Black Abishai (5e)

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Black Abishai (pointer) [1] [2]
Medium Fiend (Devils, Abishais), Lawful Evil
Armor Class: 15 (natural armor)
Hit Points: 58
Speed: 30 ft., fly 40 ft.
Saving Throws: Dex, Wis
Skills: Perception, Stealth
Senses: darkvision 120 ft., passive Perception 16
Languages: Draconic, Infernal, telepathy 120 ft.
Challenge: 7 (2,900 xp)Proficiency Bonus (PB): +3


Devil's Sight. [3] Magical darkness doesn't impede the devil's darkvision.

Magic Resistance. [3] The devil has advantage on saving throws against spells and other magical effects.

Magic Weapons (Variation [4]). [3] The abishai's weapon attacks are magical. 



Scimitar. Melee Weapon Attack:

Bite. Melee Weapon Attack:

Creeping Darkness (Recharge 6).

Bonus Actions

Shadow Stealth. [3] While in dim light or darkness, the abishai can take the Hide action as a bonus action.

Unofficial Description: Devil that is reminiscent of an anthropoid Black Dragon., 

Sources and Notes[edit]

  1. Mike Mearls, Jeremy Crawford, et. al (7 May 2018). Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes. Wizards of the Coast. ISBN 0786966246. p. 160. Licensed: © Wizards of the Coast (used under 'fair use' clause).
  2. Jeremy Crawford (17 May 2022). Monsters of the Multiverse. Wizards of the Coast. ISBN 0786967870. p. 38. Licensed: © Wizards of the Coast (used under 'fair use' clause).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Trait matches the trait of the same name in the 5th ed. SRD. - Wizards RPG Team (6 May 2015). SRD-OGL v5.1. Wizards of the Coast. Licensed: OGL.
  4. Variation: The abishai from MotM does not have this trait.

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Facts about "Black Abishai (5e)"
AlignmentLawful Evil +
AuthorVaried +
Canontrue +
Challenge Rating7 +
Experience Points2,900 +
FeaturesDevil's Sight +, Magic Resistance +, Magic Weapons +, Multiattack +, Scimitar +, Bite +, Creeping Darkness + and Shadow Stealth +
Hit Points58 +
PublicationVaried +
SizeMedium +
SortTextDevil Abishai Black +
SubtypeDevil + and Abishai +
SummaryDevil that is reminiscent of an anthropoid Black Dragon. +
TypeFiend +