The Hornworm, also known as the Crawler or Misleader, is an enemy from Final Fantasy IV. They pose little threat to the party, and can be easily defeated in any manner the player chooses, aside from transformation spells.
The enemy was known as Crawler in the SNES, PS and GBA versions. Crawler is a recurring enemy in the Final Fantasy series since its first installment. [view·edit·purge]The Crawler is one of the many enemies in the original Final Fantasy that were based on monsters from the Dungeons & Dragons series. Crawler is based on the Carrion Crawler, a monster that in Dungeons & Dragons was capable of paralyzing its prey.