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(Primal) Umbral

This sleek, dark dragon moves with a disturbing, serpentine grace, its eyes glowing as if lit from within by crimson embers.
Umbral dragon

CE dragon (extraplanar)


CR 6; Size Small; Hit Dice 7d12
Speed 40 ft.
Natural Armor +6; Breath Weapon cone, 2d8 negative energy
Str 13, Dex 14, Con 13, Int 14, Wis 15, Cha 14


Breath Weapon (Su)

Although it deals negative energy damage, an umbral dragon’s breath weapon does not heal undead creatures.

Create Shadows (Su)

Any creature slain by an ancient or older umbral dragon rises as a shadow (if 8 HD or less) or greater shadow (if above 8 HD) under the umbral dragon’s control 1d4 rounds later.

Energy Drain (Su)

A great wyrm umbral dragon deals 1 negative level with each successful bite or claw attack (1 level, DC 32).

Ghost Bane (Su)

A young or older umbral dragon’s physical attacks deal damage to incorporeal creatures normally.

Umbral Scion (Ex)

Umbral dragons have negative energy affinity and are immune to energy drain and death effects.

Shadow Breath (Su)

Three times per day, an adult or older umbral dragon can breathe a cone of shadows. Creatures who fail a Fortitude save are blinded for 1d4 rounds and take 1 point of Str drain per age category possessed by the dragon. A successful save negates the blindness and reduces Str drain to 1d4 points.

Spell-like Abilities (Sp)

An umbral dragon gains the following spell-like abilities, usable at will (unless indicated otherwise) on reaching the listed age category.

Age Category Special Abilities Caster Level*
Wyrmling Immunity to cold, Umbral Scion --
Very Young darkness --
Young Ghost Bane 1st
Juvenile Frightful Presence, vampiric touch 3rd
Young Adult DR 5/magic, spell resistance 5th
Adult Shadow Breath, shadow walk 7th
Mature Adult DR 10/magic 9th
Old project image 11th
Very Old DR 15/magic 13th
Ancient Create Shadows, finger of death (3/day) 15th
Wyrm DR 20/magic 17th
Great Wyrm Energy Drain, shades 19th

* An Umbral Dragon can cast cleric spells as arcane spells.