Dream Dragon, Ancient

Clouds trail from the edges of this graceful, nearly fanciful creature in hypnotizing patterns.

Ancient Dream Dragon CR 19

XP 204,800
N Gargantuan dragon (extraplanar)
Init +3; Senses dragon senses, dreamsight; Perception +44; Aura frightful presence (300 ft., DC 30)


AC 38, touch 5, flat-footed 38 (–1 Dex, +33 natural, –4 size)
hp 337 (25d12+175)
Fort +21, Ref +15, Will +22
Defensive Abilities dream fortress; DR 15/magic;
Immune paralysis, sleep; SR 30


Speed 40 ft., fly 250 ft. (clumsy)
Melee bite +33 (4d6+16), 2 claws +32 (2d8+11), 2 wings +30 (2d6+5), tail slap +30 (2d8+16)
Space 20 ft.; Reach 15 ft. (20 ft. with bite)
Special Attacks breath weapon (60-ft. cone, DC 29, 20d6), crush, sleeping breath 3/day, tail sweep
Psychic Magic (CL 25th; concentration +33)

19 PEdream (4 PE), dream travel (5 PE), euphoric cloud (2 PE, DC 21), invisibility (2 PE), lullaby (0 PE, DC 19), mirror strike (1 PE), thought shield II

Psychic Spells Known (CL 15th; concentration +22)

7th (5/day)limited wish, waves of exhaustion
6th (7/day)cloak of dreams (DC 23), dream council, mental barrier V
5th (7/day)dismissal (DC 22), major creation, wall of force, waves of fatigue
4th (7/day)anti-incorporeal shell, dimension door, freedom of movement
3rd (8/day)clairaudience/clairvoyance, deep slumber (DC 20), displacement, purge spirit
2nd (8/day)aversion, augury, blindness/deafness (DC 19), calm emotions (DC 19), mind thrust II
1st (8/day)blurred movement, color spray (DC 18), shield, sleep (DC 18), true strike
0 (at will)arcane mark, dancing lights, detect magic, daze (DC 17), ghost sound (DC 17), mage hand, mending, message, resistance


Str 33, Dex 9, Con 24, Int 24, Wis 23, Cha 26
Base Atk +25; CMB +40; CMD 49 (53 vs. trip)
Feats Alertness, Flyby Attack, Hover, Improved Initiative, Iron Will, Lightning Reflexes, Multiattack, Power Attack, Skill Focus (Perception), Snatch, Vital Strike, Weapon Focus (bite), Wingover
Skills Bluff +36, Diplomacy +36, Fly +13, Intimidate +36, Knowledge (arcana, dungeoneering, history, planes, religion) +35, Perception +44, Sense Motive +38, Stealth +15, Survival +34
Languages Aklo, Auran, Celestial, Common, Draconic, Infernal
SQ change shape, join dreamscape


Change Shape (Su)

An ancient dream dragon can assume any humanoid form three times per day as if using polymorph.

Dream Fortress (Su)

An ancient dream dragon is immune to dream, nightmare, and similar spells.

Dreamsight (Su)

With a brief glance, an ancient dragon can see a hazy image of the current dreams of sleeping creatures.

Join Dreamscape (Su)

An ancient dream dragon who sees a sleeping creature’s dream can enter that dream as a lucid body, while still acting with its physical body.

Psychic Magic (Sp)

An ancient dream dragon gains the following psychic spells: lullaby (0 PE), mirror strike (1 PE); euphoric cloud (2 PE), invisibility (2 PE), thought shield II (3 PE); dream (4 PE); dream travel (5 PE)

Sleeping Breath (Su)

A limited number of times per day, an ancient dream dragon can cause those who fail their saving throws against its breath attack to fall asleep for 1d4 rounds, as per the sleep spell. This is a mind-affecting sleep effect.


Environment any (Dimension of Dreams)
Organization solitary
Treasure triple

These self-styled masters of the Dimension of Dreams hunt that strange plane’s shifting expanse.

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