Killer beetle

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A killer beetle is the strongest insect in SLASH'EM. They are the only insect to appear as a 5 via warning. It almost always appears via summon insects, as it cannot be generated in Gehennom.

Strategy

Along with the assassin bug, killer beetles make the summon insects spell significantly less benign in SLASH'EM. They are less of a threat than assassin bugs and stronger migos, however, since they are quite slow. They can still do large amounts of damage though, and have large numbers of hit points, and thus are best avoided in favor of more pressing targets (such as the caster of the summon insects spell).

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