- This article is about the standard creature; for the summons, see Dire spider (summon).
Though not true dire creatures, dire spiders are nevertheless fearsome to behold and appear to act with more cunning than their more common cousins.
Alignment: true neutral
Armor class: 17
Hit points: 55
Attack bonus: +10/+5
Damage: 2d6+4 slashing damage; 20/x2 critical hits
Hit dice (level): 10
Challenge rating: 7
Trained skills:(‡) hide (5), spot (7)
Feats: darkvision, weapon proficiency (creature)
Dire spiders are immune to all mind-affecting spells as well as the specific spell web.
This creature's attack inflicts huge spider venom on-hit.