Etheric Dragon, Adult

This silent dragon’s seems to gather shadows and gloom around its tattered-appearing wings.

Adult Etheric Dragon CR 11

XP 12,800
N Large dragon (extraplanar)
Init +4; Senses dragon senses, see in darkness; Perception +26; Aura frightful presence (180 ft., DC 20)


AC 27, touch 9, flat-footed 27 (+18 natural, –1 size)
hp 175 (14d12+84)
Fort +15, Ref +9, Will +12
DR 5/magic; Immune paralysis, sleep; SR 22


Speed 40 ft., fly 200 ft. (poor); ghost stride
Melee bite +23 (2d6+15), 2 claws +24 (1d8+10), 2 wings +21 (1d6+5), tail slap +21 (1d8+15)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 5 ft. (10 ft. with bite)
Special Attacks breath weapon (80-ft. line, DC 23, 12d8 force), spectral attacks, spirit eater
Psychic Magic (CL 14th; concentration +17)

9 PEmage hand (0 PE), mind thrust I (1 PE)

Psychic Spells Known (CL 5th; concentration +9)

2nd (5/day)blindness/deafness (DC 15), false life
1st (7/day)anticipate peril, detect thoughts (DC 14), magic missile, shield
0 (at-will)bleed (DC 13), detect magic, detect poison, ghost sound (DC 13), grave words


Str 30, Dex 11, Con 22, Int 19, Wis 16, Cha 17
Base Atk +14; CMB +25; CMD 35 (39 vs. trip)
Feats Flyby Attack, Improved Initiative, Intimidating Prowess, Multiattack, Power Attack, Skill Focus (Perception), Weapon Focus (claw)
Skills Appraise +21, Fly +11, Intimidate +30, Knowledge (arcana, planes, religion) +21, Perception +26, Sense Motive +20, Stealth +13, Survival +20
Languages Aklo, Common, Draconic
SQ compression


Ghost Stride (Su)

While an adult etheric dragon is traveling overland or in flight, it gains the incorporeal subtype, but its statistics do not change; it keeps its natural armor bonus and does not gain a deflection bonus to AC.

Psychic Magic (Sp)

An adult etheric dragon gains the following psychic spells: mage hand (0 PE), mind thrust I (1 PE)

Spectral Attacks (Su)

An adult etheric dragon’s bite or claw attacks are considered to be ghost touch weapons.

Spirit Eater (Su)

A creature devoured by an adult etheric dragon cannot be raised from the dead with any magic less powerful than a mythic wish.


Environment any (Ethereal Plane)
Organization solitary
Treasure double

Etheric dragons are pragmatic and survival-oriented beings who dwell in the farthest reaches of the Ethereal Plane.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary 5 © 2015, Paizo Inc.; Authors: Dennis Baker, Jesse Benner, John Bennett, Logan Bonner, Creighton Broadhurst, Robert Brookes, Benjamin Bruck, Jason Bulmahn, Adam Daigle, Thurston Hillman, Eric Hindley, Joe Homes, James Jacobs, Amanda Hamon Kunz, Ben McFarland, Jason Nelson, Thom Phillips, Stephen Radney-MacFarland, Alistair Rigg, Alex Riggs, David N. Ross, Wes Schneider, David Schwartz, Mark Seifter, Mike Shel, James L. Sutter, and Linda Zayas-Palmer.

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