Large fiend (demon), chaotic evil

Armor Class 17 (natural armor)

Hit Points 157 (15d10 + 75)

Speed 40 ft.

20 (+5) 15 (+2) 21 (+5) 19 (+4) 17 (+3) 16 (+3)

Saving Throws Str +9, Con +9, Wis +7, Cha +7

Damage Resistances cold, fire, lightning; bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing from nonmagical attacks

Damage Immunities poison

Condition Immunities Poisoned

Senses truesight 120 ft., passive Perception 13

Languages Abyssal, telepathy 120 ft.

Challenge 9 (5,000 XP)

Innate Spellcasting: The glabrezu’s spellcasting ability is Intelligence (spell save DC 16). The glabrezu can innately cast the following spells, requiring no material components:

At will: Darkness, Detect Magic, Dispel Magic

1/day each: Confusion, Fly, Power Word Stun

Magic Resistance: The glabrezu has advantage on saving throws against spells and other magical effects.


Multiattack: The glabrezu makes four attacks: two with its pincers and two with its fists. Alternatively, it makes two attacks with its pincers and casts one spell.

Pincer: Melee Weapon Attack: +9 to hit, reach 10 ft., one target. Hit: 16 (2d10 + 5) bludgeoning damage. If the target is a Medium or smaller creature, it is Grappled (escape DC 15). The glabrezu has two pincers, each of which can grapple only one target.

Fist: Melee Weapon Attack: +9 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 7 (2d4 + 2) bludgeoning damage.