Giant Beetle «Lytid»Reported By: unknown contributor in MM2
Role: Unknown Base Stock: Beetle
MCC Stat Block: Lytid 'Giant Beetle' (1d4+1 (3)): Init +4; atk bite melee +3 (1d16+2); AC 15; HD 4D7 hp 16 each; MV 11' or Fly 19' ; 1d20; SV Fort +0, Ref +2, Will +0 Mutations: None
Number Appearing: 1d4+1 Morale: 7 Hit Dice: HD 4D7 Armor: 5 (AC 15) Size: Medium 2 Meters
Movement: MV 11' or Fly 19'
Attack: Bite melee +3 (1d16+2)
Frequency: Uncommon Organization: Unknown Activity Cycle: Unknown Diet: Herbivore Habitat: Temperate Forests Tech Level: 0 - 0 Artifacts: Unknown
Description (Initial Observations): hese giant beetles are feared all over Gamma Terra for their extreme destructiveness to forests. They are cylindrical and are black or brown. Their mandibles are large but are meant to cut through wood,
Reactions: No known interactions
Behavior: its bite does 4d8 to trees and shrubs.Adult lytids feed on leaves and branches of trees and shrubs (intelligent or not) and have preferences depending on the subspecies.They breed in the fall; laying each egg in the base of a tree. The young slowly kill the tree, finally breaking out in April. Whole groves are destroyed this way.
Behavior: Behavior not recorded
Society: Anthropological studies incomplete