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For story exclusive version of this enemy, see Arachno Pod (story).

Arachno Pods are stationary normal enemies in Xenoblade Chronicles. They are found at level 10 in Tephra Cave, and contain Arachno enemies. They appear between Tephra Cavern and Vilia Lake, they are non-Kindred monsters, they respawn normally, and detect by sound at a 360° angle, to a distance of 6 meters. These Arachno Pods drop treasure as normal. They can drop the Arachno Silk needed for Arachno Silk Fundraising.

There is a Story Exclusive variant. They are fought during the battle with the Arachno Queen in the the Arachno Queen's Nest, these Arachno Pods are level 7 Kindred Enemies which drop no Treasure Chests, do not respawn, and detect by sight at a 360° angle, to a distance of 20 meters.



Art Attribute Multiplier Hits Range Effect Knockback Blowdown/Daze
Instant Death (Suicide)

† It has not yet been confirmed whether this enemy uses Hatching.


Break 100% Lock-On 100% Physical Def. ▼ 100% Agility ▼ 100%
Topple 100% Bind 100% Ether Def. ▼ 100% Aura Seal 100%
Daze 100% Paralysis 100% Strength ▼ 100% Arts Seal 100%
Sleep 100% Slow 100% Ether ▼ 100% Death 0%


Note: In order for a Pod to drop a treasure chest, it must be defeated before it hatches.


Wood 79.2%
Silver 19.8%
Gold 1%

Wood chests will contain 1 or 2 items from the "Wood" table.
Silver chests will contain 2 items from the "Silver" table and 1 from the "Wood" table.
Gold chests will contain 2 items from the "Gold" table, and 1 from each of the "Silver" and "Wood" tables.


Insect Jaw 41.2%
Arachno Silk 58.8%


Arachno Crystals
Auto-Heal Up I / Earth Cloak I 31.3%
Slow Resist I / Ether Up I 31.3%
Light Driver 3 slots 5.2%
Soldier Pike 3 slots 4.4%
Spark Lancer 3 slots 2.9%
Ranger Gloves 1 slot 7.5%
Ranger Cap 1 slot 7.1%
Ranger Bottoms 1 slot 6.2%
Ranger Shoes 1 slot 4.2%


Brave Guarder 2 slots 10%
Arachno Driver 2 slots 5%
Unique Weapons
Flame Gear 15%
Unique Armours
Pistis Cap 51.5%
Front Armour 7.7%
Graft Gauntlets 6.5%
Steady Greaves 4.3%
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