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Lamprey are Beasts.
Diablo III Monster
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The animation of Lamprey explosion is very much overemphasized, and out of the huge pile of maggots, only a handful are actually capable of chopping off any player toes. The few slightly larger eels will attack, but dies easily and one AoE attack usually kills them all.
Spells and Abilities
There are no known spells or abilities by the Lamprey.
The Grotesque spawns Lamprey upon death.
The Lampreys share background with the Grotesque, but it's hard to know if they have been turned towards demonic powers, or if they are simply just animals put inside the constructed body. No proper background story has been given.
Diablo I Monster
There are no Lamprey-like monsters in Diablo I.
Diablo II Monster
are like Lampreys, in that they are weak, worm-like creatures created from dead monsters. However, unlike Lampreys, Pain Worms can only be created by the death of a monster which has been cursed by another monster, the .
- Lampreys in our world are blood-sucking eel-like creatures, that are hard to classify due to their unique morphology and physiology.
You can find pictures in the Diablo 3 screenshot and picture gallery:
Hundreds of Lamprey are fitted in one of these Grotesques.