Anaconda (snake) is a common name for large South American snakes of the boa family. Anacondas are among the largest and most powerful snakes in the world. The common anaconda is the longest snake in the western hemisphere and the heaviest snake in the world; a large adult may be 6 m (20 ft) long and weigh 107 kg (235 lb). Anacondas kill their prey by constriction or squeezing. The common anaconda inhabits the river systems of northern and Amazonian South America east of the Andes. Female anacondas give birth to living young.
The Anaconda has a great many advantages working in its favor. It is the largest creature in the game that possesses an additional melee attack on a limb other than its head. It is amphibious, capable of land and water travel simply by virtue of its torso. And its head gives it the sensibilities of a Loner, granting it massive power when hunting alone. At high ranks, this creature’s destructive power is incredible, mitigated only by its slow speed and very low defense.