Attacks with weapons coated in sleep poison, and may also carry potions of sleeping. They use drow racial equipment, meaning that their armor may evaporate if they stand too long in the light. However, their cloaks offer good protection against light.
Their spellcasting can be blocked by standing on an Elbereth square, and has shorter range and a longer cooldown than is typical.
The drow matron uses drow racial equipment and can cast clerical spells, with summon spiders substituted for summon insects.