Yeenoghu (5e)

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Yeenoghu is a demon lord and pseudo-deity in 5th edition.

Deific Summary[1] [2] [3] [4]
Beast of Butchery, Gnoll Lord

Type: Demon Lord
Portfolio: Gnolls, Hunger, Slaughter, Destruction
Gender: Male
Alignment: Chaotic Evil
Domains: Death, War
Plane: Abyss
Symbol: Triple-headed flail
Worshipers: Gnolls, some Hill Giants

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Yeenoghu (pointer)
Huge Fiend (Demons), Chaotic Evil
Armor Class:
Hit Points: 348
Senses: passive Perception
Challenge: 24 (62,000 xp)Proficiency Bonus (PB): +7


Innate spellcasting.

Magic Resistance.

Magic Weapons.






Legendary Actions

The fiend 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 fiend regains spent legendary actions at the start of its turn.


Swat Away.


Unofficial Description: The Demon Lord of the Gnolls. It appears as a huge Gnoll carrying a large, three-headed flail.

Lair Actions

Iron Spikes
Speed Gnolls
Enrage Gnolls and Hyenas 

Regional Effects

Iron Spikes
Predatory Beasts
Madness of Yeenoghu

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Chrstopher Perkms, Adam Lee, Steve Kenson, Richard Whitters (2015). Out of the Abyss. (5e) Wizards of the Coast. ISBN 978-0786965816. p. 246-247.
  2. 2.0 2.1 et. al., Mike Mearls (November 2016). Volo's Guide to Monsters. (5e) Wizards of the Coast. ISBN 978-0-7869-6601-1. p. 20, 33-39.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Mike Mearls, Jeremy Crawford, et. al (7 May 2018). Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes. (5e) Wizards of the Coast. ISBN 0786966246. p. 29, 154-155.
  4. 4.0 4.1 user:Rlyehable - domains.

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Facts about "Yeenoghu (5e)"
AlignmentChaotic Evil +
AuthorOut of the Abyss +
CRval24 +
Canontrue +
Challenge Rating24 +
Creature NameYeenoghu +
Deific TypeDemon Lord +
DomainDeath + and War +
Experience Points62,000 +
FeaturesInnate spellcasting +, Magic Resistance +, Magic Weapons +, Rampage +, Multiattack +, Flail +, Bite +, Charge +, Swat Away + and Savage +
GenderMale +
Has Lairtrue +
Has Regional Effectstrue +
Hit Points348 +
Individualtrue +
IndividualsTrue +
Legendary Monstertrue +
LineageDemon Lord +
NameYeenoghu +
PlaneAbyss +
PortfolioGnolls +, Hunger +, Slaughter + and Destruction +
PublicationOut of the Abyss +
SizeHuge +
SortTextDemon Yeenoghu +
SubtypeDemon +
SymbolTriple-headed flail +
TypeFiend +
WorshipersGnolls + and some Hill Giants +