Like all cats in the leopard family, panthers typically weighed 120 pounds (55 kilograms) and were around four feet (120 centimeters) in length.
Panthers were nighttime hunters, relying on their strong sense of smell and alert senses. They were expert climbers and had superb balance.
Panthers would pounce on their prey after stalking them and would hold tightly with their jaws while raking with their claws.
Panthers which were warped by the magical energies of the Feywild and Shadowfell could become fey panthers and spectral panthers respectively. These species were capable of traveling between their respective plane and the material.
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Giant felines: Dire lion • Dire tiger • Giant lynx
Magical felines: Crag cat • Jaguar lord • Jana-nimr • Jana-qitat • Luck eater • Sabu lord • Swamplight lynx • Tressym
Planar felines: Fey panther • Spectral panther
Humanoids: Razorclaw shifter • Tabaxi • Wemic
Outsiders: Cat lord • Displacer beast • Foo lion • Hellcat • Leomarh • Leonal
Lycanthropes: Werecat • Werecougar • Werejaguar • Wereleopard • Werelion • Werepanther • Weretiger
Undead felines: Crypt cat