SRD5:Priest (NPC)

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Disambiguation.png This article is about Priest, as monster or NPC.
For other uses of Priest, see Priest (disambiguation).
This material from the 5th edition SRD is published under the OGL
Medium humanoid (any race), any alignment
Armor Class: 13 (chain shirt)
Hit Points: 27 (5d8+5)
Speed: 25 ft.
10 (+0) 10 (+0) 12 (+1) 13 (+1) 16 (+3) 13 (+1)
Skills: Medicine +7, Persuasion +3, Religion +4
Condition Immunity:
Senses: passive Perception 13
Languages: Any two languages
Challenge: 2 (450 xp)
Divine Eminence. As a bonus action, the priest can expend a spell slot to cause its melee weapon attacks to magically deal an extra 10 (3d6) radiant damage to a target on a hit. This benefit lasts until the end of the turn. If the priest expends a spell slot of 2nd level or higher, the extra damage is increased by 1d6 for each level above 1st,

Spellcasting. The priest is a 5th-level spellcaster. Its spellcasting ability is Wisdom (spell save DC 13, +5 to hit with spell attacks). The priest has the following Cleric spells prepared:
Cantrips (at will): light, sacred flame, thaumaturgy
1st level (4 slots): cure wounds, guiding bolt, sanctuary
2nd level (3 slots): lesser restoration, spiritual weapon
3rd level (2 slots): dispel magic, spirit guardians


Mace. Melee Weapon Attack: +2 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 3 (1d6) bludgeoning damage.

Priests bring the teachings of their gods to the common folk. they are the spiritual leaders of temples and shrines and often hold positions of influence in their communities. Evil priests might work openly under a tyrant, or they might be the leaders of religious sects hidden in the shadows of good society, overseeing depraved rights.

A priest typically has one or more acolytes to help with religious ceremonies and other sacred duties.


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Facts about "Priest (NPC)"
AuthorSRD5 +
Canontrue +
Challenge Rating2 +
Experience Points450 +
FeaturesDivine Eminence +, Spellcasting + and Mace +
Hit Dice5d8+5 +
Hit Points27 +
IdentifierNPC +
NPCtrue +
PublicationSRD5 +
SizeMedium +
SortTextPriest +
SubtypeAny Race +
TitlePriest +
TypeHumanoid +