Saguaronids have the following characteristics:
- Fair toughness - Saguaronids are covered with a thick rubbery layer of fleshy material which is dotted in wicked spines two to three inches in length.
- Poor movement - The plants are capable of moving a few hundred yards per day, provided they move over sandy or loose soil. They cannot move over rocks or other hard surfaces.
- Each Saguaronid bears four to six pink or salmon colored blossoms, which emit a potent narcotic capable of causing drowsiness and hallucinations to anyone within a 30' radius (Good resistance check to avoid the effect).
- Spine Spray - Saguaronids can shoot forth clusters of four to six needle-like spines up to 30', striking with Great accuracy and inflicting Average damage. Each spine that hits has a Fair chance of injecting the target with a paralytic venom (Good resistance check to avoid the effect). The venom slows the victim a cumulative 50% per dose, with four doses completely paralyzing the target. Saguaronids effectively have an infinite supply of spines.