"Spider-Man, Spider-Man, Does whatever a spider can, Spins a web, any size. Catches thieves, just like flies."
― Spider-Man (1967) Theme Song
"One of the great mysteries to me is the fact that a woman can pour hot wax on her legs, rip the hair out by the roots... and still be afraid of a spider."
― Jerry Seinfeld

The power to use the abilities of arachnids. Variation of Animal Imitation and Animal Morphing.

Also Called

  • Arachnid Body/Form/Mimicry
  • Arachnida Body/Form/Mimicry/Physiology

Capabilities

User with this ability either is or can mimic/transform into arachnids, including spiders, scorpions, harvestmen, ticks, mites and solifugae.

Applications

Techniques

Variations

Associations


Arachnids are associated with great number of mystical and supernatural abilities and connections in mythology and folklore, thus user with this power may have access to:

Limitations

  • May need practice to change back into original form.
  • As arachnids are ectotherms, user may be vulnerable to extreme temperatures.
  • Psychoactive drugs like caffeine and LSD have stronger effect on arachnids (notably spiders).

Known Users

See Also: Arachnid Tropes.

Anime/Manga/Manhwa

  • Shōgen Kazamachi (Basilisk)
  • Roka Paramia (Bleach)
  • Peeping Spider (Cutey Honey)
  • Rui (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)
  • Arukenimon (Digimon)
  • Dokugumon (Digimon)
  • Onigumo (One Piece)
  • Black Maria (One Piece); via the Kumo Kumo no Mi, Model: Rosamygale Grauvogeli
  • Entoma Vasilissa Zeta (Overlord)
  • Kumoko/Shiraori (So I'm a Spider, So What?)
  • Arachne (Soul Eater)
  • Arania Web (Fairy Tail)
  • Arachnea (Yes! Pretty Cure 5)
  • Kidōmaru (Naruto)
  • Arachne (Monster Musume)
    • Rachnera Arachnera
  • The Spider (Hell Girl)

Cartoons

  • The Great One/Big Tick (Ben 10)
  • Arachnichimps/Evolved Arachnichimps (Ben 10)
    • Spidermonkey
    • Mizaru
    • Simian
    • Mr. Monkey
    • Ultimate Spidermonkey
  • Terroranchula (Ben 10 Omniverse)
  • Dust Mites (Family Guy)
  • Fang (Teen Titans)
  • Darlene (Gravity Falls)
  • Jeff the Sipder (Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy)
  • Spider-Queen (Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy)
  • Arachnotaur (Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy)
  • Black Spider (Young Justice)

Comics

  • Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Mac Gargan/Scorpion (Marvel Comics)
  • Jessica Drew/Spider-Woman (Marvel Comics)
  • Edward Eddie Brock/Venom (Marvel Comics)
  • Ben Reilly/Scarlet Spider (Marvel Comics)
  • Kaine Parker (Marvel Comics)
  • Mayday May Parker/Spider-Girl (Marvel Comics)
  • Miguel O'Hara/Spider-Man 2099 (Marvel Comics)
  • Julia Carpenter/Madam Web (Marvel Comics)
  • Spider-Doppelganger (Marvel Comics)
  • Anya Corazon/Araña (Marvel Comics)
  • Miles Morales/Spider-Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Max Borne/Spider-Man 2211 (Marvel Comics)
  • Miss Arrow/Ero/The Other (Marvel Comics)
  • Eugane Flash Thompson/Agent Anti-Venom (Marvel Comics)
  • Alea Bell/Venom 2099 (Marvel Comics)
  • The Tick (The Tick)
  • Miranda (W.I.T.C.H.)
  • Tarantula (Ultimate Marvel)

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