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Spider SwarmCreature 0

Source Pathfinder Bestiary
Perception +4 (darkvision, web sense)
Languages none
Skills Acrobatics +5, Athletics +2, Stealth +5
Str -2, Dex +3, Con +0, Int -5, Wis +0, Cha -4

AC 15; Fort +4; Reflex +7; Will +2;
HP 12
Speed 20 feet (climb 20 feet)
Immunities precision, swarm mind
Weaknesses Area Damage 5, Splash Damage 5
Resistances Bludgeoning 2, Piercing 5, Slashing 5


A monster with darkvision can see perfectly well in areas of darkness and dim light, though such vision is in black and white only. Some forms of magical darkness, such as a 4th-level Darkness spell, block normal darkvision. A monster with Greater Darkvision, however, can see through even these forms of magical darkness.

Web Sense

The spider swarm has imprecise Tremorsense to detect the vibrations of creatures touching its web.

Swarm Mind

This monster doesn't have a single mind (typically because it's a swarm of smaller creatures), and is immune to mental effects that target only a specific number of creatures. It is still subject to mental effects that affect all creatures in an area.

Spider Swarm Venom (poison)

Saving Throw DC 14 fortitude

Maximum Duration 4 rounds

Stage 1 1 poison and Enfeebled 1 (1 round)

Stage 2 1d4 poison and Enfeebled 1 (1 round)

Swarming Bites One Action

Each enemy in the spider swarm's space takes 1d4 piercing damage with a DC 14 basic reflex save.

A creature that fails its save is exposed to spider swarm venom.

An abundance of food, the sudden hatching of a clutch of eggs, or magical influence can cause smaller spiders to gather in terrifying, deadly masses.

Few everyday vermin inspire as much dread as the infamous spider.



Anything that doesn't list another rarity trait (uncommon, rare, or unique) automatically has the common trait. This rarity indicates that an ability, item, or spell is available to all players who meet the prerequisites for it. A creature of this rarity is generally known and can be summoned with the appropriate summon spell.