A blue-green neck frill sweeps back from the head of this dragon, leading to a body of shiny scales and fin-like crests.
Brine Dragon, Mature Adult CR 12
Speed 60 ft., fly 200 ft. (poor), swim 60 ft.
Melee bite +26 (2d6+16), 2 claws +26 (1d8+11), tail slap +21 (1d8+16), 2 wings +21 (1d6+5)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 5 ft. (10 ft. with bite)
Special Attacks breath weapon (80-ft. line, 14d6 acid, DC 22)
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 16th; concentration +19)
Spells Known (CL 9th; concentration +12)
4th (4/day)—ice storm, greater invisibility
3rd (7/day)—aqueous orb* (DC 16), deep slumber (DC 16), sleet storm (DC 16)
2nd (7/day)—alter self, detect thoughts, invisibility, slipstream*
1st (7/day)—color spray (DC 14), feather fall, flare burst* (DC 14), ray of enfeeblement, touch of the sea*
0 (at will)—detect magic, detect poison, mage hand, message, open/close, prestidigitation, read magic, resistance
Str 32, Dex 11, Con 19, Int 19, Wis 16, Cha 17
Base Atk +16; CMB +28 (+30 bull rush); CMD 38 (40 vs. bull rush, 42 vs. trip)
Feats Hover, Improved Bull Rush, Improved Initiative, Improved Vital Strike, Lightning Reflexes, Power Attack, Skill Focus (Swim), Vital Strike
Skills Bluff +22, Diplomacy +22, Fly +13, Heal +22, Knowledge (arcana, nature) +23, Perception +22, Sense Motive +22, Survival +22, Swim +44; Racial Modifiers +8 Swim
Languages Aquan, Common, Draconic, Elven, Halfling
SQ water breathing
Environment any aquatic (Plane of Water)
Although not inherently evil, brine dragons have little patience for kindness and philanthropy. As they age, they grow more and more opinionated and obsessed with power—by adult age, a brine dragon counts itself a failure if it doesn’t rule over a collection of “lesser beings” such as humans, merfolk, locathah, or even sahuagin.