Hellcat (Dungeons & Dragons)

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In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, the hellcat is a type of evil creature related to devils.

Publication history[edit]

The hellcat first appeared in the original first edition Fiend Folio (1981).[1]

The bezekira (hellcat) appeared in second edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons in the Monstrous Compendium Fiend Folio Appendix (1992).[2] The hellcat appeared for the Planescape setting in the Planes of Law boxed set (1995).[3]

The hellcat appeared in the third edition Monster Manual (2000),[4] and the hellcat (bezekira) also appeared in the revised 3.5 Monster Manual (2003).


A hellcat is an infernal, incorporeal, sometimes invisible cat-like creature the size of a tiger that also has telepathic abilities.


  1. ^ Turnbull, Don, ed. Fiend Folio (TSR, 1981)
  2. ^ Williams, Skip, et al. Monstrous Compendium Fiend Folio Appendix (TSR, 1992)
  3. ^ McComb, Colin and Wolfgang Baur. Planes of Law (TSR, 1995)
  4. ^ Williams, Skip; Jonathan Tweet, and Monte Cook (2000). Monster Manual. Wizards of the Coast.