Black-Backed Jackal

Small beast, unaligned

Armor Class 12
Hit Points 3 (1d6)
Speed 40 ft.

8 (-1) 15 (+2) 11 (+0) 3 (-4) 12 (+1) 6 (-2)

Skills Perception +3
Senses passive Perception 13
Challenge 0 (10 XP)

Keen Hearing and Smell. The jackal has advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on hearing or smell.

Pack Tactics. The jackal has advantage on an attack roll against a creature if at least one of the jackal's allies is within 5 feet of the creature and the ally isn't incapacitated.


Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +1 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 1 (1d4 - 1) piercing damage.

The black-backed jackal is a canine native to central Dargaul. They roam in large packs of up to thirty members hunting primarily at night, feeding on any Medium of smaller animals or on the refuse of human settlements. When desperate, or under the leadership of a jackalwere, it will attack humans or larger creatures. It has a reddish coat and a black saddle that extends from the shoulders to the base of the tail.

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