chain-driven, V-twin internal combustion engine with a 5-speed manual transmission, as evidenced by the foot-actuated gear shifter. Its engine sound seems to be a variation of the one used on the Zombie Chopper and its Bobber variant, with an extra louder engine tone.

Installing any "Belt Drive Cover" modification will increase its traction slightly, in the same way as a spoiler.

GTA Online Overview


Vehicle Statistics - Grand Theft Auto Online
Acceleration
(0-60 mph in Seconds)
Top Speed
(mph / kmh)
Gears Engine Drivetrain
(FWD / RWD / AWD)
Mass
(kg / lbs)
Fuel Tank
Size (litres)
Handling.meta [?]
N/A 81 / 130 5 N/A RWD 180 / 397 65
Website Statements [?] / Badges
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Observed
N/A N/A N/A V-Twin (In-game model) RWD Cannot be observed Cannot be observed
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Speed
69.751678%
Acceleration
53.750004%
Braking
40%
Traction
50%

Modifications

Grand Theft Auto Online

Category Modification Price Image
Armor No Armor $1,000
Armor Upgrade 20% $7,500
Armor Upgrade 40% $12,000
Armor Upgrade 60% $20,000
Armor Upgrade 80% $35,000
Armor Upgrade 100% $50,000
Brakes Stock Brakes $1,000
Street Brakes $20,000
Sport Brakes $27,000
Race Brakes $35,000
Bodywork Sissy Bars Stock Right Fender $300
Basic Sissy Bar $900
Vintage Sissy Bar $1,500
Front Mudguards Stock Mudguard $2,200
Basic Front Mudguard $4,600
Chopper Front Mudguard $7,400
Arrowhead Front Mudguard $11,700
Diamond Front Mudguard $14,500
Seats Stock Seats $1,600
Vintage Leather Seat $3,000
Custom Vintage Seat $5,000
Crusier Seat $8,000
Vintage Cruiser Seat $9,600
Vintage Sprung Seat $11,000
Rear Mudguards Stock Mudguard $2,200
Painted Round Oil Tank $4,600
Simple Box Oil Tank $7,400
Chrome Round Oil Tank $11,700
Fuel Tanks Stock Fuel Tank $200
Peanut Tank $700
Speeder Tank $1,150
Bobber Tank $1,600
Vintage Tank $1,950
Wide Custom Tank $2,400
Stretched Tank $2,500
Diamond Tank $2,850
Belt Drive Covers Stock Drive Cover $6,000
Remove Primary Cover $7,050
Painted Primary Cover $10,000
Exposed Chrome Primary $13,000
Basic Black Primary Cover $14,000
Chrome Primary Cover $16,000
Black Billet Primary Cover $16,500
Chrome Billet Primary Cover $17,000
Painted Custom Primary Cover $17,500
Chrome Custom Primary Cover $18,000
Painted Openworked Cover $18,500
Chrome Openworked Cover $19,000
Shifters Stock Shifter $300
Simple Suicide Shifter $900
Chrome Suicide Shifter $1,500
Skull Suicide Shifter $1,700
Pisswasser Suicide Shifter $2,000
8 Ball Jockey Shifter $2,750
Grenade Jockey Shifter $3,300
Revolver Jockey Shifter $3,900
Skull Jockey Shifter $4,350
Engine Engine Block Stock Engine Block $700
Half Chrome Engine $1,100
Secondary Color Engine $1,350
Full Chrome Engine $1,500
Engine Tunes EMS Upgrade, Level 1 $9,000
EMS Upgrade, Level 2 $12,500
EMS Upgrade, Level 3 $18,000
EMS Upgrade, Level 4 $33,500
Air Filters Stock Air Filter $2,500
Chrome Air Filter $5,500
Large Pod Air Filter $8,000
Medium Pod Air Filter $10,500
Front Facing Pod Air Filter $14,000
Cone Air Filter $14,500
Sharp Tip Cone Air Filter $15,000
Big Scoop Air Filter $15,500
Short Ram Pipe $16,000
Long Angled Ram Pipe $16,500
Exhausts Stock Exhaust $260
Chrome Short Exhaust $750
Wrapped Short Exhaust $1,800
Chrome Straight Exhaust $3,000
Chrome Wideboy Exhaust $9,550
Chrome Racer Exhaust $9,750
Long Twin Exhaust $10,500
Upswept Chopper Exhaust $12,000
Explosives Ignition Bomb $5,000
Remote Bomb $7,500
Horns Main article: Los Santos Customs/Horns -
Lights Headlights Stock Lights $600
Xenon Lights $7,500
Livery None $11,400
Red Flames $18,240
Blue Flames $19,380
Ghost Flames $20,520
Basic Pinstripe $21,660
Outline Pinstripe $22,800
Classic Pinstripe $23,370
Patriot Paintover $23,939
Blue Tribal $24,510
Tropical Green $25,080
Ornate Stripe $25,650
Stealthy Snake $26,220
Major Milspec $26,789
Flamed Patina $27,360
Thin Stripe Patina $27,930
Fat Stripe Patina $28,500
Patriot Patina $29,070
Outline Pinstripe Patina $29,639
Classic Pinstripe Patina $30,210
Loss/Theft Prevention Tracker Too Hot
Full Coverage Too Hot
Respray Main article: Los Santos Customs/Respray Colors -
Sell Sell Vehicle Too Hot
Transmission Stock Transmission $1,000
Street Transmission $29,500
Sports Transmission $32,500
Race Transmission $40,000
Turbo None $5,000
Turbo Tuning $50,000
Wheels Main article: Los Santos Customs/Wheels -

Image Gallery

Grand Theft Auto IV

Grand Theft Auto Online

Variants

Rat Bike

Grand Theft Auto Online
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The Rat Bike in Grand Theft Auto Online.
(Rear quarter view)
Description

The Rat Bike is a variant of the Wolfsbane that, as claimed by the website, "has been submerged in raw sewage for a decade or two", having a rusty appearance.

Locations

The Lost and Damned

The Wolfsbane is one of the rarest choppers in the game, spawning at certain locations and with certain conditions.

  • The Wolfsbane appears, along with the Nightblade, in Malc's first random character encounter. After finding DeSean, he leads Malc and Johnny to the cheating bikers in Westminster, where their bikes can be seen. Once the random encounter is completed, the player can take one of the seven bikes, which four of them are Wolfsbanes with a red color. Note that there will be always two Wolfsbanes of the first variation and the other two of the second variation, as explained above.
  • During one of Angus' Bike Thefts, Angus Martin will occasionally ask Johnny to steal a Wolfsbane. Note that the mission briefing will refer to it as a "Wolfbane".
  • Can be found at night on the Hickey Bridge between Alderney and Algonquin while driving a Double T Custom.
  • Can be found at daylight on the crossroad in front of the Linen Lounge (North Holland) while driving a Habanero, Lycan or a Double T Custom.
  • Seen ridden by the Angels of Death in North Holland in a unique cherry red color.
  • Strangely, the Wolfsbane only appears to spawn randomly while riding Uptown Riders bikes.

Grand Theft Auto Online

Trivia

General

The Lost and Damned

  • In the Lost MC clubhouse, there is a large picture of the beta model of the Wolfsbane, evidenced by the mounted license plate on the rear fender.

Grand Theft Auto Online

  • Adding a Sissy Bar will cause a small visual error, where a dented part is visible on the right side, just between the rear fender and the rear wheel.

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