Medium celestial, lawful good

Armor Class 17 (natural armor)
Hit Points 152 (16d8 + 80)
Speed 60 ft., fly 90 ft.

15 (+2) 18 (+4) 20 (+5) 18 (+4) 18 (+4) 20 (+5)

Saving Throws Con +9, Wis +8, Cha +9
Skills History +8, Religion +8
Damage Resistances radiant; bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing from nonmagical attacks
Condition Immunities charmed, exhaustion, frightened
Senses truesight 120 ft., passive Perception 14
Languages Celestial, Common, Primordial, telepathy 120 ft.
Challenge 11 (7,200 XP)
Proficiency Bonus +4


  • Angelic Weapons. The buraq’s attacks are magical. When the buraq hits with any weapon, the weapon deals an extra 4d8 radiant damage (included in the attack).
  • Magic Resistance. The buraq has advantage on saving throws against spells and other magical effects.
  • Night Journey. When outdoors at night, the distance of the buraq’s vision is not limited by nonmagical darkness. Once per month, the buraq can declare it is on a night journey, and for the next 24 hours, it can Teleport as a bonus action. When on a night journey, the buraq can teleport as often as it wants, and its destination must always be in an area of nonmagical darkness within its line of sight. At any point during the night journey, the buraq can use a bonus action to return itself and its rider to the location where it began the night journey.
  • Powerful Steed. The buraq is considered to be a Large animal for the purpose of determining its carrying capacity and its ability to carry a rider.


  • Multiattack. The buraq makes two Hooves attacks. It can replace one attack with a use of Spellcasting.
  • Hooves. Melee Weapon Attack: +8 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 13 (2d8 + 4) bludgeoning damage plus 18 (4d8) radiant damage.
  • Spellcasting. The buraq casts one of the following spells, requiring no components and using Charisma as the spellcasting ability (spell save DC 17):
  • Teleport (1/Day). The buraq magically teleports itself and its rider, along with any equipment it is wearing or carrying, to a location the buraq is familiar with, up to 1 mile away.


An aura of holiness surrounds this handsome human-headed equine with short but strong feathered wings.

Only the Worthy. A buraq possesses astounding speed, determination, and resilience, among a host of noble qualities. Only pure-hearted humanoids can obtain a service from such a righteous and honorable creature.

Angel Marked. Every buraq wears a gilded band around its head or neck. These are said to be angelic seals or wardings, each different. The hide of every buraq is white, though their beards, lashes, manes, and tails vary from silver and dusty tan to deep brown or glossy black.

Heavenly Steeds. A buraq is smaller than a mule but bigger than a donkey, though their carrying capacity belies their size and apparent strength. Nevertheless, a buraq is the ultimate courier and a heavenly steed. Paladins and good-aligned clerics are the most likely candidates to ride a buraq, but other virtuous characters have had this privilege.

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