Demon, Ikle

Family: Demons

Small fiend, chaotic evil

Armor Class 11 (description)
Hit Points 7 (2d6)
Speed 20 ft.

7 (-2) 13 (+1) 10 (+0) 10 (+0) 11 (+0) 12 (+1)

Damage Immunities cold, Necrotic, Poison
Condition Immunities charmed, Exhausted, Grappled, Paralyzed, Petrified, poisoned, Prone, Restrained
Damage Resistances acid, fire, Lightning, thunder; bludgeoning, piercing, and Slashing from non-magical weapons
Senses darkvision 30 ft., passive Perception 10
Languages Common
Challenge ¼ (50 XP)


  • Incorporeal Movement. The Ikle can move through other creatures and objects as if they were difficult terrain. It takes 5 (1d10) force damage if it ends its turn inside an object.
  • Turnable. Although not technically undead, the Ikle is connected to the negative energy plane and can be turned as if it were undead. They can also be damaged by holy water as if they were undead.


  • Engulf. The Ikle targets one opponent and attempts to engulf their face. The target is allowed to make a Dexterity save (DC 13) to avoid it. If the save succeeds, there is no effect. If the save fails, the Ikle covers the target’s face and enters its breathing passages, suffocating the victim and draining the life from them. The victim takes 7 (2d6) necrotic damage immediately and is considered grappled. Any target who remains grappled at the beginning of the Ikle’s turn automatically takes an additional 7 (2d6) necrotic damage. As an action, the victim can attempt to escape the creature’s grasp (DC 13).


Ikle demons have no particular shape or form. Upon first glance, they look like a wisp of dark smoke cast, though a more careful observation reveals the vague shape of a man or woman’s face, captured with a look of extreme fear. This terror is so written into the parchment of their expression that it leaves the viewer cold. The smell like burnt tar, so that anyone within a few feet is left with an acidic taste in his or her mouths.

Unworthy Spirits. These small creatures come from the negative planes. They are the evil spirits of petty criminals cursed to spend eternity in the shadows. They are numerous and found almost anywhere. Ikle demons are terrified of everything around them and seek only to hide from any light. However, if suddenly unearthed or exposed in some ways they do attack.

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