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Gold Dragon, Young Adult

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

Gold Dragon, Young Adult CR 14

XP 38,400
LG Huge dragon (fire)
Init +0; Senses dragon senses; Perception +27


AC 27, touch 8, flat-footed 27 (+19 natural, -2 size)
hp 184 (16d12+80)
Fort +15, Ref +10, Will +16
DR 5/magic; Immune fire, paralysis, sleep; SR 25
vulnerability to cold


Speed 60 ft., fly 250 ft. (poor), swim 60 ft.
Melee bite +23 (2d8+13/19-20), 2 claws +23 (2d6+9/19-20), tail slap +21 (2d6+13), 2 wings +21 (1d8+4)
Space 15 ft.; Reach 10 ft. (15 ft. with bite)
Special Attacks breath weapon (50-ft. cone, 10d10 fire, DC 23),
crush (2d18+13, DC 23), weakening breath
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 16th; concentration +20)

At willbless, detect evil

Spells Known (CL 5th; concentration +9)


Str 29, Dex 10, Con 21, Int 18, Wis 19, Cha 18
Base Atk +16; CMB +27; CMD 37 (41 vs. trip)
Feats Alertness, Critical FocusImproved Critical (bite, claw), Iron Will, Multiattack, Power Attack, Vital Strike
Skills Diplomacy +23, Fly +11, Heal +23, Knowledge (arcana, local, religion) +23, Perception +27, Sense Motive +27, Spellcraft +23, Swim +36; 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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