Super Mario Galaxy Object Database

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Class: StringSpider

A spider enemy that hangs from a thread of webbing. When the player is nearby, it will drop down and swing back and forth on their threads to damage the player. They can be defeated using most of the player's attacks, explosions and objects like Stretch Plants. They can drop a Coin or three Star Bits. Furthermore, it can be frozen using the second player's pointer.

Arguments

NameTypeGamesRequired?DescriptionValues
Obj_arg0FloatBothFalse

Thread Length: The length of its thread. Default is 300.

    Obj_arg1IntegerSMG1False

    Swing Axis: The axis that it swings along. If set to 2, it will swing along its own Z axis.

    • -1: Any axis
    • 2: Z axis
    Obj_arg2IntegerSMG1False

    Shadow Length: Sets the shadow drop length. Default is -1 which causes it to use a spherical shadow instead.

      Switches

      NameGamesRequired?Description
      SW_DEADBothFalse

      Gets activated when it dies.

      SW_ABothFalse

      If used, it will drop down when this switch is activated and climb up again when deactivated again.

      Setup

      NameGamesRequired?Description
      ClippingGroupBothFalse

      Objects in this group are always clipped together.

      Properties

      NameGamesDescription
      YoshiLockOnTargetSMG2

      This object can be targeted and licked by Yoshi.