Solifugid (Dungeons & Dragons)

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Solifugid
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In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, the solifugid is a type of monster, derived from the real life Solifugae.

Publication history[edit]

The giant solifugid, the huge solifugid, and the large solifugid first appeared in the adventure module Queen of the Demonweb Pits (1980).[1] The giant solifugid, the huge solifugid, and the large solifugid appeared in the original first edition Monster Manual II (1983).[2]

The huge solifugid and the large solifugid appeared in second edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons for the Forgotten Realms setting in The Drow of the Underdark (1991).[3]

A typical real Solifugid, or Jerrymunglum as seen from above

Description[edit]

A solifugid in Dungeons & Dragons is an arachnid creature with a powerful, hooked beak and 10 legs, the first pair ending in sucker-like clamps that it uses to catch and hold prey. Solifugids live in warm desert climates.

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