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Based off the brown widow spider, the Tarantulas are mostly brown with orange stripes. They have gray legs covered with brown and orange stripes, magenta-colored eyes, and the robotic web string used by them is cyan. Also, inside a Tarantula, a butterfly is trapped.
The Tarantulas appear as enemies in the Wii U version and PCversion of Sonic Lost World. They are exclusively found in Silent ForestZone 1. In gameplay, Tarantulas hang down from above via robotic webs. Tarantulas cannot be destroy by a simple Homing Attack at first; a Flying Kick is required to knock it off of its web string. If successful, it will fall, giving the butterfly trapped inside the Tarantulas a chance to escape if the player uses a Focused Homing Attack on the butterfly case. One hit is required to release the butterfly, but the Tarantulas are quick to get up and return to their midair position, forcing the player to start over with their attack.
In each ambush, the Tarantula appear in groups of five. If the player releases all five butterflies, the butterflies go into a nearby flower and cause it to bloom. The flower can then transport the playable character to another section of the Zone.
Powers and abilites
The Tarantulas are able to produce cyan webbing to move around like real-life spiders.