This magnificent dragon is covered in splendid gold scales, and horns jut from its head like a crown.
Young Sovereign Dragon CR 11
N Large dragon
Init +5; Senses dragon senses; Perception +18
AC 23, touch 10, flat-footed 22 (+1 Dex, +13 natural, -1 size)
hp 126 (12d12+48)
Fort +12, Ref +11, Will +13
Immune paralysis, sleep
Speed 50 ft., fly 200 ft. (poor)
Melee bite +19 (2d6+10), 2 claws +18 (1d8+7), gore +18 (1d8+10), tail slap +16 (1d8+10)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 5 ft. (10 ft. with bite and gore)
Special Attacks breath weapon (40-ft. cone, 6d6 sonic damage, DC 20), violent retort
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 12th; concentration +15)
At will—detect good/evil
Spells Known (CL 1st; concentration +4)
1st (4/day)—charm person (DC 14), color spray (DC 14)
0 (at will)—daze (DC 13), detect magic, read magic, resistance
Str 25, Dex 12, Con 19, Int 16, Wis 17, Cha 16
Base Atk +12; CMB +20; CMD 31 (35 vs. trip)
Feats Improved Initiative, Iron Will, Lightning Reflexes, Multiattack, Persuasive, Weapon Focus (bite)
Skills Appraise +18, Bluff +18, Diplomacy +22, Fly -3, Intimidate +22, Knowledge (arcana, history) +18, Perception +18, Sense Motive +18, Spellcraft +18
Languages Celestial, Common, Draconic, Infernal
SQ change shape, dogmatic discordance
Change Shape (Su)
A young or older sovereign dragon can assume any humanoid form three times per day as polymorph.
Dogmatic Discordance (Su)
Good or evil creatures take a -2 penalty when making saving throws against a sovereign dragon’s spells, spell-like abilities, breath weapon, and aura.
Violent Retort (Ex)
When a young or older sovereign dragon takes damage from a melee attack critical hit, it can, as an immediate action, make a claw or tail slap attack against the creature that made the critical hit.
Fly skill is a bit off:
Fly -5 (+1 Dex -2 size -4 poor maneuverability)
Environment any mountains
Guardians of balance, sovereign dragons, or lungwangs as they are also known, were placed in the skies by the gods themselves to safeguard harmony in the world.
Section 15: Copyright Notice
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary 3
, © 2011, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Authors Jesse Benner, Jason Bulmahn, Adam Daigle, James Jacobs, Michael Kenway, Rob McCreary, Patrick Renie, Chris Sims, F. Wesley Schneider, James L. Sutter, and Russ Taylor, based on material by Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook, and Skip Williams.