The manticore is said to be a ferocious predator that feeds on human beings. Its scorpion tail delivers a poisonous sting that can either paralyze or kill prey, allowing the monster to devour its victim whole, leaving no bones, clothing or possessions behind.
Popular Culture Edit
- Marcie Fleach dressed as the Manticore in the Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated episode Menace of the Manticore.
- A manticore appears in the pilot episode of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. The beast attacks the Mane Six characters but is only lashing out due to a thorn in its paw. Fluttershy pulls the thorn from the manticore's paw and it thanks her by licking her.
Video Games Edit
- Manticores appear in all the Scribblenauts games.