Crystal Dragon, Very Young

This brilliantly colored dragon has scales, teeth, and claws made of multicolored crystal, and its wings are sheets of flexible glass.

Crystal Dragon, Very Young
CR 4

XP 1,200
CG Small dragon (earth)
Init +2; Senses dragon senses; Perception +9


AC 18, touch 13, flat-footed 16 (+2 Dex, +5 natural, +1 size)
hp 42 (5d12+10)
Fort +6, Ref +8, Will +5
Immune paralysis, sleep, sonic


Speed 60 ft., burrow 30 ft., climb 30 ft., fly 150 ft. (average)
Melee bite +7 (1d6+1), 2 claws +7 (1d4+1)
Special Attacks breath weapon (20-ft. cone, 4d4 sonic, DC 14)
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 5th; concentration +9)

At willcolor spray (DC 15)


Str 13, Dex 14, Con 15, Int 12, Wis 13, Cha 18
Base Atk +5; CMB +5; CMD 17 (21 vs. trip)
Feats Deceitful, Lightning Reflexes, Power Attack
Skills Bluff +14, Climb +17, Disguise +11, Fly +12, Intimidate +12, Perception +9, Stealth +14; Racial Modifiers +8 Climb
Languages Draconic, Undercommon
SQ razor sharp


Razor Sharp (Sp)

All of a crystal dragon’s natural attacks deal slashing damage.


Environment any underground (Plane of Earth)
Organization solitary
Treasure triple

Crystal dragons are generally good-natured, though their incredible vanity sometimes causes them to seem aloof and cocky. Any perceived insult against its appearance is all but assured to send a crystal dragon into a rage—which is a problem, as most crystal dragons are prone to seeing insults even where none are intended. Crystal dragons prefer underground lairs, and often go for decades or even centuries without emerging from their extensive cavern lairs onto the surface world above.

Crystal dragons tend to be exacting and even obsessive-compulsive, their personalities mirroring the precise and ordered nature of the facets of their scales. A crystal dragon’s lair is a well-ordered place—these dragons find the very idea of the classic sprawl of a dragon’s hoard to be shameful.

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