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"No one knows, incidentally, why Australia's spiders are so extravagantly toxic; capturing small insects and injecting them with enough poison to drop a horse would appear to be the most literal case of overkill. Still, it does mean that everyone gives them lots of space."
― Bill Bryson, In a Sunburned Country

Power to use the abilities of spiders. Variation of Arachnid Physiology.

Also Called

  • Spider Mimicry

Capabilities

User with this ability either is or can mimic/transform into a spider, including orb-web spiders, wolf spiders, and jumping spiders, tarantulas, trapdoor spiders, funnel-web spiders, etc..

Applications

Variations

Mythical Spiders:

Associations

Spiders are associated with a great number of mystical and supernatural abilities and connections in mythology and folklore, thus user with this power may have access to: Destiny Manipulation/Destiny Weaving, Diligence Embodiment, Fear Inducement, Malefic Force Manipulation, Patience Embodiment, Pain Inducement, Trapping Intuition, Thread Manipulation, Trickster.

Known Users

See Also: Giant Spider, Arachnid Appearance and Attire, Spiders Are Scary and Spider People.

Cartoons

  • Spidermonkey/Ultimate Spidermonkey (Ben 10 series)
  • Visorak (Bionicle)
  • Arachno-Duck (Darkwing Duck)
  • Beverly Holiday (Generator Rex); as an E.V.O.
  • Velma Green (The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy)
  • Jeff (The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy)
  • Webstor (He-Man and the Masters of the Universe)
  • Spider Tribe (LEGO Legends of Chima)
  • Wydowna Spider (Monster High)
  • Munya (The Secret Saturdays)
  • Harch (Star Wars: The Clone Wars)
    • Admiral Trench
  • Fang (Teen Titans)
  • Spider Bytez (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2012 TV series)
  • Blackarachnia (Transformers Beast Wars)
  • Tarantulas (Transformers Beast Wars)
  • Airachnid (Transformers Prime)
  • Miranda (W.I.T.C.H.)

Comics

Films

  • Rosie (A Bug's Life)
  • Other Mother (Coraline)
  • Gagamboy (Gagamboy)
  • Spider Gremlin (Gremlins 2)
  • Henry J. Waternoose III (Monsters, Inc.)
  • Webmaster (Stonewall and Riot)
  • Scroop (Treasure Planet)

Folklore/Mythology

  • Anansi (African/Caribbean Mythology/Folklore)
  • Arachne (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Tsuchigumo (Japanese Mythology)
  • Spider Demons (Japanese, Korean & Chinese Mythology)
  • Iktomi (Lakota Mythology)

Literature

Live Action TV

  • Lady Illusion (Ace Lightning)
  • Grimslaw Demons (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Spider Demons (Charmed)
  • The Eight legs (Doctor Who)
  • Racnoss (Doctor Who)
    • Empress of the Racnoss
  • Caleb (Heroes)
  • Mohinder Suresh (Heroes)
  • Greg Arkin (Smallville)
  • Spider-Man (Spider-Man; Toei TV series)
  • Arachne (Supernatural)
  • Itsy Bitsy (Thumb Wrestling Federation)

Manga/Anime

  • Shogen Kazamachi (Basilisk)
  • Ranmaru Mori (Ghost Sweeper Mikami: The Great Paradise Battle)
  • Guardian ÄRM, Demon Tarantula (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Arachne (Monster Musume)
    • Rachnera Arachnera
  • Kidōmaru (Naruto)
  • Tsuchigumo (Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan)
  • Onigumo (One Piece)
  • Arachne (Soul Eater)
  • Venetta (Tenkai Knights)
  • Mohyan Shaishai (Toriko)
  • Yamame Kurodani (Touhou Project)

RPG

  • Aranea (Advanced Dungeons & Dragons)
  • Drider (Advanced Dungeons & Dragons)
  • Ettercap (Advanced Dungeons & Dragons)

TCG

  • Launcher Spider (Yu-Gi-Oh!)

Video Games

  • Daddy Long Legs (The Binding of Isaac)
  • Widow (The Binding of Isaac)
  • The Wretched (The Binding of Isaac)
  • Ripper (Bomberman 64)
  • Webber (Don't Starve)
  • Spiders (Dragon Age)
    • Corrupted spider
    • Giant Spider
    • Poison Spider
  • Mages with Shapeshifter Specialization (Dragon Age)
  • Frostbite Spiders (The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim)
  • Elise (League of Legends)
  • Demon Spiders (Legacy of Kain: Blood Omen 2)
  • Spiders (Minecraft)
  • Baron Spider (Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos)
  • Ariados (Pokemon)
  • Galvantula (Pokemon)
  • Joltik (Pokemon)
  • Spinarak (Pokemon)
  • Fat Belly Spider (Skylanders)
  • Gargantula (Skylanders)
  • Moon Widow (Skylanders)
  • The Contessa (Sly 2: Band of Thieves)
  • Arachne (Valkyrie Crusade)

Other

  • T-1000000 (T2 3-D: Battle Across Time)

Gallery

Cartoons

Comics

Films

Literature

Live Action TV

Manga/Anime

TCG

Video Games

Other