Wikia

GuildWars Fanfic Wikia

Spider

17,333pages on
this wiki
Talk10
Disambiguous This article is about the species. For the monster found in GW:EN, see Spider (monster).
GiantNeedleSpider

A Giant Needle Spider, a typical Spider


Spiders are a species in the bestiary of Guild Wars.

Spiders in Guild Wars are the traditional Giant Spiders found in the fairytales and myths of many cultures. They resemble a real spider except that they are roughly the size of a human.

Characteristics

All the enemy Spiders in the game are rangers, monks, paragons, or assassins.

They have the nasty habit of hiding on trees or cave ceilings, so they do not show up on the compass. When prey steps close they drop down and attack from range, often with poison.

On one hand bringing skills/items that remove or shorten the poison condition is nice, but on the other hand spiders usually re-inflict the condition so quickly, that it doesn't make much sense to remove it. Instead, better be prepared to be constantly poisoned while fighting spiders and use healing to counter it.

On the weakness side, keep in mind that Spiders ...

Items dropped

Spiders may drop the following loot (besides gold and various weapons and items):

Trophies Spider Legs
Crafting Materials Pile of Glittering Dust
Salvage Items various (Spider Webs)

Known Sub-Types

Region Sub-Species Trophy
Prophecies Campaign
Pre-Searing Ascalon Ranger-icon-small2 Deadly Crypt Spider
Ranger-icon-small2/3 Giant Needle Spider
Ranger-icon-small3 Giant Tree Spider
Ranger-icon-small1 Moss Spider
Spider Leg
Maguuma Jungle Ranger-icon-small16 Maguuma Spider Ebon Spider Leg
Ring of Fire Islands Ranger-icon-small24 Lava Spitter Igneous Spider Leg
Eye of the North
Depths of Tyria Ranger-icon-small24 Needling Lavastrider
Assassin-icon-small24 Painweaver
 ?
Depths of Tyria and
The Tarnished Coast
Ranger-icon-small24 Venomweaver
Monk-icon-small24 Lifeweaver
Paragon-icon-small24 Bloodweaver
Weaver Leg
The Tarnished Coast Ranger-icon-small14 Spider  ?
Realms of the Gods (Core)
Fissure of Woe Ranger-icon-small24 Armored Cave Spider Corrosive Spider Leg


For an alphabetic list of all Spiders, including bosses, see also: Category:Spiders

Notes

A number of other arachnoid creatures in Guild Wars are not not considered belonging to the spider species according to game mechanics, although at a glance they may look like a spider:

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki