A barghest is always lawful evil. It can feed on the corpse of a humanoid in a way that makes the victim almost impossible to resurrect.
A barghest can take the form of a wolf or a goblin, though its natural form is a hybrid of both.
- Gygax, Gary. "Dragon's Bestiary." Dragon #26 (TSR, 1979).
- Gygax, Gary. Monster Manual II (TSR, 1983).
- Williams, Skip, Jonathan Tweet, and Monte Cook. Monster Manual (Wizards of the Coast, 2000).