The Scorpions are a mob that spawn in Desert biomes, and don't pose much of a threat.
The scorpions can be killed for 3 Mushrooms, which can be made into potions. Otherwise, you can use the raw mushrooms for healing yourself for a bit.
Scorpions can mostly be found hiding in dark caves in the Desert. Try to lure it out first or else it'll snap a few wounds on you.
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