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Disambig.png This article is about the rare version of this mob. For the normal mob, see Shifting Sandpile.

Shifting Sandpile (Shinesting Scorpion)
Type Rare Hostile Mob
Level 30
Health 1
AI Type Melee AI

Shinesting Scorpion
Type Rare Hostile Mob
Level 37
Health 1500
AI Type Retreat AI
Elemental Properties
Weakness Water
Damage Earth Thunder

Shinesting Scorpions are a Rare Hostile Mob created by Shifting Sandpiles (Rare) found in the Almuj Desert.


Shifting Sandpiles (Shinesting Scorpion) are a melee enemy that do not move and attack the player if they come into contact with them. On death, they spawn 1 Shinesting Scorpion.

Shinesting Scorpions are a melee enemy that follow the player and deal damage on contact. When they take damage, they temporarily gain Scared AI and run away from the player for a few seconds, then go back to attacking.

They take extra damage from Water attacks and deal Earth and Thunder damage with their attacks.

They can occasionally cast the Multihit spell, dealing heavy damage and knockback to the player if they are caught in it.


Shifting Sandpiles (Rare) can drop the following ingredients when defeated:

Guaranteed Drop

Soft Sand [✫✫✫]
Tier 0 Crafting Ingredient
-3% to -2% Walk Speed
+1% Main Attack Damage
-24 Durability
Crafting Lv. Min: 30
  • Weaponsmithing
more info...

Shinesting Scorpions can drop the following ingredients when defeated:

Guaranteed Drop

Shinesting Scorpion Tail [✫✫]
Tier 2 Crafting Ingredient
+15 to +25 Main Attack Neutral Damage
+5% to +10% Thunder Damage
-59 Durability
+15 Dexterity Min.
Crafting Lv. Min: 37
  • Weaponsmithing
  • Woodworking
more info...

They also drop 96
Emeralds upon being defeated.

Shinesting Scorpions may additionally drop Normal Items, Unidentified Items, Emeralds, Powders, and Potions of Healing.


Shifting Sandpiles (Rare) can spawn all throughout the Almuj Desert, though only at certain locations, like other rare mobs.

Table data[]

Image Name Level Health AI Type Abilities Elemental Stats Drops Location
ShiftingSandpile(ShinestingScorpion).png Shifting Sandpile (Shinesting Scorpion) 30 1 Melee AI - - Shinesting Scorpion

Soft Sand (Guaranteed)
Almuj Desert
ShinestingScorpion.png Shinesting Scorpion 37 1500 Retreat AI Multihit ✽ Weak
✦ Dam

Shinesting Scorpion Tail (Guaranteed)

96-109 Emeralds
Shifting Sandpile