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Silver Dragon, Mature Adult

The scales of this tall, elegant dragon shine like polished silver, and its tail has a feathered appearance.

Silver Dragon, Mature Adult CR 15

XP 51,200
LG Huge dragon (cold)
Init +4; Senses dragon senses, fog vision; Perception +27; Aura frightful presence (210 ft., DC 24)

DEFENSE

AC 32, touch 8, flat-footed 32 (+24 natural, -2 size)
hp 218 (19d12+95)
Fort +16, Ref +13, Will +18
DR 10/magic; Immune acid, cold, paralysis, sleep; SR 26
Weaknesses vulnerability to fire

OFFENSE

Speed 40 ft., fly 200 ft. (average); cloudwalking, graceful flight
Melee bite +27 (2d8+13/19–20), 2 claws +26 (2d6+9), tail slap +24 (2d6+13), 2 wings +24 (1d8+4)
Space 15 ft.; Reach 10 ft. (15 ft. with bite)
Special Attacks breath weapon (50-ft. cone, DC 24, 14d8 cold), crush (2d8+13, DC 24), paralyzing breath
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 19th; concentration +24)

Spells Known (CL 9th; concentration +14)

4th (5/day)dimension door, restoration
3rd (7/day)cure serious wounds, dispel magic, wind wall
2nd (7/day)augury, cure moderate wounds, invisibility, web (DC 17)
1st (8/day)alarm, bless, divine favor, shield, true strike
0 (at will)detect magic, flare (DC 15), light, message, prestidigitation, read magic, stabilize, resistance

Note: A silver dragon can cast cleric spells as arcane spells

STATISTICS

Str 29, Dex 10, Con 21, Int 20, Wis 21, Cha 20
Base Atk +19; CMB +30; CMD 40 (44 vs. trip)
Feats Flyby Attack, Hover, Improved Critical (bite), Improved Initiative, Iron Will, Lighting Reflexes, Multiattack, Power Attack, Vital Strike, Weapon Focus (bite)
Skills Acrobatics +19 (+23 jump), Diplomacy +27, Fly +18, Heal +27, Intimidate +27, Knowledge (arcana, local, nobility) +27, Perception +27, Sense Motive +27, Spellcraft +27
Languages Auran, Common, Draconic, Dwarven, Giant, Terran
SQ change shape

SPECIAL ABILITIES

Change Shape (Su)

A silver dragon can assume any animal or humanoid form 3/day as if using polymorph.

Cloudwalking (Su)

A very young or older silver dragon can tread on clouds or fog as though on solid ground.

Fog Vision (Ex)

A juvenile or older silver dragon can see perfectly well in fog and clouds.

Graceful Flight (Ex)

A young or older silver dragon’s aerial maneuverability is one step better than normal.

Paralyzing Breath (Su)

Instead of a cone of cold, a silver dragon can breathe a cone of paralyzing gas. Creatures within the cone must succeed on a Fortitude save or be paralyzed for 1d6 rounds plus 1 round per age category of the dragon.


ECOLOGY

Environment temperate mountains
Organization solitary
Treasure triple

Of all the dragons, silvers are the most courageous, holding themselves to a chivalrous code to help the weak, defeat evil, and behave in an honorable manner.