Although wingless, this dragon twists gracefully though the sky, its scales reflecting the shifting hues of the heavens.
Very Old Sky Dragon CR 17
Speed 40 ft., fly 250 ft. (perfect)
Melee bite +30 (4d6+16/19-20), 2 claws +29 (2d8+11), gore +29 (2d8+16), tail slap +27 (2d8+16)
Space 20 ft.; Reach 15 ft. (20 ft. with bite and gore)
Special Attacks breath weapon (60 ft. cone, 18d8 electricity, DC 27), crush (DC 27, 4d6+16), primal lightning, tail sweep (DC 27, 2d6+16)
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 22th; concentration +28)
Spells Known (CL 13th; concentration +19)
6th (5/day)—acid fog, legend lore
5th (7/day)—break enchantment, cloudkill (DC 21), teleport
4th (7/day)—dimension door, greater invisibility, ice storm, rainbow pattern (DC 20)
3rd (7/day)—blink, lightning bolt (DC 19), sleet storm (DC 19), wind wall
2nd (8/day)—daze monster (DC 18), fog cloud, glitterdust (DC 18), invisibility, resist energy
1st (8/day)—endure elements, expeditious retreat, magic missile, obscuring mist, shocking grasp
0 (at will)—detect magic, disrupt undead, mage hand, mending, message, ray of frost, read magic
Str 33, Dex 8, Con 23, Int 22, Wis 23, Cha 22
Base Atk +22; CMB +37; CMD 46 (50 vs. trip)
Feats Flyby Attack, Hover, Improved Critical (bite), Improved Initiative, Iron Will, Lightning Reflexes, Lunge, Multiattack, Skill Focus (Perception), Toughness, Weapon Focus (bite)
Skills Acrobatics +21, Diplomacy +31, Fly +26, Heal +31, Knowledge (arcana, geography, planes, religion) +31, Perception +37, Perform (sing) +28, Sense Motive +31, Spellcraft +31
Languages Auran, Celestial, Common, Draconic, Elven, Infernal, Sylvan
SQ borne aloft, change shape
Old or younger sky dragons fly with good maneuverability while all older sky dragons have perfect.
A very young or older sky dragon’s sight is not impeded by clouds or fog, or by spells that create areas of fog.
An old or older sky dragon’s breath weapon can affect creatures normally immune or resistant to electricity damage. A creature immune to electricity damage still takes half damage from the breath weapon (no damage with a successful saving throw). Resistant creatures’ electricity resistance is treated as 10 less than normal.
Environment temperate or warm mountains
Benevolent and noble, sky dragons, or tienlungs, are fearsome champions of good and protectors of those in need. They are often sought out for their wise council, which they grant only to the deserving and true.