Top 50 D&D Most Exciting Monsters For Adventurers To Fight (Best DnD Monsters)

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What Are The Best Monsters in D&D?

In the world of Dungeons & Dragons, a player's character can encounter a wide range of unqiue enemies with many powerful abilities, fearsome traits, and menacing appearance.

Here is a list of the 50 most powerful monsters you can find in the game. (You can expect a lot of dragons on this list).

50. Strahd von Zarovich

Undead Shapechanger

Count Strahd von Zarovich i s a vampire lord, who rules over the valley of Barovia. Ages ago he made a pact with the Dark Powers of the Shadowfell, granting him immortality. However, it turned him into a vampire, and the valley became his prison from which he can never escape.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 16    (natural armor)        
  • Hit points: 144 (17d8+68)    
  • Speed: 30ft.
  • STR: 18        DEX: 18        CON: 18     INT: 20         WIS: 15        CHA: 18

Danger rating: 60/100

40. Purple Worm

Gargantuan Monstrosity

The purple worm as its name suggests, is a 5 foot tall,

and 80 feet long purple earthworm. They live deep underground, and their aggressiveness comes from their natural instinct.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 18 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 247 (15d20+90)
  • Speed: 50 ft., burrow 30 ft.
  • STR: 28        DEX: 7        CON: 22    INT: 1        WIS: 8        CHA: 4    

Danger rating: 62/100

48. Mummy Lord

Undead

Powerful mummy lords are very powerful spellcasters, and are usually the guardians of the tombs of great wizards or priests.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 17 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 97 (13d8+39)
  • Speed: 20 ft.
  • STR: 18        DEX: 10        CON:17        INT: 11        WIS: 18        CHA: 16

Danger rating: 65/100

47. Adult Blue Dragon

Huge Dragon

Also known as storm dragons, these creatures are famous for their manipulative nature. They deceive lone travellers, and try to make them go crazy rather than just consume or kill them. They deceive lone travellers, and try to make them go crazy rather than just consume, or kill them. Their breath lets out huge bolts of lighting.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 19
  • Hit Points: 225 (18d12+108)
  • Speed: 40 ft., burrow 30 ft., fly 80 ft.
  • STR: 25        DEX: 10        CON: 23    INT: 16        WIS: 15        CHA: 19

Danger rating: 67/100

46. Adult Silver Dragon

Huge Dragon

Unlike their chromatic brothers, silver dragons are a friendly type of dragon, who are not aggressive by nature. They often live amongst lesser beings like humans, and take their form to blend in. They do not enjoy fighting, but if provoked, they are as deadly as any of the other dragons.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 19 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 243 (18d12+126)
  • Speed: 40 ft., fly 80 ft.
  • STR: 27        DEX: 10        CON: 25    INT: 16        WIS: 13        CHA: 21

Danger rating: 67/100

45. Iron Golem

Large Construct

These enormous metallic constructs are one of the most powerful guardians of great wizards or clerics. These soldiers are near invincible, and able destroy their enemies with a sing swing.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 20 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 210 (20d10+100)
  • Speed: 30 ft.
  • STR: 24        DEX: 9        CON: 20    INT: 3        WIS: 11        CHA: 1

Danger rating: 68/100

44. Marilith

Large Fiend, Demon

These demonic creatures are the strategists of the Demon Lords in the Abyss. As their advisor and generals of the hordes, they could bring destruction to any place where their path leads them.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 18 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 189 (18d10+90)
  • Speed: 40 ft.
  • STR: 18        DEX: 20        CON: 20    INT: 18        WIS: 16        CHA: 20

Danger rating: 70/100

43. Planetar

Large Celestial

Much like the Mariliths, the Planetars are commanders too, but for the armies of celestials. Thy tend to aid powerful mortals against evil as well.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 19 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 200 (16d10+112)
  • Speed: 40 ft., fly 120 ft.
  • STR: 24        DEX: 20        CON: 24    INT: 19        WIS: 22        CHA: 25

Danger rating: 71/100

42. Storm Giant Quintessent 

Huge Giant

This legendary being is one of the most powerful storm giants ever knoww. Storm giants are a very intellegent type of giant whose main responsibility is throw lightning bolts across mountains.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 12
  • Hit Points: 230 (20d12+100)
  • Speed: 50 ft., fly 50 ft. (hover), swim 50 ft.
  • STR: 29    DEX: 14        CON: 20    INT: 17        WIS: 30        CHA: 19

Danger rating: 73/100

41. Adult Blue Dracolich

Huge Undead

By tying their soul to a phylactery, these dragons avoided death, and instead became liches upon dying, and could possess any reptilians’ corpse. They say it has the most power when taking a dragon’s body. Half dragon, half undead…..this is going to make the heroes sweat.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 19 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 225 (18d12+108)
  • Speed: 40 ft., burrow 30 ft., fly 80 ft.
  • STR: 25        DEX: 10        CON: 23    INT: 16        WIS: 15        CHA: 19

Danger rating: 74/100

40. Adult Gold Dragon

Huge Dragon

The strongest and most unique type of the metallic dragons, the gold dragons are the peak of their race. Intelligent and wise creaturesthey are constantly fighting against evil. They are well respected by every living creature.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 19 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 256 (19d12+133)
  • Speed: 40 ft., fly 80 ft., swim 40 ft.
  • STR: 27        DEX: 14        CON: 25    INT: 16        WIS: 15        CHA: 24

Danger rating: 75/100

39. Adult Red Dragon

Huge Dragon

The selfish red dragons are only interested in their treasures, and destruction. They are the most powerful chromatic dragons. With blazing flame breath, these cruel creatures find delight in death, and chaos.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 19 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 256 (19d12+133)
  • Speed: 40 ft., climb 40 ft., fly 80 ft.
  • STR: 27        DEX: 10        CON: 25    INT: 16        WIS: 13        CHA: 21

Danger rating: 75/100

38. Androsphinx

Large Monstrosity 

Bearing great strength, magical abilities, and the blessings of elven deities, the male species of the sphinx deserve respect as they are mostly devoted to do good instead of evil.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 17 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 199 (19d10+95)
  • Speed: 40 ft., fly 60 ft.
  • STR: 22        DEX: 10        CON: 20    INT: 16        WIS: 18        CHA: 23

Danger rating: 77/100

37. Death Knight

Medium Undead

Mighty undead warriors, made by the Gods of Death, were often great fighters in life as well. 

Now, with rotting flesh, and just pointy sparks of light in the place of their eyes, the death knights are not the foes you want to mess with.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 20 (plate, shield)
  • Hit Points: 180 (19d8+95)
  • Speed: 30 ft.
  • STR: 20        DEX: 11        CON: 20    INT: 12        WIS: 16        CHA: 18

Danger rating: 78/100

36. Dragon Turtle

Gargantuan Dragon

Although distant relatives, these creatures are basically the aquatic equivalent of dragons. It is very hard to find a more dangerous being in the sea. They are able to destroy humongous ships that enter their waters and, much like dragons, they only value gold and sweet treasure.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 20 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 341 (22d20+10)
  • Speed: 20 ft., swim 40 ft.
  • STR: 25        DEX: 10        CON: 20    INT: 10        WIS: 12        CHA: 12

Danger rating: 79/100

35. Goristro

Huge Fiend, Demon

A powerful subtype of Tanar'ri demons. Due to their size and maliciousness, the Goristros server as siege beasts in the forces of demons.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 19 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 310 (23d12+161)
  • Speed: 40 ft.
  • STR: 25        DEX: 11        CON: 25    INT: 6        WIS: 13        CHA: 14

Danger rating: 80/100

34. Demilich

Tiny Undead

Or in other words, the ascended lich. Demiliches have reached the uppermost limits of arcane magic, where a physical body is no longer needed. The knowledge they possess is now at a level that no mortal could ever reach. Now, their life continues with the help of soul gems, but still with the same potency of magic use. Having total spell immunity, one can fear if they anger a Demilich.

Stats:

  • Armor Class 20 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points 80 (20d4)
  • Speed 0 ft., fly 30 ft. (hover)
  • STR: 1        DEX: 20        CON: 10    INT: 20        WIS: 17        CHA: 20

Danger rating: 82/100

33. Olhydra

Huge Elemental

WIth the goal of turning the world into an empty but endless ocean, 

Olhydra is one of the Princes of Elemental Evil. With a massive wave like body, she and her followers can bring great destruction to any ship, or even cities if they feel like it.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 18 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 324 (24d12+168)
  • Speed: 50 ft., swim 100 ft.
  • STR: 21        DEX: 22        CON: 24    INT: 17        WIS: 18        CHA: 23

Danger rating: 82/100

32. Yan-C-Bin

Huge Elemental

Yan-C-Bin is another Prince of Elemental Evil, but he represents the Evil Air. While appearing like a wise old man with wind-like hair, his true form is more like a large tornado. He bears great wisdom but uses it just as the other Princes. All he desires is to see the world shattered by his mighty winds.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 22
  • Hit Points: 283 (21d12+147)
  • Speed: 50 ft., fly 150 ft.
  • STR: 18        DEX: 24        CON: 24    INT: 16        WIS: 21        CHA: 23

Danger rating: 83/100

31. Balor

Huge Fiend

One of the most powerful Tanar'ri demons, the Balors serve as generals in the armies of the Abyss. They are terrible beings, constantly seeking more power, and striving for terror. Wielding a fiery whip and a vorpal sword, Balors can bring death to the heroes very easily.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 19 (natural armor)  
  • Hit Points: 262 (21d12+126)
  • Speed: 40 ft., fly 80 ft.
  • Stats:
  • STR: 26        DEX: 15        CON: 22    INT: 20        WIS: 16        CHA: 22

Danger rating: 84/100

30. Imix

Huge Elemental

A true ancient being, Imix is the Prince of Evil Fire. Short tempered, but an excellent tactician, he is able to defeat his enemies swiftly and efficiently. His goal is to engulf everything in evil flame with the aid of his loyal servants.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 17
  • Hit Points: 325 (26d12+156)
  • Speed: 50 ft., fly 50 ft.
  • STR: 19        DEX: 24        CON: 22    INT: 15        WIS: 16        CHA: 23    

Danger rating: 82/100

29. Ancient Brass Dragon

Gargantuan Dragon 

Brass dragons are the friendliest of all types of dragons. They love to chat, and make friends rather than fighting. They are fluent in presumably several hundred languages. But none of this means they are not dangerous at all if forced to fight a foe. With 2 different breath weapons; sleeping gas, and fire, they could put anyone out if they desired to.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 20 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 297 (17d20+119)
  • Speed: 40 ft., burrow 40 ft., fly 80 ft.
  • STR: 27        DEX: 10        CON: 25    INT: 16        WIS: 15        CHA 19    

Danger rating: 85/100

28. Ancient White Dragon

Gargantuan Dragon

Not to be underestimated by its size, a white dragon can always come out on top against many enemies. They have perfect memory, so you wouldn’t want to anger them ever, because you can be sure…they’ll remember you. With their deathly cold breath, and aggressive nature, they are still competent combatants in any fight.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 20 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 333 (18d20+144)
  • Speed: 40 ft., burrow 40 ft., fly 80 ft., swim 40 ft.
  • STR: 26        DEX: 10        CON: 26    INT: 10        WIS: 13        CHA: 14

Danger rating: 85/100

27. Ogremoch

Gargantuan Elemental

Ogremoch, Prince of the Evil Earth. Claiming all the treasure the earth holds within itself as his, he will crush anybody who dares to question him. The ones who he cannot eliminate, he just simply outlasts in life.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 20 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 526 (27d20+243)
  • Speed: 50 ft., burrow 50 ft.
  • STR: 26        DEX: 11        CON: 28    INT: 11        WIS: 15        CHA: 22    

Danger rating: 86/100

26. Pit Fiend

Large Fiend

Standing at the top ranks of the Baatezu, Pit Fiends are the some of the most terrifying devils in Hell. Extraordinary fighters, spellcasters and with an army following them, they are the worst nightmares someone can have. If somebody says think of a devil, this monstrosity comes into everybody’s mind at once.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 19 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 300 (24d10+168)
  • Speed: 30 ft., fly 60 ft.
  • STR: 26        DEX: 14        CON: 24    INT: 22        WIS: 18        CHA: 24

Danger rating: 87/100

25. Ancient Black Dragon

Gargantuan Dragon

The cruelest of all dragons, the Black Dragons live solitary lives in swamp like areas. They are the more ruthless ambushers, than outright fighters, but their acidic breath gives them a great advantage in any situtation.

Stats:  

  • Armor Class: 22 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 367 (21d20+147)
  • Speed: 40 ft., fly 80 ft., swim 40 ft.
  • STR: 27        DEX: 14        CON: 25    INT: 16        WIS: 15        CHA: 19

Danger rating: 85/100

24. Ancient Copper Dragon

Gargantuan Dragon

Natural born tricksters, and teller of amazing stories. Copper dragons are another friendly type, but you have to be aware of one thing. While they seek to impress you with their intelligence and riddles, if you appear to them as not impressed, you could find yourself in serious trouble.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 21 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 350 (20d20+140)
  • Speed: 40 ft., climb 40 ft., fly 80 ft.
  • STR: 27        DEX: 12        CON: 25    INT: 20        WIS: 17        CHA: 19

Danger rating: 85/100

23. Lich

Medium Undead

Commonly feared by mortals, Liches are the evil form of powerful spellcasters who embrace existing forever, and the undead nature of magic. Because their never-ending life, they favour to plot against their enemies for decades, than confront them upright.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 17 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 135 (18d8+54)
  • Speed: 30 ft.
  • STR: 11        DEX: 16        CON: 16    INT: 20        WIS: 14        CHA: 16

Danger rating: 88/100

22. Solar

Large Celestial

Champions of good and equipped with heavenly weapons, Solars are the strongest angels. Only a few fiends dare to challenge them. Incredibly powerful extra planar beings, they served right under divine gods. They are often sent to battle alone, as their strength is enough to defeat even the greatest of evil at times.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 21 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 243 (18d10+144)
  • Speed: 50 ft., fly 150 ft.
  • STR: 26        DEX: 22        CON: 26    INT: 25        WIS: 25        CHA: 30

Danger rating: 89/100

21. Ancient Bronze Dragon

Gargantuan Dragon

The Bronze Dragon's most unique ability is its shapeshifting. It can transform into any kind of animal or humanoid. They use this for good causes, but also for sneaking up on their enemies at times. Their breath weapon consists of an electrical charge, and a mind manipulating gas that can make enemies flee, or an energy push that physically tosses foes aways.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 22 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 444 (24d20+192)
  • Speed: 40 ft., fly 80 ft., swim 40 ft.
  • STR: 29        DEX: 10        CON: 27    INT: 18        WIS: 17        CHA: 21

Danger rating: 86/100

20. Ancient Green Dragon

Gargantuan Dragon

True manipulators are the Green Dragons. The deceive creatures at their level to gain information that they could use. The lesser beings who face them become corrupted by them, and essentially become a part of their collection. They breath out a corrosive chlorine gas. 

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 21 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 385 (22d20+154)
  • Speed: 40 ft., fly 80 ft., swim 40 ft.
  • STR: 27        DEX: 12        CON: 25    INT: 20        WIS: 17        CHA: 19

Danger rating: 86/100

19. Illithilich

Medium Undead

Feared across the multiverse, the Mind Flayers sought to collect mindless slaves and servants to expand their domains. Even sentient beings are afraid of their psionic abilities. Once you get mind controlled by them, there is no escape.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 17 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 135 (18d8+54)
  • Speed: 30 ft.
  • STR: 11        DEX: 16        CON: 16    INT: 20        WIS: 14        CHA: 16

Danger rating: 90/100

18. Ancient Blue Dragon

Gargantuan Dragon

(As their adult version, but an ancient dragon's size and experience is greatly increased). Also known as Storm Dragons, these creatures are famous for their manipulative nature. They deceive lone travellers, and try to make them go crazy, rather than just consume or kill them. Their breath lets out huge lightning bolts.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 22 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 481 (26d20+208)
  • Speed: 40 ft., burrow 40 ft., fly 80 ft.
  • STR: 29        DEX: 10        CON: 27    INT: 18        WIS: 17        CHA: 21

Danger rating: 90/100

17. Ancient Silver Dragon

Gargantuan Dragon

(As their adult version, but an ancient dragon’s size and experience is greatly increased). Unlike their chromatic brothers, silver dragons are a friendly type of dragons who are not aggressive by nature. They often live amongst lesser beings like humans, and take their form to blend in. They do not enjoy fighting, but if provoked, they are as deadly as any other dragons.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 22 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 487 (25d20+225)
  • Speed: 40 ft., fly 80 ft.
  • STR: 30        DEX: 10        CON: 29    INT: 18        WIS: 15        CHA: 23

Danger rating: 90/100

16.Baphomet

Huge Fiend

Baphomet is no ordinary demon lord. He is the ruler of a layer in the Abyss called the Endless Maze. If his looks did not frighten you already, his titles; Prince of Beasts, and Demon Lord of Minotaurs might do the trick.

Stats:

  • Armor Class 22 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points 333 (23d12+184)
  • Speed 40 ft.
  • STR: 30        DEX: 14        CON: 26    INT: 18        WIS: 24        CHA: 16

Danger rating: 91/100

15. Empyrean

Huge Celestial

D&D’s version of a demigod. Attractive, mighty, and possessing incredible prowess. They are the mortal descendants of gods, and I don't know what else to say. Are they strong? Yes. Should you fear them? If you anger them...definitely!

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 22 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 313 (19d12+190)
  • Speed: 50 ft., fly 50 ft., swim 50 ft.
  • STR: 30        DEX: 21        CON: 30    INT: 21        WIS: 22        CHA: 27

Danger rating: 92/100

14. Fraz-Urb'luu

Large Fiend, Demon

Also called the Prince of Deception, he is another great demon lord. He has excellent sight, with darkvision, and true seeing at his service. He resides in the 176th layer of the Abyss, the Hollow's Heart.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 18 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 350 (28d10+196)
  • Speed: 40 ft., fly 40 ft.
  • STR: 29        DEX: 12        CON: 25    INT: 26        WIS: 24        CHA: 26

Danger rating: 92/100

13. Iymrith the Ancient Blue Dragon

Gargantuan Dragon

Iymrith is a very powerful blue dragon sorcerer. She is a manipulative and cunning creature, with the ultimate goal of achieving a transcendent state of being. She uses very unique and strange experimental spells, which could often result in great destruction.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 22 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 481 (26d20+208)
  • Speed: 40 ft., burrow 40 ft., fly 80 ft.
  • STR: 29        DEX: 10        CON: 27    INT: 18        WIS: 17        CHA: 21

Danger rating: 91/100

12. Juiblex

Huge Fiend, Demon

A Lost God, The Lord of Nothing, The Faceless Lord. Juiblex is a demon lord of oozing, and mostly shapeless...things. His intentions are just plain destruction with no reason behind it. His body extremely difficult to hurt because ordinary weapons are virtually useless against him.

Stats:

  • Armor Class 18 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points 350 (28d12+168)
  • Speed 30 ft.
  • STR: 24        DEX: 10        CON: 23    INT: 20        WIS: 20        CHA: 16

Danger rating: 92/100

11. Kraken

Gargantuan Monstrosity

The killer of the sea. The Kraken relies upon it's many tentacles as they only use those on the surface to prey upon ships. It devours anything that ends up in the water close to it. This squid-like magical beast is one of the best known beings in any world.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 18 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 472 (27d20+189)
  • Speed: 20 ft., swim 60 ft.
  • STR: 30        DEX: 11        CON: 25    INT: 22        WIS: 18        CHA: 20

Danger rating: 93/100

10. Maegera the Dawn Titan 

Gargantuan Elemental

The Dawn Titan is a gigantic fire filled primordial, who could literally destroy anything. Just going too close to the Maeger is enough to set you on fire, and obviously, normal weaponry is rendered useless against him too. To top all of this, he can also break apart to smaller elementals that are under his control to spread himself out on the battlefield.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 16
  • Hit Points: 341 (22d20+110)
  • Speed: 50 ft.
  • STR: 21        DEX: 22        CON: 20    INT: 10        WIS: 10        CHA: 19

Danger rating: 94/100

9. Zuggtmoy

Large Fiend, Demon

Zuggtmoy is a demon lord who is also known as the Demon Queen of Fungi, and the Lady of Rot and Decay. She wants to infect the whole world with her spores, to make everything a host forr her mushrooms and molds. She has the same unexplainable hunger to devour as the Faceless Lord Juiblex.

Stats:

  • Armor Class 18 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points 304 (32d10+128)
  • Speed 30 ft.
  • STR: 22        DEX: 15        CON: 18    INT: 20        WIS: 19        CHA: 24

Danger rating: 95/100

8. Ancient Gold Dragon

Gargantuan Dragon

(As their adult version, but an ancient dragon’s size and experience is greatly increased). The strongest and most unique type of the metallic dragons, the Gold Dragons are the peak of their race. Intelligent and wise creatures, constantly fighting against evil. They are well respected by every living creature.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 22 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 546 (28d20+252)
  • Speed: 40 ft., fly 80 ft., swim 40 ft.
  • STR: 30        DEX: 14        CON: 29    INT: 18        WIS: 17        CHA: 28

Danger rating: 96/100

7. Ancient Red Dragon

Gargantuan Dragon

(As their adult version, but an ancient dragon’s size and experience is greatly increased). The selfish Red Dragons are only interested in their treasures, and destruction. They are the most powerful chromatic dragons. With blazing flame breath, these cruel creatures find delight in death, and chaos.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 22 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 546 (28d20+252)
  • Speed: 40 ft., climb 40 ft., fly 80 ft.
  • STR: 30        DEX: 10        CON: 29    INT: 18        WIS: 15        CHA: 23

Danger rating: 96/100

6. Graz'zt

Large Fiend, Demon, Shapechanger

The Dark Prince Graz’zt. The perfect slaughtering machine with his greatsword and tower shield, along with an arsenal of spell like abilities, Graz’zt is a truly deadly opponent. He is also known to be the most intelligent demon found in the Abyss.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 20 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 378 (36d10+180)
  • Speed: 40 ft.
  • STR: 22        DEX: 15        CON: 21    INT: 23        WIS: 21        CHA: 26

Danger rating: 97/100

5. Yeenoghu

Huge Fiend, Demon

Yeenoghu is like a god to the Gnolls. He is the demon prince of savagery, who is fierce in battle, with his 3 headed magical flail he uses to crush his enemies’ skulls.

Stats:

  • Armor Class 22 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points 348 (24d12+192)
  • Speed 50 ft.
  • STR: 29        DEX: 16        CON: 23    INT: 15        WIS: 24        CHA: 15

Danger rating: 97/100

4. Demogorgon

Huge Fiend, Demon

Having the title of lesser deity, and the Prince of Demons, Demogorgon is continuously challenged by other demon lords, but none could claim the title for themselves. Made up of snake, baboon and other reptilian parts and tentacles, he has a startling appearance. Just a glance is enough to be hypnotized by him, and his tentacles can suck every drop of life right out of you, and rot your body away after it.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 22 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 496 (34d12+272)
  • Speed: 50 ft., swim 50 ft.
  • STR: 29        DEX: 14        CON: 26    INT: 20        WIS: 17        CHA: 25

Danger rating: 98/100

3. Orcus

Huge Fiend, Demon

Orcus is the Master of the Undead. He does not care about anybody, not even his servants. His intentions are to spread evil, death and misery only. He is in possession of powerful artifacts, and weapons that make him even more dangerous.

Stats:

  • Armor Class 17 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points 405 (30d12+210)
  • Speed 40 ft., fly 40 ft.
  • STR: 27        DEX: 14        CON: 25    INT: 20        WIS: 20        CHA: 25

Danger rating: 98/100

2. Tarrasque

Gargantuan Monstrosity, Titan

This creature, is the single most terrible thing ever known to live on the Material Plane of existence. It is 50 feet tall and 70 feet long! It was created by the Primordials to help them during the Dawn War. Only one was created which sleeps at the world's core. There is no known way to defeat this being if it awakes so the only option the world has; is to put it back to sleep if something or someone attempts to wake it up.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 25 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 676 (33d20+330)
  • Speed: 40 ft.
  • STR: 30        DEX: 11        CON: 30    INT: 3        WIS: 11        CHA: 11

Danger rating: 99/100

1. Tiamat

Gargantuan Fiend

The Dragon Goddess of Greed, Queen of Evil Dragons, all time enemy of Bahamut and servant of Asmodeus, the great Tiamat. She has a head of each main chromatic dragon type, which is able to cooperate, and fight together. She is a hateful and greedy dragon. She has her own adventure module as well in the fifth edition of Dungeons & Dragons, I think it’s safe to say Tiamat is a foe to be reckoned with in battle.

Stats:

  • Armor Class: 25 (natural armor)
  • Hit Points: 615 (30d20+300)
  • Speed: 60 ft., fly 120 ft.
  • STR: 30        DEX: 10        CON: 30    INT: 26        WIS: 26        CHA: 28

Danger rating: 99.5/100

Learn more about the monsters: https://www.dndbeyond.com/monsters

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