Ground Tentacle is a ranged monster skill used by the Death Mauler class monsters.
The Death Maulers will thrust their hands downward and project their tentacles into the earth through which they will quickly burrow toward the target before shooting up in two deadly spikes. Moving dirt mounds can be seen as the tentacles travel, giving advance warning of their approach.
In groups, these spikes can be quite devastating, so it is best to destroy the monsters as quickly as possible. As the tentacles will not change target after they have been injected into the terrain, it is also wise to avoid remaining in the same place for very long while fighting these creatures (if they are in view, you should move only after they begin leaning over to use this skill, as at that point, the target is locked).
|Monster Skills in Diablo II|
| Damaging Skills |
Fire — Fire Arrow • Fireball • Fire Bolt • Firestorm • Fire Wall • Flame Circle • Flaming Sword • Hydra • Incineration Nova • Inferno • Meteor
Ice — Arctic Blast • Blizzard • Cold Charge • Cold Touch • Freezing Charge • Glacial Spike • Hoarfrost
Poison — Poison Bolt • Poison Breath • Poison Cloud • Poison Spit • Poison Spray • Poison Sting • Poison Strike
Lightning — Lightning • Lightning Arrow • Lightning Globe • Red Lightning Hose • Shocking Hit • Spark Defense
Physical — Blow Dart • Charge • Corpse Cannon • Ground Tentacle • Leap • Leech-life Ball • Quill Dart
Magic — Bone Spirit • Hellish Projectile • Unholy Bolt
Indirect Attack — Blood Mana • Curses • Mana Rift • Minion Frenzy • Putrify • Spin Web • Stun
Spawning — Bone Prison • Festering Appendages • Lay Egg • Revive • Summon Minion
Self-effect — Bone Armor • Burrow • Fly • Frenzy • Heal • Teleport • Vile Effigy