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Disambiguation.png This article is about Pseudodragon, 5th ed. monster.
For other uses of Pseudodragon, see Pseudodragon (disambiguation).
This material from the 5th edition SRD is published under the OGL
Pseudodragon [SRD5 OGL] [1]
Tiny Dragon, Neutral Good
Armor Class: 13 (natural armor)
Hit Points: 7 (2d4+2)
Speed: 15 ft., fly 60 ft.
6 (-2) 15 (+2) 13 (+1) 10 (+0) 12 (+1) 10 (+0)
Skills: Perception +3, Stealth +4
Senses: blindsight 10 ft., darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 13
Languages: understands Common and Draconic but can't speak
Challenge: 1/4 (50 xp)Proficiency Bonus (PB): +2


Keen Senses. The pseudodragon has advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on sight, hearing, or smell.

Magic Resistance. The pseudodragon has advantage on saving throws against spells and other magical effects.

Limited Telepathy. The pseudodragon can magically communicate simple ideas, emotions, and images telepathically with any creature within 100 feet of it that can understand a language. 


Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 4 (1d4+2) piercing damage.

Sting. Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 4 (1d4+2) piercing damage, and the target must succeed on a DC 11 Constitution saving throw or become poisoned for 1 hour. If the saving throw fails by 5 or more, the target falls unconscious for the same duration, or until it takes damage or another creature uses an action to shake it awake.

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Unofficial Description: Pseudodragons appear as cat-sized dragons with a stinger in their tails.

Variant: Pseudidragon Familair. Pseudodragons, that serve as familiars, add a trait that provides several benefits to the spellcaster.[2]

Sources and Notes[edit]

  1. Wizards RPG Team (6 May 2015). SRD-OGL v5.1. (5e) Wizards of the Coast. Licensed: OGL.
  2. Wizards RPG Team (September 2014). Monster Manual. (5e) Wizards of the Coast. ISBN 978-0786965618. p. 254. Licensed: © Wizards of the Coast (summarized).

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Facts about "Pseudodragon"
AlignmentNeutral Good +
AuthorSRD5 +
Canontrue +
Challenge Rating1/4 +
Experience Points50 +
FeaturesKeen Senses +, Magic Resistance +, Limited Telepathy +, Bite + and Sting +
Hit Dice2d4+2 +
Hit Points7 +
PublicationSRD5 +
SizeTiny +
SortTextPseudodragon 5e +
TitlePseudodragon +
TypeDragon +