|Occurrence||Kikimore workers rarely appear far from their colonies, unless in search of food|
|Immunity||Immune to blinding and bleeding attempts|
|Susceptibility||Sensitive to silver and Insectoid Oil; susceptible to knockdown attempts|
|Tactics||Though blind, they detect vibrations and have a keen sense of smell; they spit acid; they use scent to communicate with other kikimores|
Kikimore workers are resourceful, cautious, and as industrious as ants. It is hard to believe that these spider-like creatures have so few admirers willing to observe and emulate them. Perhaps this is because researchers and collectors of insects seldom return from expeditions to kikimore colonies, and thus never disseminate their findings about these splendid creatures.
- "Kikimores are an insult to the gods, the filthiest creatures on Earth. They are repulsive in their resemblance to spiders, and even the smallest of them, the workers, are dangerous.' So say the uneducated, superstitious and stupid. The truth is far different!
- Kikimore workers rarely appear near human settlements, and even then they only attack when threatened. Is there anything more beautiful than a kikimore — a symbol of hard work, resourcefulness and caution?
- In Chapter III, Geralt can speak with a neutral (blue) "Guard Knight" at the Town Hall region in the Trade Quarter or an "Armored guardsman" north of John Natalis Square who will tell him of a more shy spider-like monster. The conversation unlocks kikimore workers, along with kikimore claws.
- The Wonderful World of Insectoids
- Kikimore workers are repeatedly referred to as being shy and only aggressive if induced. In game, they certainly do a very good impression of being openly hostile to everything.
- Their remains will not contain kikimore claws until you have this bestiary entry.
- In the Prologue, Lambert claims the Strong Style is best to use against "kikimores", but the conversation does not result in a Bestiary entry.
- The kikimore workers may attack the inhabitants of the Brickmakers' village. Even in daylight.