Arachnarok Spider

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An Arachnarok Spider is a truly gigantic creature, able to overpower even formidable Giants and corrupted Cygors. These creatures live in the deepest forests, where Forest Goblins worship each one of them as a living god.[1]

This worship pays off a hundredfold in times of war, for the Forest Goblins are able to persuade the spider to fight for them. In combat, its many mandibles will rend apart the enemy, the deadly poison making every strike truly lethal. Should it encounter a rival monster, like the aforementioned Giant, then it is will literally inflate it with great quantities of deadly venom, instantly downing it. As if that was not deadly enough, its Goblin worshippers often bedeck their god with a giant howdah, which, besides carrying many temples dedicated to the bearer, makes an excellent firing platform for Goblin archers. In fact, it is not uncommon to see a primitive catapult, known as the flinger, at the forefront of the howdah.[1][2]

However, even a beast like that can simply be swarmed with superior numbers, and so any Greenskin commander lucky enough to have it in his army will foresee this and move the arachnid into the nearest forest or indeed, behind any nearby obstacle, allowing their eight-legged god to attack the enemy horde piecemeal.[2]

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Units Arachnarok Spider - Black Orc - Black Orc Big Boss - Boar Chariot - Cave Squig - Doom Diver Catapult - Forest Goblin Warboss - Fire Kobold - Goblin - Goblin Shaman - Goblin Troglagob - Goblin Warboss - Hill Goblin - Nasty Skulker - Night Goblin Fanatic - Night Goblin Shaman - Night Goblin Warboss - Orc Arrer Boy - Orc Boar Boy - Orc Boy - Orc Great Shaman - Orc Warboss - River Troll - Rock Lobber - Savage Orc Big Boss - Savage Orc - Snotling - Snotling Pump Wagon - Spear Chukka - Spider Rider - Squig Herder - Squig Hopper - Stone Troll - Troll - War Boar - Wolf Chariot - Wolf - Wolf Rider - Wyvern
Characters Azhag - Big Red 'Un - Borgut Facebeater - Brak Batwing - Durkol Eye-Gouger - Gobbla - Gorbad Ironclaw - Gorfang Rotgut - Grimgor Ironhide - Grom the Paunch - Grulsik Moonclaw - Masked Chieftain - Morglum Necksnapper - Oglok the 'Orrible - Skarsnik - Snagla Grobspit - Taugrek the Throttler - Wurrzag
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