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Demon, Babau

Medium fiend (demon), chaotic evil

Armor Class 15 (natural armor)
Hit Points 67 (9d8 + 27)
Speed 40 ft.

15 (+2) 21 (+5) 17 (+3) 14 (+2) 13 (+1) 16 (+3)

Saving Throws Strength +5, Constitution +8, Wisdom +4
Skills Acrobatics +8, Athletics +5, Insight +4, Perception +4, Sleight of Hand +11, Stealth +11, Survival +7
Damage Resistances acid, cold, fire; bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing from nonmagical attacks
Damage Immunities lightning, poison
Condition Immunities poisoned
Senses darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 14
Languages Abyssal, Celestial, Draconic, telepathy 120 ft.
Challenge 6 (2,300 XP)

Special Traits

  • Innate Spellcasting. The babau’s innate spellcasting ability is Charisma (spell save DC 14). It can cast the following spells without requiring material components.
  • Protective Slime. Any creature that touches the babau, or hits it with a melee attack while within 5 feet takes 4 (1d8) acid damage. Any nonmagical weapon made of metal or wood that hits the babau corrodes. After dealing damage, the weapon takes a permanent and cumulative –1 penalty to damage rolls. If its penalty drops to –5, the weapon is destroyed. Nonmagical ammunition made of metal or wood that hits the babau is destroyed after dealing damage.


  • Multiattack. The babau makes one Bite attack and two Claw attacks.
  • Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +8 to hit, reach 5 ft., one creature. Hit: 10 (2d4 + 5) piercing damage.
  • Claw. Melee Weapon Attack: +8 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 8 (1d6 + 5) slashing damage plus 4 (1d8) acid damage.
  • Summon (1/day). The babau has a 40% chance to summon 1 babau. The summoned demon appears in an unoccupied space within 60 feet of the babau, but can’t summon other demons. It remains for 1 minute, until it or the first babau is slain, or until the first babau takes an action to dismiss it.
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