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Creatures in "Spider" Category

NameCR
Drain Spider1/4
Dream Spider1/2
Giant Black Widow3
Giant Crab Spider1/2
Giant Spider1
Giant Tarantula8
Goliath Spider11
Moon Spider2
Ogre Spider5
Scarlet Spider1/4
Spider Swarm1

Spider, Giant Black Widow

This long-legged spider has a huge, glossy black abdomen, marked on the underside with the shape of a crimson hourglass.

Giant Black Widow CR 3

Source Bestiary 2 pg. 256
XP 800
N Large vermin
Init +2; Senses darkvision 60 ft., tremorsense 60 ft.; Perception +4

Defense

AC 15, touch 11, flat-footed 13 (+2 Dex, +4 natural, –1 size)
hp 37 (5d8+15)
Fort +7, Ref +3, Will +1
Immune mind-affecting effects

Offense

Speed 30 ft., climb 30 ft.
Melee bite +6 (1d8+6 plus poison)
Space 10 ft., Reach 5 ft.
Special Attacks web (+4 ranged, DC 19, 5 hp)

Statistics

Str 19, Dex 15, Con 16, Int —, Wis 10, Cha 2
Base Atk +3; CMB +8; CMD 20 (32 vs. trip)
Skills Climb +20, Perception +4; Racial Modifiers +8 Climb, +4 Perception, +4 Stealth (+8 webs)
SQ strong webs

Ecology

Environment any land
Organization solitary, pair, or colony (3–8)
Treasure incidental

Special Abilities

Poison (Ex) Bite—injury; save Fort DC 17; frequency 1/round for 6 rounds; effect 1d3 Con and staggered; cure 2 saves. Save DC is Con-based with a +2 racial bonus.

Strong Webs (Ex) A black widow’s webs gain a +4 bonus to the DC to break or escape.

Description

Females of this species are larger than males. Males are identical to the typical giant spider (Pathfinder RPG Bestiary 258).