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Scorpoid is an enemy fought in Chrono Cross. Initially encountered on Water Dragon Isle, after the death of the Water Dragon in Home World, Serge find several Scorpoids among the human surveyors, scouting out the dried ruins in search of the Dragon God.

Battle and Strategy[]

Scorpoids prefer to fight in packs of threes. Occasionally only a pair will be encountered. Relatively simple to battle, it is advised to watch out for their tech NeedleWork, which can be lethal.

Name Origin[]

Scorpoid appears to be named after the actual animal, scorpion, coming from the Latin word, Scropius. The suffix -oid means of or like the word that precedes it. So Scorp-, shorthand for Scorpion, plus -oid, literally means this enemy is "Scorpion-like.

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