|Est. Max Dmg||380|
The Giant Spider used to be one of the most feared monsters, mainly because of its locations. Some years ago, the Giant Spider was commonly being lured to Venore, Dwarf Bridge, and the roads near it. It was commonly found in places one would never expect to find such a beast. The Giant Spider's boss is The Old Widow. Giant Spiders used to be immune to fire but they are now weak to it.
Damage Taken From Elements
Plains of Havoc, Point of no Return in Outlaw Camp, Ghostlands, Hellgate, Mintwallin Secret Laboratory, Mad Mage Room deep below Ancient Temple, Mount Sternum Undead Cave, Green Claw Swamp, Maze of Lost Souls, Crusader Helmet Quest in the Dwarf Mines, west drillworm cave, Edron Hero Cave, Edron Orc Cave, on a hill near Drefia (here), on a hill north-west of Ankrahmun (inaccessible), Forbidden Lands, Deeper Banuta (2 small spawns, here and here), Malada, Ramoa, Arena and Zoo Quarter, second floor up of Cemetery Quarter, beneath Fenrock, Vengoth Castle, Vandura Mountain, in a cave in Robson Isle.
Giant Spiders seem to enjoy changing targets, the blocker should have Challenge if premium. The blocker should stand between the Giant Spider and the shooters. This makes retargetting less likely. While blocking you should also kill the Poison Spiders so they don't break your shield.
Knights: Can use melee to kill them if they have a good weapon and are highly skilled. A fire-enchanted weapon and 80/80 skills are recommended.
Paladin: Strategy is simple, with around level 50 and Boots of Haste you just run and shoot Bolts or Enchanted Spears at it. Just remember a Crossbow has a range of 5, while enchanted spears only have a range of 4. If you have Haste, you can start hunting at level 35, but if it hastes too you might get caught. Distance 70+ is recommended.
Mages: Same as for paladins or can either run away with Strong Haste and shoot it with runes or Flame Strike to kill it. Mages should at least reach level 40-50 before trying this. Mages should try their first solo at a single spawn, with big running area and perhaps a ladder or something nearby for emergency. If you have level 45~, you won't need magic shield. Mages who need an extra firepower could summon Fire Devils for supporting them backwards.
0-189 gp, 1-12 Poison Arrows, Plate Armor, Plate Legs, Steel Helmet (semi-rare), Two Handed Sword (semi-rare), Spider Silk (rare), Time Ring (rare), Strong Health Potion (rare), Knight Legs (very rare), Knight Armor (very rare), Platinum Amulet (very rare), Lightning Headband (very rare).