Talk:Multiplying insect

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Do giant ticks appear anywhere naturally? As far as I can tell, only the louse and flea appear on the Lawful quest. 21:40, 14 September 2011 (UTC)

Not that I know of - they aren't randomly generated, although they could appear via polymorph (and since they multiply, that could generate real ones from the original, which would eventually revert back; the clones would not revert). -Ion frigate 22:38, 14 September 2011 (UTC)
Yeah, and maybe by level-draining the brethren seen on the quest? 22:45, 14 September 2011 (UTC)
Level drain doesn't change creature class. A giant flea will just become a lower level giant flea, not a giant tick. So to get a giant tick you need to (self) polymorph for the multiply attack or self-polymorph and lay an egg. -- Qazmlpok 22:49, 14 September 2011 (UTC)
Interesting. So a level-drained large cat won't become a kitten again? --Tjr 01:12, 20 September 2011 (UTC)