- Beam Array: Fire at Will
- Tholian Tetryon Grid
- Torpedo: High Yield
- Torpedo: Spread
- Subspace Snare
- Tholian Web Cannon
- “Fleet Alert” : The Azar, Ikukube, Ketus, Loskene, and Naskeel lead separate raids on Federation and Klingon starbases. Defeating all five earns you the "Tholian Siege Breaker" accolade.
- “No Win Scenario”: In Combat Simulation 347, Tarantula dreadnoughts are among hundreds of Tholian ships attacking a Civilian Transport.
- “Azure Nebula Rescue”: Tarantula dreadnoughts are among the Tholian forces guarding captured Romulan ships in the Azure Nebula.
- “The Vault: Ensnared” : Two Tarantulas - one of which is either Iskel, Tik'r, Seldspar, Lelkene, or Saphene, - attack The Vault after their Vault Weavers are defeated. Destroying them is optional.
- “Tholian Red Alert” : Several Tarantulas - including the Zlo'Pauk, Zagristi, and Presa Gran - are part of Tholian fleets battling the Borg in the Tau Dewa Sector Block. Defeating all three awards the "Tholian Capital Punishment" accolade.
- Deep Space Encounter: A Tarantula is among the Tholian ships harassing ship traffic passing through the Tau Dewa sector block.
- “Temporal Ambassador”: A Tarantula is among a group of Tholian ships that attack the U.S.S Enterprise-C as she attempts to return to her own time.
Vessels of the class
- Tholian ships are named for types of spiders - in this case, the Tarantula.
- Tarantulas have a 25% chance of creating an interphasic rift (through which Terran Empire ships will appear) upon destruction.
- Defeating all five of the named ships in “Fleet Alert” awards the "Tholian Siege Breaker" accolade.
- Defeating all five of the named ships in “The Vault: Ensnared” awards the "Tholian Malfeasance" accolade.
- Defeating all three of the named ships in “Tholian Red Alert” awards the "Tholian Capital Punishment" accolade.
|Details||Tholian Assembly • Tholian • Tholia • Nukara Prime • Azure Nebula • Interphasic rift|
|Ground Forces||Tholian Trapper • Tholian Ensign • Tholian Lieutenant • Tholian Commander • Tholian Captain|
|Starships||Tholian Widow • Tholian Mesh Weaver • Tholian Orb Weaver (Mob) • Tholian Recluse • Tholian Tarantula|
|NPCs||Inmate 91856 • Tholian Project Leader • Tholian Queen|
|NPC starships||Azar • Ikukube • Iskel • Ketus • Lelkene • Loskene • Naskeel • Presa Gran • Saphene • Seldspar • Tholian Flagship • Tik'r • Zagristi • Zlo'Pauk|