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Black Dragon, Wyrmling


Hissing green acid drips from the fanged maw of this blackscaled, horned dragon.

Wyrmling Black Dragon CR 3

XP 800
CE tiny dragon (water)
Init +3; Senses dragon senses; Perception +9

DEFENSE

AC 18, touch 15, flat-footed 15 (+3 Dex, +3 natural, +2 size)
hp 30 (4d12+4)
Fort +5, Ref +7, Will +4
Immune acid, paralysis, sleep

OFFENSE

Speed 60 ft., fly 100 ft. (average), swim 60 ft.
Melee bite +6 (1d4), 2 claws +6 (1d3)
Space 2.5 ft.; Reach 0 ft. (5 ft. with bite)
Special Attacks breath weapon (30 ft. line, DC 13, 2d6 acid)

STATISTICS

Str 11, Dex 16, Con 13, Int 8, Wis 11, Cha 8
Base Atk +4; CMB +5; CMD 15 (19 vs. trip)
Feats Alertness, Skill Focus (Stealth)
Skills Fly +14, Intimidate +6, Perception +9, Stealth +21, Swim +15; Racial Modifiers +8 Swim
Languages Draconic
SQ water breathing

SPECIAL ABILITIES

Water Breathing (Ex)

A black dragon can breathe underwater indefinitely and can freely use its breath weapon, spells, and other abilities while submerged.


ECOLOGY

Environment warm marshes
Organization solitary
Treasure triple

Lording over the darkest swamps and marshes, black dragons are the undisputed masters of their domain, ruling through cruelty and intimidation. Those who dwell within a black dragon’s reach live in fear. Black dragons tend to make their lairs in remote parts of the swamp, preferably in caves at the bottom of dark and fetid pools. Inside, they pile up their filthy treasure and sleep amid the roots and muck. Black dragons prefer their food a bit rotten and will often allow a meal to sit in a pool for days before consuming it. Black dragons prefer treasures that do not rot or decay, making their hoard, full of coins, gemstones, jewelry, and other objects made from stone or metal.