Medium humanoid (any race), any alignment

Armor Class 12 (15 with mage armor)

Hit Points 66 (12d8+12)

Speed 30 ft.

9 (-1) 14 (+2) 12 (+1) 17 (+3) 12 (+1) 11 (0)

Saving Throws Int +7, Wis +5

Skills Arcana +7, History +7

Damage Resistances necrotic

Languages any four languages

Challenge 9 (5,000 XP)

Spellcasting. The necromancer is a 12th-level spellcaster. Its spellcasting ability is Intelligence (spell save DC 15, +7 to hit with spell attacks). The necromancer has the following wizard spells prepared:

Cantrips (at will): chill touch, dancing lights, mage hand, mending

1st level (4 slots):false life, mage armor, ray of sickness

2nd level (3 slots): blindness/deafness, ray of enfeeblement, web

3rd level (3 slots): animate dead, bestow curse, vampiric touch*

4th level (3 slots): blight*, dimension door, stoneskin

5th level (2 slots): Bigby’s hand, cloudkill

6th level (1 slot): circle of death*

*Necromancy spell of 1st level or higher

Grim Harvest (1/Turn). When necromancer kills a creature that is neither a construct nor undead with a spell of 1st level or higher, the necromancer regains hit points equal to twice the spell’s level, or three times if it is a necromancy spell.


Withering Touch. Melee Spell Attack: +7 to hit, reach 5 ft., one creature. Hit: 5 (2d4) necrotic damage.