Occult dragons have parchment-colored scales which rustle like dry leaves. They seem unusually attentive, as if always on the lookout.
CR 2; Size Tiny; HD 2d12; Speed 40 ft.
Natural Armor +3; Breath Weapon cone, 2d6 cold or fire
Str 10, Dex 16, Con 13, Int 14, Wis 12, Cha 11
Dragons gain different special abilities as they age.
|Age Category||Special Abilities||Caster Level|
|Very young||Protective aura||—|
|Young adult||DR 5/magic, psychic magic||5th|
|Mature adult||DR 10/magic, psychic magic||9th|
|Very old||DR 15/magic, psychic magic||13th|
|Wyrm||DR 20/magic, psychic magic||17th|
|Great Wyrm||Undetectable essence||19th|
An occult dragon can appraise items by sight as a free action.
An old or older occult dragon sees all objects within 30 feet as per the analyze aura spell.
A juvenile or older occult dragon can assume any humanoid form of its size or smaller an unlimited number of times per day as if using polymorph.
An ancient or older occult dragon automatically emulates any required class or spellcasting ability when using magic items.
A very young or older occult dragon has an aura that acts as a magic circle against evil, law, or chaos as a 20-foot emanation.
A dream dragon gains the following psychic spells upon reaching the listed age category: Young—forbid action (1 PE), mending (0 PE); young adult—augury (2 PE), blood biography (3 PE), invisibility (2 PE); mature adult—cognitive block (3 PE), speak with dead (3 PE); very old—debilitating portent (4 PE), divination (4 PE); wyrm—dimensional lock (8 PE).
A great wyrm occult dragon can choose to be immune to all divination spells and effects.
Occult dragons infiltrate large urban centers in humanoid form to search for esoteric secrets and psychically charged artifacts to add to their hoards.
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