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Gold Dragon, Very Young

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

Very Young Gold Dragon
CR 9

XP 6,400
LG Medium dragon (fire)
Init +1; Senses dragon senses; Perception +18


AC 21, touch 11, flat-footed 20 (+1 Dex, +10 natural)
hp 95 (10d12+30)
Fort +10, Ref +8, Will +12
Immune fire, paralysis,
Weaknesses vulnerability to cold


Speed 60 ft., fly 150 ft. (average), swim 60 ft.
Melee bite +15 (1d8+7), 2 claws +15 (1d6+5/19-20), 2 wings +10 (1d4+2)
Special Attacks breath weapon (
30-ft. cone, 4d10 fire, DC 18), weakening breath
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 10th; concentration +13)

At will—detect evil

Str 21, Dex 12, Con 17, Int 16, Wis 17, Cha 16
Base Atk +10; CMB +15; CMD 26 (30 vs. trip)
Feats AlertnessImproved Critical (claw), Iron WillPower AttackVital Strike
Skills Diplomacy +16, Fly +14, Heal +16, Knowledge (local) +16, Knowledge (religion) +16, Perception +20, Sense Motive +20, Spellcraft +16, Swim +26; Racial Modifiers +8 Swim
Common, Draconic, Elven, Halfling
SQ change shape 3/day (any animal or humanoid; polymorph)


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.


Conversion by: Broven