Undead | Top 5 Undead Monsters Of D&D 5e

Undead are the type of monsters who attain the power and the ability to become genuinely evil. These creatures are called the strongest creature in d&d gameplay. These undead monsters are once-living creatures of the D&D role-playing game.  These creatures were brought from the horrible situation of death. Undead monsters are experts in necromantic magic and curses also because of some unholy practices.

Top 5 Undead Monsters Of D&D 5e

There are plenty of undead monsters who have superpowers to destroy anything but some monsters are higher than all other monsters in the matter of power.  The top 5 undead monsters of D&D 5e are listed below.

Mummy lord

  • Hit Points – 97 (13d8+39)
  • Armor Class – 17 (Natural Armor)
  • Speed 20 ft.

Mummies contain supernatural power and stealth from gods. Basically, these are undead humanoids. The speed of mummy is not so fast. They walk slowly in a scary manner. These are not killed easily and called one of the most dangerous creatures when came close. They like to make enemies as their slaves from the mummy powers. This undead creature is one of the most dangerous creatures of D&D role-playing games.


  • Hit Points -135 (18d8+54)
  • Armor Class – 17 (Natural Armor)
  • Speed – 30 ft

Lich is one of the most clever and powerful undead wizards. Lich bounded their souls in a protection case named Phylactery. This strengthens Lich so that no one can kill them.


  • Hit Points -225 (18d12)
  • Armor Class – 19
  • Speed – 40 ft

You can assume how dangerous happens when a dragon combines with a lich. Well, if you don’t know then Dracolich is the best example for you. Dracolich is an undead monster of D & D which attains the soul of the phylactery. The creature is impossible to kill until you kill its phylactery. If you destroy their body then they take rebirth as a form of new reptile.

Skin Kite

  • Armor Class – 14
  • Hit Points – 26 (4d6 + 12)
  • Speed – 10 ft., fly 40 ft

Skin cat is the next most dangerous undead wizard in D&D. It is a flying creature who spread over their enemy with the help of the skin and flesh. Well, they’re not the most dangerous but still contain lots of power and unique appearance in D&D.

Vampire & Vampire spawn

  • Armor Class – 15 (Natural Armor)
  • Hit Points – 82 (11d8 + 33)
  • Speed – 30 ft

Vampire & Vampire spawn are experts to attack D&D castle at night. These creatures are the most dangerous at night. They are experts in spellcaster and fighting and called one of the most dangerous undead monsters of D&D 5e. You can experience a variety of vampires in D&D.

Names Of Undead Monsters

Well, there are plenty of undead monsters in the 5th edition of the D&D role-playing games. Some of them are listed below.

NameArmor ClassHit PointsSpeedType
Crawling Claw122 (1d4)20 ft., climb 20 ftUndead
Dracolich19225 (18d12)40 ft., burrow 30 ft., fly 80 ftUndead
Zombie Beholder15 (natural armor)93 (11d10+33)0 ft., fly 20 ft. (hover)Undead
The Wight14 (Studded Leather)45 (6d8+18)30 ftUndead
The Banshee1258 (13d8)0 ft., fly 40 ft. (hover)Undead
The Death Knight20 (plate armor, shield)180 (19d8 + 95)30 ftUndead
Deathlock12 (15 with mage armor)36 (8d8)30 ftUndead
Ghost1145 (10d8)0 ft., fly 40 ft. (hover)Undead
Nightwalker14297 (22d12 + 154)40 ft., fly 40 ftUndead
Bodak15 (natural armor)58 (9d8 + 18)30 ftUndead
Spawn Of Kyuss1076 (9d8 + 36)30 ftUndead

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