Spiked cavern urchin

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Spiked cavern urchin
Level 17
Family Urchin family creatures
Body Type Globoid
Classification(s) Living
Boss
Area(s) Found Thurfel's Keep
BCS Yes
HP 160
Speed
Attack Attributes
Physical Attacks
Pincer (attack) (barbed spines) 176 AS
Special Offensive Abilities
Barbed spines
Defense Attributes
Armor
Brigandine Armor (natural) ASG 12N
Defensive Strength (DS)
Melee 92
Ranged
Bolt
Unarmed Defense Factor
UDF 125
Target Defense (TD)
Bard Base 51
Cleric Base 51
Empath Base
Paladin Base
Ranger Base
Sorcerer Base 54
Wizard Base
Minor Elemental 51
Major Elemental
Minor Spiritual 51
Major Spiritual
Minor Mental
Treasure Attributes
Coins Yes
Gems Yes
Magic Items Yes
Boxes Yes
Skin a long fiery red spine
Other
Long barbed spines erupt outward from the cavern urchin, almost completely covering its body.  The spear-like growths form a formidable defense, and also pose a lethal threat to anything that might find itself close enough to become impaled upon the spiked ends.

Hunting strategies

Urchins have a maneuver attack where they throw their spines at their opponents. This attack can be blocked by a shield.

This attack removes air wall before doing damage:

A spiked cavern urchin launches a barrage of spines, the barbs exploding outward at you!
The spines are deflected by the wall of air surrounding you.
The air calms down around you.

Urchins can also shake off stuns, although it does not always end in success.

A spiked cavern urchin clatters its spines together in a feeble attempt to shake off the stun.
Clattering its spines together, a spiked cavern urchin shakes off the stun.

Other information

Urchins need to be skinned with a blunt weapon rather than a dagger.

skin urch
You carefully work the head of your axe into the rock hard corona of the cavern urchin.

You break through the rock hard corona of the cavern urchin and carefully remove a long fiery red spine!
You skinned the cavern urchin, yielding a long fiery red spine.

References

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