Crystal Dragon, Wyrm

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

Crystal Dragon, Wyrm CR 16

XP 76,800
CG Huge dragon (earth)
Init +3; Senses dragon senses, tremorsense 120 ft.; Perception +31; Aura frightful presence (330 ft., DC 29)


AC 39, touch 7, flat-footed 39 (-1 Dex, +32 natural, -2 size)
hp 310 (23d12+161)
Fort +22, Ref +14, Will +18
Defensive Abilities ray reflection; DR 20/magic; Immune paralysis, sleep, sonic; SR 27


Speed 60 ft., burrow 30 ft., climb 30 ft., fly 200 ft. (poor)
Melee bite +33 (2d8+16/19-20), 2 claws +32 (2d6+11), tail slap +30 (2d6+16), 2 wings +30 (1d8+5)
Space 15 ft.; Reach 10 ft. (15 ft. with bite)
Special Attacks breath weapon (50-ft. cone, 22d4 sonic, DC 28), crush (2d8+16, DC 28)
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 23rd; concentration +31)

At willcolor spray (DC 19), glitterdust (DC 20), rainbow pattern (DC 22)
3/dayprismatic spray (DC 25), stone to flesh (DC 24)

Sorcerer Spells Known (CL 11th; concentration +19)

5th (5/day)persistent image (DC 23), wall of force
4th (8/day)dimension door, phantasmal killer (DC 22), stone shape
3rd (8/day)dispel magic, displacement, lightning bolt (DC 21), major image (DC 21)
2nd (8/day)blindness/deafness (DC 20), hypnotic pattern (DC 20), invisibility, minor image (DC 20), mirror image
1st (8/day)alarm, feather fall, magic aura, silent image (DC 19), unseen servant
0 (at will)acid splash, detect magic, detect poison, ghost sound, mage hand, message, open/close, read magic, touch of fatigue


Str 33, Dex 8, Con 25, Int 20, Wis 21, Cha 26
Base Atk +23; CMB +36; CMD 45 (49 vs. trip)
Feats Deceitful, Great Fortitude, Greater Vital Strike, Hover, Improved Critical (bite), Improved Initiative, Improved Vital Strike, Lightning Reflexes, Multiattack, Power Attack, Vital Strike, Weapon Focus (bite)
Skills Bluff +38, Climb +45, Disguise +35, Fly +17, Intimidate +34, Knowledge (dungeoneering, geography) +31, Perception +31, Sense Motive +31, Stealth +17, Survival +31; Racial Modifiers +8 Climb
Languages Common, Draconic, Dwarven, Elven, Terran, Undercommon
SQ razor sharp


Razor Sharp (Sp)

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

Ray Reflection (Ex)

An ancient crystal dragon’s scales reflect ray spells back upon the ray’s source if the ray fails to overcome the dragon’s spell resistance.


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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