|Dragon:Black Dragon, Young adult|
|Size & Type (subtype):||Large Dragon||Hit Dice:||16d12+48 (152)|
|Initiative: ||+0 (Dex) ||Speed: ||60 ft., fly 150 ft.(poor), swim 60 ft. |
|Armor Class: ||24 (-1 size, +15 natural) ||Attacks: ||Bite +19 melee, 2 Claws +14 melee, 2 Wings +14 melee, 1 Tail slap +14 |
|Damage: ||Bite 2d6+4, claw 1d8+2, wing 1d6+2, tail slap 1d8+6 ||Face and Reach: ||5 ft. by 10 ft. / 10 ft. |
|Special Attacks: ||Breath weapon, frightful presence, spells, spell-like abilities ||Special Qualities: ||Immunities, damage reduction 5/+1, SR 17, water breathing, blindsight, keen senses |
|Saving Throws ||Fortitude: 13 |
|Abilities: ||Str: 19|
|Skills: ||Bluff +11, Concentration +11, Diplomacy +11, Escape Artist +11, Knowledge (any) +10, Listen +16, Scry +10, Search +16, Spellcraft +16, Spot +16 ||Feats: ||Any 5 |
|Climate and Terrain: ||Any marsh and underground ||Climate: ||cold,temperate,warm |
|Terrain: ||marsh,underground ||Organization: ||solitary or clutch (2-5) |
|Challenge Rating: ||8 ||Challenge Rating Value: ||8 |
|Treasure: ||Double standard ||Alignment: ||Always chaotic evil |
|Advancement: ||17-18 HD (Large) |
Breath Weapon (Su): Line of acid 5 feet high, 5 feet wide, and
5x5x80 feet long, every 1d4 rounds; damage 10d4,
Reflex half DC 22; effective both on the surface and
Frightful Presence (Ex): The dragon can unsettle foes with its
mere presence whenever it attacks, charges, or flies overhead.
Creatures with fewer than 16 Hit Dice (except for other
dragons) within 150 feet of the dragon must succeed at a
Will save (DC 19) to avoid this fear effect, and remain immune
to that dragon's frightful presence for one day. On a failure,
creatures with 4 or fewer HD become panicked for 4d6 rounds and
those with 5 or more HD become shaken for 4d6 rounds.
Spells: Knows and casts arcane spells as a sorcerer of level
1, gaining bonus spells for a high Charisma score.
Spell-Like Abilities: 3/day-darkness (radius 50 feet).
These abilities are as the spells cast by a sorcerer of level 5
(save DC 11 + spell level).
Immunities (Ex): All dragons are immune to sleep and paralysis
effects. All black dragons are also immune to acid.
Water Breathing (Ex): The dragon can breathe underwater
indefinitely and can freely use its breath weapon, spells, and
other abilities while submerged.
Blindsight (Ex): Can ascertain creatures by nonvisual means (mostly
hearing and scent, but also by noticing vibration and other environmental
clues) with a range of 150 feet.
Keen Senses (Ex): Sees four times as well a human in low-light
conditions and twice as well in normal light. It also has darkvision
with a range of 500 feet.