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Gold Dragon, Juvenile

Golden scales cover the body of this majestic dragon, and a regal crest of horns arches backward above wise and piercing eyes.

Gold Dragon, Juvenile CR 12

XP 19,200
LG Large dragon (fire)
Init +1; Senses dragon senses; Perception +25


AC 26, touch 10, flat-footed 25 (+1 Dex, +16 natural, -1 size)
hp 161 (14d12+70)
Fort +14, Ref +10, Will +15
Immune fire, paralysis, sleep
vulnerability to cold


Speed 60 ft., fly 200 ft. (poor), swim 60 ft.
Melee bite +21 (2d6+12), 2 claws +21 (1d8+8/19-20), tail slap +19 (1d8+12), 2 wings +19 (1d6+4)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 5 ft. (10 ft. with bite)
Special Attacks breath weapon (40-ft. cone, 8d10 fire, DC 22), weakening breath
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 14th; concentration +18)

At willbless, detect evil

Spells Known (CL 3rd; concentration +7)

1st (6/day)divine favor, mage armor, shield
0 (at will)detect magic, light, mage hand, mending, stabilize   

Str 27, Dex 12, Con 21, Int 18, Wis 19, Cha 18
Base Atk +14; CMB +23; CMD 34 (38 vs. trip)
Feats Alertness, Critical FocusImproved Critical (claw), Iron Will, Multiattack, Power Attack, Vital Strike
Skills Diplomacy +21, Fly +12, Heal +21, Knowledge (arcana, local, religion) +21, Perception +25, Sense Motive +25, Spellcraft +21, Swim +33; Racial Modifiers +8 Swim
Languages Celestial, Common, Draconic, Elven, Halfling
change shape, detect gems, fast flight


Change Shape (Su)

A very young or older gold dragon can assume any animal or humanoid form three times per day as if using polymorph.

Detect Gems (Sp)

A young or older gold dragon can detect gems three times per day. This functions as locate object, but can only be used to locate gemstones.

Fast Flight (Ex)

A young or older gold dragon is treated as one size category larger when determining his fly speed.

Weakening Breath (Su)

Instead of a cone of fire, a gold dragon can breathe a cone of weakening gas. Creatures within the cone must succeed on a Fortitude save or take 1 point of Strength damage per age category (Will save half).


Variant Monster

This is a Variant Monster.

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


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