Drider Spellcaster

Large Monstrosity , Chaotic Evil
• Armor Class: 19
• Hit Points: 123 (13d10+52)
• Speed: 30 ft., climb 30 ft.

16 (+3) 16 (+3) 18 (+4) 13 (+1) 16 (+3) 12 (+1)

• Skills: Perception +5, Stealth +9
• Senses: darkvision 120 ft.
• Languages: Elvish, Undercommon
• Challenge: 6 (2300 XP)

• Fey Ancestry: The drider has advantage on saving throws against being charmed, and magic can't put the drider to sleep.

• Spider Climb: The drider can climb difficult surfaces, including upside down on ceilings, without needing to make an ability check.

• Sunlight Sensitivity: While in sunlight, the drider has disadvantage on attack rolls, as well as on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on sight.

• Web Walker: The drider ignores movement restrictions caused by webbing.

Innate Spellcasting

The drider's innate spellcasting ability is Wisdom (spell save DC 13). The drider can innately cast the following spells, requiring no material components:

• At will: dancing lights
• 1/day each: darkness, faerie fire


The drider is a 7th-level spellcaster. Its spellcasting ability is Wisdom (spell save DC 14, +6 to hit with spell attacks). The drider has the following spells prepared from the cleric spell list:

• Cantrips (at will): poison spray, thaumaturgy
• 1st level (4 slots): bane, detect magic, sanctuary
• 2nd level (3 slots): hold person, silence
• 3rd level (3 slots): clairvoyance, dispel magic
• 4th level (2 slots): divination,freedom of movement


• Multiattack: The drider makes three attacks, either with its longsword or its longbow. It can replace one of those attacks with a bite attack.

• Bite: Melee Weapon Attack: +6 to hit, reach 5 ft., one creature. Hit: 2 (1d4) piercing damage plus 9 (2d8) poison damage.

• Longsword: Melee Weapon Attack: +6 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 7 (1d8 + 3) slashing damage, or 8 (1d10 + 3) slashing damage if used with two hands.

• Longbow: Ranged Weapon Attack: +6 to hit, range 150/600 ft., one target. Hit: 7 (1d8 + 3) piercing damage plus 4 (1d8) poison damage.