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Crystal Dragon, Adult

This brilliantly colored dragon has scales, teeth, and claws made of multicolored crystal, and its wings are sheets of flexible glass.

Adult Crystal Dragon CR 10

XP 9,600
CG Large dragon (earth)
Init +1; Senses dragon senses, tremorsense 60 ft.; Perception +19; Aura frightful presence (180 ft., DC 22)

DEFENSE

AC 27, touch 10, flat-footed 26 ( +1 Dex, +17 natural, -1 size)
hp 149 (13d12+65)
Fort +15, Ref +11, Will +11
DR 5/magic; Immune paralysis, sleep, sonic; SR 21

OFFENSE

Speed 60 ft., burrow 30 ft., climb 30 ft., fly 200 ft. (poor)
Melee bite +19 (2d6+9/19-20), 2 claws +18 (1d8+6), tail slap +16 (1d8+9), 2 wings +16 (1d6+3)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 5 ft. (10 ft. with bite)
Special Attacks breath weapon (40-ft. cone, 12d4 sonic, DC 21)
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 13th; concentration* +18)

At willcolor spray (DC 17), glitterdust (DC 18), rainbow pattern (DC 20)

Sorcerer Spells Known (CL 1st; concentration +7)

1st (5/day)shield, unseen servant
0 (at will)acid splash, detect magic, ghost sound, read magic

STATISTICS

Str 23, Dex 12, Con 21, Int 16, Wis 17, Cha 22
Base Atk +13; CMB +20; CMD 31 (35 vs. trip)
Feats Deceitful, Great Fortitude, Improved Critical (bite), Lightning Reflexes, Multiattack, Power Attack, Weapon Focus (bite)
Skills Bluff +26, Climb +30, Disguise +23, Fly +11, Intimidate +22, Knowledge (dungeoneering) +19, Perception +19, Sense Motive +19, Stealth +13; Racial Modifiers +8 Climb
Languages Common, Draconic, Terran, Undercommon
SQ razor sharp

SPECIAL ABILITIES

Razor Sharp (Sp)

All of a crystal dragon’s natural attacks deal slashing damage.

ECOLOGY

Environment any underground (Plane of Earth)
Organization solitary
Treasure triple

Crystal dragons are generally good-natured, though their incredible vanity sometimes causes them to seem aloof and cocky. Any perceived insult against its appearance is all but assured to send a crystal dragon into a rage—which is a problem, as most crystal dragons are prone to seeing insults even where none are intended. Crystal dragons prefer underground lairs, and often go for decades or even centuries without emerging from their extensive cavern lairs onto the surface world above.

Crystal dragons tend to be exacting and even obsessive-compulsive, their personalities mirroring the precise and ordered nature of the facets of their scales. A crystal dragon’s lair is a well-ordered place—these dragons find the very idea of the classic sprawl of a dragon’s hoard to be shameful.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary 2, © 2010, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Authors Wolfgang Baur, Jason Bulmahn, Adam Daigle, Graeme Davis, Crystal Frasier, Joshua J. Frost, Tim Hitchcock, Brandon Hodge, James Jacobs, Steve Kenson, Hal MacLean, Martin Mason, Rob McCreary, Erik Mona, Jason Nelson, Patrick Renie, Sean K Reynolds, F. Wesley Schneider, Owen K.C. Stephens, James L. Sutter, Russ Taylor, and Greg A. Vaughan, based on material by Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook, and Skip Williams.