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Demon spiders

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Demon spiders
Blood Omen 2 enemy
Demon spiders as they appear in Blood Omen 2.
Introduced in Wiki-Icon-BO2.png Blood Omen 2 (2002)
Race Animals
Aliases • "Spider" (debug name)
Glyph spiders
Eras • The post-Blood Omen era
Territories • The Eternal Prison
• The Hylden City
Affiliation • None
Temperament • Indiscriminately hostile
Weapons • None
Abilities • Diminutive: immune to some horizontal attacks
Vulnerabilities • None
Plane Material Realm
Appearances Wiki-Icon-BO2.png

Demon Spiders, or simply Spiders, were enemies featured in Blood Omen 2 . They were first seen in Chapter 8: The Eternal Prison and in other areas which lacked major Human activity[1][2].

Demon Spiders were large arachnids; typically they had a bulbous abdomen, eight legs and many eyes. They were agile and quick-moving, often able to leap aside from Kain's attacks, but were otherwise quite weak enemies. They had little Blood and Lore, and lacked Unblockable and power moves. Spiders could not be grabbed. They often hunted in packs and preyed on the Eyeless wretches in the Eternal Prison.[3]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Contrary to the title given to these animals, they are not actually Demons, but ordinary spiders that were mutated by Glyph magic.[2] Hence they are not affiliated with any of the factions seen in Blood Omen 2.
  • Prima's Blood Omen 2 Guide simply calls these enemies "Spiders"[4] and they are labelled "spider" in the in-game-debug information[BO2].

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wiki-Icon-BO2.png Crystal Dynamics. Blood Omen 2. (Eidos Interactive). PlayStation 2. (March 19, 2002).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wiki-Icon-BO2.pngDemon Spider: "Giant spider creatures that appear later in the game. Apparently their size is due to exposure to Glyph Energy. These creatures generally hunt in packs and cannot be grabbed nor thrown by Kain - though he can still suck their blood."Demon Spiders on the Official Blood Omen 2 Site
  3. Wiki-Icon-DC.png Demon Spiders at Dark Chronicle (by Marie Tryhorn).
  4. Icon-Prima.png"Float down through the hole in the floor and get ready to do battle with some Spiders. They don't have a powered-up attack to worry about, but they are nimble and can quickly surround you." Prima Games. Prima's Official Strategy Guide to Blood Omen 2(2002). Page 62. ISBN:0-7615-3774-0