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Silver Dragon, Very Young

The scales of this tall, elegant dragon shine like polished silver, and its tail has a feathered appearance.

Silver Dragon, Very Young CR 8

XP 4,800
LG Medium dragon (cold)
Init +5; Senses dragon senses; Perception +15

DEFENSE

AC 20, touch 11, flat-footed 19 (+1 Dex, +9 natural)
hp 76 (9d12+18)
Fort +8, Ref +7, Will +11
Immune acid, cold, paralysis, sleep
Weaknesses vulnerability to fire

OFFENSE

Speed 40 ft., fly 150 ft. (average); cloudwalking
Melee bite +13 (1d8+4), 2 claws +12 (1d6+3), 2 wings +7 (1d4+1)
Special Attacks breath weapon (30-ft. cone, DC 16, 4d8 cold), paralyzing breath
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 9th; concentration +12)

At willdetect evil

STATISTICS

Str 17, Dex 12, Con 15, Int 16, Wis 17, Cha 16
Base Atk +9; CMB +12; CMD 23 (27 vs. trip)
Feats Hover, Improved Initiative, Iron Will, Power Attack, Weapon Focus (bite)
Skills Acrobatics +10 (+14 jump), Diplomacy +15, Fly +13, Heal +15, Intimidate +15, Knowledge (local) +15, Perception +15, Sense Motive +15, Spellcraft +15
Languages Auran, Common, Draconic, Giant
SQ change shape

SPECIAL ABILITIES

Change Shape (Su)

A silver dragon can assume any animal or humanoid form 3/day as if using polymorph.

Cloudwalking (Su)

A very young or older silver dragon can tread on clouds or fog as though on solid ground.

Paralyzing Breath (Su)

Instead of a cone of cold, a silver dragon can breathe a cone of paralyzing gas. Creatures within the cone must succeed on a Fortitude save or be paralyzed for 1d6 rounds plus 1 round per age category of the dragon.



ECOLOGY

Environment temperate mountains
Organization solitary
Treasure triple

Of all the dragons, silvers are the most courageous, holding themselves to a chivalrous code to help the weak, defeat evil, and behave in an honorable manner.