Devil, Nupperibo (3pp)

This vaguely humanoid creature is about as tall as a human and has clawed hands and dark grayish-black flesh. It wields a spear in its clawed hands.

Nupperibo CR 1

XP 400
LE Medium outsider (devil, evil, extraplanar, lawful)
Init +0; Senses darkvision 60 ft., blindsight 60 ft.; Perception +0


AC 12, touch 10, flat-footed 12 (+2 natural)
hp 5 (1d10)
Fort +0, Ref +2, Will +2
DR 5/good or silver; Immune fire, mind-affecting effects, poison; Resist acid 10, cold 10


Speed 20 ft.
Melee spear +1 (1d6) or 2 claws +1 (1d4)


Nupperibos unerringly follow the orders of their commander. They are relentless in their pursuit and attack, and continue to assault anything in their path until ordered to stop by their commander. A nupperibo killed in battle is 99% likely to be reformed (by a duke or arch-devil) into another nupperibo; the remaining 1% are “promoted” to lemure status, having proved their worth in combat.


Str 10, Dex 10, Con 10, Int —, Wis 11, Cha 4
Base Atk +1; CMB +1; CMD 11
Languages Infernal (cannot speak)
Gear spear


Environment any (Hell)
Organization horde (20–100)
Treasure none

Those evil souls that are taken to Hell and processed to become lemures but fail ultimately become nupperibo: a life-form even more disgusting and sad than the lowly lemure. Nupperibos are gathered by the dukes and arch-devils and used as fodder in their never-ending wars. A typical nupperibo army consists of thousands of these creatures.

Nupperibo stands 5 feet tall and weigh about 100 pounds.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Nupperibo from the Tome of Horrors Complete, Copyright 2011, Necromancer Games, Inc., published and distributed by Frog God Games; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Gary Gygax.

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