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In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, the slicer beetle is a type of giant insect.
A slicer beetle is a monstrous insect with razor-sharp mandibles capable of severing the limbs of opponents.
The slicer beetle has appeared in the following publications:
- It first appeared under the "beetle" heading in the original first edition Monster Manual II (1983).
- The second edition for the Greyhawk setting under the "beetle" heading in the Monstrous Compendium Greyhawk Appendix (1990).
- Reprinted in Monstrous Compendium Annual Volume Three (1996).
- The Tome of Horrors (2002) from Necromancer Games.