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Mimic Stalactite
skill unknown
stamina unknown
Attacks 1
Weapon Used Piercing attack (treat as Large Claw)
Habitat Caves
Number Encountered 6 or more
Type Monster
Reaction Hostile
Intelligence Low

Mimic Stalactites are a type of Monster in the Fighting Fantasy franchise.

Origins and DistributionEdit

Mimic Stalactites are cave-dwellers, where they wait, clinging to a ceiling, for the passage of an unweary victim beneath. At this point they attempt to move into position and then drop down on their prey, using their pointed stalactite-like shells to try and impale it. They usually live in colonies of at least six individuals in order to improve their chances of bringing down their quarry.[1]

DescriptionEdit

On the outside, Mimic Stalactites just look like normal stalactites. If a character is observant, however, he will notice them move just as they prepare to strike.[2]

Special AbilitiesEdit

Mimic Stalactites usually attack by surprise, dropping down on unsuspecting victims as soon as these pass beneath them. Usually this entails that a victim will be automatically hit by at least one Mimic (roll dice to determine the number of Mimics hitting a victim, up to the maximum of perhaps six for a human-sized target).[2]

Further NotesEdit

  • The Mimic Stalactites are quite likely based on Piercers, snail-like cave-dwelling mollusks which look and hunt similarly to the Mimic Stalactite, from the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons franchise.[3][4]

Further Information in CanonEdit

More information can be found at:Source[5]
Siege of Sardath (para116)

NotesEdit

# - denotes a reference with statistics
* - denotes a picture

GalleryEdit

To be used within full article: Images can be found where asterisks are highlighted above

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Siege of Sardath - 116
  2. 2.0 2.1 Siege of Sardath - 116
  3. Wikipedia: Piercer - Retrieved 2012-04-04
  4. Monstrous Manual AD&D website: Piercer - Retrieved 2012-04-04
  5. Complete list of references catalogued by FF Titan Bestiary

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