A displacer beast resembles a sleek great cat covered in blue-black fur. However, its otherworldly origins are clear in its six legs and the two tentacles sprouting from its shoulders, both ending in pads tipped with spiked protrusions.
The displacer beast relies on a light-bending illusion to make itself appear several feet away from its actual location. An attacker fighting a displacer beast becomes disoriented, struggling to determine where the monster is while it counterstrikes with terrible swiftness.
The ancestors of the displacer beasts roamed the twilight lands of the Feywild for ages, until they were captured and trained by the Unseelie Court. The warriors of the court selectively bred the beasts to reinforce their ferocious and predatory nature, using them to hunt unicorns, pegasi, and other wondrous prey. However, it didn’t take long for the displacer beasts to use their malevolent intelligence to escape their masters.
Running and breeding freely in the Feywild, the evil displacer beasts soon came to the attention of the Seelie Court. With blink dog companions at their side, seelie fey hunters drove these predators to the fringes of the Feywild, where many crossed over to the Material Plane. To this day, displacer beasts and blink dogs will attack each other on sight.