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Young White Dragon

Young White Dragon

Large dragon
Challenge
6

STR
4
DEX
2
CON
4
INT
−2
WIS
0
CHA
1

133
14d10+56
20
Soak
2
Fort
+6
Ref
+5
Will
+2
Defense note natural armor
Damage immunities cold

Speed 8 m., burrow 4 m., fly 20 m., swim 8 m.
Skills Athletics +6 (17), Brawn +6 (17), Insight +0 (11), Perception +2 (13), Primal (Cha) +3 (14), Stealth +4 (15)
Senses blindsight 5 m., darkvision 20 m.
Languages Common, Draconic

Ice Walk. The young white dragon can move across and climb icy surfaces without needing to make an ability check. Additionally, difficult terrain composed of ice or snow doesn’t cost it extra moment.

Maneuvers. The young white dragon uses maneuvers (maneuver save Difficulty 15). It has 6 stamina dice which are d8s, a dice limit of 2, regains all expended stamina dice when it finishes a long rest, and regains half its total stamina dice when it finishes a short rest. It knows the following maneuvers:

1 stamina die: blood in the water, dive attack, fearsome beast, fountain of blood, knockback (Claw only), slashing blades, spring attack, swipe (Claw only)

Spellcasting. The young white dragon uses Primal (Cha) to cast spells (spell save Difficulty 12, +3 to hit with spell attacks). It has 3 mana, a mana limit of 1, regains all expended mana when it finishes a long rest, and regains half its total mana when it finishes a short rest. It knows the following spells:

Cantrips (at will, 8th-level spellcaster): frighten, frostbite, snowball/icicle

1 mana: cold snap, cone of cold, fear, ice knife, ice slick, ice spear, ring of frost, snow storm, winter’s bite

Actions (3)

Bite (1/turn). Melee Weapon Attack: +6 to hit, reach 2 m. Hit: 15 (2d10 + 4) piercing damage plus 4 (1d8) cold damage.

Claw (2/turn). Melee Weapon Attack: +6 to hit. Hit: 11 (2d6 + 4) slashing damage.

Cold Breath (Costs 2 actions; Recharge 5–6). The young white dragon exhales an icy blast in a 5-meter cone or line. Each creature in that area must make a Difficulty 15 Fortitude saving throw. On a failure, a creature takes 44 (8d10) cold damage and is slowed 2. On a success, a creature takes half as much damage and isn’t slowed.

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Maneuvers

As an action, make a melee weapon attack with advantage against a creature that is below half its health.

On a hit, add the stamina die to the attack’s damage.

On a critical hit, add twice as much damage.

On a miss by 4 or less, add half as much damage.

Until the start of your next turn, if you are within 10 meters of a creature that you can sense that is below half its health, any attack you make against a creature not below half its health is made with disadvantage.

Enhance

You can increase the damage for each additional stamina die expended.

As an action while flying, you can use the Dash action. If you move at least 3 meters in a straight line angled downwards toward a creature, you can make an Attack action with a melee weapon attack against it.

On a hit, add the stamina die to the attack’s damage and you don’t provoke opportunity attacks when you fly out of the creature’s reach.

On a critical hit, add twice as much damage.

On a miss by 4 or less, add half as much damage.

Enhance

You can increase the damage for each additional stamina die expended.

1 minute/stamina die

As an action, you roar, rear up, flex your wings, or do another similar movement that frightens creatures. Each creature of your choice that is not a construct or an undead in a sphere around you must succeed on a Will saving throw or become frightened of you for the duration or until you are incapacitated.

While frightened by this maneuver, a creature must move at least half its speed away from you by the safest available route at the start of each of its turns, unless there is nowhere to move. If the creature ends its turn in a location where it doesn’t have line of sight to you, the creature can can repeat the saving throw, ending the effect on itself on a success.

As a reaction, which you use when you hit a creature with a melee weapon attack and reduce it to 0 health, you can rip into your foe as it drops. Each creature of your choice in a sphere twice as big as normal around you must make a Will saving throw.

On a failure, a creature is frightened of you until the end of your next turn.

As an action, make a weapon attack to knock the creature back.

On a hit, add the stamina die to the attack’s damage and if the creature is your size or smaller, it must succeed on a Reflex saving throw or you push it 4 meters away from you.

On a critical hit, add twice as much damage.

On a miss by 4 or less, add half as much damage.

Enhance

You can increase the damage, push the creature an additional meter, and target a creature of a larger size for each additional stamina die expended.

As an action, you can use the Dash action. During your Dash, if you move within 1 meter of a creature, you can make a melee weapon attack against that creature. You can only attack one creature you pass.

Enhance

You can attack an additional creature you pass for each additional stamina die expended, but you can only attack each creature once.

As an action, you can use the Dash action. If you move at least 3 meters straight toward a creature, you can make a melee weapon attack against it.

On a hit, add the stamina die to the attack’s damage.

On a critical hit, add twice as much damage.

On a miss by 4 or less, add half as much damage.

Enhance

You can increase the damage for each additional stamina die expended.

As an action, make a weapon attack with a melee weapon with a natural weapon that deals slashing damage and then swipe through the target. Each creature within 1 meter of the target and within your weapon’s reach must make a Reflex saving throw.

On a failure, it takes slashing damage equal to the stamina die.

On a critical failure, it takes twice as much damage.

On a success, it takes half as much damage.

On a critical success, it takes no damage.

Enhance

You can increase the damage for each additional stamina die expended.

Spells

As an action, you can frighten a creature that you can touch or see within 5 meters. The creature must make a Will saving throw.

On a failure, it takes 1d3 psychic damage and is frightened of you until the end of its next turn.

On a critical failure, it takes twice as much damage.

On a success, it takes half as much damage.

On a critical success, it takes no damage.

At higher levels

This spell’s damage increases by 1d3 when you reach 9th level (2d3) and 17th level (3d3).

As an action, freezing cold afflicts a creature that you can touch or see within 10 meters. The creature must make a Fortitude saving throw.

On a failure, it takes 1d6 cold damage and either its speed is reduced by 2 meters until the end of its next turn or has disadvantage on the next weapon attack roll it makes before the end of its next turn.

On a critical failure, it takes twice as much damage.

On a success, it takes half as much damage.

On a critical success, it takes no damage.

At higher levels

This spell’s damage increases by 1d6 when you reach 9th level (2d6) and 17th level (3d6).

As an action, a ball of snow or a spike of ice forms in your free hand. You can throw the snowball or icicle or stab a creature with the icicle. Make a melee or ranged spell attack against the target.

On a hit, it takes 1d8 bludgeoning or piercing (bludgeoning if it is a snowball, piercing if it is an icicle) damage.

On a critical hit, it takes twice as much damage.

On a miss by 4 or less, it takes half as much damage.

At higher levels

This spell’s damage increases by 1d8 when you reach 9th level (2d8) and 17th level (3d8).

concentration, 1 minute/mana

As an action, you freeze the veins of up to two creatures that you can touch or see within 10 meters and within 5 meters of each other. Each target must succeed on a Fortitude saving throw or be slowed 1 for the duration.

A creature can repeat the saving throw at the end of each of its turns, ending the effect on itself on a success.

Augment
You can augment this spell with the following options, expending mana for each option.
  • You can target two additional creatures for each additional mana expended. The creatures must be within 5 meters of each other when you target them.

  • You can expend 1 additional mana to increase the slowed level by 1.

As an action, a blast of cold air erupts from your hands. Each creature in a cone or line must make a Reflex saving throw.

On a failure, it takes 3d6 cold damage and is slowed 2 until the end of its next turn.

On a critical failure, it takes twice as much damage and is slowed 4 until the end of its next turn.

On a success, it takes half as much damage.

On a critical success, it takes no damage.

A creature killed by this spell becomes a frozen statue until it thaws.

If the blast of cold air strikes a body of water or a liquid that is principally water (not including water-based creatures), it freezes the liquid to a depth of 15 centimeters over the area. The ice is an instantaneous effect, but persists as nonmagical ice. Under temperate conditions, the ice lasts 1 minute. Creatures that were swimming on the surface of frozen water are trapped in the ice. A trapped creature can use an action to make a Brawn or Nimbleness check (its choice) against your spell save Difficulty to break free.

Augment

You can increase the damage by 1d6 for each additional mana expended. If you expend 4 or more mana, the slowed level increases to 2.

concentration, 1 minute/mana

As an action, you attempt to awaken the worst fears in a creature that is not a construct or an undead that you can touch or see within 10 meters. The creature must succeed on a Will saving throw or become frightened of you for the duration.

While frightened by this spell, the creature must move as far as its speed allows away from you by the safest available route at the start of each of its turns, unless there is nowhere to move. If the creature ends its turn in a location where it doesn’t have line of sight to you, the creature can can repeat the saving throw, ending the effect on itself on a success.

Augment

You can target two additional creatures for each additional mana expended. The creatures must be within 5 meters of each other when you target them.

As an action, you create a shard of ice and fling it at a creature within 10 meters. Make a ranged spell attack against the target.

On a hit, it takes 2d8 piercing damage.

On a critical hit, it takes twice as much damage.

On a miss by 4 or less, it takes half as much damage.

Hit or miss, the shard then explodes around the creature. Each creature within 1 meter of that point must make a Reflex saving throw.

On a failure, it takes 2d6 cold damage.

On a critical failure, it takes twice as much damage.

On a success, it takes half as much damage.

On a critical success, it takes no damage.

If the knife strikes a body of water or a liquid that is principally water (not including water-based creatures), it freezes the liquid to a depth of 15 centimeters over an area 1 meter in radius. The ice is an instantaneous effect, but persists as nonmagical ice. Under temperate conditions, the ice lasts 1 minute. Creatures that were swimming on the surface of frozen water are trapped in the ice. A trapped creature can use an action to make a Brawn or Nimbleness check (its choice) against your spell save Difficulty to break free.

Augment

You can increase the piercing damage by 2d8 and the cold damage by 2d6 for each additional mana expended.

As an action, a thin layer of ice covers the ground in a sphere centered on a point within 10 meters and turns it into difficult terrain.

When the ice appears, each creature standing in its area must succeed on a Reflex saving throw or fall prone. A creature that enters the area or ends its turn there must also make the saving throw.

A 1-meter square of ice has 3 health. The ice is an instantaneous effect, but persists as nonmagical ice. Under temperate conditions, the ice lasts 1 minute. In tropical environments, it might last only half as long. In cold environments where ice and snow persist without melting, it could last indefinitely.

Augment

You can expend 1 additional mana so a number of objects equal to the mana expended within the sphere that aren’t being worn or carried are frozen cold for the same duration as the ice slick. A creature that touches an object covered in this ice takes 4d6 cold damage when it touches the object and at the end of each of its turns while touching the object.

As an action, a giant spear of ice lances up out of the ground within 10 meters. A spear is a stalagmite-like icicle shaped as a cylinder that has a diameter of 1 meter and a height of up to 2 meters. If a spear is created under a creature, it must make a Reflex saving throw.

On a failure, it takes 1d10 cold damage and 1d10 piercing damage and is knocked prone if it is Medium or smaller.

On a critical failure, it takes twice as much damage.

On a success, it takes half as much damage.

On a critical success, it takes no damage.

Ice spears created by this spell persist, melting depending on the surrounding environment. They can provide cover. An ice spear has 12 Defense, 2 Soak, and 20 Health.

Augment
You can augment this spell with the following options, expending mana for each option.
  • You can increase the piercing damage by 2d10 and the cold damage by 1d10, increase the spear’s Defense by 2, and increase the spear’s Health by 15 for each additional mana expended.

  • You can create an additional spear for each additional mana expended. Additional augments to the damage increase the piercing damage by 1d10, increase the spear’s Defense by 1, and increase the spear’s Health by 7 for each additional mana expended, instead of the normal increase. If a creature succeeds on the saving throw against one spear, it can’t be knocked prone by other spears from this casting of the spell.

concentration, 1 minute/mana

As an action, you can freeze your enemies. Each creature other than you in a sphere centered on you must make a Fortitude saving throw.

On a failure, it is restrained for the duration.

A creature can repeat the saving throw at the end of each of its turns, ending the effect on itself on a success.

Augment

You can target creatures within an additional 1 meter for each additional mana expended.

concentration, 1 hour/mana

As an action, snow falls in a cylinder twice as big as normal centered on a point within 20 meters. The area is heavily obscured, and exposed flames in the area are doused.

Augment

Sleet Storm. You can expend 1 additional mana so the ground in the area is covered with slick ice, making it difficult terrain. The duration changes to 5 minutes/mana. When a creature enters the spell’s area for the first time on a turn or starts its turn there, it must make a Reflex saving throw.

On a failure, it falls prone.

If a creature starts its turn in spell’s area and is concentrating on a spell, the creature succeed on a Will saving throw against your spell save Difficulty or lose concentration.

As a reaction, which you use when you are hit by an attack, spectral frost rimes the creature who hit you. If the creature who damaged you is within 10 meters, it must make a Fortitude saving throw.

On a failure, it takes 2d6 cold damage and is slowed 1 until the end of its next turn and has disadvantage on the next weapon attack roll it makes before the end of its next turn.

On a critical failure, it takes twice as much damage and is slowed 2 until the end of its next turn and has disadvantage on the next weapon attack roll it makes before the end of its next turn.

On a success, it takes half as much damage.

On a critical success, it takes no damage.

Augment

You can increase the damage by 3d6 for each additional mana expended.