Giant Riding Lizard 5E Monster

Hello zoologists of all shapes and sizes! Welcome to my spellbook and thank you so much for checking in to the 63rd episode of our beast series thank you so much. Today we have a pretty interesting beast we have the giant riding lizard which is literally what it sounds like it’s a giant lizard that you’re supposed to ride.

It has found on the out of the abyss book  and it’s considered to be cr one quarter and then any 50 experience points on a kill, CR:1/4(50xp). Now let’s take a quick look at the stats here.


So the giant riding lizard is considered to be a large beast and that is unaligned. So the medium beasts can ride on which is cool. AC of 12, and 19 hit points calculated by rolling 3d10 and adding 3. Speed of a 30feet and a climb speed of 30 feet as well which is great.

  • Type: Large Beast, Unaligned
  • AC: 12
  • HP: 19(3d10+3)
  • Speed: 30ft, Climb 30ft

Taking a look at his stats there, you’ll notice quite strong. A little bit dexterity, a little bit of con not the brightest or most charismatic but you know overall quite well-rounded.

  • STR: 15(+2)
  • DEX: 12(+1)
  • CON: 13(+1)
  • INT: 2(-4)
  • WIS: 10(+0)
  • CHA: 5(-3)

Taking a look at his senses now you’ll see 30 feet of darkvision and a passive perception 10 which kind of puts it in line with the average for the cr:1/4 and he also gains access to spider climb: It can climb difficult surfaces, including upside down on ceilings, without needing an ability check.

Very cool stuff needless to say kind of designed to be a mount. Now lets take a look at his actions here.


You can make one action that is bite: This is a melee weapon attack +4 to hit, reach of 5 feet, it can only target one target and deal 6 piercing damage on a hit calculated by rolling 1d8 and adding 2.

In terms of how i would use them in my games, i probably just have them as modes of transportation. I think that is the best way to use them. Maybe give them to noblemen, i think that’d kind of cool, kind of more exotic, kind of mount but outside of that taking a look at their stats like it’s not really anything that particularly stands out to me.

Same with their action not really anything too too fancy but they wood make a great mount, so that’s how i would use them.


That being said! let me know how you would use the giant riding lizard down beneath in the comment section. Also be sure to mention if you have any questions, comments, or concerns that being said i hope you all have a great day and as always happy research.

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