The Arachnarok Queen (Arachnarok Spider)

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The Arachnarok Queen
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Grn arachnarok.png
CategoryGigantic Spider
Unit size1
Icon treasury.png Cost (MP): 2400 (2400)
Icon hourglass.png Turns: 1
Icon income.png Upkeep: 600
Icon stat health.png Health: 6843
Icon stat morale.png Leadership: 65
Icon stat speed.png Speed: 57
Icon stat attack.png Melee attack: 63
Icon stat defence.png Melee defence: 41
Icon stat charge bonus.png Charge Bonus: 40
Icon stat damage.png Weapon Damage: 100
Modifier icon armour piercing.png Armour-Piercing Damage: 280
Icon stat speed.png Melee Interval: 3.2 s
Modifier icon bonus vs large.png Bonus vs. Large: 14
Icon stat range.png Range: 3
Modifier icon poison.png Poison Attacks: Yes
Icon stat armour.png
  • Causes fear.png Can Cause Fear: This unit frightens all enemy units, reducing their Icon stat morale.pngleadership when nearby. It is also immune to fear. Fear penalties do not stack.
  • Causes terror.png Can Cause Terror: This unit can cause terror, making its melee target rout for a short time. Units that cause terror are immune to terror and fear themselves.
  • Ignore forest penalties.png Strider: Speed and combat penalties caused by terrain are ignored by this unit.

The Arachnarok Queen (Arachnarok Spider) is a Greenskins war beast unit. Poisonous, corrosive venom dripping from her fearsome jaws, she first ensnares her victims in a web of dense, sticky silk.

The Arachnarok Queen has the ability to summon a unit of Spider Hatchlings by using her Maternal Instinct ability.

Description[edit | edit source]

The darkest forests of the world are the home to the Gigantic Spiders. These venomous creatures grow to an enormous size, sucking the life juices out of prey and leaving behind only skin-husks and bones. A full-grown Gigantic Spider is larger than a Troll, and its whole body is protected by chitinous armour plates. All Gigantic Spiders have a poisonous bite that is used to paralyse their prey. Only the most foolhardy would attempt to seek them out, and Forest Goblin Shamans, with their spectacular lack of common sense, fit well into that category. A gifted Shaman, touched by the Spider-god's blessings, will not be turned into a lifeless husk, but instead may be rewarded with a clutch of spiderlings. This foul brood - each spider already the size of a horse's head - can be reared and trained. When fully grown, these Gigantic Spiders are prized as revered mounts for a Goblin tribe's mightiest warriors.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

  • Armour-Piercing: The damage of armour-piercing weapons mostly ignores the armour of the target, making them the ideal choice against heavily-armoured enemies. They are often heavier and attack at a slower rate though, making them less efficient against poorly-armoured targets.
  • Armoured: Armoured units can block damage from any source apart from Armour-Piercing damage.
  • Poison Attacks: The poisonous attacks of this unit weaken the target's speed, damage, and vigour. Applies the Poison! debuff.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

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