The Giant Spiders of Mirkwood are minor villains in The Hobbit characters. They are offsprings of Shelob, who herself is the daughter of Ungoliant



The Hobbit trilogyEdit

An Unexpected JourneyEdit

The giant spiders of Mirkwood come down from Mirkwood and Dol Guldur and invade Rhosgobel and poison all of Radagast's animal companions, one of them being his pet hedgehog Sebastian. However, Radagast later saves his pet hog and looks wondering where the foul creatures came from.

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