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* Unlike the [[MonsterOfTheDay Monsters of the Day]] from previous seasons, the Daimons/Heart Snatchers from ''[[Anime/SailorMoon Sailor Moon S]]'' were normal objects infected with a Daimon egg/pod and transformed into monstrous beings [[MonogenderMonsters female in appearance]]. Said objects included a sport car, a vacuum cleaner, a violin, a train, a script for a TV show, a star projector (this episode was skipped during the show's first run on Creator/CartoonNetwork due to the resulting daimon resembling [[http://sailormoon.wikia.com/wiki/File:Uchoten.jpg a scantily clad carnival dancer]]) just to name a few.

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* Unlike the [[MonsterOfTheDay [[MonsterOfTheWeek Monsters of the Day]] from previous seasons, the Daimons/Heart Snatchers from ''[[Anime/SailorMoon Sailor Moon S]]'' were normal objects infected with a Daimon egg/pod and transformed into monstrous beings [[MonogenderMonsters female in appearance]]. Said objects included a sport car, a vacuum cleaner, a violin, a train, a script for a TV show, a star projector (this episode was skipped during the show's first run on Creator/CartoonNetwork due to the resulting daimon resembling [[http://sailormoon.wikia.com/wiki/File:Uchoten.jpg a scantily clad carnival dancer]]) just to name a few.


* The political satire ''The Year of the Angry Rabbit'' by Russell Braddon. The rabbits are infected with a highly-toxic (to humans) strain of myxomatosis. Rather than trying to wipe them out however, the Australian government is more than happy to possess the most feared biological weapon in the world. Inspired the movie ''Film/NightOfTheLepus''.

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* The political satire ''The Year of the Angry Rabbit'' by Russell Braddon. The rabbits are infected with a highly-toxic (to humans) strain of myxomatosis. Rather than trying to wipe them out however, the Australian government is more than happy to possess the most feared biological weapon in the world. Inspired the movie ''Film/NightOfTheLepus''.''Film/NightOfTheLepus'' (which turned out nothing like the book).


If you can think of something, there's probably a B-grade horror movie about it trying to kill a bunch of people. You name it. [[{{Snowlem}} Snowmen]], [[BadHumorTruck ice cream men]], [[BadSanta Santa Claus]], [[DepravedDentist dentists]], [[MonsterClown clowns]], [[CreepyDoll dolls]], [[BooksThatBite books]], trucks, boats, [[VaginaDentata vaginas]], [[EvilElevator lifts]], chairs, [[AIIsACrapshoot computers]], [[TheMostDangerousVideoGame video games]], clocks, toilets, [[ViciousVac vacuum cleaners]], laundry machines (three of these, actually), condoms, [[KillerRabbit rabbits]], [[RodentsOfUnusualSize rats]], [[CrushKillDestroy robots]], [[FeatheredFiend birds]], [[BeeAfraid bees]], ticks, [[ThreateningShark sharks]], barracudas, flying fish, eggs, tires, tomatoes ([[Film/AttackOfTheKillerTomatoes four-movie series]] with a remake in the works), pieces of dry toast, leprechauns, [[Literature/TheDayOfTheTriffids triffids]], frogs, snails, puppy dog tails... and anything that you're not usually scared of.

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If you can think of something, there's probably a B-grade horror movie about it trying to kill a bunch of people. You name it. [[{{Snowlem}} Snowmen]], [[BadHumorTruck ice cream men]], [[BadSanta Santa Claus]], [[DepravedDentist dentists]], [[MonsterClown clowns]], [[CreepyDoll dolls]], [[BooksThatBite books]], trucks, boats, [[VaginaDentata vaginas]], [[EvilElevator lifts]], chairs, [[AIIsACrapshoot computers]], [[TheMostDangerousVideoGame video games]], clocks, toilets, [[ViciousVac vacuum cleaners]], laundry machines (three of these, actually), condoms, [[KillerRabbit rabbits]], [[RodentsOfUnusualSize rats]], [[CrushKillDestroy [[KillerRobot robots]], [[FeatheredFiend birds]], [[BeeAfraid bees]], ticks, [[ThreateningShark sharks]], barracudas, flying fish, eggs, tires, tomatoes ([[Film/AttackOfTheKillerTomatoes four-movie series]] with a remake in the works), pieces of dry toast, leprechauns, [[Literature/TheDayOfTheTriffids triffids]], frogs, snails, puppy dog tails... and anything that you're not usually scared of.


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* ''Fanfic/CalvinAndHobbesTheSeries'' features several electronic appliances (along with [=TVs=] and telephone poles) all trying to kill the titular protagonists courtesy of [[{{Technopath}} Electro.]]

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* ''Fanfic/CalvinAndHobbesTheSeries'' features ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'':
** Attack of the Deranged Mutant Killer Monster [[{{Snowlems}} Snow Goons]]! (see the page pic)
** Calvin's bike is also out to get him.
** And his baseball.
** His book once ate his homework and then attacked him, but he survived by breaking its spine.
** He's also had at least two run-ins with killer piles of autumn leaves.
** Once even his dinner came to life, grasped his fork, and tried to eat him.
* ''ComicStrip/TheFarSide'' has touched on this trope in
several electronic appliances (along strips, including "Scene from the film ''Giraffes IV'': This time, they're not just looking for acacia leaves."
* ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' approached this trope
with [=TVs=] and telephone poles) all trying to kill Charlie Brown's nemesis, the titular protagonists courtesy kite-eating tree.
** Also there was that time in March
of [[{{Technopath}} Electro.1965 when Lucy was attacked by [[http://peanuts.wikia.com/wiki/March_1965_comic_strips Linus's blanket.]]



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* ''Fanfic/CalvinAndHobbesTheSeries'' features several electronic appliances (along with [=TVs=] and telephone poles) all trying to kill the titular protagonists courtesy of [[{{Technopath}} Electro.]]
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* A mediocre local writer here in Singapore wrote a short story about ''killer hamburgers''. Pissed at the protagonist because ''[[FelonyMisdemeanor he switched his favorite food from burgers to fried chicken.]]'' At the end of the story, they MindControl him [[AssPull in an unspecified manner]] in a form of AndThenJohnWasAZombie.

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!!!'''In General:'''
* A mediocre local writer here in Singapore wrote a short story about ''killer hamburgers''. Pissed at the protagonist because ''[[FelonyMisdemeanor he switched his favorite food from burgers to fried chicken.]]'' At the end of the story, they MindControl him [[AssPull in an unspecified manner]] in a form of AndThenJohnWasAZombie.



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* There is actually a book called ''Attack of the Killer Potatoes'', according to [[Wiki/{{Wikipedia}} The Other Wiki]]. The tomatoes should sue.
* ''Literature/CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory'' has a somewhat lighter take on this concept. SpoiledBrat Veruca's attempt to steal one of the Nut Room's squirrels results in all 100 of them swarming her and tossing her down a rubbish chute, and when her parents try to rescue her the squirrels kick them down it too. This is a potentially deadly fate since said chute ends in an incinerator, but the humans do survive -- besides, Veruca and her parents aren't the most sympathetic potential victims anyway. In certain adaptations the squirrels qualify as RodentsOfUnusualSize to boot: in the 2010 opera ''Theatre/TheGoldenTicket'' they're human-sized. In [[Theatre/CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory the 2013 musical]], while most of them are normal-sized, there are several large ones (big enough to have Oompa-Loompa riders) that emerge to confront Veruca.
* Creator/JohnWyndham:
** ''Literature/TheDayOfTheTriffids''. In the film version, the only thing that gives the ''immobile killer plants'' a fighting chance is the fact that the meteor shower on which they arrive also blinds nearly everyone on Earth. In the original novel, it's a bit more sensical, as they were, when fully-grown, just barely mobile... and the focus wasn't on them, but on the [[CosyCatastrophe reaction of the survivors to the apocalypse]] to which the plants contributed, and the humans' attempts to cope. They didn't invade -- people were farming them for their commercially-useful oil, then the strange blindness-causing meteor shower eliminates the ability to keep them from being a danger, and they started rampaging. It's still a good movie, though.
** ''Web'', the inspiration for/prequel to the ''Arachnophobia'' movie(s) involves an island full of mutated spiders that are: a) more poisonous; b) have fangs/mandibles that are stronger and sharper than normal; c) more intelligent and d) have a rabidly cannibalistic, yet simultaneously highly co-operative society that apparently crosses species barriers. Oh, and some of them are as big as dogs.
* Some of the grimoires turn people into other tomes (thus killing them) in Pratchett's ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''.
** There's a short story in one of the Alfred Hitchcock story collections that uses that plot.
** Terry Pratchett also used a swarm of "killer" rats, with the rat-king in ''Literature/TheAmazingMauriceAndHisEducatedRodents''. The titular rodents themselves (as well as Maurice, a talking cat) are all good guys, though.
* In John Byrne's ''Fearbook'', a catalogue that arrives in the mail convinces people to kill others or themselves.
* ''Literature/{{Goosebumps}}'' books had dummies, lawn gnomes, egg monsters, snowmen, and a small sponge-like creature found underneath a sink.

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* There is actually a book called ''Attack of the Killer Potatoes'', according to [[Wiki/{{Wikipedia}} The Other Wiki]]. The tomatoes should sue.
* ''Literature/CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory'' has a somewhat lighter take on this concept. SpoiledBrat Veruca's attempt to steal one of the Nut Room's squirrels results in all 100 of them swarming her and tossing her down a rubbish chute, and when her parents try to rescue her the squirrels kick them down it too. This is a potentially deadly fate since said chute ends in an incinerator, but the humans do survive -- besides, Veruca and her parents aren't the most sympathetic potential victims anyway. In certain adaptations the squirrels qualify as RodentsOfUnusualSize to boot: in the 2010 opera ''Theatre/TheGoldenTicket'' they're human-sized. In [[Theatre/CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory the 2013 musical]], while most of them are normal-sized, there are several large ones (big enough to have Oompa-Loompa riders) that emerge to confront Veruca.
* Creator/JohnWyndham:
** ''Literature/TheDayOfTheTriffids''. In the film version, the only thing that gives the ''immobile killer plants'' a fighting chance is the fact that the meteor shower on which they arrive also blinds nearly everyone on Earth. In the original novel, it's a bit more sensical, as they were, when fully-grown, just barely mobile... and the focus wasn't on them, but on the [[CosyCatastrophe reaction of the survivors to the apocalypse]] to which the plants contributed, and the humans' attempts to cope. They didn't invade -- people were farming them for their commercially-useful oil, then the strange blindness-causing meteor shower eliminates the ability to keep them from being a danger, and they started rampaging. It's still a good movie, though.
** ''Web'', the inspiration for/prequel to the ''Arachnophobia'' movie(s) involves an island full of mutated spiders that are: a) more poisonous; b) have fangs/mandibles that are stronger and sharper than normal; c) more intelligent and d) have a rabidly cannibalistic, yet simultaneously highly co-operative society that apparently crosses species barriers. Oh, and some of them are as big as dogs.
* Some of the grimoires turn people into other tomes (thus killing them) in Pratchett's ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''.
** There's a short story in one of the Alfred Hitchcock story collections that uses that plot.
** Terry Pratchett also used a swarm of "killer" rats, with the rat-king in ''Literature/TheAmazingMauriceAndHisEducatedRodents''. The titular rodents themselves (as well as Maurice, a talking cat) are all good guys, though.
* In John Byrne's ''Fearbook'', a catalogue that arrives in the mail convinces people to kill others or themselves.
* ''Literature/{{Goosebumps}}'' books had dummies, lawn gnomes, egg monsters, snowmen, and a small sponge-like creature found underneath a sink.
!!!'''By Author:'''



* ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'' has the Ents, [[WhenTreesAttack sentient (and ambulatory) trees]]. They're good guys, but you definitely don't want to be on their bad side. The Huorns (trees that have become a bit ent-like, or ents that have become more tree-like, it seems to work both ways) are possibly even more dangerous, since they're less alert and easier to anger. And of course there's Old Man Willow.



* Creator/JohnWyndham:
** ''Literature/TheDayOfTheTriffids''. In the film version, the only thing that gives the ''immobile killer plants'' a fighting chance is the fact that the meteor shower on which they arrive also blinds nearly everyone on Earth. In the original novel, it's a bit more sensical, as they were, when fully-grown, just barely mobile... and the focus wasn't on them, but on the [[CosyCatastrophe reaction of the survivors to the apocalypse]] to which the plants contributed, and the humans' attempts to cope. They didn't invade -- people were farming them for their commercially-useful oil, then the strange blindness-causing meteor shower eliminates the ability to keep them from being a danger, and they started rampaging. It's still a good movie, though.
** ''Web'', the inspiration for/prequel to the ''Arachnophobia'' movie(s) involves an island full of mutated spiders that are: a) more poisonous; b) have fangs/mandibles that are stronger and sharper than normal; c) more intelligent and d) have a rabidly cannibalistic, yet simultaneously highly co-operative society that apparently crosses species barriers. Oh, and some of them are as big as dogs.
!!!'''By Work:'''
* There is actually a book called ''Attack of the Killer Potatoes'', according to [[Wiki/{{Wikipedia}} The Other Wiki]]. The tomatoes should sue.
* ''Literature/CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory'' has a somewhat lighter take on this concept. SpoiledBrat Veruca's attempt to steal one of the Nut Room's squirrels results in all 100 of them swarming her and tossing her down a rubbish chute, and when her parents try to rescue her the squirrels kick them down it too. This is a potentially deadly fate since said chute ends in an incinerator, but the humans do survive -- besides, Veruca and her parents aren't the most sympathetic potential victims anyway. In certain adaptations the squirrels qualify as RodentsOfUnusualSize to boot: in the 2010 opera ''Theatre/TheGoldenTicket'' they're human-sized. In [[Theatre/CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory the 2013 musical]], while most of them are normal-sized, there are several large ones (big enough to have Oompa-Loompa riders) that emerge to confront Veruca.
* Some of the grimoires turn people into other tomes (thus killing them) in Pratchett's ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''.
** There's a short story in one of the Alfred Hitchcock story collections that uses that plot.
** Terry Pratchett also used a swarm of "killer" rats, with the rat-king in ''Literature/TheAmazingMauriceAndHisEducatedRodents''. The titular rodents themselves (as well as Maurice, a talking cat) are all good guys, though.
* In John Byrne's ''Fearbook'', a catalogue that arrives in the mail convinces people to kill others or themselves.
* ''Literature/{{Goosebumps}}'' books had dummies, lawn gnomes, egg monsters, snowmen, and a small sponge-like creature found underneath a sink.
* The short story "Lonely Train A-Comin'" by William F Nolan (later expanded into the novel ''Helltracks'') is about a man hunting what he thinks is a serial killer wandering isolated railway lines, seeking revenge for the death of his sister. It finally turns out that what he's hunting is a man-eating steam train that somehow developed organic parts and a taste for blood.
* ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'' has the Ents, [[WhenTreesAttack sentient (and ambulatory) trees]]. They're good guys, but you definitely don't want to be on their bad side. The Huorns (trees that have become a bit ent-like, or ents that have become more tree-like, it seems to work both ways) are possibly even more dangerous, since they're less alert and easier to anger. And of course there's Old Man Willow.



* The short story "Lonely Train A-Comin'" by William F Nolan (later expanded into the novel ''Helltracks'') is about a man hunting what he thinks is a serial killer wandering isolated railway lines, seeking revenge for the death of his sister. It finally turns out that what he's hunting is a man-eating steam train that somehow developed organic parts and a taste for blood.



** One of the most [[OurMonstersAreWeird enduringly insane]] traditional monsters would be the Yeti from "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS5E2TheAbominableSnowmen The Abominable Snowmen]]" - giant killer robotic Yeti controlled by floating metal spheres in their backs which themselves are controlled by a sort of Lovecraftian pyramid. Then, in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS5E5TheWebOfFear The Web of Fear]]", they get stuck in the London Underground, making them even more ridiculous.
** Killer seaweed ("[[Recap/DoctorWhoS5E6FuryFromTheDeep Fury from the Deep]]")

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** One of the most [[OurMonstersAreWeird enduringly insane]] traditional monsters would be the Yeti from "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS5E2TheAbominableSnowmen The Abominable Snowmen]]" - giant killer robotic Yeti controlled by floating metal spheres in their backs which themselves are controlled by a sort of Lovecraftian pyramid. Then, in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS5E5TheWebOfFear The Web of Fear]]", they get stuck in the London Underground, making them even more ridiculous.
** Killer seaweed ("[[Recap/DoctorWhoS5E6FuryFromTheDeep Fury from the Deep]]")Deep]]").



[[folder:Newspaper Comics]]
* ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'':
** Attack of the Deranged Mutant Killer Monster Snow Goons! (see the page pic)
** Calvin's bike is also out to get him.
** And his baseball.
** His book once ate his homework and then attacked him, but he survived by breaking its spine.
** He's also had at least two run-ins with killer piles of autumn leaves.
** Once even his dinner came to life, grasped his fork, and tried to eat him.
* ''ComicStrip/TheFarSide'' has touched on this trope in several strips, including "Scene from the film ''Giraffes IV'': This time, they're not just looking for acacia leaves."
* ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' approached this trope with Charlie Brown's nemesis, the kite-eating tree.
** Also there was that time in March of 1965 when Lucy was attacked by [[http://peanuts.wikia.com/wiki/March_1965_comic_strips Linus's blanket.]]
[[/folder]]



* ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' Dan is attacked by [[http://egscomics.com/egsnp/2010-02-03 living Ottomans]] (a type of ''footstool'') with teeth at a furniture store.



* ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' Dan is attacked by [[http://egscomics.com/egsnp/2010-02-03 living Ottomans]] (a type of ''footstool'') with teeth at a furniture store.


** Terry Pratchett also used a swarm of "killer" rats, with the rat-king in ''Discworld/TheAmazingMauriceAndHisEducatedRodents''. The titular rodents themselves (as well as Maurice, a talking cat) are all good guys, though.

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** Terry Pratchett also used a swarm of "killer" rats, with the rat-king in ''Discworld/TheAmazingMauriceAndHisEducatedRodents''.''Literature/TheAmazingMauriceAndHisEducatedRodents''. The titular rodents themselves (as well as Maurice, a talking cat) are all good guys, though.


* Parodied in Brazilian movie ''Bacalhau'', a ''Film/{{Jaws}}'' spoof about a killer codfish.



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%%* ''Film/TheNun''* ''Film/TheNun'', about a demon disguised as [[NunsAreSpooky a nun]].



* ''Rectuma''. It's about a giant ass, and we don't mean a donkey (though that would also be strange).

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* ''Rectuma''. It's about a giant ass, [[AssKicksYou ass]], and we don't mean a donkey (though that would also be strange).

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* ''Radio/SonOfCliche'' featured a parody of B-list horror movies called ''Attack Of The Killer Italian y-fronts'', in which the world is terrorised by underpants which, once donned, develop evil sentience and "start holding on too goddammed tight". This was later rewritten as a plot in an episode of ''Series/RedDwarf'', also created by the same writers.
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* From Noboru Iguchi, ''Dead Sushi''. Bunch of killer sushi.

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* From Noboru Iguchi, ''Dead Sushi''.''Film/DeadSushi''. Bunch of killer sushi.


* [[SoBadItsGood Classically bad]] horror movie ''Film/TheCar'' is almost impossible to be horrified by, simply because the writing constantly reminds you how stupid the premise is. It reaches its logical extreme when the protagonist tells his wife, "Lock the kids in their rooms... the car is in the garage." Sadly, the car itself is a custom-built genuinely evil-looking thing that deserved a better movie to appear in.

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* [[SoBadItsGood Classically bad]] horror movie ''Film/TheCar'' is almost impossible to be horrified by, simply because the writing constantly reminds you how stupid the premise is. It reaches its logical extreme when the protagonist tells his wife, "Lock the kids in their rooms... the car is in the garage." Sadly, the car itself is ''Film/TheCar'', which features a custom-built genuinely evil-looking thing that deserved a better movie to appear in.devil-possessed automobile on the loose.


* The short story "Lonely Train A-Comin'" by William F Nolan (later expanded into a novel of the same title) is about a man hunting what he thinks is a serial killer wandering isolated railway lines, seeking revenge for the death of his sister. It finally turns out that what he's hunting is a man-eating steam train that somehow developed organic parts and a taste for blood.

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* The short story "Lonely Train A-Comin'" by William F Nolan (later expanded into a the novel of the same title) ''Helltracks'') is about a man hunting what he thinks is a serial killer wandering isolated railway lines, seeking revenge for the death of his sister. It finally turns out that what he's hunting is a man-eating steam train that somehow developed organic parts and a taste for blood.

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* The short story "Lonely Train A-Comin'" by William F Nolan (later expanded into a novel of the same title) is about a man hunting what he thinks is a serial killer wandering isolated railway lines, seeking revenge for the death of his sister. It finally turns out that what he's hunting is a man-eating steam train that somehow developed organic parts and a taste for blood.

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** Cloakers are weird manta ray-like flying aberrations that look ''exactly'' like a hung-up cloak when they cling to walls, right down to claws that resemble a cloak-clasp and twin rows of eyespots that look like buttons. No word on whether killer boots (booters?) or hats (hatters?) are also available to complete the killer-accessory ensemble...


** Since then he made ''Reality'' (2014), which is about a director who plans to make a film about killer tv sets.

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** Since then he made ''Reality'' (2014), ''Film/Reality2014'', which is about a director who plans to make a film about killer tv sets.


* ''VideoGame/ArmoryAndMachine'' has an enemy that's a sentient Giant Hogweed, which tries to destroy your fighters with corrosive venom.

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* ''VideoGame/ArmoryAndMachine'' has an enemy that's a sentient Giant Hogweed, which tries to destroy your fighters with corrosive venom. There's also the Pebble Swarm enemies, swarms of floating pebbles trying to destroy your fighters.

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* ''VideoGame/ArmoryAndMachine'' has an enemy that's a sentient Giant Hogweed, which tries to destroy your fighters with corrosive venom.

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