Juvenile Black Widow Spider

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Juvenile Black Widow Spider

The black widow is the rarest variety of spider. Like other spiders, they can throw poison and spin webs to immobilize their foes. Black widows can also use a special poison that paralyzes foes in their tracks.

— Acht

The Black Widow Spider is a rare terrestrial pet available to rangers. They are rarely seen outside the Mists — in times gone by, adventurers would have to travel into the Underworld itself to charm one. Black Widows have a distinctive hourglass marking, which is said to warn their enemies that time is running out. The hourglass organ is also used to sense heat sources.

You must be a player of the original Guild Wars and have acquired at least 30 Hall of Monuments reward points for one to appear in the Hall of Monuments.

Except for appearance, the black widow spider is identical to the jungle spider.

Pet skills and attributes[edit]

Black Widow Spider pets use the following skills:

Juvenile Black Widow Spider skills
Skill slot Skill Description
Common to the spider family
Spit at your foe.
Entangling Web.png
 Entangling Web
Shoot a web, immobilizing your foe.
Poison Gas.png
 Poison Gas
Spit a ball of venom that covers an area with a poisonous cloud.
Deadly Venom.png
 Paralyzing Venom
Your next attack immoblizes your foe.

At level 80, juvenile black widow spider pets have the following default attributes:

Attribute Value
Power.png Power 1,524
Precision.png Precision 1,524
Toughness.png Toughness 1,524
Vitality.png Vitality 3,585
Ferocity.png Ferocity 0
Healing Power.png Healing Power 0
Condition Damage.png Condition Damage 1,000


Far Shiverpeaks


Gwwlogo.png The Guild Wars Wiki has an article on Black Widow.
  • In PvP, the Black Widow Spider shares its Paralyzing Venom cooldown with the Jungle Spider.
  • the in-game black widow does not carry a big resemblance to the real life black widow other than the bright red hour glass shape on its back.