Giant Spotted Beetle

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Giant Spotted Beetles are a type of insect found in the Maguuma regions. They are able to spit poison from their rears.


Crystal Desert
Heart of Maguuma
Maguuma Wastes
Ring of Fire
The Mists

Story involvement[edit]

Heart of Thorns story[edit]

Event involvement[edit]

Event shield (tango icon).png Help Itzel Hunters defeat creatures. Keep Itzel Hunters alive (80)

Combat abilities[edit]

  • Sprays Gunk
  • Bite - Melee auto-attack that cleaves. 150 range.
  • Lunge - The beetle lunges forward to Knockdown.png knock down enemies for 1 second, creating a pool of gunk in front of the beetle that pulses 1.1 seconds of Immobile.png Immobile every second for 5 seconds. This skill always chains into Poison Spray, even when interrupted. 15 second recharge. 130 radius. 150 range. The pool of gunk is unblockable and cannot be evaded.
  • Poison Spray - The beetle turns around and sprays Poisoned.png Poisoned, repeatedly inflicting damage and 3 stacks of Vulnerability.png Vulnerability for 8 seconds on enemies in a frontal area of effect. This attack hits up to 8 times. 1.5 second cast time. 400 range.
Stolen skills


Name Type Rarity Quantity
Potent Venom Sac.png Potent Venom Sac Crafting material Fine 1
Powerful Venom Sac.png Powerful Venom Sac Crafting material Rare 1
Glob of Globby Gloop.png Glob of Globby Gloop Trophy Junk 1-2


  • They may be based off of the bombardier beetles, which spray caustic acid from glands near their rear as a defensive mechanism