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Red Dragon, Very Young

A crown of cruel horns surrounds the head of this mighty dragon. Thick scales the color of molten rock cover its long body.

Very Young Red Dragon CR 8

XP 4,800
CE Medium dragon (fire)
Init +5; Senses dragon senses, smoke vision; Perception +13

DEFENSE

AC 20, touch 11, flat-footed 19 (+1 Dex, +9 natural)
hp 85 (9d12+27)
Fort +9, Ref +7, Will +9
Immune fire, paralysis, sleep
Weaknesses Vulnerability to cold

OFFENSE

Speed 40 ft., fly 150 ft. (average)
Melee bite +14 (1d8+7), 2 claws +14 (1d6+5), 2 wings +9 (1d4+2)
Special Attacks breath weapon (30-ft. cone, DC 17, 4d10 fire)

STATISTICS

Str 21, Dex 12, Con 17, Int 12, Wis 13, Cha 12
Base Atk +9; CMB +14; CMD 25 (29 vs. trip)
Feats Cleave, Improved Initiative, Iron Will, Power Attack, Vital Strike
Skills Appraise +13, Bluff +13, Fly +13, Intimidate +13, Perception +13, Sense Motive +13, Stealth +13
Languages Common, Draconic

SPECIAL ABILITIES

Smoke Vision (Ex)

A very young red dragon can see perfectly in smoky conditions (such as those created by pyrotechnics).

ECOLOGY

Environment warm mountains
Organization solitary
Treasure triple

Few creatures are more cruel and fearsome than the mighty red dragon. King of the chromatics, this terrible beast brings ruin and death to the lands that fall under its shadow.

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