Angel, Elpizo

Medium celestial, neutral good

Armor Class 15 (natural armor)
Hit Points 38 (7d8+7)
Speed 30 ft., fly 30 ft.

11 (+0) 12 (+1) 13 (+1) 10 (+0) 15 (+2) 16 (+3)

Saving Throws Cha +5
Skills Insight +4, Perception +4, Perform +5
Damage Resistances acid, cold, electricity, fire, radiant; bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing from nonmagical attacks
Condition Immunities blinded, charmed, deafened, demoralized, exhaustion, frightened
Senses darkvision 60 ft.; passive Perception 15
Languages all
Challenge 4 (1,100 XP)


  • Aura of Hope. An elpizo angel exudes a 30 ft. aura of hope. All creatures within the aura gain advantage on saving throws against spells or effects that cause the frightened or demoralized conditions. Additionally, if a creature begins their turn in the aura they may make an immediate saving throw to end such an effect prematurely (though without the advantage).
  • Bardic Inspiration. An elpizo has the bardic inspiration class ability of a 5th-level bard.
  • Innate Spellcasting. The elpizo’s spellcasting ability is Charisma (spell save DC 13). The elpizo can innately cast the following spells, requiring no material components:
  • Limned in Light. An elpizo is limned in a glowing light that illuminates as a candle. This is always active while the elpizo is in their natural form.
  • Magic Resistance. The elpizo has advantage on saving throws against spells and other magical effects.
  • Versatile Performer. An elpizo adds half of its proficiency bonus to any ability checks for which they are not proficient. This equates to a +1 proficiency bonus added to such rolls.


  • Multiattack. The elpizo makes two slam attacks.
  • Slam. Melee Weapon Attack: +3 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 3 (1d4+1) bludgeoning damage.


This otherworldly figure has a kindly demeanor and a voice that fills one with hope.

An elpizo in their natural form looks like a humanoid of any race or gender but regardless has a kindly demeanor, a light glow illuminating them and brown songbird wings.

Hopebringers. Elpizo angels are bringers of hope in dark times. They bring stories of triumph, heroism and good deeds to those who need them, exactly when they need them. They are not the warriors of the angels, instead they support any who would face evil. Few come to the material plane at the behest of other angels or good deities to help those favored by their patron. They also may be called by goodaligned spellcasters and when they do, they prefer a tithe to benefit those less fortunate than them. This is a set amount of wealth determined by the angel when called.

Immortal Nature. The elpizo angel doesn’t require food, drink, or sleep.

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