Shield Worm

Reported By: unknown contributor in MM2

Role: Unknown
Base Stock: Worm

MCC Stat Block: Shield Worm (1d3 (2)): Init +1; atk bite melee +2 (1d6); AC 12; HD 6D7 hp 24 each; MV Fly 10' ; 1d20; SV Fort -1, Ref -2, Will -3
Mutations: None

Number Appearing: 1d3
Morale: 5
Hit Dice: HD 6D7
Armor: 2 (AC 12)
Size: Large 6 - 8 Meters

Movement: MV Fly 10'

Attack: Bite melee +2 (1d6)

MS: 1   PS: 9
IN: 1   DX: 4
CH: 1   CN: 7

Frequency: Rare
Organization: Unknown
Activity Cycle: Unknown
Diet: Carnivore
Habitat: Oceans
Tech Level: 0 - 0
Artifacts: Unknown

Description (Initial Observations): The worm is covered with plates of chitin

Reactions: No known interactions

Behavior: This is a very important animal to many underwater races. The worm is covered with plates of chitin that are used to make arms (blades) and armor. A shield worm is 6 to 8 meters long and has 2 plates for every meter. They are usually harvested when they are .5 meters in diameter and grow back in a month.

Behavior: Behavior not recorded

Society: Anthropological studies incomplete