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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 Crab Spider

This pale yellow spider’s legs protrude on either side, giving it a very distinctive stance. The thing is the size of a large dog.

Giant Crab Spider CR 1/2

Source Bestiary 3 pg. 254
XP 200
N Small vermin
Init +2; Senses darkvision 60 ft., tremorsense 60 ft.; Perception +4

Defense

AC 13, touch 13, flat-footed 11 (+2 Dex, +1 size)
hp 11 (2d8+2)
Fort +4, Ref +2, Will +0
Immune mind-affecting effects

Offense

Speed 30 ft., climb 20 ft.
Melee bite +2 (1d4 plus poison)

Statistics

Str 10, Dex 15, Con 12, Int —, Wis 10, Cha 2
Base Atk +1; CMB +0; CMD 12 (24 vs. trip)
Skills Acrobatics +10, Climb +24, Perception +4, Stealth +10 (+21 when stationary); Racial Modifiers +8 Acrobatics, +16 Climb, +4 Perception, +4 Stealth (+15 when stationary)

Ecology

Environment warm or temperate forests
Organization solitary, pair, or colony (3–10)
Treasure incidental

Special Abilities

Poison (Ex) Bite—injury; save Fort DC 14 (includes +2 racial bonus); frequency 1/round for 4 rounds; effect 1d2 Str; cure 1 save.

Description

Giant crab spiders are dangerous ambush predators that live in dense forest vegetation. Though crab spiders are not web spinners, they are truly gifted climbers and use this talent to clamber up into places where they can observe wide areas from on high. Named for their curious scuttling walk and wide-legged stance, giant crab spiders are rarely larger than a typical adult halfling.