Scorpion

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Version 0.28: This article is up to date for the latest stable release of Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup.

For a list of all arthropods, see list of arthropods.

scorpion sScorpion.png
HP 11-24
HD 4
XP 83
Speed 12
AC 5
EV 10
Will 20
Attack1 10 (sting: poison)


Resistances None
Vulnerabilities Poison
Habitat Land
Intelligence Animal
Uses Uses nothing
Holiness Natural
Size Small
Type scorpion, scorpion
Flags No skeleton
A loathsome arachnid, armed to the teeth. Its body is covered in a thick carapace, its tail is tipped by a venomous sting, and its forelimbs are equipped with a pair of sharp grasping claws.

“Those poisonous fields, with rank luxuriance crown’d,
Where the dark scorpion gathers death around”
-Oliver Goldsmith, “The Deserted Village”, l. 351-2. 1770.

Useful Info

Scorpions are dangerous bugs with powerful poisonous stings. They are faster than most player species and capable of inflicting lethal amounts of poison damage. Scorpions can be found in the the early-to-mid portions of the Dungeon as well as the Spider's Nest.

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