Greater ice spider

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Greater ice spider
Level 3
Family Arachnid family creatures
Body Type Arachnid
Classification(s) Living
Area(s) Found Snowflake Vale
HP 44
Attack Attributes
Physical Attacks
Pincer (attack) 48 AS
Stinger (attack) 71 AS
Misc. Offensive Spells
Defense Attributes
None (natural) ASG 1N
Defensive Strength (DS)
Melee 29 - 81
Bolt 35
Unarmed Defense Factor
Target Defense (TD)
Bard Base
Cleric Base
Empath Base
Paladin Base
Ranger Base
Sorcerer Base 9
Wizard Base
Minor Elemental 9
Major Elemental 9
Minor Spiritual 9
Major Spiritual
Minor Mental
Treasure Attributes
Coins No
Gems No
Magic Items No
Boxes No
Skin a spider leg
Other No
Often first noticed as just a large clump of moving snow, the greater ice spider resolves into a wide, low-slung spider three feet across and half again as long.  Covered with thick, white hair to ward against the cold wind, the greater ice spider roams the snowfields looking for anything living it can web and consume.

Hunting strategies

Watch out for the greater ice spider's webbing attack. This attack, if successful, will cause you to fall to the ground, possibly take damage, and be stunned for several rounds. In most cases this will be long enough for the spider to finish you off. Attack quickly and use mobility/agility/dexterity enhancing spells and devices when facing these creatures.

Other information

An example of a greater ice spider web attack.

A greater ice spider rises on its legs, tucking its abdomen beneath itself to aim its spinneret at you!
[SMR result: -176 (Open d100: -70)]
You dodge the webbing with such amazing finesse that you inspire all of those around you!


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