You probably have heard about wolves before. How lethal they can be and how focused their prey is when they hunt. Whatever you have heard of wolves should be multiplied so as to grasp what the Dire wolf looks like. The Dire wolf is not your regular wolf.
What is a Dire wolf?
A Dire wolf is an orthodox version of the grey wolf but unique in its characteristics. The Dire wolf is bigger in size, more lethally feral than the regular wolves. These DND monsters are about 9 feet in length and weigh 800 pounds. This helps us in appreciating their appearance. They usually hunt in packs of 3-5 wolves.
Dire Wolf Traits
Keen hearing and smell: The Dire wolf has an advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that they rely on hearing or smell. This is a feature seen in most monster cats.
Pack Tactics: The wolf has an advantage on an attack roll against a creature if at least one of the wolf’s allies is within 5 ft. of the creature and the ally is not disabled.
Dire Wolf Actions
Bite: Melee Weapon Attack: You have +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 10 (2d6 + 3) piercing damage. If the target is a creature, it must succeed on a DC 13 Strength saving throw or be knocked prone.
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Dire Wolf Tactics
The Dire wolf hunt in packs. Each pack usually contains a minimum of 3 wolves and a maximum of 5 wolves on average. However, this is not a general rule of thumb as there may be more than 5 or less than 3 wolves in a pack. The idea is to help you understand that they are not lone hunters.
By now you know that monsters hunt in packs to intimidate their enemies. Hunt alone, die alone. Together we stand is the motto. This is a great advantage for the Dire wolf. When hunting in packs, they are formidable and ruthless in their way and they tend to be unstoppable.
The wolves will attack with every energy that remains in their fiber. They can claw themselves unto their enemies and use their teeth to render their prey useless. Blood and more blood, havoc, and wreaking havoc is the watchword!
How to fight Dire Wolves
The first impression to defeat a dire wolf is to prove to them that you are fearless. You have to bring an energy that will match theirs. We all know that they hunt in packs just to intimidate.
The Dire wolves do not have any form of resistance to damages. So they take the full damages when you hit them with any anything. They are also afraid of fire and you could use this against them.