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Shelob, Spider of Darkness
Depth: 2750ft Rarity: 3 Speed: +10 Hitpoints: 35d100 AC: 120 Exp: 27000
Shelob is an enormous bloated spider, the last daughter of Ungoliant the Unlight. Her poison is legendary, as is her ego. She normally guards the pass through Cirith Ungol, but occasionally goes out foraging for food to feed her voracious appetite. This evil creature is normally found at a depth of 2750ft and moves quickly. She may breathe darkness or poison. She is magical, casting spells intelligently which heal-self, blind, slow, confuse, terrify, cause critical wounds, cause mortal wounds, create traps or summon similar monsters; 1 time in 4. She can bash down doors. She is hurt by bright light. She is immune to acid and poison. She cannot be confused or slept. She pays little attention to intruders, which she may notice from 300 feet. She usually appears with escorts. She may carry up to 6 good objects. She can claw to poison with damage 5d6, claw to poison with damage 5d6, bite to paralyze with damage 5d10 and sting to reduce strength with damage 5d4.

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Heros slain by this creature

  • Radagast the level 31 Dunadan Mage (24 Sep 16)
  • Roguest the level 35 High-Elf Rogue (24 Sep 16)
  • Gaolar the level 33 Dwarf Warrior (14 Aug 14)
  • Greyshoe the level 32 Dwarf Rogue (10 Apr 13)
  • Monkey the level 39 Half-Orc Ranger (15 May 12)
  • Sinclair the level 28 Human Ranger (24 Apr 12)
  • Owen the level 37 Hobbit Rogue (19 Feb 12)