Gnolls are monsters and a species in the Dungeons & Dragons universe. They are a cruel, violent and warlike race of hyena-like humanoids that are usually chaotic evil in alignment.
They are usually between 7 and 8 feet tall, weighing around 250 to 320 pounds,and use armor made of horn, metal, or leather. Gnolls are generally depicted in the game world as feral nomads who kill and pillage without warning.
Their whole bodies are covered in reddish-brown fur which becomes shorter as it surrounds their faces and clawed hands to reveal grey colored skin. Their pelts vary from mono-colored to spotted and their eyes are either yellow or black.
Gnolls have also appeared in many videogames, noticeably World of Warcraft.
They worship the demon lord Yeenoghu.