Age of Mythology TRL - Arachne Picture

Arachne are weak but cheap mutant women that attack with enhanced claws. They have the ability to lay spider eggs that, if unharmed, will hatch into burrowing spides that can instantly kill mortal units that pass too close.

Age: Classical
Worship: Jupiter, Neptune
Trained at: Temple
Strong against: Melee units
Weak against:
Heroes

Special ability

Lays a spider egg, similar to the Atlantean god power Spider Lair, that hatches into a burrow in a few seconds. After the eggs hatch, any enemy human soldier that passes by will be devoured by the spider hatchling. Eggs can be killed before they hatch. Requires 12 seconds to recharge.

Statistics

Cost:
150 wood 18 favor
Population:
4
Hack Damage:
15
x3 vs Myth Units
x0.5 vs Heroes

Hitpoints:
300
Hack Armor:
50%
Pierce Armor:
40%
Crush Armor:
80%
Speed:
5.0 meters/second
Line of Sight:
16 meters
Training Time: 20 seconds

Improvements
Worship Neptune to access this technology:

Age of Mythology TRL - Griffin
Qilin, Myths and Legends Contest Entry
Age of Mythology TRL - Arachne
The Okuriokami Myth
Age of Mythology TRL - Fides