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Death Dog, Fiendish

Medium monstrosity, neutral evil

Armor Class 14 (natural armor)
Hit Points 58 (9d8 + 18)
Speed 60 ft.

STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
16 (+3) 15 (+2) 14 (+2) 3 (–4) 13 (+1) 6 (–2)

Skills Perception +5, Stealth +4
Damage Resistances cold; bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing from nonmagical attacks not made with silver
Damage Immunities fire, poison
Condition Immunities poisoned
Senses darkvision 120 ft., passive Perception 15
Languages
Challenge 3 (700 XP)

Special Traits

  • Dreadful. The dog can use a bonus action to appear dreadful until the start of its next turn. Each creature, other than a devil or death dog, that starts its turn within 10 feet of the dog must succeed on a DC 12 Wisdom saving throw or be frightened until the start of the creature’s next turn.
  • Two-Headed. The dog has advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks and on saving throws against being blinded, charmed, deafened, frightened, stunned, or knocked unconscious

Actions

  • Multiattack. The dog makes two Bite attacks
  • Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 6 (1d6 + 3) piercing damage. If the target is a creature, it must succeed on a DC 13 Constitution saving throw against disease or become poisoned until the disease is cured. Every 24 hours that elapse, the creature must repeat the saving throw, reducing its hit point maximum by 5 (1d10) on a failure. This reduction lasts until the disease is cured. The creature dies if the disease reduces its hit point maximum to 0.

About

Death dogs are two-headed, mastiff-like hounds, nocturnal killing machines that hunt their prey without hesitation across the desert sands and wastelands. Death dog packs have been known to share territory with little friction, although they do engage in dominance battles in leaner times when hunting is difficult.

Death dogs are strictly carnivores and often attack creatures much larger than themselves relying on their sheer numbers to bring down larger opponents.

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