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Time Dragon, Ancient

This dragon’s cracked scales creak with frightening, patient power. Some of its horns are ancient and brittle, others new and pristine.

Ancient Time Dragon CR 20

XP 307,200
N Gargantuan dragon
Init +14; Senses detect magic, dragon senses, see in darkness; Perception +36; Aura alien presence (300 ft., DC 29)

DEFENSE

AC 37, touch 6, flat-footed 37 (+31 natural, –4 size)
hp 418 (27d12+243)
Fort +24, Ref +17, Will +21
DR 15/magic; Immune cold, paralysis, sleep, staggered; SR 31

OFFENSE

Speed 50 ft., fly 250 ft. (clumsy)
Melee bite +38 (4d6+21), 2 claws +38 (2d8+14/19–20), 2 wings +35 (2d6+7), tail slap +35 (2d8+21)
Space 20 ft.; Reach 15 ft. (20 ft. with bite)
Special Attacks breath weapon (60-ft. cone, 20d10 electricity, DC 32), crush, second chance, shifting breath (5 rounds), tail sweep
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 27th; concentration +33)

Constantdetect magic
At willclairaudience/clairvoyance, legend lore, locate creature, share memory

Sorcerer Spells Known (CL 15th; concentration +21)

7th (4/day)plane shift (DC 23), sequester
6th (7/day)disintegrate (DC 22), greater dispel magic, true seeing
5th (7/day)dominate person (DC 21), feeblemind (DC 21), telepathic bond, teleport
4th (7/day)fear (DC 20), scrying (DC 20), stone shape, stoneskin
3rd (7/day)blink, dispel magic, slow (DC 19), tongues
2nd (8/day)arcane lock, blindness/deafness (DC 18), blur, detect thoughts (DC 18), memory lapse (DC 18)
1st (8/day)erase, feather fall, identify, mage armor, magic missile
0 (at will)light, mage hand, message, read magic, 5 more

STATISTICS

Str 38, Dex 11, Con 28, Int 23, Wis 22, Cha 23
Base Atk +27; CMB +45 (+47 sunder); CMD 57 (59 vs. sunder, 61 vs. trip)
Feats Cleave, Critical Focus, Improved Critical (claw), Improved Initiative, Improved Sunder, Lightning Reflexes, Multiattack, Power Attack, Quicken Spell, Skill Focus (Knowledge [history]), Spell Penetration, Step Up, Weapon Focus (bite, claw)
Skills Bluff +36, Diplomacy +36, Fly +16, Knowledge (arcana, geography, nobility, planes, religion) +36, Knowledge (history) +42, Perception +36, Sense Motive +36, Spellcraft +36
Languages Celestial, Common, Draconic, Dwarven, Elven, Infernal, Sylvan
SQ immortal, no breath, read the threads, starflight

SPECIAL ABILITIES

Immortal (Ex)

Time dragons age, but don’t die from old age.

Read the Threads (Su)

A time dragon gains a racial bonus on initiative checks equal to its age category. In addition, a time dragon is immune to the staggered condition.

Alien Presence (Su)

A creature that fails its saving throw against a time dragon’s alien presence is staggered for 5d6 rounds (or stunned if it has 4 Hit Dice or fewer).

Shifting Breath (Su)

Instead of a cone of electricity, an old or older time dragon can use its breath weapon to displace creatures in time. Each creature in the cone must succeed at a Will save or be shifted forward in time a number of rounds equal to 1/2 the dragon’s age category (DC equal to breath weapon). For an affected creature, it’s as if no time passed. Creatures that succeed at their saves are staggered for 1 round.

Second Chance (Su)

Three times per day as an immediate action, an ancient or older time dragon can force a creature (including itself) to reroll any d20 roll. The target must use the result of the second roll.

ECOLOGY

Environment vacuum
Organization solitary
Treasure triple

Guardians of history, time dragons are the most powerful of the outer dragons. Watchers and waiters, time dragons guard the universe against those that would interfere with the natural temporal order.

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