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Bardolph is a member of Falstaff's gang.


Bardolph was born in 1952. [1] He was one of several mercenaries helping Falstaff to guard the Illuminati's treasury on Eastcheap Isle when it was attacked by the Redemption Squad in 1997.


Bardolf possesses the ability to breathe fire, whether this ability is supernatural in nature or a learned skill is unknown. [2] His right eye is almost closed over due to scarring.


Real World Background

Bardolph is named after one of Falstaff's associates in Shakespeare's Henry IV plays (he also appears in Henry V and The Merry Wives of Windsor). One of the leading members of the gang, Bardolph is noted for his extremely florid complexion, which Falstaff and the other members of the cast often make jokes about; this is the inspiration for the fire-breathing ability of the Bardolph of Bad Guys.

In Henry V, after Falstaff's death, Bardolph enlists in Henry V's army for the war in France. On the march from Harfleur to Agincourt, Bardolph is caught looting a church and sentenced by the king to be hanged. (This incident comes from the English chronicles, though the identification of the thief as Bardolph is Shakespeare's invention.)