In Hekinoe, basilisks are native to The Beast Lands. They do not have a petrifying gaze, instead they spit a peculiar venom that rapidly calcifies flesh and bone, turning victims into a stone-like substance. Basilisks are rare in The Beast Lands because they typically starve to death. Basilisks are an offshoot of dragons, and can grow to truly excessive size, just as dragons can. However, they typically starve to death before that can happen, so they are typically about ten feet long when encountered.
Much like the great viper, the basilisk is the mortal enemy of the great mundus and the great stoat.
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