Tarantula are mobs which appears around desert biomes, and is the equivalent of a Spider. Unlike the average spiders, they can see in the day faultlessly, and do not attack a player on sight. However, if a player advances, it will bites back and can spurt Cobwebs at the player, slowing the player down.notably It is extremely territorial, attacking players who get too close to it.

Damage Rating

Mode Damage
Peaceful 1 Heart
Easy 1.5 Hearts
Medium 2 Hearts
Hard 2.5 Hearts


Much like a regular Spider or Cave Spider, the Tarantula drops String, but much more. It can drop between 1-4 String and 0-2 Spider Eyes. It also drops 0-2 Fermented Spider Eyes when defeated by an Iron Sword or Diamond Sword.