Entropy weaver

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entropy weaver pEntropy weaver.png
HP 47-96
HD 13
XP 1391
Speed 12
AC 7
EV 13
MR 60
Attack1 17 (hit: plain)
Attack2 17 (hit: plain)
Attack3 17 (hit: plain)
Attack4 17 (hit: plain)
Type of Meat Clean
Resistances None
Vulnerabilities None
Habitat Land
Intelligence Human
Uses Weapons & armour
Open doors
Holiness Natural
Size Medium
Type entropy weaver, entropy weaver
Flags Fighter
No skeleton
See invisible
A gaunt humanoid with flaking, pale chitin. Its spindly limbs are capable of startlingly quick movement and end in razor-sharp talons.

Useful Info

Entropy weavers are potentially devastating humanoid casters, capable of instantly inflicting massive amounts of corrosion, rendering a character extremely weak and vulnerable. They can be found in the Spider's Nest, the Vaults, and the Depths, usually accompanied by several spiders.


Spell set I
Slot1 Entropic Weave Wizard flag

Tips & Tricks

  • The best way to counter the immediate and possibly devastating effect of Entropic Weave is to fight entropic weavers separately from other monsters. Stairs are your friends here.
  • There is a small possibility of an early encounter with entropic weavers in the Lair. Depending on your character, it may be a wise decision to skip a floor like this and come back when you are ready to take on them.


  • Before 0.18, entropy weavers took several turns to inflict corrosion on the player, instead of casting Entropic Weave.
  • Entropy weavers were added in 0.17.