Spiders are arachnid monsters that infest various dungeons in Torchlight and Torchlight II. They can appear in several forms, from the common ones and their champion forms, to the slightly smaller form (see right); most commonly seen as a pet transformation.
Notable Weapons that are augmented after killing Spiders:
- Bugstomper - Kills 20 Spiders
- Webshredder - Kills 200 Spiders
- Blackfang Bludgeon - Kills 20 Spiders
- Web-Shooter - Kills 20 Spiders
- Reaper of Spiders - Kills 20 Spiders
- Spider's Lament - Kills 20 Spiders
- The Snow Witch Scepter - Kills 20 Spiders
A pet can temporarily be turned into a spider with a Web Fish. Web Fish are a common type of fish that can be caught while fishing just about anywhere. When a Web Fish is used to change your pet into a Spider, it gains no statistical enhancement but gains the web special ability. A pet spider looks a lot like a champion Shadow Recluse, only smaller.
These smaller spiders have the ability to spit poison. Shadow Recluses are considerably different and have a different color in their champion form. Shadow Recluses can be found just about anywhere, as they are one of the most common aids; and also climbing out of sewer grates in the Necropolis.
Shadow Recluse Champion (mini-boss)
Shadow Recluse Champions can appear most about anywhere you can find Shadow Recluses. You will find at least two in Orden Mines (Floor 2 and 3), and are often picked as the miniboss to be slain in quests such as Trill-Bot 4000 (the quest-giver). These miniboss spiders should not be taken lightly, as they are very poisonous and are at least twice as big as normal spiders.
Example of a Shadow Recluse champion
This spider in particular "Kehelekakar the Deadly" was one of the randomly named miniboss spiders you can expect to fight and slay.
Tunnel Spider Champion (mini-boss)
Tunnel Spider Champions can appear just about anywhere where Tunnel Spiders can be found. The champion is a 100% larger version of the above mentioned spider, which is more powerful and has higher defenses. These mini-bosses can be quite difficult to defeat due to their armor values (hence 200% for these types). Tunnel Spider champions also have the tendency to be aided, by Shadow Recluses as the game progresses to harder levels.
A good way to beat them is by making sure you have several poison resistant trinkets and armor. Keeping an eye on your life-meter while attacking and casting healing spells, or using healing potions; is also a good idea should your health meter drop below half.
Example of a Tunnel Spider Champion
In Torchlight II
- Bleached Recluse
- Cave Dasher
- Mesa Dasher
- Desert Blackfang
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|Characters and monsters|
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