Arasta

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Arasta
Arasta.jpg
Demographics
Race Nyxborn Spider,
formerly Dryad
Birthplace Theros
Lifetime Mending Era

Arasta is a gigantic humanoid spider from the plane of Theros.

History[edit | edit source]

Originally a beloved dryad under Nylea's service, Arasta was warped into a monstrous spider creature by the bitter god Phenax. Resentful of her treatment by the gods, Arasta made her home deep within the Nessian Wood. There, she is served by countless arachnids who act as her spies and enforcers, and rarely, her own armor.[1]

They say that her webs, spun from her own hair, reach from Nyx to the mortal world and even into the Underworld.

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Inspiration[edit | edit source]

Arasta is clearly inspired by Arachne, a weaver who was transformed into a spider by Athena as a punishment for having challenged the goddess' ability in weaving.

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