Spider, Sword (CR 5)

Large Vermin
Alignment: Always neutral
Initiative: +0; Senses: Spot +12


AC: 17 (-1 size, +8 natural), touch 9, flat-footed 17
Hit Dice: 5d8+10 (32 hp)
Fort +6, Ref +1, Will +1
Speed: 20 ft., climb 20 ft.
Space: 10 ft./5 ft.
Base Attack +3; Grapple +11
Attack: 8 legs +6 melee, bite +1 melee
Full Attack: 8 legs +6 melee, bite +1 melee
Damage: Leg 1d6+4, bite 1d8+2 plus poison
Special Attacks/Actions: Impalement, poison
Abilities: Str 18, Dex 10, Con 14, Int -, Wis 11, Cha 3
Special Qualities:
Feats:
Skills: Climb +12, Hide +0, Jump +4, and Spot +12
Advancement: -
Climate/Terrain: Warm forest and underground
Organization: Solitary or brood (2-5 in drow pens)
Treasure: None

Source: Monster Compendium: Monsters of Faerûn

Sword spiders are about 12 feet in diameter, with a sleek, hairy black body, striped with dark brown fun Their. legs have chitinous plates with raised, sharp ridges that cut like sword blades, hence the spider's name.