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Cragspiders are enemies in Dark Souls.


They are encountered in Blighttown, namely throughout the swamp and upper walkways.


Fire breathing arthropod-like creatures with small, yet usable wings. Cragspiders are slow and telegraph their attacks long before dealing actual damage, but if ignored the damage is quite significant.

Enemy InformationEdit


Respawn Yes
Backstab No
Damage Types Regular / Fire
Abilities Can breathe fire.


Attack Damage Attack Type Status Effect Parryable Tracking Attack Speed
Slap 238 Regular None No Neither Slow
Flame Whip 337 Fire None No Neither Medium
Fire Egg 396 Fire None No Neither Slow


Physical Defenses Elemental Defenses Resistances
Def atk phy Def atk strike Def atk slash Def atk thrust Def sorc mag Def sorc fire Def sorc lght Def res poi Def res toxic Def res bleed
216 216 216 216 167 1188 178 C C C

These stats are sourced from FuturePress's Official Dark Souls Strategy Guide.


  • This creature's eyes resemble that of Quelaag's lower body (and Quelaag herself is located below the Blighttown where the Cragspiders live) and this trait, coupled with its warped body and humanoid hands, suggest that it's a demon-corrupted monster or even a lesser demon.


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