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The Pet Tarantula is a members-only land pet.


The Tarantula has the obvious 8 legs with 4 on each side and a slight bend in each that can have 4 different patterns. Its abdomen is round, similar to that of a sphere, whereas the head is a small cylinder shape. The size and texture of the Tarantula's abdomen can be changed when buying your pet. This pet normally has 4 eyes instead of just 2 (and can be in 6 different colors), but can be changed to 5, 6, or 8, each positioned in different places on the head.


Action Description
It spins a web and begins to flip and hop on the web as if it were a trampoline. When the owner walks into a source of water, the tarantula hangs from a web in the sky to avoid the water.
It sits facing the way the player's animal is facing.
It throws up a plush fly, catches it, and repeats.
It stands on its four legs, the other four going up and down. Similar to the slang: "raising the roof"
The same as its stand, but hunched down and eyes closed.
It hops up with its legs spreading, and repeats


These accessories can be found at the Pet Stop. The rare accessories can only be found in the Pets Only Party and the Play-As-Your-Pet Party.

Rare Accessories[]

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Items Description
[[File:|40px]] Pumpkin The pet's body is replaced by an orange pumpkin with a brown stem.
[[File:|40px]] Cupcake The pet's body is replaced by a pink cupcake with a lit, blue candle.
[[File:|40px]] Mushroom A red mushroom is added on top of the pet's body.
[[File:|40px]] Wings A pair of white wings are added on the back of the pet.


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Items Description
PetTarantulaBodyAntennae Antennae A pair of pink, curly antennae are added above the pet's eyes.


Bow A large, pink bow is added on the back of the pet.
PetTarantulaBodyPirateHat Pirate Hat A large pirate hat is added on the back of the pet.
PetTarantulaBodyCaravan Caravan A mobile home appears behind the pet.


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Items Description
PetTarantulaLegsLegWarmers Leg Warmers Bright pink leg warmers are added to all of the pet's legs.
PetTarantulaLegsSocks Socks White and grey socks are added to all of the pet's legs.
PetTarantulaLegsSpikes Spikes Many short, sharp spikes are added to all of the pet's legs.
PetTarantulaLegsTires Tires The pet's legs are replaced by four rugged tires.

Glow Effects[]

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Items Description
PetTarantulaGlowGreen Green Glow A green, glowing light appears underneath the pet.
PetTarantulaGlowRed Red Glow A red, glowing light appears underneath the pet.
PetTarantulaGlowBlue Blue Glow A blue, glowing light appears underneath the pet.
PetTarantulaGlowPink Pink Glow A pink, glowing light appears underneath the pet.

Adoption Certificates[]

Possible Outcomes[]

Favorite Toys Favorite Food

Any one of these:

Climbing Net, Climbing Rope, Dragonfly Toy, Insect Kite, Silk Cocoon, Tap Shoes, Web Cocoon Pillow, Web Trampoline, Webbed Burrow, Woven Silk Pillow

Any one of these:

Gummy Bears, Hummus, Nuts, Oranges, Pizza, Ravioli, Sandwiches, Sausages, Tacos, Toast


The Pet Tarantula was initially released on October 1, 2012, as a promotional gift from the Monthly Member Gifts and returned annually during the Night of the Phantoms. It was most recently released on September 14, 2023, in the Diamond Shop and left on December 22, 2023.

Release History Details
OriginArrival DateDeparture Date
Monthly Member GiftsOctober 1, 2012November 1, 2012
Diamond ShopOctober 1, 2013December 2013
Diamond ShopOctober 2, 2014Unknown
Diamond ShopOctober 13, 2016November 3, 2016
Diamond ShopOctober 9, 2017November 7, 2017
Diamond ShopSeptember 27, 2018November 11, 2018
Diamond ShopOctober 3, 2019November 11, 2019
Chilling Black Cat BundleOctober 1, 2020November 5, 2020
Diamond ShopNovember 5, 2020November 19, 2020
Autumn Sapphire BundleSeptember 1, 2021October 7, 2021
Diamond ShopSeptember 23, 2021November 24, 2021
Diamond ShopSeptember 1, 2022October 11, 2022
Diamond ShopSeptember 14, 2023December 22, 2023


  • Like all other pets, once a tarantula is obtained, additional tarantulas can be purchased for only 400 Gems.
  • There was a glitch in June 2015 that allowed pet tarantulas to be purchased from the pet maker for just 400 Gems, even if the player had not previously obtained one. This glitch has since then been fixed.


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