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Demon, Marilith




Large fiend (demon), chaotic evil

Armor Class 18 (natural armor)
Hit Points 189 (18d10 + 90)
Speed 40 ft.

STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
18 (+4) 20 (+5) 20 (+5) 18 (+4) 16 (+3) 20 (+5)

Saving Throws Str +9, Con +10, Wis +8, Cha +10
Damage Resistances cold, fire, lightning; bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing from nonmagical attacks
Damage Immunities poison
Condition Immunities poisoned
Senses truesight 120 ft., passive Perception 13
Languages Abyssal, telepathy 120 ft.
Challenge 16 (15,000 XP)

Special Traits
  • Magic Resistance: The marilith has advantage on saving throws against spells and other magical effects.
  • Magic Weapons: The marilith’s weapon attacks are magical.
  • Reactive: The marilith can take one reaction on every turn in a combat.
Actions
  • Multiattack: The marilith makes seven attacks: six with its longswords and one with its tail.
  • Longsword: Melee Weapon Attack: +9 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 13 (2d8 + 4) slashing damage.
  • Tail: Melee Weapon Attack: +9 to hit, reach 10 ft., one creature. Hit: 15 (2d10 + 4) bludgeoning damage. If the target is Medium or smaller, it is grappled (escape DC 19). Until this grapple ends, the target is restrained, the marilith can automatically hit the target with its tail, and the marilith can’t make tail attacks against other targets.
  • Teleport: The marilith magically teleports, along with any equipment it is wearing or carrying, up to 120 feet to an unoccupied space it can see.
Reactions
  • Parry: The marilith adds 5 to its AC against one melee attack that would hit it. To do so, the marilith must see the attacker and be wielding a melee weapon.
Unofficial: Description

The following description was not included in the official SRD, and does not affect any rules or mechanics written therein.

This snake-bodied fiend has a six-armed woman’s torso, pointed ears, and glittering, otherworldly eyes.