This dragon’s scales are the color of weathered bone, and its hide stretches tautly and painfully over its emaciated form.
CR 8; Size Small; Hit Dice 10d12
Speed 60 ft.
Natural Armor +8; Breath Weapon cone, 2d10 negative energy
Str 15, Dex 14, Con 15, Int 14, Wis 19, Cha 14
Decaying Breath (Su)
Entombing Crush (Su)
When a creature takes damage from the dragon’s crush, it must succeed at a Fortitude save at the same DC as the crush attack or become paralyzed for 1d10 rounds by eldritch magical energies from the dragon’s scales.
Grave Endurance (Ex)
Inexorable Attacks (Ex)
Lingering Rot (Su)
Negative levels imparted by a crypt dragon’s rotting breath last for a number of hours equal to the dragon’s age category number before disappearing.
Rotting Breath (Su)
Any creature that fails its saving throw against a crypt dragon’s breath weapon also gains the listed number of temporary negative levels, which disappear at a rate of 1 per round. Undead creatures that fail this save instead cower for an equal number of rounds.
Sepulchral Crush (Su)
|Age Category||Special Abilities||Caster Level|
|Wyrmling||Decaying breath, grave endurance||—|
|Very young||Inexorable attacks||—|
|Young||Compression, rotting breath (1d2)||1st|
|Juvenile||Frightful presence, planar infusion||3rd|
|Young adult||DR 5/adamantine, spell resistance||5th|
|Mature adult||DR 10/adamantine||9th|
|Old||Rotting breath (1d4)||11th|
|Very old||DR 15/adamantine, lingering rot||13th|
|Ancient||Rotting breath (1d6)||15th|
|Great wyrm||Sepulchral crush||19th|
Environment any (Boneyard)
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary 6 © 2017, Paizo Inc.; Authors: Robert Brookes, Benjamin Bruck, John Compton, Paris Crenshaw, Adam Daigle, Crystal Frasier, James Jacobs, Thurston Hillman, Tim Hitchcock, Brandon Hodge, Jason Keeley, Isabelle Lee, Jason Nelson, Tim Nightengale, F. Wesley Schneider, David Schwartz, Mark Seifter, Todd Stewart, Josh Vogt, and Linda Zayas-Palmer.