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Dream Spider

A dream spider's webs have an iridescent hue and are infused with the same hallucinogenic compound as the creature's toxin. Originally denizens of tropical jungles, dream spiders have adapted well to temperate environments, particularly thriving among the rooftops of cities where shady alchemists use their venom to produce the drug known as shiver.

Recall Knowledge - Animal (Nature): DC 14

Dream SpiderCreature 0

NSmallAnimal
Source Bestiary 2 pg. 249 2.0
Perception +6; darkvision, web sense
Skills Acrobatics +5, Athletics +2, Stealth +7
Str +0, Dex +3, Con +1, Int -5, Wis +0, Cha -4
Web Sense The dream spider has imprecise tremorsense to detect the vibrations of creatures touching its web.
AC 16; Fort +5, Ref +7, Will +4
HP 15
Speed 25 feet, climb 25 feet
Melee Single ActionSingle Action fang +7 [+2/-3] (finesse), Damage 1d6 piercing plus dream spider venomRanged Single ActionSingle Action web +7 [+2/-3] (range increment 10 feet), Effect web trap plus dream spider venomDream Spider Venom (poison) Saving Throw DC 16 Fortitude; Maximum Duration 4 rounds; Stage 1 stupefied 1 (1 round); Stage 2 1d6 poison damage plus stupefied 1 (1 round)Web Trap A creature hit by the dream spider's web attack is immobilized and stuck to the nearest surface until it Escapes (DC 16).

Sidebar - Additional Lore Shiver Addicts

Talented alchemists process dream spider venom into an addictive drug called shiver. Those who become addicted to shiver may be driven in desperation to seek out dream spiders and allow them to bite their flesh in order to get their fix—a tactic that often backfires awfully as the spiders feed.

All Monsters in "Spider"

NameLevel
Dream Spider0
Giant Tarantula6
Goliath Spider11
Hunting Spider1
Ogre Spider5
Spider Swarm0

Spider

Source Bestiary pg. 306
Few everyday vermin inspire as much dread as the infamous spider.

Sidebar - Related Creatures Associated Monsters

Though they are vermin incapable of forming true alliances, spiders show up alongside many types of creatures, including web lurkers. Spellcasters sometimes call upon spiders using summon animal, and spider swarms have a way of popping up just about anywhere at the most inopportune times.

Sidebar - Related Creatures Other Giant Spiders

A staggering number of species of giant spider exist in the world. Some, like the dream spider, whose venom creates strange hallucinations, are relatively small. Others, like the lumbering ogre spider, are larger than horses.