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Goliath Spider

Goliath Spider Creature11

N Gargantuan Animal

Senses Perception +22; darkvision, web sense

Skills Acrobatics +18, Athletics +23, Stealth +22

Str +8, Dex +5, Con +7, Int -5, Wis +3, Cha -4

Web Sense As spider swarm.

AC 30; Fort +25, Ref +21, Will +17

HP 220

Spring Upon Prey [reaction] (attack) As hunting spider.

Speed 45 feet, climb 30 feet

Melee [one-action] fangs +24 (reach 10 feet), Damage 2d12+12 piercing plus goliath spider venom

Ranged [one-action] web +22 (range increment 60 feet), Effect web tether

Descend on a Web [one-action] (move) As hunting spider, but the goliath spider can descend 120 feet and the web has AC 20, Hardness 5, and 20 HP.

Goliath Spider Venom (incapacitation, poison); Saving Throw Fortitude DC 30; Maximum Duration 6 rounds; Stage 1 2d6 poison and slowed 1 (1 round); Stage 2 2d6 poison and slowed 2 (1 round); Stage 3 paralyzed for 2d4 hours.

Web Tether A creature hit by the spider’s web Strike is restrained and tethered to the spider, preventing it from moving farther away from the spider. The spider can have one creature tethered at a time. The DC to Escape or Force Open the web is 30. The tether can be severed with a Strike (AC 20, Hardness 5, HP 20), but this doesn’t free the restrained creature.


Goliath spiders dwell in the deepest jungles, where they build webs as big as temples and feast on prey as large as hippopotami.

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