Thoth Amon's Demon of the
(circa "The Phoenix on the Sword")
Large Outsider (Chaos, Evil)
Hit Dice: 15d8+45 (112 Hit Points)
Initiative: +2 (dex)
Speed: 30 ft
AC: 19 (-1 size, +2 Dex, +8 natural)
Attacks: Claw (2) +20 melee; Bite +20 Melee
Damage: Claw 1d6 + 5 melee, Bite 1d8 +5 melee
Face/Reach: 5 ft by 5 ft/5ft
Special Attacks: Slam +25 melee (1d8), Rend 2d6+11
Special Qualities: Spell Resistance 19, Damage Reduction 25/+1, Scent
Saves: Fort +12, Ref +7, Will +7
Abilities: Str 21, Dex 15, Con 17, Int 5, Wis 11, Cha 2
Skills: Move Silently +20, Listen +10, Spot +10, Search +19, Hide +4
Feats: Power Attack, Multiattack, Track
Challenge Rating: 14
Alignment: Chaotic Evil
Advancement: by Character class
Above is the original Weird Tales artwork for "The
Phoenix on the Sword." As this was the first published Conan
story, that makes this picture the first published drawing of our favorite
Cimmerian. the artist's name was Joyem Wilcox.
The caption reads "He reeled away from the wall and met the leaping horror with a cast of his axe."
Rend (Ex): If the demon hits with both claw attacks, it
latches onto the opponent’s body and tears the flesh. This automatically deals
an additional 2d6+12 points of damage.
This adaptation was by T. Patrick Rooney. Please let him know what you thought of it, and I would like to thank him for working on it and sending it in for my website. Another version of this critter can be found at the Hyborian Age d20 Site.
Robert E. Howard's story, "Phoenix on the Sword,"
was first published in Weird Tales in December of 1932. It was the
first published Conan story and was a rewrite of an unsellable King Kull
story, "By this Axe I rule". The story can also be found in the
Ace/Lancer paperback "Conan the Usurper"; the Arkham "Skull Face and
Others" and the Gnome Press collection "King Conan". Thoth Amon
appears in this tale, but he is not after Conan. Conan just happens
to be in the vicinity of Thoth Amon's real victim when the demon
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