According to Tobin's Spirit GuideEdit
- Category: Class 4 Ectozoophilic Mimicry
- Abilities: Melee Attack
Many times a weak or malformed spirit will choose an animal form in which to manifest. Speculation has been made as to whether these are indeed the "souls" of deceased creatures but there have never been any recorded evidence of a spirit leaving the body of insects or fish. Indeed, I believe that the half-spirits that take these forms do so because it's easier to assume an already psychically charged totem image pulled from the soniferous ether rather than create an identity for themselves.
I'm not certain about totem images or the soniferous ether, but I have witnessed several spirits in animal forms. They usually exhibit the behavior of the creature they're imitating, so it's hard to tell if the manifestation did come from said creature or is merely acting out a psychic imprint.
It's not uncommon to see your weaker spirits disguise themselves as monstrous or twisted versions of natural creatures. They're never too hard to dispose of, and these are no exceptions: The Shock Blast will blow these varmints to bits.
The art page can be found in the Hotel Sedgewick (second visit), during the "The Mysterious 13th Floor" section. It is hidden in a bench in the second hallway after the start that leads to a 90-degree rotated (upward) dead end.