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Hell Hound

Medium fiend, lawful evil

Armor Class 15 (natural armor)
Hit Points 45 (7d8 + 14)
Speed 50 ft.

STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
17 (+3) 12 (+1) 14 (+2) 6 (-2) 13 (+1) 6 (-2)

Skills Perception +5
Damage Immunities fire
Senses darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 15
Languages understands Infernal but can’t speak it
Challenge 3 (700 XP)

Special Traits

  • Keen Hearing and Smell: The hound has advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on hearing or smell.
  • Pack Tactics: The hound has advantage on an attack roll against a creature if at least one of the hound’s allies is within 5 feet of the creature and the ally isn’t incapacitated.

Actions

  • Bite: Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 7 (1d8 + 3) piercing damage plus 7 (2d6) fire damage.
  • Fire Breath (Recharge 5-6): The hound exhales fire in a 15-foot cone. Each creature in that area must make a DC 12 Dexterity saving throw, taking 21 (6d6) fire damage on a failed save, or half as much damage on a successful one.

About

This creature resembles a thin, lanky wolf with reddish-brown fur, white claws, and burning, fiery red eyes.

Section 15: Copyright Notice
System Reference Document 5.1 Copyright 2016, Wizards of the Coast, Inc.; Authors Mike Mearls, Jeremy Crawford, Chris Perkins, Rodney Thompson, Peter Lee, James Wyatt, Robert J. Schwalb, Bruce R. Cordell, Chris Sims, and Steve Townshend, based on original material by E. Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson.