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Spider, Giant Black Widow (Large)

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

Giant Black Widow Spider CR 3

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, Stealth* +2 (+6 webs); Racial Modifiers +8 Climb, +4 Perception, +4 Stealth (+8 webs)
SQ strong webs

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.

ECOLOGY

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

Females of this species are larger than males. Males are identical to the typical giant spider.

Section 15: Copyright Notice
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary 2, © 2010, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Authors Wolfgang
Baur, Jason Bulmahn, Adam Daigle, Graeme Davis, Crystal Frasier, Joshua J. Frost, Tim
Hitchcock, Brandon Hodge, James Jacobs, Steve Kenson, Hal MacLean, Martin Mason, Rob
McCreary, Erik Mona, Jason Nelson, Patrick Renie, Sean K Reynolds, F. Wesley Schneider,
Owen K.C. Stephens, James L. Sutter, Russ Taylor, and Greg A. Vaughan, based on material
by Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook, and Skip Williams.