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Home plane Abyss
Power level Demon lord
Alignment Chaotic evil
Design details

Zanassu the Spider Demon is a demon lord, in the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game.

Publication history[edit]

Zanassu was first described in Empires of the Sands (1988).[1]

His death was mentioned in the Empires of the Shining Sea boxed set (1998),[2] and in Demihuman Deities (1998).[3]


Zanassu the Spider Demon was said to rule over the evil creatures of Spider Swamp.[1] He was later reported as having been slain by the drow god Selvetarm.[2][3]


  1. ^ a b Haring Scott. Empires of the Sands, page 61. TSR, 1988
  2. ^ a b Empires of the Shining Sea boxed set (1998), page 90
  3. ^ a b Boyd, Eric L.. Demihuman Deities. TSR, 1998