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Silver Dragon, Young Adult

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

Silver Dragon, Young Adult CR 13

XP 25,600
LG Huge dragon (cold)
Init +4; Senses dragon senses, fog vision; Perception +22

DEFENSE

AC 26, touch 8, flat-footed 26 (+18 natural, -2 size)
hp 157 (15d12+60)
Fort +13, Ref +11, Will +15
DR 5/magic; Immune acid, cold, paralysis, sleep; SR 24
Weaknesses vulnerability to fire

OFFENSE

Speed 40 ft., fly 200 ft. (average); cloudwalking, graceful flight
Melee bite +21 (2d8+10), 2 claws +20 (2d6+7), tail slap +18 (2d6+10), 2 wings +18 (1d8+3)
Space 15 ft.; Reach 10 ft. (15 ft. with bite)
Special Attacks breath weapon (50-ft. cone, DC 21, 10d8 cold), crush (2d8+10, DC 21), paralyzing breath
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 15th; concentration +19)

Spells Known (CL 5th; concentration +9)

2nd (5/day)augury, cure moderate wounds
1st (7/day)alarm, divine favor, shield, true strike
0 (at will)detect magic, flare (DC 14), light, message, read magic, stabilize

Note: A silver dragon can cast cleric spells as arcane spells

STATISTICS

Str 25, Dex 10, Con 19, Int 18, Wis 19, Cha 18
Base Atk +15; CMB +24; CMD 34 (38 vs. trip)
Feats Hover, Improved Initiative, Iron Will, Lighting Reflexes, Multiattack, Power Attack, Vital Strike, Weapon Focus (bite)
Skills Acrobatics +15 (+19 jump), Diplomacy +22, Fly +14, Heal +22, Intimidate +22, Knowledge (local, nobility) +22, Perception +22, Sense Motive +22, Spellcraft +22
Languages Auran, Common, Draconic, Giant, Terran
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.

Fog Vision (Ex)

A juvenile or older silver dragon can see perfectly well in fog and clouds.

Graceful Flight (Ex)

A young or older silver dragon’s aerial maneuverability is one step better than normal.

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.