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Planetars are a race of angels. They are powerful celestials who serve different deities.

Appearance[]

A planetar appears as a handsome humanoid creature with blue or green skin.[1] They have white-feathered wings with a span of 24 feet, and stand 11 or 12 feet tall.[2]

Abilities[]

The following is all taken from the Monster Manual, 5th Edition, p. 17.

  • Condition immunities: Cannot take points of exhaustion or be charmed or frightened.
  • Damage resistances: radiant, bludgeoning/piercing/slashing from nonmagical attacks
  • Magic Resistance: Advantage on saving throws against spells and magical effects.
  • Divine Awareness: Knows when it hears a lie.
  • Innate Spellcasting: Can cast the following without using components.
    • At will: Detect Evil and Good, Invisibility (self only)
    • 3/day each: Blade Barrier, Dispel Evil and Good, Flame Strike, Raise Dead
    • 1/day each: Commune, Control Weather, Insect Plague
  • Angelic Weapons: Weapon attacks deal extra radiant damage.
  • Healing Touch (4/day): heals some damage and cures any disease, poison, blindness, deafness, or curse.

History[]

References[]

  1. See D&D: Monster Manual, 5th ed., p. 17, available online at D&D Beyond.
  2. See "The Endless Atheneum" (1x106) at 3:40:03.
  3. See "The Mines of the Many" (1x98) at 4:22:29.
  4. See "Elysium" (1x104) at 1:34:50.
  5. See "Elysium" (1x104) at 2:27:47.
  6. See "The Endless Atheneum" (1x106) at 3:40:03.
  7. See "Scaldseat" (1x107) at 2:34:07.
  8. See "The Core Anvil" (1x108) at 2:30:57.
  9. Keyleth's planetar form could read all languages, allowing her to read the Rites of Prime Banishment.  See "Vecna, the Ascended" (1x114) at 1:44:56.
  10. See "Traveler Con" (2x108) at 2:18:37.

Art:

  1. Depiction of a planetar, by Conceptopolis from D&D Monster Manual, 5th ed., p. 17. This page contains unofficial Fan Content permitted under the Wizards of the Coast Fan Content Policy. Not approved/endorsed by Wizards. Portions of the materials used are property of Wizards of the Coast. ©Wizards of the Coast LLC.
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