Planar Dragon, Infernal

Cruel horns frame this dragon’s head. Its body glows faintly with malicious heat.

Infernal Dragon

LE dragon (evil, extraplanar, lawful)


CR 8; Size Small; Hit Dice 10d12; Speed 60 ft.; Natural Armor +9; Breath Weapon line, 2d8 hellfire

Str 17, Dex 12, Con 15, Int 18, Wis 15, Cha 14


Commanding Voice (Su)

The dragon adds 2 to the DCs of saves against its spells with language-dependent or sonic descriptors.

Damnation Flames (Su)

Those slain by the infernal dragon’s breath weapon are condemned to Hell. Anyone attempting to resurrect such a creature must succeed at a caster level check equal to 10 + the dragon’s CR, or the spell fails.

Hellfire (Su)

Half of the damage from hellfire is fire damage, and half is unholy energy that bypasses fire resistance and immunity.

Hellproof (Ex)

The infernal dragon is immune to fire, hellfire, and mind-affecting effects.

Infernal Aide (Sp)

Once per day, the dragon can summon a contract devil as per summon monster IX with a duration of 1 hour.

Inscrutable (Ex)

An infernal dragon gains a bonus on saves against divination spells and effects equal to its age category number.

Invoke Hell (Sp)

An infernal dragon can use fire storm and meteor swarm as spell-like abilities once per day each. All fire damage caused by these spell-like abilities functions as hellfire.

Oppressive Heat (Su)

A creature that fails its save against an infernal dragon’s breath weapon can’t benefit from morale bonuses for 1 minute. If the creature fails another save against the breath weapon during this time, it is staggered for 1 round.

Age Category Special Abilities Caster Level
Wyrmling Hellfire, hellproof
Very young Inscrutable
Young Oppressive heat 1st
Juvenile Planar infusion 3rd
Young adult DR 5/chaotic, spell resistance 5th
Adult Commanding voice 7th
Mature adult DR 10/chaotic 9th
Old Infernal aide 11th
Very old DR 15/chaotic 13th
Ancient Invoke Hell 15th
Wyrm DR 20/chaotic 17th
Great wyrm Damnation flames 19th


Environment any (Hell)
Organization solitary
Treasure triple

Infernal dragons delight in recruiting large entourages of overly ambitious mortals who gladly debase themselves in exchange for influence.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary 6 © 2017, Paizo Inc.; Authors: Robert Brookes, Benjamin Bruck, John Compton, Paris Crenshaw, Adam Daigle, Crystal Frasier, James Jacobs, Thurston Hillman, Tim Hitchcock, Brandon Hodge, Jason Keeley, Isabelle Lee, Jason Nelson, Tim Nightengale, F. Wesley Schneider, David Schwartz, Mark Seifter, Todd Stewart, Josh Vogt, and Linda Zayas-Palmer.

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