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Black Dragon, Young


Young Black Dragon CR 7

XP 3,200
CE Medium dragon (water)
Init +6; Senses dragon senses; Perception +14

DEFENSE

AC 21, touch 12, flat-footed 19 (+2 Dex, +9 natural)
hp 76 (8d12+24)
Fort +9, Ref +8, Will +7
Immune acid, paralysis, sleep

OFFENSE

Speed 60 ft., fly 150 ft. (average), swim 60 ft.
Melee bite +13 (1d8+6), 2 claws +12 (1d6+4), 2 wings +7 (1d4+2)
Special Attacks breath weapon (60-ft. line, DC 17, 6d6 acid)

STATISTICS

Str 19, Dex 14, Con 17, Int 10, Wis 13, Cha 10
Base Atk +8; CMB +12; CMD 24 (28 vs. trip)
Feats Alertness, Improved Initiative, Skill Focus(Stealth), Weapon Focus (bite)
Skills Fly +13, Handle Animal +8, Intimidate +11, Perception +14, Stealth +16, Swim +23
Languages Draconic

SPECIAL ABILITIES

Speak with Reptiles (Sp)

A young or older black dragon gains the constant spell-like ability to speak with reptiles. This functions as speak with animals, but only with reptilian animals.

Swamp Stride (Ex)

A very young or older black dragon can move through bogs and quicksand without penalty at its normal speed.

Water Breathing (Ex)

A black dragon can breathe underwater indefinitely and can freely use its breath weapon, spells, and other abilities while submerged.