Depiction of a manticore

A manticore is a large, magical beast with the body of a lion, dragon-like wings, and a somewhat humanoid head. Its long tail has a cluster of deadly spikes, which the creature can launch at its foes as weapons. It has dagger-like claws and fangs.[1]

The Manticore - Linda Lithen

Fan art of the Mighty Nein fighting a manticore, by Linda Lithén.[art 1]

Abilities Edit

  • Senses: Darkvision.
  • Languages: Common.
  • Tail Spike regrowth: The manticore can grow back it has twenty-four tail spikes.
  • Attacks:
    • Multiattack: The manticore can make three attacks,
    • Bite: The manticore can bite at a target with its giant, toothy maw.
    • Claw: The manticore can make a claw attack with it dagger like-claws.
    • Tail Spike: The manticore can attack with its deadly spiked tail.[1]

Known Manticores Edit

The manticore that appeared in Hush was a female, that had a pair of large, red-brown leathery wings, and fur that covered its rhinoceros-sized, lion-like body. Massive and muscled, she had giant, clawed paws, a thick, red, fiery mane of hair around the neck, a long tail of thick spines, and a dark tanned humanoid face with a large, curled grin in a mouth that hung open with rows of sharp teeth. She had a manticore infant with her whose eyes had not yet been opened.[2]

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 See D&D: Monster Manual, 5th ed., p. 213.
  2. See "Hush" (2x07) from 02:49:39 through 02:51:12.


  1. Fan art of the Mighty Nein fighting a manticore, by Linda Lithén (source).  Used with permission.
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