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{{Flavour|Unlike its mundane counterparts that are merely half an inch big, this enormous flying bug is large enough to be ridden by some spriggans. When threatened, it can flash warning signals to its kin (and anyone else close enough to observe).}}
 
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==Useful Info==
 
==Useful Info==
'''Giant fireflies''' are fairly flimsy flying creatures that are only noteworthy when they serve as mounts for [[spriggan rider]]s. Apart from that, they are fairly harmless. They are rare, usually only appearing in certain [[vault]]s, but [[shapeshifter]]s may assume their form as well.
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'''Giant fireflies''' are fairly flimsy flying creatures, noteworthy only for serving as mounts for [[spriggan rider]]s, and for their ability to alert nearby foes with their signal flash (similar in effect to a [[shout]]). Apart from that, they are mostly harmless, though lightly armoured low-level characters may wish to be careful when confronting them en masse. They can be found alone or in packs in [[the Swamp]], certain [[Lair]] [[vault]]s, and in the company of [[list of spriggans|spriggans]].
  
 
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==History==
 
==History==
Giant fireflies were added in [[0.7]].
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Prior to [[0.13]], they were far less common, and were unable to signal others.
  
Giant fireflies will appear in the [[Enchanted Forest]] in [[0.13]] and they will gain the ability to flash a signal that alerts other giant fireflies, [[spriggan rider]]s and conscious monsters.
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Giant fireflies were added in [[0.7]] and removed in [[0.15]].
  
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Latest revision as of 11:16, 27 January 2016

Obsolete: This article refers to an aspect of the game which has been removed. It is retained for historical reference only.


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

giant firefly kGiant firefly.png
HP 23-41
HD 7
XP 304
Speed 16
AC 1
EV 18
MR 65
Attack1 17 (bite: plain)


Type of Meat Contaminated
Resistances rDrown
Vulnerabilities Poison
Habitat Land
Intelligence Insect
Uses Uses nothing
Holiness Natural
Size Tiny
Type giant firefly, giant firefly
Flags Flying
No skeleton
Unlike its mundane counterparts that are merely half an inch big, this enormous flying bug is large enough to be ridden by some spriggans. When threatened, it can flash warning signals to its kin (and anyone else close enough to observe).


Useful Info

Giant fireflies are fairly flimsy flying creatures, noteworthy only for serving as mounts for spriggan riders, and for their ability to alert nearby foes with their signal flash (similar in effect to a shout). Apart from that, they are mostly harmless, though lightly armoured low-level characters may wish to be careful when confronting them en masse. They can be found alone or in packs in the Swamp, certain Lair vaults, and in the company of spriggans.

Tips & Tricks

None needed. Kill off more dangerous opponents before worrying about them.

History

Prior to 0.13, they were far less common, and were unable to signal others.

Giant fireflies were added in 0.7 and removed in 0.15.