Undead Swordsman

Medium undead, neutral evil

Armor Class 16 (chainmail armor)
Hit Points 27 (5d8 + 5)
Speed 30 ft.

17 (+3) 13 (+1) 13 (+1) 9 (-1) 10 (+0) 12 (+1)

Skills Perception +4
Damage Immunities cold, necrotic, poison
Condition Immunities exhaustion, paralysis, poison
Senses darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 14
Languages understands the languages it knew in its life but can’t speak
Challenge 2 (450 XP)


  • Greatsword. Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 10 (2d6 + 3) slashing damage.


This armored skeleton stands in a battle-ready pose, its weapon held high as cold blue light shines in its eye sockets.

Some skeletons retain their intelligence and cunning, making them formidable warriors. These undead are far more powerful than their mindless kin.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Tome of Horrors © 2018, Frog God Games, LLC; Authors: Kevin Baase, Erica Balsley, John “Pexx” Barnhouse, Christopher Bishop, Casey Christofferson, Jim Collura, Andrea Costantini, Jayson ‘Rocky’ Gardner, Zach Glazar, Meghan Greene, Scott Greene, Lance Hawvermale, Travis Hawvermale, Ian S. Johnston, Bill Kenower, Patrick Lawinger, Rhiannon Louve, Ian McGarty, Edwin Nagy, James Patterson, Nathan Paul, Patrick N. Pilgrim, Clark Peterson, Anthony Pryor, Greg Ragland, Robert Schwalb, G. Scott Swift, Greg A. Vaughan, and Bill Webb