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You are fighting a giant.

This is a G.I. ant. You're not sure if it's an army ant or a marines ant, but it's really, really, really, really big. Yes, it's even bigger than your Aunt Bertha.
Your opponent attacks ...

Hit messages:

  • The giant bites you with its GI pincers.
  • The giant calls up a whole nest of its buddies. They go all 1954 on you.
  • The giant runs over you in an ant-themed vehicle you're sure you can buy separately.

It hits you for X damage.

Critical hit message:

Your opponent has a critical hit! It hits you for X damage.

Miss messages:

  • The giant tries to bite you with its GI pincers, but it turns out the low bidder in this case didn't bother to sharpen them. Sad, I know.
  • The giant calls up a whole nest of its buddies, but you use some formic acid to lead them off. Science!
  • The giant rushes you, but gets distracted by a snake that was once a man. This desert is so weird.

Fumble messages:

Your foe fumbles! It takes X damage.

Victory! You beat up your foe and win the combat!

You gain 60 experience.

You got an item: colossal mandible Mandible.gif (15.5 ± 2.6%)

You got an item: ichor Ichor.gif (22.2 ± 3%)

Known resistances/weaknesses

100% weak to sonic damage.
50% resistant to psychic damage.


Animal.png This enemy is an animal.


  • Used to be called the Colossal ant. Ryme changed the name after LordMilkMan suggested it on the Forums.


  • "Bertha" is a name commonly associated with overweight females, and the word "Aunt", in some dialects, is pronounced the same as "Ant." Thus, "Aunt Bertha" would be another name for a large ant.
  • GI here stands for "Ground Infantry" and "GI Ant" is a play of words on the name army ant, an actual real-life subspecies of ant, hence the foe description. Additionally, "GI ant" is also an apt description of this foe, given its size too.
  • The third hit message refers to G.I. Joe toys which were sold separately from the dolls action figures.
  • The third miss message refers to G.I. Joe: The Movie, in which a snake laments that he was "once a man".