ARGH! My eyes bleed! Give me the old theme!

MAngband Monster Information

Constantly up-to-date, extracted live from the game.


Elder aranea
Depth: 2400ft Rarity: 5 Speed: +10 Hitpoints: 60d20 AC: 65 Exp: 2500
A vast, bloated arachnid, master of its brood Ungoliant's descendants, this is a monster such as those who haunted the dread valley of Nan Dungortheb long ago. This evil creature is normally found at a depth of 2400ft and moves quickly. It is magical, casting spells intelligently which slow, paralyze, drain mana, cause mind blasting, heal-self, produce fire balls, produce fire bolts, cause critical wounds, summon spiders or summon similar monsters; 1 time in 6. It can open doors and bash down doors. It is hurt by bright light. It is immune to fire and poison. It tends to overlook intruders, which it may notice from 200 feet. It usually appears with escorts. It can claw to poison with damage 5d8, claw to poison with damage 5d8, bite to poison with damage 5d6 and bite to poison with damage 5d6.

More monster information...

Heros slain by this creature

  • Merovis the level 19 Dunadan Mage (14 Jul 16)
  • Clodion the level 20 Dunadan Warrior (14 Jul 16)