Spider Eater
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Note: This creature was originally published in the Monster Manual, p.234.

A spider eater is about 10 feet long and 4 feet high, and has a wingspan of about 20 feet.

A spider eater attacks with its venomous sting and powerful mandibles. Its usual tactic is to deliver a sting, then back off, hovering out of reach until the venom takes effect.

ST: 21 HP: 21 Speed: 6.00
DX: 11 Will: 11 Move: 6
IQ: 4 Per: 12 Weight: 4,000 lbs.
HT: 13 FP: 13 SM: +2
Dodge: 9 Parry: 9 DR: 2

Bite (13): 2d+1 crushing. Reach C.
Stinger (13): 2d+1 impaling plus poison, resisted by HT-1. The poison causes paralysis for 2 weeks for every point by which the victim missed his roll. Reach C, 1.

Traits: Acute Hearing 4; Acute Vision 4; Amphibious; Doesn't Breathe (Oxygen Absorption); Double-Jointed; Flight (Air Speed 12; Winged); High Pain Threshold; Injury Tolerance (No Vitals); Loner (12); No Fine Manipulators; Semi-Upright; Wild Animal.
Skills: Brawling-13; Escape-19.
Class: Dire Animal.
Combat Effectiveness Rating: 80 (OR 58 and PR 22).
Notes: Female spider eaters lay their eggs in paralyzed victims. These hatch in about six weeks, killing the victim.


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