Chronicles of Ascension
Scutimorphs look like huge brown centipedes or millipedes. Mostly passive, they prefer to defend without attacking. They spend most of their lives coiled around large tubes or trees, absorbing nutrients from whatever liquids and creatures get stuck to their sticky surfaces. Although they typically inhabit areas in groups, each scutimorph usually has its own tree or tube.
When the creatures stand, it’s apparent that they have hundreds of legs, each as big around as a man’s wrist. Their standing heights are 6 to 8 feet (1.8 to 2.4 m), and their bodies are typically twice that in length.
Scutimorphs have a pair of large front pincers that protrude when the creatures feel threatened; these pincers deal 4 points of damage.