Scary Scorpions YKTTW Discussion
Do We Have This One?? Needsa Better Title? Needsa Better Description Scorpions, of the arachnid species, thus related to spiders, are known for their tails, and are pretty scary things, large or small. Because of their venom, they are used as Animal Assassins. You can often expect scorpions in Shifting Sand Land.
Examples:Anime and Manga Film
- The Scorpion King
- Diamonds Are Forever
- Murder by Death
- The Arrival
- In Clash of the Titans (1981) the blood of Medusa causes normal scorpions to become giants (Giant Enemy Scorpion?).
- In the remake of the Clash of the Titans, there are still massive killer scorpions but it's caused by the blood of Calibos, who has been given godly powers by Hades. The scorpions seem to be better at the job that Calibos was.
- Children of the Lamp: The Akhenaten Adventure
- The Mercedes Lackey novel Aerie has the bad guys sending a tide of black desert scorpions against the good guys. They fail.
- Dungeons & Dragons had large, huge and giant scorpions.
- Warhammer's Tomb kings can summon giant undead scorpions from underground.
- The Dark Eldar's Talos in Warhammer 40K is a giant-scorpion-like skimmer, with huge claws and a weaponized tail.
- Pokémon: Gligar, Gliscor, Skorupi, and Drapion
- The Stinger from Resident Evil 0
- One of the protagonists of Deadly Creatures
- There are a large variety of scorpions in Runescape.
- Golden Sun has the King Scorpion boss and giant scorpions later on.
- Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
- Warcraft's mages had the ability to summon scorpions.
- They make a reappearance in Warcraft 3 under the name of Arachnathid, in the polar regions for some reason.
- Giant scorpions also make a reappearance in World of Warcraft, this time called Scorpids. Hunters can tame them as pets. There are also regular sized scorpions as critters in some areas, and one scorpion non-combat pet.
- There are (radiation-mutated) scorpions everywhere in all of the Fallout games.
- Tales of Symphonia had a desert that featured these.
- The Venture Bros.
- Jonny Quest
- A giant scorpion (actually a robot) shows up in an Ancient Egypt episode of Scooby-Doo.