is yet another silly, monster-in-disguise entry from the first edition of Dungeons and Dragons: Monster Manual I.
It inhabits underground where the sun does not reach taking form familiar to its prey. But be aware there are both nice and naughty varieties of the Mimic.
“excretes a glue which holds fast whatever member the creature touched the mimic with.”
inspired from J. R. R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, is one of many wolf-in-sheep’s-clothing type monsters. Cleverly renamed not to violate any copyright, this talking tree was only for fans of Middle Earth and not always well received.
“… strongly related to humans and trees, combining features of both species.”
From Dungeons and Dragons: Monster Manual I, the Piercer was a cruel joke to the collection of creatures. It was a Dungeon Master’s evil ploy to reign unholy terror by impaling an unsuspected adventurer below.
“… these monsters are indistinguishable from stalactites found on cave roofs.”