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Hobgoblin

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"Hobgoblin"
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Details
Type(s)
Humanoid
Source
Folklore
Scale
Small
Other names
Hob goblin
Similar creature(s)
Goblin, Dwarf, Imp, Gnome, Kobold, Brownie, Nisse


The hobgoblin is a small hairy humanoid. They live in the dwellings of humans, and will help out with chores in return for food. They are both proud and mischievous and as such fairly unpredictable. Some have shapeshifting capabilities.

Source[edit | edit source]

The word hobgoblin has welsh origins and was first used around 1530 AD.

Media[edit | edit source]

Hobgoblins appear in the following media:

Games[edit | edit source]

Novels[edit | edit source]

  • Goblin Slayer