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: 20 includes the size modifier
Hit points: 54
Attack bonus: +11/+6
Damage: 2d6+6 slashing damage; 20/x2 critical hits
Hit dice (level): 10
Challenge rating: 7
Trained skills:(‡) hide (5), spot (7)
Feats: darkvision, toughness, weapon focus (creature), weapon proficiency (creature), weapon specialization (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.