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Classification: XXXXX / Beast - Native in the Island of Borneo, South-east Asia

The Acromantula is described as a monstrous eight-eyed spider with the ability of human speech. It originated in Borneo, though have been spotted countlessly in the Forbidden Forest by students throughout the years.

Acromantula
These giant spiders were first spotted in 1794. The Acromantula is described as a monstrous eight-eyed spider with the ability of human speech. Acromantulas are described as having thick black hair covering its body. It's legs can reach up to fifteen feet, while its pincers produce a distinctive clicking sound excited or angry. They are carnivorous and preferring large prey with a taste for human flesh. The fangs contain highly toxic venom, valued at 100 Galleons a pint. The female is usually larger than the male, and can lay up to one hundred soft, wide, beach ball-sized eggs at a time. They usually hatch in six to eight weeks. Acromantula eggs are a Class A Non-Tradeable Material.


Acromantulas are believed to be a wizard-bred species, designed to guard dwellings or treasure hoards, and were first created before the Ban on Experimental Breeding in 1965. They also secrete poison when excited. Despite being sentient, and capable of human speech, they're classified as Beasts due to finding the presence of humans irresistible to avoid consuming on sight.

Appearance

Acromantulas are described as having thick black hair covering its body. It's legs can reach up to fifteen feet, while its pincers produce a distinctive clicking sound excited or angry. They are carnivorous and prefering large prey.

References

CoMC Lesson #2 - Acromantulas

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