Squealer (Dungeons & Dragons)

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In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, the squealer is a type of monster.

Publication history[edit]

The squealer first appeared in the original first edition Monster Manual II (1983).[1]

The squealer appeared in second edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons in Monstrous Compendium Annual Volume Two (1995).[2]


A squealer is a fierce creature about the size of a large gorilla, with long yellow and green fur in alternating splotches. Its form is topped by hunched shoulders and a thrust-forward, pig-like head that is about 2 feet long and mostly mouth filled with sharp tushes. The nearly 4-foot long arm-like forelimbs sprout from the hunched back, and the 3-foot long rear limbs come from high up on the hindquarters. A 5th limb grows from the middle of the back, and its 4-foot length can be turned either forward or rearward. All limbs are tipped with 3 clawed digits, and the forelimb and back appendage are prehensile. Squealers are voracious beasts that inhabit only temperate to tropical forests.