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Elusa Hound

Medium monstrosity, unaligned

Armor Class 12
Hit Points 26 (4d8 + 8)
Speed 50 ft.

15 (+2) 15 (+2) 15 (+2) 6 (–2) 12 (+1) 8 (–1)

Skills Athletics +4, Perception +3, Survival +3
Senses darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 13
Languages understands Common but can’t speak
Challenge 1 (200 XP)


  • Arcane Sight. Elusa hounds can perceive magical auras from active spells, magical effects, and magic items within a radius of 120 feet. Once an elusa hound has seen one of the above, it has advantage on Wisdom (Survival) checks to track the origin of the effect for 24 hours.
  • Keen Hearing and Smell. The elusa hound has advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on hearing or smell.


  • Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 5 (1d6 + 2) piercing damage. If the target is a creature, it must succeed on a DC 11 Strength saving throw or be knocked prone and grappled on a failure. The elusa hound can only grapple one creature at a time.
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