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Shadow 5e

Shadow 5e

  • Name: Shadow
  • Size: Medium
  • Type: undead
  • Alignment: Shadow

Shadow 5e stats

  • Armor class: 12
  • Hit Points: 16
  • Hit Dice: 3d8
  • Hit Points Roll: 3d8+3
  • Speed: Walk 40 ft.
  • Strength: 6
  • Dexterity: 14
  • Constitution: 13
  • Intelligence: 6
  • Wisdom: 10
  • Charisma: 8


  • Skills Stealth +4
  • Senses Passive Perception 10 Darkvision 60 ft.
  • Challenge 0.5 (100 XP)

Special Abilities

Amorphous: The shadow can move through a space as narrow as 1 inch wide without squeezing.

Shadow Stealth: While in dim light or darkness, the shadow can take the Hide action as a bonus action. Its stealth bonus is also improved to +6.

Sunlight Weakness: While in sunlight, the shadow has disadvantage on attack rolls, ability checks, and saving throws.


Strength Drain: Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 5 ft., one creature. Hit: 9 (2d6 + 2) necrotic damage, and the target’s Strength score is reduced by 1d4. The target dies if this reduces its Strength to 0. Otherwise, the reduction lasts until the target finishes a short or long rest.
If a non-evil humanoid dies from this attack, a new shadow rises from the corpse 1d4 hours later.

  • Attack Bonus: 4
  • Damage: Necrotic
  • Damage Dice: 2d6+2