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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, Goliath Spider

This massive brown-and-green tarantula is the size of a large house and has huge, razor-sharp fangs.

Goliath Spider CR 11

Source Bestiary 4 pg. 252
XP 12,800
N Colossal vermin
Init +1; Senses darkvision 60 ft., tremorsense 60 ft.; Perception +4

Defense

AC 25, touch 3, flat-footed 24 (+1 Dex, +22 natural, –8 size)
hp 147 (14d8+84)
Fort +15, Ref +5, Will +4
Immune mind-affecting effects

Offense

Speed 40 ft., climb 20 ft.
Melee bite +17 (6d8+22 plus poison)
Space 30 ft., Reach 30 ft.
Special Attacks poison, poisoned web (+13 ranged, DC 23, 14 hp), trample (4d8+22, DC 32)

Statistics

Str 41, Dex 13, Con 22, Int —, Wis 10, Cha 2
Base Atk +10; CMB +33; CMD 44 (56 vs. trip)
Skills Climb +23, Perception +4, Stealth –7 (+1 in forests); Racial Modifiers +8 Climb, +4 Perception, +8 Stealth (+16 in forests)

Ecology

Environment any forests or swamps
Organization solitary, pair, or colony (3–6)
Treasure incidental

Special Abilities

Poison (Ex) Bite—injury; save Fort DC 23; frequency 1/round for 6 rounds; effect 1d6 Str and paralysis 1 round; cure 2 consecutive saves.

Poisoned Web (Ex) This ability works like the web ability, but affects all creatures in a 10-foot-radius burst. In addition, any creature hit by the web must save against the spider’s poison.

Description

Goliath spiders are giant hunting spiders that most often prey on large creatures such as giant scorpions, snakes, and younger dragons, but sometimes catch and paralyze smaller prey to eat later. Camouf laged by their hairs and coloration, they prowl atop the forest canopy, dropping upon unsuspecting creatures. Females often cannibalize their mates.