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The Venenatis spiderling is a pet dropped by Venenatis. It is a much smaller version of Venenatis.

When a player receives the pet, it will automatically try to appear as their follower. At the same time, a red message in the chatbox will state You have a funny feeling like you're being followed.

However, if a player receives a pet while having a follower out (for example, a cat), it will be placed into their inventory. When this occurs, the message in the chatbox will instead state You feel something weird sneaking into your backpack. If a players inventory is full and they have a follower already, they will not receive the pet.

On death, if a player loses their pet (as a follower or in your inventory) it will wander around for 30 seconds before disappearing completely.

Players can pay a one-time fee of 500,000 coins to Probita in East Ardougne to have this pet insured. Should the pet be lost while insured, it can be reclaimed for 1,000,000 coins.

Dropping monsters

Monster Combat level Quantity Rarity
Venenatis 464 1 5; Very rare (1/2,000)


  • Player: It's a damn good thing I don't have arachnophobia.
  • Venenatis spiderling: We're misunderstood. Without us in your house, you'd be infested with flies and other REAL nasties.
  • Player: Thanks for that enlightening fact.
  • Venenatis spiderling: Everybody gets one.

Concept art


  • This pet was originally polled along with the other boss pets in Content Poll #22. It gained 72.2% yes votes, 2.8% short of the passing threshold required. The introduction of the pet was re-polled in the Near Miss Poll, and passed by 90.3%.
  • The dialogue is a reference to a cutaway in an episode of the animated sitcom Family Guy, in which Spider-Man saves Peter Griffin from a fatal fall, claiming that everybody who gets in a dangerous situation gets to be saved by Spider-Man once.

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