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"One of the earliest known creatures to Troops across history, these half reptilian, half giant rooster-like creatures are very territorial. At over six feet of height, once a Basilisk claims an area as their own, they will turn any intruder to stone with their terrifying gaze. The only ways to defeat a basilisk is with the crow of a live rooster or to make it see its reflection in a mirror."
―The Troop official site's description of the Basilisk
Basilisk
Basilisk
Appearance(s):

Welcome to the Jungle
The Great Punkin
Through the Looking Glass

Height:

6-8 feet

Weight:

300-450 lbs

Special Abilities:

Highly territorial
Able to turn victims to stone


Basilisks are fast, deadly monsters which can turn any creature that looks at them to stone.

HistoryEdit

Apparently, Basilisks are one of the first monsters discovered by the Troop.

Welcome to the JungleEdit

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stone basilisk

A Basilisk claims a forest near Jake's house as its territory.

When two of Jake's neighbours enter the forest, they are both attacked by the Basilisk and turned to stone. Later, Jake enters the forest and is stalked by the Basilisk, which turns a squirrel to stone, but Jake is able to escape, upon discovering his petrified neighbours, before the Basilisk is able to turn him to stone.

Jake returns to the forest with Hayley and Felix sometime later, and they set up mirrors across the forest, to cause the Basilisk to see its reflection and turn to stone, but the Basilisk tricks them into running to the same location and breaks the unguarded mirrors. Hayley finds the Basilisk, but accidentally looks at it, causing her to turn to stone. The Basilisk attacks Jake and Felix next, but as the Basilisk pounces on Jake, he uses sunglasses from the petrified neighbours to cause the Basilisk to see its reflection in the lenses and turn to stone, thus returning its victims to normal. The stone Basilisk then topples on Jake and crumbles to dust.

The Great PunkinEdit

A Basilisk is among the captive monsters which escape courtesy of a power failure. It is seen escaping with the other monsters, and then again answering the Troolis's call. It was presumably recaptured with the other monsters.

Through the Looking GlassEdit

A pair of Basilisks appear and are cornered by Etienne in an alleyway. However, when Jake tries to use a rooster crow against the Basilisks, the aggravated monsters run riot, turning a young couple to stone. However, Jake uses a fake rooster crow to cause the Basilisks to follow him to a bus shelter, where the Basilisks see their reflections in the glass walls and turn to stone. The stone Basilisks crumble to pieces almost instantly, and the petrified couple return to normal.

BehaviourEdit

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The Basilisk attacking Jake and Felix

Basilisks are highly territorial, and once a Basilisk claims an area as its territory, it will attempt to turn any intruders to stone.

BiologyEdit

AppearanceEdit

Basilisks resemble green-and-yellow-skinned, reptilian raptors, with a long, prehensile tail, and yellow, spine-like feathers.

Special AbilitiesEdit

Basilisks are one of the five monster species with the ability to turn things to stone.

Any living creature which looks at the Basilisk (including other Basilisks, or the Basilisk itself in a mirror) will turn to stone, permanently unless the Basilisk which petrified them is killed or turned to stone by its reflection within the next 48 hours. Basilisks are also shown to be extremely fast and highly territorial.

WeaknessesEdit

Apparently, Basilisks' ability to turn any living creature that looks at them to stone also works on theirselves.

They also hate rooster-crows.

TriviaEdit

  • Apparently, the stone that Basilisk victims turn to is very delicate. Examples of his are:
  • Basilisks were some of the first monsters discovered in Troop history.
  • The Basilisk's profile on the Troop official site states that there are no monsters of this species in Troop captivity. However, one was captured by the Lakewood Troop before The Great Punkin.
  • In Through the Looking Glass, Etienne said that there were three Basilisks. However, only two were ever seen.
    • It is possible that Etienne miscounted, or the third Basilisk was defeated off-screen.
Season 1 Monsters

Do The Worm: Mongolian Death WormSnark
Forest Grump: Dryad
There Is No "I" in Monster Hunter: Fire SalamanderGleegorRepticore
Welcome to the Jungle: Oscillating Rainbow SlugBasilisk
Pajama Game...of Death: Vespinox
Taming of the Cube: Gelatinous Cube
No More Master Nice Guy: DoulosHelmatrop
The Great Punkin: DankerRatadonVespinoxKaijuOscillating Rainbow SlugBasiliskTail MonsterGibbering TroolisMongolian Death WormRepticore
Tentacle Face: KaijuBehemothScreaming Tree Weasel
Lost in Translation: Borlak
The Good, the Bad, and the Ickie Doll: Vapor MonsterGleegor
The Substitute: Locht
Unpleasantville: Swarm MonstersHive Monster

My Gus Is Back, and You're Gonna Be In Trouble: Estrine GorgFlying Ice SlicerEntrusian Snot SlugScab-Crusted GnarlDimension MitesHuggie BearQuadro-Gob
Speed: Eris FairieDimension Mites
I, Monster: One-Horned DiabloPeacock MonsterVercingetorix
A Moth to the Spotlight: Vampire MothSnark
Vampsters: Vampster
Snarked Up: GriffinSnark
Itty Bitty Baby Dragon: Dragon
The Wrath of the Wraith: Wraith
Hayley and Felix on the Side: HideocuteTwo-Headed Zylork
Double Felix: Peruvian Swamp Slug
Don't Talk to Dr. Cranius: Dr. Cranius
Batteries Not Included: Oculypse
The Next Stop: Lakewood: Quadro-GobLochtKaijuGelatinous CubeDimension MitesDryadOculypseVespinoxBorlakHive Monster

Season 2 Monsters

The Triangle: Ice GhoulBrain Gorb
The Monster Within: Seven-Winged KritlakBlood ThrasherHusking DrakVenomous TrogFestering Harpie
It's All in the Game: KaijuMind Leech
Mirrors: Reflecto LuponisSnark
Oh, Brother: Blood ThrasherDimension Mites
Through the Looking Glass: BasiliskDimension MitesFungus MonsterPurple Flying MonsterTwo-Headed ZylorkBlood ThrasherTentacle MonsterBehemothRepticoreQuadro-GobPurple Humanoid MonsterDoom HoundBorlakDragonSnark
Start Me Up: Spark Monster

This Bird You Cannot Change: OculypseKloxnixonanelsus
A Sniff Too Far: Flaying Pincher MoleSniffer
Eris Returns: RatadonSnarkEris FairieVrog
Road Trip: Fog Monster
The Prisoner of Lakewood: EvolvosaurusGleegor
Ice Hassles: Ice GhoulBlood Thrasher
Doom Hound: Doom HoundSnark

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