SRD5:Hell Hound

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Hell Hound
Medium fiend, lawful evil
Armor Class: 15 (natural armor)
Hit Points: 45 (7d8+14)
Speed: 50 ft.
17 (+3) 12 (+1) 14 (+2) 6 (-2) 13 (+1) 6 (-2)
Skills: Perception +5
Damage Immunity: fire
Condition Immunity:
Senses: darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 15
Languages: understands Infernal but can't speak it
Challenge: 3 (700 xp)
Keen Hearing and Smell. The hound has advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on hearing or smell.

Pack Tactics. The hound has advantage on an attack roll against a creature if at least one of the hound's allies is within 5 feet of the creature and the ally isn't incapacitated.


Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft. one target. Hit: 7 (1d8+3) piercing damage plus 7 (2d6) fire damage.

Fire Breath (Recharge 5-6). The hound exhales fire in a 15-foot cone. Each creature in that area must make a DC 12 Dexterity saving throw, taking 21 (6d6) fire damage on a failed save, or half as much damage on a successful one.

Unofficial Description

A hell hound appears as a large, black dog. Sometimes the glow of fire can be seen in its mouth.

The material in this box is unofficial, and is not quoted from a SRD or published material.


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Facts about "Hell Hound"
AlignmentLawful Evil +
AuthorSRD5 +
Canontrue +
Challenge Rating3 +
Experience Points700 +
FeaturesKeen Hearing and Smell +, Pack Tactics +, Bite + and Fire Breath +
Hit Dice7d8+14 +
Hit Points45 +
PublicationSRD5 +
SizeMedium +
SortTextHell Hound +
TitleHell Hound +
TypeFiend +