Wood Beetle

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Wood Beetle
beast

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Basic Information round.svg
Family
Level
3
Endurance
98 Endurance
Accuracy
44 Accuracy
Damage
12-17 PierceSlash
Attributes
Might
12
Perception
11
Constitution
18
Intellect
10
Dexterity
7
Resolve
11
Defenses
Deflection
32 Deflection
Reflex
22 Reflex
Fortitude
46 Fortitude
Will
28 Will
DR
7
DR Burn
4
DR Crush
4
DR Corrode
7
DR Pierce
14
DR Freeze
7
DR Slash
14
DR Shock
7
Special
Ability
Loot

An Wood Beetle is a beast in Pillars of Eternity. You can encounter them in Dyrford Crossing. They are resistant to Pierce and Slash damage, but have are vulnerable to Crush and Burn damage.

Description[edit | edit source]

Beetles are not quite man-sized, but they strike a sufficiently intimidating form to frighten off most travelers. The alarmingly large insects never fail to impress and terrify visitors, and reinforce the image of the Dyrwood as a barely civilized backwater. The expansive wilderness in and around Dyrwood (and Eir Glanfath) gives beetles plenty of room to multiply. The most successful species of large beetle have evolved to not only camouflage themselves in the surrounding environment, but also to grow carapaces made out of common and hardy materials, such as wood, stone, and adra. Glanfathan tribes have been known to fashion crude shields and even weapons out of the limbs and shells of these beetles.

Despite all appearances to the contrary, there is an underlying complexity to the common beetle. When they choose a material with which to develop their shell, they do so with a level of intention that borders on artistry. Wood beetles will often burrow intricate holes in their carapaces. By blowing air through these makeshift pipes, they play an eerie music to attract mates. Stone beetles fashion rudimentary tusks and horns that help them to defend themselves and to attack prey. The intricacies of adra beetles are as of yet not well understood, save that they are notoriously difficult to kill.

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