Apocalypse Dragon, Young

Young Apocalypse Dragon CR 12

Gangrenous wounds mar this dragon’s twisted body.

XP 19,200
NE Large dragon (evil, extraplanar)
Init +5; Senses dragon senses; Perception +20


AC 24, touch 10, flat-footed 23 (+1 Dex, +14 natural, –1 size)
hp 147 (14d12+56)
Fort +13, Ref +12, Will +12
Immune cold, death effects, disease, paralysis, poison, sleep


Speed 60 ft., fly 200 ft. (poor)
Melee bite +22 (2d6+13 plus grab), 2 claws +22 (1d8+9), tail slap +20 (1d8+13/19–20)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 5 ft. (10 ft. with bite)
Special Attacks breath weapon (40-ft. cone, 6d6 cold plus disease, DC 21), constrict (2d6+13), blight coils, virulence
Oracle Spells Known (CL 1st; concentration +4)

1st (4/day)protection from good, ray of sickening (DC 14)
0 (at will)bleed (DC 13), detect magic, resistance, spark


Str 29, Dex 12, Con 19, Int 16, Wis 17, Cha 16
Base Atk +14; CMB +24; CMD 35 (39 vs. trip)
Feats Cleave, Improved Critical (tail slap), Improved Initiative, Lightning Reflexes, Lunge, Multiattack, Power Attack
Skills Bluff +20, Fly +12, Knowledge (planes, religion) +20, Perception +20, Sense Motive +20, Spellcraft +20, Stealth +14, Survival +20
Languages Abyssal, Common, Draconic, Infernal


Blight Coils (Su)

In place of dealing damage with its constrict ability, the dragon can expose the target to its virulence ability or cause the target to take damage from one disease it has as if a day had passed.

Constrictor (Ex)

An apocalypse dragon has no wing attacks, but its bite gains the grab ability and it gains the constrict ability, dealing damage equal to that of its bite attack.

Vile Fortitude (Ex)

An apocalypse dragon is immune to cold, death effects, disease, and poison.

Virulence (Su)

Any creature damaged by the dragon’s breath weapon must succeed at a Fortitude save at the same DC or contract slimy doom, with no onset time. An adult dragon’s disease deals 1d6 points of Constitution damage; this increases to 1d8 and 3 consecutive successful saves for an ancient dragon.


Environment any (Abaddon)
Organization solitary
Treasure triple

These planar dragons ravage places of growth, life, and fecundity.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pathfinder Adventure Path #137: The City Outside of Time © 2018, Paizo Inc.; Authors: Amanda Hamon Kunz, with John Compton, Gregory Hanigan, and Mikko Kallio.

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