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"Spider-Man, Spider-Man!
Does whatever a spider can.
Spins a web any size
Catches thieves just like flies.
Look out! Here comes the Spider-Man!"
― SPIDER-MAN (1967) THEME SONG
"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)
"He thought about spiders, twisting thread into beautiful symmetry, taming chaos with ordered nets that greeted the dawn, hung with globes of dew that caught and held cores of sunlight, and tiny images of the world."
― Nina Kiriki Hoffman (The Thread That Binds the Bones)

The power to have the traits and abilities of a spider. Variation of Arachnid Physiology.

Also Called[]

  • Spider Body/Form/Imitation/Mimicry/Transformation

Capabilities[]

Users possess the traits, attributes and/or abilities of, transform into, or be/is a spider, air-breathing arthropods that have eight legs, chelicerae with fangs generally able to inject venom, and spinnerets that extrude silk. Some examples of spiders include orb-web spiders, wolf spiders, and jumping spiders, tarantulas, trapdoor spiders and funnel-web spiders. Most users can mimic traits, attributes and capabilities of spiders, like gain enhanced strength since spiders can lift up to 50 to 170x their weight on average, manipulate and generate spider threads, create acid or venom and gain enhanced senses.

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/Weaving, Diligence Embodiment, Fear Inducement, Malefic Force Manipulation, Patience Embodiment, Pain Inducement, Trapping Mastery, Quantum String Manipulation, Trickster.

Limitations[]

  • Anything caught in their web, could send a false signal as a distraction.
  • May develop poor eyesight.
  • Venom potency depends on the species (from necrotic, to paralytic to lethal).
  • Most spider venom doesn’t have a cure.
  • Animal manipulation/Taming.

Known Users[]

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

Anime/Manga/Aeni/Manhwa[]

  • Webam (Bakugan Battle Planet)
  • Spidaro (Bakugan)
  • Shogen Kazamachi (Basilisk)
  • Roka Paramia (Bleach)
  • Prinz (Chainsaw Man)
  • Airusu (Creature Family Days)
  • Peeping Spider (Cutey Honey)
  • Tarantula Panther (Cutey Honey)
  • Ranmaru Mori (Ghost Sweeper Mikami: The Great Paradise Battle)
  • Spider Family (Kimetsu no Yaiba)
  • Kumoko (Kumo Desu ga, Nani ka?)
  • Shiraori (Kumo Desu ga, Nani ka?)
  • Ariel (Kumo Desu ga, Nani ka?)
  • Demon Tarantula (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Kucharagumo (Mazica Party)
  • Sloggumo (Mazica Party)
  • Arachne (Monster Musume)
    • Rachnera Arachnera
  • Mio (Tsukimichi: Moonlit Fantasy); in her original form
  • Kidōmaru (Naruto)
  • Kyodaigumo (Naruto)
  • Tsuchigumo (Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan)
  • Onigumo (One Piece)
  • Black Maria (One Piece); via the Kumo Kumo no Mi, Model: Rosamygale Grauvogeli
  • Spider-Ghost (The Haunted House/Shinbi Apartment)
  • Arachne (Soul Eater)
  • Venetta (Tenkai Knights)
  • Mohyan Shaishai (Toriko)
  • Egg Spider (Sonic X)

Comics/Cartoons[]

Live Television/Movies[]

  • 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
  • Spider (Dollman vs. Demonic Toys)
  • Caleb (Heroes)
  • Mohinder Suresh (Heroes)
  • Kumonga (Godzilla)
  • Killbus/Kamen Rider Killbus (Kamen Rider Build)
  • Catchula (Kamen Rider Gotchard)
  • Spider Deadman (Kamen Rider Revice)
  • Hiromi Kadota/Kamen Rider Demons (Kamen Rider Revice)
  • Spider Dopant (Kamen Rider W)
  • Giant Spiders (Monster Warriors)
  • God Kumo (Ohsama Sentai King-Ohger)
  • God Tarantula (Ohsama Sentai King-Ohger)
  • Tarantula People (Pair of Kings)
  • Arachnor (Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue)
  • Spidertron (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers)
  • Greg Arkin (Smallville)
  • Takuya Yamashiro/Spider-Man (Spider-Man Toei)
  • Arachne (Supernatural)
  • Dark Webber (The Geo Force)
  • Itsy Bitsy (Thumb Wrestling Federation)
  • T.R. Chula (An American Tail)
  • Frank (Back to the Outback)
  • Rosie (A Bug's Life)
  • Miss Spider (James and the Giant Peach)
  • Other Mother (Coraline)
  • Nails (Cool World)
  • Quentin Kemmer (Earth vs. the Spider 2001)
  • Gagamboy (Gagamboy)
  • Spider Gremlin (Gremlins 2)
  • Tarantula (Ultra Q)
  • Banpira (Ultraman series)
  • Various Spiders (Inspector Sun and the Curse of the Black Widow)
    • Inspector Sun
    • Jenny
  • Spider Demons (Journey to the West)
    • Spider Mother
    • Shi Shi
    • Yan Yan
  • Peter Parker/Iron Spider/Spider-Man (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • Peter Parker/Amazing Spider-Man (Marc Webb's The Amazing Spider-Man duology and Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • Peter Parker/Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man (Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy and Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • Las Arañas (Madame Web)
  • Ezekiel Sims (Madame Web)
  • The Spider (Meet the Feebles)
  • Nerscylla (Monster Hunter 2020)
  • Henry J. Waternoose III (Monsters, Inc.)
  • Webmaster (Stonewall and Riot)
  • Ms. Tarantula (The Bad Guys)
  • Scroop (Treasure Planet)
  • Patricia Porker/SpiderBabe (SpiderBabe)
  • Arachnneka (Space Jam: A New Legacy)
  • Carboniferous Arachnid (Primeval)

Folklore/Mythology[]

  • J'ba FoFi (African Mythology)
  • Anansi (African/Caribbean Mythology/Folklore)
  • Spider Demons (Chinese/Japanese/Korean Mythology)
    • Tsuchigumo (Japanese Mythology)
  • Arachne (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Iktomi (Lakota Mythology)

Literature[]

TCG[]

  • Spider-themed Monsters (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
    • Baby Spider
    • Digital Bug Websolder
    • Earthbound Immortal Uru
    • Launcher Spider
    • Mother Spider Splitter

Video Games[]

  • Ankhira (AFK Arena)
  • Pet Tarantulas (Animal Jam)
  • Daddy Long Legs (The Binding of Isaac)
  • Widow (The Binding of Isaac)
  • The Wretched (The Binding of Isaac)
  • Nightmare Apostles (Bloodborne)
  • Patches the Spider (Bloodborne)
  • Ripper (Bomberman 64)
  • Shamura (Cult of the Lamb)
  • Charlie Left Legs (Cuphead)
  • The Duke's Dear Freja (Dark Souls II)
  • Parasite Spiders (Dark Souls II)
  • Deep Accursed (Dark Souls III)
  • Spitters (Darkest Dungeon)
  • Webbers (Darkest Dungeon)
  • Armor Spider (Demon Souls)
  • Cacutar (Dicefolk)
  • 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)
  • Chattur'gha's Lesser Guardians (Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem)
  • Lil 'Music Man (Five Nights at Freddy's: Security Breach)
  • DJ Music Man (Five Nights at Freddy's: Security Breach)
  • Ghost Spider (Ghostbusters)
  • Giant Spider (Ghostbusters)
  • Hovering Spider (Ghostbusters)
  • Huge Spider (Ghostbusters)
  • Hornet (Hollow Knight)
  • Eleanor Schariac (Honkai Impact 3rd)
  • Elise (League of Legends)
  • Demon Spiders (Legacy of Kain: Blood Omen 2)
  • Spiders (Luigi's Mansion series)
  • Will (MapleStory)
  • Spiders (Minecraft)
  • Rakna-Kadaki (Monster Hunter)
  • Nerscylla (Monster Hunter)
  • Baron Spider (Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos)
  • Queen Bella (NiGHTS Journey into Dreams)
  • Amélie Lacroix/Widowmaker (Overwatch)
  • Ariados (Pokémon)
  • Galvantula (Pokémon)
  • Joltik (Pokémon)
  • Spinarak (Pokémon)
  • Dewpider (Pokémon)
  • Araquanid (Pokémon)
  • Tarountula/Spidops (Pokémon)
  • Mommy Long Legs (Poppy Playtime)
  • Edgar (Bendy and the Ink Machine/Dark Revival)
    • Striker
  • Widowmakers (Resistance series)
  • Fat Belly Spider (Skylanders)
  • Gargantula (Skylanders)
  • Moon Widow (Skylanders)
  • Arachne (SMITE)
  • The Contessa (Sly 2: Band of Thieves)
  • Saya (Taimanin Asagi)
  • Yamame Kurodani (Touhou Project)
  • Muffet (Undertale)
  • Arachne (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Numerous Spiders (Wizard 101)
  • Como (Kirby Series)
  • Taranza (Kirby Series)
  • Phantasmaraneae (Bayonetta)
  • Web Spider (Mega Man X4)

RPG[]

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

Web Animation/Original[]

Other[]

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

Gallery[]

Anime/Manga/Aeni/Manhwa[]

Cartoons[]

Comics[]

Movies[]

Literature[]

Live Television[]

TCG[]

Video Games[]

Other[]

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Analysis & Discussions[]

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