A desperate battle of gods over a broken world.
beetles are a good place to start, i kinda got a soft spot for things with shells.. dont know why lel :?ill send you a couple sketches tomorrow of just a couple things you could change. should help out with your design dillemma a littlebut yes. just try out a few more ways of doing it, try giving it bug legs, slater shells, a plant growing from its back ? just keep trying alternations out :)