Golden scales cover the body of this majestic dragon, and a regal crest of horns arches backward above wise and piercing eyes.
Gold Dragon, Juvenile CR 12
Speed 60 ft., fly 200 ft. (poor), swim 60 ft.
Melee bite +21 (2d6+12), 2 claws +21 (1d8+8/19-20), tail slap +19 (1d8+12), 2 wings +19 (1d6+4)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 5 ft. (10 ft. with bite)
Special Attacks breath weapon (40-ft. cone, 8d10 fire, DC 22), weakening breath
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 14th; concentration +18)
Spells Known (CL 3rd; concentration +7)
0 (at will)— detect magic, light, mage hand, mending, stabilize
Str 27, Dex 12, Con 21, Int 18, Wis 19, Cha 18
Base Atk +14; CMB +23; CMD 34 (38 vs. trip)
Feats Alertness, Critical Focus, Improved Critical (claw), Iron Will, Multiattack, Power Attack, Vital Strike
Skills Diplomacy +21, Fly +12, Heal +21, Knowledge (arcana, local, religion) +21, Perception +25, Sense Motive +25, Spellcraft +21, Swim +33; Racial Modifiers +8 Swim
Languages Celestial, Common, Draconic, Elven, Halfling
SQ change shape, detect gems, fast flight
A very young or older gold dragon can assume any animal or humanoid form three times per day as if using polymorph.
A young or older gold dragon can detect gems three times per day. This functions as locate object, but can only be used to locate gemstones.
A young or older gold dragon is treated as one size category larger when determining his fly speed.
Instead of a cone of fire, a gold dragon can breathe a cone of weakening gas. Creatures within the cone must succeed on a Fortitude save or take 1 point of Strength damage per age category (Will save half).
Environment warm plains