Duergar Stone Guard (5e)

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Duergar Stone Guard (pointer) [1] [2] [3] [4]
Medium Humanoid (Dwarves, Duergar), Any Alignment
Armor Class: 18 (chain mail, shield)
Hit Points: 39
Speed: 25 ft.
Senses: Darkvision 120 ft., passive Perception 10
Languages: Dwarvish, Undercommon
Habitat: Mountain, Underdark
Challenge: 2 (450 xp)Proficiency Bonus (PB): +2


Duergar Resilience. [5] The duergar has advantage on saving throws against poison, spells, and illusions, as well as to resist bring charmed or paralyzed. [6]

Phalanx Formation.

Sunlight Sensitivity. [5] While in sunlight, the duergar has disadvantage on attack rolls, as well as on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on sight. 


Multiattack. [7]

Enlarge (Recharges after a Short or Long Rest). [8] See Enlarge Bonus Action Below

Invisibility (Recharges after a Short or Long Rest). [5] The duergar magically turns invisible until it attacks, casts a spell, or uses its Enlarge, or until its concentration is broken, up to 1 hour (as if concentrating on a spell). Any equipment the duergar wears or carries is invisible with it.

King's Knife (Shortsword). [9] Melee Weapon Attack

Javelin. Melee or Ranged Weapon Attack

Bonus Actions

Enlarge (Recharges after a Short or Long Rest). [5] [8] For 1 minute, the duergar magically increases in size, along with anything it is wearing or carrying. While enlarged, the duergar is large, doubles its damage dice on Strength-based weapon attacks (included in the attacks), and makes Strength checks and Strength saving throws with advantage. If the duergar lacks the room to become Large, it attains the maximum size possible in the space available.

Unofficial Description: Dwarven Veteran

Sources and Notes[edit]

  1. Chrstopher Perkms, Adam Lee, Steve Kenson, Richard Whitters (2015). Out of the Abyss. (5e) Wizards of the Coast. ISBN 978-0786965816. p. 227. Licensed: © Wizards of the Coast (used under 'fair use' clause).
  2. Mike Mearls, Jeremy Crawford, et. al (7 May 2018). Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes. (5e) Wizards of the Coast. ISBN 0786966246. p. 191. Licensed: © Wizards of the Coast (used under 'fair use' clause).
  3. Jeremy Crawford (17 May 2022). Monsters of the Multiverse. (5e) Wizards of the Coast. ISBN 0786967870. p. 110. Licensed: © Wizards of the Coast (used under 'fair use' clause).
  4. Variation (Alignment): The OotA and MToF variants are of Lawful Evil alignment, while the MotM version is any alignment.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Trait matches the trait of the same name in the 5th ed. SRD. - Wizards RPG Team (6 May 2015). SRD-OGL v5.1. (5e) Wizards of the Coast. Licensed: OGL & CC-BY.
  6. Variant (Duergar Resilience): The MotM variant does not specify illusions, and corrects poison (a damage type) to the poisoned condition.
  7. Variant (Multiattack): MotM variant only.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Variant (Enlarge): The MotM variant has this feature as a bonus action, while the OotA and MToF versions have this as an action.
  9. Variation (King's Knife}: The MotM variant just calls this action 'Shortsword'.

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AlignmentAny Alignment +
AuthorVarious +, OotA +, MToF + and MotM +
CRval2 +
Canontrue +
Challenge Rating2 +
Creature NameDuergar Stone Guard +
Experience Points450 +
FeaturesDuergar Resilience +, Phalanx Formation +, Sunlight Sensitivity +, Multiattack +, Enlarge +, Invisibility +, King's Knife + and Javelin +
HabitatMountain + and Underdark +
Hit Points39 +
NameDuergar Stone Guard +
PublicationVarious +, OotA +, MToF + and MotM +
SizeMedium +
SortTextDuergar Stone Guard 5e +
SubtypeDwarf + and Duergar +
SummaryDwarven Veteran +
TypeHumanoid +