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Beetle, Giant Mining

This housecat-sized beetle is a dull brown color brightened by two glowing green-yellow spots on its carapace.

Giant Mining Beetle CR 1/2

XP 200
N Small
vermin
Init
+2; Senses low-light vision; Perception +2

DEFENSE

AC 16, touch 13, flat-footed 14 (+3 natural, +2 Dex, +1 size)
hp
6 (1d8+2)
Fort
+4, Ref +2, Will +2
Immune
mind-affecting effects

OFFENSE

Speed 30 ft., fly 30 ft. (poor), burrow 20 ft.
Melee
bite +3 (1d4+2)

STATISTICS

Str 14, Dex 15, Con 15, Int —, Wis 14, Cha 11
Base
Atk +0; CMB +1; CMD 13 (21 vs. trip)
Skills
Fly +0
SQ
luminescence

SPECIAL ABILITIES

Luminescence (Ex)

A fire beetle’s glowing glands provide light in a 10-foot radius. A dead fire beetle’s luminescent glands continue to glow for 1d6 days after its death.

ECOLOGY

Environment any
Organization
solitary, cluster (2–6) or colony (7–12)
Treasure
none