Their staffs don't have 3 prongs and as such are not tridents.
[[image:Heretic-Ophidian.png|thumb|right|256px|An Ophidian in Heretic E3M4]]
'''Ophidians''' are monsters from [[Heretic]] that resemble snakes and carry pointed trident staffs. When attacking, they fire a chain of three purple shots from their staff, pause, and then fire a red [[fireball]]. Ophidians sometimes drop a [[Flame Orb]] when killed.
Some source ports refer to the Ophidian as "Snake" or "Serpent".