They are dangerous for inexperienced players as they have powerful poison that can be lethal, dealing roughly 250 damage, Good for poisoning Weak monsters when summoned, remember a lot of creatures are immune to poison.
If you are hunting Scorpions, use distance fighting or runes. If you want to fight with melee, buy the antidote Spell. You can use parcels or other objects to block them and kill them from distance. If you get poisoned, use the Antidote spell or a rune.
This monster can be useful if you use it as a summon. It can hunt down a monster quickly. The target must NOT be immune to poison.
It is common to see lurers pushing players to the scorpion, like east of Darashia in Optional PvP worlds.