# Are there any flying creatures with truesight?

Are there any flying creatures in the official rulebooks that have truesight?

• Out of curiosity, why do you ask? – GreySage Jan 16 at 17:46
• I wanted a flying creature with truesight to be a random encounter for a downtime activity but I couldn't find anywhere to search for creatures with truesite. I had completly forgotten about DNDB though. – GPPK Jan 16 at 18:52
• Some fantastic answers on my very low effort question, I couldnt really think of how to make the question more fully fledged and useful though. – GPPK Jan 16 at 18:53
• Not every question needs to be universally applied, have an upvote. – GreySage Jan 16 at 19:08

# 32 creatures with truesight and fly speeds

There are 32 creatures with truesight and fly speeds across all officially published material, according to D&D Beyond's monster listing. Their monster listing has options to filter by a number of things, including special senses and types of movement speeds.

This includes:

• 9 creatures listed in the SRD (those that are also republished in the Monster Manual or other books are excluded from the following counts)
• the avatar of death from the deck of many things (DMG, p. 164); the deck of many things is actually in the SRD, but for some reason D&D Beyond doesn't show the avatar of death's statblock as being in the SRD as well (although it is)
• 6 creatures in the Monster Manual
• the Storm Giant Quintessent (Volo's Guide to Monsters)
• 5 creatures in Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes
• 6 creatures/statblocks in the Guildmasters' Guide to Ravnica
• Tiamat (Rise of Tiamat)
• Fraz-Urb’luu and Orcus (Out of the Abyss)
• the atropal (Tomb of Annihilation)
• This is really useful, and importantly, highlights the use of the DnDB search functionality. I really must remember to remember about it and us it more. As you came to the same answer as everyone else, and were the quickest I have accepted. Thanks! – GPPK Jan 17 at 7:57
• @GPPK: Glad to help! :) – V2Blast Jan 17 at 9:10

# Yes, there are official flying creatures with truesight

Using this D&DBeyond search criteria, there are 32 creatures with flight and truesight.

Just those available in the basic rules, there's the Androsphinx, Balor, Couatl, Erinyes, Gynosphinx, Nalfeshnee, Pit Fiend, Planetar and Solar.

Yes, there are 32 creatures in officially published sourcebooks.

$$\begin{array}{|l|l|l|l|} \hline \text{Name} & \text{Type} & \text{CR} & \text{Source} \\ \hline \text{Monodrone} & \text{Construct} & 1/8 & \text{Monster Manual} \\ \hline \text{Quadrone} & \text{Construct} & 1 & \text{Monster Manual} \\ \hline \text{Berbalang} & \text{Aberration} & 2 & \text{Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes} \\ \hline \text{Couatl} & \text{Celestial} & 4 & \text{Monster Manual} \\ \hline \text{Battleforce Angel} & \text{Celestial} & 5 & \text{Guildmaster's Guide to Ravnica} \\ \hline \text{Gynosphinx} & \text{Monstrosity} & 11 & \text{Monster Manual} \\ \hline \text{Arcanaloth} & \text{Fiend} & 12 & \text{Monster Manual} \\ \hline \text{Erinyes} & \text{Fiend} & 12 & \text{Monster Manual} \\ \hline \text{Firemane Angel} & \text{Celestial} & 12 & \text{Guildmaster's Guide to Ravnica} \\ \hline \text{Atropal} & \text{Undead} & 13 & \text{Tomb of Annihilation} \\ \hline \text{Nalfeshnee} & \text{Fiend} & 13 & \text{Monster Manual} \\ \hline \text{Ultroloth} & \text{Fiend} & 13 & \text{Monster Manual} \\ \hline \text{Deathpact Angel} & \text{Celestial} & 14 & \text{Guildmaster's Guide to Ravnica} \\ \hline \text{Planetar} & \text{Celestial} & 16 & \text{Monster Manual} \\ \hline \text{Storm Giant Quntessent} & \text{Giant} & 16 & \text{Volo's Guide to Monsters} \\ \hline \text{Androsphinx} & \text{Monstrosity} & 17 & \text{Monster Manual} \\ \hline \text{Demilich} & \text{Undead} & 18 & \text{Monster Manual} \\ \hline \text{Sibriex} & \text{Fiend} & 18 & \text{Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes} \\ \hline \text{Balor} & \text{Fiend} & 19 & \text{Monster Manual} \\ \hline \text{Pit Fiend} & \text{Fiend} & 20 & \text{Monster Manual} \\ \hline \text{Acererak Demilich} & \text{Undead} & 21 & \text{Monster Manual} \\ \hline \text{Hutijin} & \text{Fiend} & 21 & \text{Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes} \\ \hline \text{Isperia} & \text{Monstrosity} & 21 & \text{Guildmaster's Guide to Ravnica} \\ \hline \text{Solar} & \text{Celestial} & 21 & \text{Monster Manual} \\ \hline \text{Geryon} & \text{Fiend} & 22 & \text{Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes} \\ \hline \text{Aurelia} & \text{Celestial} & 23 & \text{Guildmaster's Guide to Ravnica} \\ \hline \text{Empyrean} & \text{Celestial} & 23 & \text{Monster Manual} \\ \hline \text{Fraz-Urb'luu} & \text{Fiend} & 23 & \text{Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes} \\ & & & \text{Out of the Abyss}\\ \hline \text{Rakdos} & \text{Fiend} & 24 & \text{Guildmaster's Guide to Ravnica} \\ \hline \text{Orcus} & \text{Fiend} & 26 & \text{Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes} \\ & & & \text{Out of the Abyss}\\ \hline \text{Tiamat} & \text{Fiend} & 30 & \text{The Rise of Tiamat} \\ \hline \text{Avatar of Death} & \text{Undead} & ?? & \text{Dungeon Master's Guide} \\ \hline \end{array}$$

There are plenty of flying monsters who have truesight.

The lowest CR is 0 Avatar of Death, followed by 1/8 Monodrone, 1 Quadrone, and 2 Berbalang.

The highest is CR 30 Tiamat.

## There are quite a few

D&D Beyond is a great resource for searches like this. I've linked a search for creatures with fly speed and truesight