Deathlock 5e | Dungeons And Dragons Guide

A deathlock is a spellcaster of 5th level. This creature has the ability to cast spells through Charisma (spell save DC 13, +5 to hit with spell attacks). Upon completion of a short or long rest, it regains its expended spell slots.

Medium Undead (Warlock), Typically Neutral Evil

Proficiency Bonus: +2
Armor Class: 12 (15 with mage armor)
Hit Points: 36 (8d8)
Speed: 30 ft.

    STR -11 (+0)
    DEX – 15 (+2)
    CON -10 (+0)
    INT -14 (+2)
    WIS -12 (+l)
    CHA -16 (+3)

Saving Throws: Int +4, Cha +5

Skills: Arcana +4, History +4

Damage Resistances: necrotic; bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing from nonmagical attacks that aren’t silvered

Damage Immunities: poison

Condition Immunities: exhaustion, poisoned

Senses: darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 11

Languages: the languages it knew in life

Challenge: 4 (1,100 XP)

Turn Resistance: The deathlock has advantage on saving throws against any effect that turns Undead.

Unusual Nature: The deathlock doesn’t require air, food, drink, or sleep.


Multiattack: The deathlock makes two Deathly Claw or Grave Bolt attacks.

Deathly Claw: Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 9 (2d6 + 2) necrotic damage.

Grave Bolt: Ranged Spell Attack: +5 to hit, range 120 ft., one target. Hit: 14 (2dl0 +3) necrotic damage.

Spellcasting: The death lock casts one of the following spells, using Charisma as the spellcasting ability (spell save DC 13):

At will: detect magic, disguise self mage armor, mage hand 1/day each: dispel magic, hunger of Hadar, invisibility, spider climb

Frequently Asked Question of Deathlock

It has been asked a number of questions about Deathlock, so here is the answer to those questions;

1. What Is A Deathlock 5e?

Deathlocks are spellcasters of 5th level. A spellcaster with a Charisma ability (spell save DC 13, +5 to hit with spell attacks) can cast spells. In the case of a short or long rest, it is able to regain its expended spell slots.

2. What Book Is Deathlock 5e?

This Deathlock is found in Mordenkainen monster of the multiverse, which is described in detail in this book.

3. How Many Spell Slot Does A Deathlock Have?

A deathlock is only granted two spell slots when he becomes a deathlock.

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