Shortly after flashing red, the sand skulker will send 3 long trails of spikes towards the player, which cover more area than the normal Lurker's attack.
- Attacking a Lurker with a Status Effects, such as those provided by Seertooth or Toxin, can help to keep track of the Lurker's location.
- Attacks from the Lurkers are able to destroy blocks and reveal Secret rooms.
- The lurker's attacks cannot go across holes, but the lurker itself can.
Wayland's Boots provide immunity to the sand skulker's attacks.