NPC, First Servant

Family: NPC

Medium humanoid (any), any

Armor Class 17 (armor of foresight)
Hit Points 162 (25d8 + 50)
Speed 30 ft.

12 (+1) 15 (+2) 14 (+2) 15 (+2) 20 (+5) 18 (+4)

Saving Throws Con +6, Wis +9, Cha +8
Skills History +6, Insight +9, Perception +9, Religion +6
Senses passive Perception 19
Languages any three languages
Challenge 12 (8,400 XP)
Proficiency Bonus +4


  • Armor of Foresight. While the first servant is wearing no armor and wielding no shield, its AC includes its Dexterity and Wisdom modifiers (included above).
  • Divine Weapons. The first servant’s weapon attacks are magical. When the first servant hits with any weapon, the weapon deals an extra 3d8 necrotic or radiant damage (included in the attack), the first servant’s choice.


  • Multiattack. The first servant uses its Awe-Inspiring Presence. It then makes three Divine Burst attacks or one Blinding Rod attack and two Divine Burst attacks. It can replace one attack with a use of Spellcasting.
  • Blinding Rod. Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 8 (2d6 + 1) bludgeoning damage plus 13 (3d8) necrotic or radiant damage (the first servant’s choice), and the target must succeed on a DC 17 Constitution saving throw or be blinded and deafened until the end of its next turn.
  • Divine Burst. Melee or Ranged Spell Attack: +9 to hit, reach 5 ft. or range 120 ft., one target. Hit: 23 (4d8 + 5) necrotic or radiant damage (the first servant’s choice).
  • Awe-Inspiring Presence. Each creature of the first servant’s choice that is within 30 feet of the first servant and aware of it must succeed on a DC 17 Wisdom saving throw or be unable to use bonus actions or reactions until the start of the first servant’s next turn.
  • Spellcasting. The first servant casts one of the following spells, using Wisdom as the spellcasting ability (spell save DC 17):


  • Healing Hands (Recharge 5–6). The first servant touches a creature within 5 feet of it, and the creature regains 14 (4d6) hp.


A first servant is one of its deity’s most powerful mortal allies on the Material Plane. First servants hold positions of prominence as oracles and prophets of their faith, or as the direct harbingers of their gods.

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