Plague-Born Dog

Medium undead, neutral evil

Armor Class 13 (natural armor)
Hit Points 45 (6d8 + 18)
Speed 35 ft.

STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
16 (+3) 10 (+0) 16 (+3) 2 (-4) 13 (+1) 1 (-5)

Saving Throws Wis +3
Skills Perception +3
Damage Immunities poison
Condition Immunities poisoned
Senses darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 13
Languages
Challenge 2 (450 XP)

Special Traits

  • Cadaverous Appearance. While the plague-born dog is lying still, it is indistinguishable from a mundane decomposing corpse. It can still be detected by a detect evil and good spell, or similar magic.
  • Keen Smell. The plague-born dog has advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on smell.
  • Pounce. If the plague-born dog moves at least 15 feet directly toward a creature, and then hits it with a bite attack on the same turn, the target must succeed on a DC 13 Strength saving throw, or be knocked prone.
  • Undead Fortitude. If damage reduces the plague-born dog to 0 hit points, it must make a Constitution saving throw with a DC of 5 + the damage taken, unless the damage is radiant or from a critical hit. On a success, the plague-born dog drops to 1 hit point instead.

Actions

  • Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 10 (2d6 + 3) piercing damage. Additionally, living creatures must succeed on a DC 13 Constitution saving throw or take 9 (2d8) necrotic damage and contract the zombie necrosis disease (p.192).
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