Slyphs are
Vexx hydro fall

A Slyph found inside the Hydro Charger.

snakelike enemies that live in pits that they can't leave. They only appear once Vexx gets close enough. If they are not attacked, they will grab Vexx and throw him over dealing one health point of damage.  They are encountered in the Hydro Charger in the Below, the top of Summit of the Sages and the Monastery in Daggercrag