Monstrous Peryton (5e)

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Monstrous Peryton (pointer) [1] [2]
Large Monstrosity (Perytons), Chaotic Evil
Armor Class: 14 (natural armor)
Hit Points: 144
Speed: 20 ft., fly 60 ft.
Saving Throws: Str, Dex, Wis
Skills: Perception
Senses: darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 16
Languages: understands Common and Elvish but can't speak.
Habitat: Hill, Mountain
Challenge: 11 (7,200 xp)Proficiency Bonus (PB): +4


Flyby. [3] The peryton doesn't provoke an opportunity attack when it flies out of an enemy's reach.

Keen Sight and Smell. [3] The peryton has advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on sight or smell.

Legendary Resistance (3/Day). [3] If the peryton fails a saving throw, it can choose to succeed instead. 



Gore. Melee Weapon Attack

Talons. Melee Weapon Attack

Warp Shadow.

Legendary Actions

The monstrosity can take 3 legendary actions, choosing from the options below. Only one legendary action option can be used at a time and only at the end of another creature’s turn. The monstrosity regains spent legendary actions at the start of its turn.


Talons Attack.

Talons Attack (Costs 2 Actions).

Unofficial Description: Legendary peryton

The creature is found in the following adventures:

Sources and Notes[edit]

  1. Mike Mearis (2019). Ghosts of Saltmarsh. (5e) Wizards of the Coast. ISBN 0-7869-1640-0. p. 245. "Tammeraut's Fate (5e)" Licensed: © Wizards of the Coast (used under 'fair use' clause).
  2. habitat - suggested by Peryton Dungeon Master's Guide (5e) p.302-305
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 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.

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AlignmentChaotic Evil +
AuthorGhosts of Saltmarsh +
CRval11 +
Canontrue +
Challenge Rating11 +
Creature NameMonstrous Peryton +
Experience Points7,200 +
FeaturesFlyby +, Keen Sight and Smell +, Legendary Resistance +, Multiattack +, Gore +, Talons +, Warp Shadow +, Detect + and Talons Attack +
HabitatHill + and Mountain +
Hit Points144 +
Legendary Monstertrue +
NameMonstrous Peryton +
PublicationGhosts of Saltmarsh +
SizeLarge +
SortTextPeryton Monstrous +
SubtypePeryton +
SummaryLegendary peryton +
TypeMonstrosity +