The Asparian Adder is a small black snake with a yellow stripe down its back. The snake is small, at about eight inches full grown, it is the single most deadly snake in the entire Realms. The snake is very rare, and can only be found in the swamps in and around the Boggs of Jamar. The venom is so deadly, even touching the venom will kill almost instantly the person. One drop of the venom is enough to kill a down large men.
The venom is prized among assassins and Dark Mages, as it is used in certain dark rituals involving the rising of the dead. The only known cure is Blue Salt, which in itself is rare.