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Bliss Dragon, Adult

Adult Bliss Dragon CR 16

This serene dragon’s feathered form emits a comforting warmth.

XP 76,800
NG Huge dragon (extraplanar, good)
Init +4; Senses dragon senses; Perception +32
Aura frightful presence (180 ft., DC 27)

DEFENSE

AC 32, touch 8, flat-footed 32 (+24 natural, –2 size)
hp 270 (20d12+140)
Fort +19, Ref +12, Will +17
DR 5/evil; Immune ability damage, ability drain, electricity, paralysis, petrification, sleep; SR 27

OFFENSE

Speed 60 ft., fly 200 ft. (poor)
Melee bite +27 (2d8+13), 2 claws +28 (2d6+9/19–20), tail slap +22 (2d6+13), 2 wings +22 (1d8+4)
Space 15 ft.; Reach 10 ft. (15 ft. with bite)
Special Attacks breath weapon (100-ft. line, 12d10 electricity, DC 27), crush, peacemaker, subduing strikes
Oracle Spells Known (CL 7th; concentration +14)

3rd (6/day)dispel magic, wind wall
2nd (8/day)bull’s strength, calm emotions (DC 19), status
1st (8/day)deathwatch, divine favor, remove fear, sanctuary (DC 18), shield of faith
0 (at will)create water, detect magic, detect poison, guidance, light, mending, stabilize

STATISTICS

Str 29, Dex 10, Con 25, Int 20, Wis 21, Cha 24
Base Atk +20; CMB +31 (+35 disarm); CMD 41 (43 vs. disarm, 45 vs. trip)
Feats Alertness, Combat Expertise, Critical Focus, Greater Disarm, Improved Critical (claw), Improved Disarm, Improved Initiative, Self-Sufficient, Sickening Critical, Weapon Focus (claw)
Skills Diplomacy +30, Fly +15, Heal +32, Knowledge (geography, nature, planes) +28, Perception +32, Sense Motive +32, Spellcraft +28, Stealth +15, Survival +32
Languages Celestial, Common, Draconic
SQ change shape, lay on hands (10d6, 17/day), planar infusion (180 ft.)

SPECIAL ABILITIES

Change Shape (Su)

A bliss dragon can assume any animal form, as beast shape IV.

Lay on Hands (Su)

A bliss dragon can use lay on hands as a paladin whose level equals its Hit Dice.

Meditative Restoration (Su)

Once per day as a full-round action, the dragon can affect all adjacent creatures with break enchantment, greater restoration, or resurrection, and can choose a different effect for each creature.

Merciful (Su)

When using lay on hands, the dragon can expend an additional use to apply any paladin mercy of its choice.

Pristine (Ex)

A bliss dragon is immune to ability damage, ability drain, electricity, and petrification.

Subduing Strikes (Ex)

A bliss dragon can choose to deal nonlethal damage with its breath weapon and natural attacks at no penalty.

ECOLOGY

Environment any (Nirvana)
Organization solitary Treasure triple

Bliss dragons are self-appointed wardens of wildlife and wilderness, sometimes even displacing fey and magical beasts whose ethics fall short of the dragons’ high standards. Bliss dragons often sequester refugees in their extraplanar glades, granting sanctuary and healing to those in need.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pathfinder Adventure Path #137: The City Outside of Time © 2018, Paizo Inc.; Authors: Amanda Hamon Kunz, with John Compton, Gregory Hanigan, and Mikko Kallio.