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The Arachnoquake Spiders are the main antagonists of the 2012 American horror film Arachnoquake.

Hidden within gas-filled caverns underneath New Orleans for years, these as-of-yet undiscovered arachnids are released to the surface by an earthquake, allowing them to attack the town.

Appearance

Arachnoquake Spiders are large tarantulas of varying sizes. They possess bone-white exoskeletons with gray and black highlights near the tips of their legs and on their undersides; their bodies also possess sporadic black hairs. Their eyes are black, as are the dotted patterns on their abdomens.

Powers and Abilities

The Arachnoquake Spiders possess the following powers and abilities:

  • Fire breath
  • Fangs
  • Wallcrawling
  • Webbing
  • Hive mind telepathy

Fate

The Arachnoquake Spiders die after the queen is killed, their shared hive mind killing all of the soldier spiders immediately afterward in her absence.

Trivia

  • The Arachnoquake Spiders range in size from a normal tarantula to a car.

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