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Sea Dragon, Young

The long, undulating body of this serpentine dragon rolls and bends with scales the color of the ocean’s waves.

Young Sea Dragon CR 8

XP 4,800
CG Large dragon (water)
Init +5; Senses dragon senses; Perception +5

DEFENSE

AC 21, touch 10, flat-footed 20 (+1 Dex, +11 natural, -1 size)
hp 85 (9d12+27)
Fort +11, Ref +7, Will +9
Immune electricity, paralysis, sleep

OFFENSE

Speed 40 ft., fly 200 ft. (poor), swim 60 ft.
Melee bite +13 (2d6+7), 2 claws +13 (1d8+5), gore +13 (1d8+7), tail slap +11 (1d8+7)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 5 ft. (10 ft. with bite and gore)
Special Attacks breath weapon (40-ft. cone, 6d6 fire damage, DC 17), torrent breath
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 9th; concentration +12)

At willcreate water

Spells Known (CL 1st; concentration +4)

1st (4/day)color spray (DC 14), sleep (DC 14)
0 (at will)acid splash, mage hand, ray of frost, resistance

STATISTICS

Str 21, Dex 12, Con 17, Int 16, Wis 17, Cha 16
Base Atk +9; CMB +15; CMD 26 (30 vs. trip)
Feats Alertness, Great Fortitude, Improved Initiative, Lunge, Multiattack
Skills Diplomacy +15, Fly +7, Intimidate +15, Knowledge (arcana, nature) +15, Perception +5, Sense Motive +17, Stealth +9, Survival +15, Swim +25
Languages Aquan, Common, Draconic
SQ change shape, water breathing

SPECIAL ABILITIES

Change Shape (Su)

A young or older sea dragon can assume any humanoid form three times per day as if using polymorph.

Torrent Breath (Su)

Instead of a cone of super-heated steam, a very young or older sea dragon can breathe a line of pressurized water twice the length of the sea dragon’s cone breath weapon. This line deals bludgeoning damage.

Unfettered Swimmer (Su)

A juvenile sea dragon gains a 10-foot bonus to its swim speed. The sea dragon’s swim speed continues to increase by an additional 10 feet every two age categories. Furthermore, while swimming, the sea dragon is treated as if under the effects of the spell freedom of movement.

ECOLOGY

Environment any water
Organization solitary
Treasure triple

Infused with the power of waves and storms, sea dragons or jiaolungs, as they are known in many lands are draconic protectors of oceans and their creatures. Possessing tempestuous natures, sea dragons wander widely, sometimes claiming thousands of miles of ocean and coastlines as their protectorates.

Section 15: Copyright Notice
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary 3, © 2011, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Authors Jesse Benner, Jason Bulmahn, Adam Daigle, James Jacobs, Michael Kenway, Rob McCreary, Patrick Renie, Chris Sims, F. Wesley Schneider, James L. Sutter, and Russ Taylor, based on material by Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook, and Skip Williams.