In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, the cave cricket is a type of giant insect.

Cave cricket
Publication history
Source booksMonster Manual II
First appearance1982

Description edit

A cave cricket is a giant pale gray or white insect whose chirping sound is so loud that its noise drowns out all nearby speech, and can draw any predators within hearing range. Although basically harmless, if frightened, a cave cricket may leap on a character or kick someone with its powerful hind legs.

Publication history edit

The 'giant cave cricket has appeared in the following publications:

References edit

  1. Gygax, Gary. The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth (TSR, 1982)
  2. Gygax, Gary. Monster Manual II (TSR, 1983)
  3. Stewart, Doug, ed. Monster Manual (TSR, 1993)
  4. Green, Scott; Peterson, Clark (2002). Tome of Horrors. Necromancer Games. p. 35. ISBN 1-58846-112-2.