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Giant fire beetles were nocturnal giant beetles.

DescriptionEdit

Giant fire beetles were the smallest of all the giant beetles known to scholars.[1] They grew to be about two to two-and-a-half feet long (0.6 to 0.9 meters.)[3][1]

The glands of the giant fire beetle were prized by adventurers and miners because of their luminous glands.[3][1] These glands were located above each eye[3][1] and near the abdomen[1] and glowed a red color.[3][1] If removed, the glands would continue glowing for several days.[3][1]

EcologyEdit

Giant fire beetles were omnivores, but their mandibles were still strong enough to cause great injury to a human.[1]

LocationsEdit

Giant fire beetles could be found in clusters or colonies in warmer flatlands.[3] They lived both above and below ground.[1]

TypesEdit

An intelligent variation of fire beetles were known to live in the celestial planes. These were often sent in answer to a good clerics summoning spells.[4]

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ReferenceEdit

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 Doug Stewart (June 1993). Monstrous Manual. (TSR, Inc). ISBN 1-5607-6619-0.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wizards RPG Team (2014). Monster Manual 5th edition. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 325. ISBN 978-0786965614.
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 Skip Williams, Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook (July 2003). Monster Manual 3.5. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 285. ISBN 0-7869-2893-X.
  4. Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook, Skip Williams (July 2003). Player's Handbook 3.5 edition. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 285. ISBN 0-7869-2886-7.

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