|Attack1|| 5 (hit: plain)
|Uses|| Weapons & armour|
| A larger and even uglier goblin, with an even worse temper to match. Many foolish young adventurers have underestimated the danger of crossing a hobgoblin and paid for it with their lives.
“A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.”
Hobgoblins are one of the weakest monsters in the game, but are still a threat to XL1 characters. A hobgoblin with a club or other weapon can sometimes take down the less powerful starting characters in a fair fight. They are found in the very earliest portions of the Dungeon.
Tips & Tricks
Hobgoblins are susceptible to simple tactics: soften them up at a distance using missiles; or, if you're very low on HP and adjacent to one, pillar-dance.
As they use to pick up any items as longs as you haven't seen it, don't ignore them: they could have something (jewellery, weapons, armour) you'd want to have found.