Adult Rift Dragon CR 16

XP 76,800
CE Huge dragon (chaotic, evil, extraplanar)
Init +4; Senses dragon senses; Perception +28
Aura frightful presence (180 ft., DC 26)


AC 31, touch 8, flat-footed 31 (+23 natural, –2 size)
hp 270 (20d12+140)
Fort +19, Ref +14, Will +17
DR 5/good; Immune acid, disease, nausea, paralysis, poison, sleep, stun; SR 27


Speed 60 ft., burrow 30 ft., fly 200 ft. (poor)
Melee bite +30 (2d8+16/19–20 plus bleed), 2 claws +29 (2d6+11 plus bleed), tail slap +27 (2d6+16/19–20), 2 wings +27 (1d8+5)
Space 15 ft.; Reach 10 ft. (15 ft. with bite)
Special Attacks abyssal juggernaut, bleed 6, breath weapon (50-ft. cone, 12d10 acid, Reflex DC 27 half), corrosion, crush, foul acid, trample (2d8+16 plus bleed, DC 31)
Oracle Spells Known (CL 7th; concentration +13)

3rd (5)contagion (DC 19), deeper darkness
2nd (8)death knell (DC 18), hold person (DC 18), shatter (DC 18)
1st (8)bane (DC 17), cure light wounds, murderous command (DC 17), obscuring mist, shield of faith
0 (at will)bleed (DC 16), detect magic, detect poison, guidance, read magic, resistance, spark (DC 16)


Str 33, Dex 10, Con 25, Int 18, Wis 21, Cha 22
Base Atk +20; CMB +33; CMD 43 (47 vs. trip)
Feats Critical Focus, Improved Critical (bite, tail slap), Improved Initiative, Intimidating Prowess, Lightning Reflexes, Multiattack, Power Attack, Staggering Critical, Weapon Focus (bite)
Skills Bluff +29, Fly +15, Intimidate +40, Knowledge (arcana, planes) +27, Perception +28, Sense Motive +28, Spellcraft +27, Stealth +15, Use Magic Device +29
Languages Abyssal, Common, Draconic
SQ planar infusion (180 ft.)


Environment any (Abyss)
Organization solitary
Treasure triple

Wherever they go, rift dragons leave behind shattered ruins.

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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