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Magma Dragon, Mature Adult

Between this dragon’s jet-black scales run glowing rivulets of lava, and veins aglow with heat shine in the membranes of its wings.

Magma Dragon, Mature Adult CR 13

XP 25,600
CN Large dragon (fire)
Init +5; Senses dragon senses; Perception +24
Aura frightful presence (210 ft., DC 21)


AC 32, touch 10, flat-footed 31 (+1 Dex, +22 natural, -1 size)
hp 195 (17d12+85)
Fort +17, Ref +11, Will +16
DR 10/magic; Immune fire, paralysis, sleep; SR 24
Weaknesses vulnerable to cold


Speed 40 ft., fly 200 ft. (poor)
Melee bite +25 (2d6+13/19-20 plus 7 fire), 2 claws +25 (1d8+9/19-20), tail slap +23 (1d8+13), 2 wings +23 (1d6+4)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 5 ft. (10 ft. with bite)
Special Attacks breath weapon (40-ft. cone, DC 23, 14d6 fire)
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 17th; concentration +20)

At will--burning hands (DC 14), scorching ray, wall of fire

Sorcerer Spells Known (CL 9th; concentration +12)

4th (4/day)--fire shield, wall of fire (DC 17)
3rd (7/day)--displacement, dispel magic, fireball (DC 16)
2nd (7/day)--dust of twilight*, flaming sphere (DC 15), glitterdust (DC 15),scorching ray
1st (7/day)--feather fall, flare burst* (DC 14), grease (DC 14), shield, true strike
0 (at will)--bleed (DC 13), detect magic, detect poison, ghost sound, open/close, read magic, spark*, touch of fatigue
* This spell is from the Pathfinder RPG Advanced Player’s Guide


Str 29, Dex 12, Con 21, Int 18, Wis 18, Cha 17
Base Atk +17; CMB +27; CMD 38 (42 vs. trip)
Feats Great Fortitude, Improved Critical (bite, claws), Improved Initiative, Improved Vital Strike, Iron Will, Multiattack, Power Attack, Vital Strike
Skills Acrobatics +18 (+22 jump), Climb +29, Escape Artist +18, Fly +15, Intimidate +23, Perception +24, Sense Motive +24, Sleight of Hand +18, Stealth +17, Swim +29
Languages Common, Draconic, Dwarven, Elven, Ignan
SQ superheated


Superheated (Su)

At young age and older, a magma dragon's bite attack deals additional fire damage equal to its age category.


Variant Monster

This is a Variant Monster.

This is a Variant Monster based on a monster presented in the Bestiary 2. The full stats were not provided by Paizo, so some calculations were made.


Conversion by: Broven