Medium humanoid (tiefling), neutral evil

Armor Class 15 (studded leather)

Hit Points 112 (15d8+45)

Speed 30 ft.

11 (0) 16 (+3) 17 (+3) 12 (+1) 13 (+1) 19 (+4)

Skills Arcana +5, Deception +8, Performance +8

Damage Immunities fire

Senses darkvision 60 ft.

Languages Common, Ignan, Infernal

Challenge 9 (5,000 XP)

Funeral Pyre. When Vanifer drops to 0 hit points, her body is consumed in a flash of fire and smoke. Anything she was wearing or carrying is left behind among ashes.

Legendary Resistance (2/Day). If Vanifer fails a saving throw, she can choose to succeed instead.

Spellcasting. Vanifer is a 10th-level spellcaster. Her spellcasting ability is Charisma (spell save DC 16, +8 to hit with spell attacks). Vanifer knows the following sorcerer spells:

  • Cantrips (at will): chill touch, fire bolt, friends, mage hand, message, produce flame, thaumaturgy

  • 1st level (4 slots): burning hands, chromatic orb, hellish rebuke, shield

  • 2nd level (3 slots): darkness, detect thoughts, misty step, scorching ray

  • 3rd level (3 slots): counterspell, fireball, hypnotic pattern

  • 4th level (3 slots): wall of fire

  • 5th level (2 slots): dominate person


Multiattack. Vanifer makes two attacks.

Tinderstrike. Melee or Ranged Weapon Attack: +9 to hit, reach 5 ft. or range 20/60 ft., one target. Hit: 7 (1d4 + 5) piercing damage plus 7 (2d6) fire damage.