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Young Black Dragon

Large dragon
Challenge
7 (2,900 XP)

STR
4
DEX
2
CON
3
INT
1
WIS
0
CHA
2

127
15d10+45
18
Soak
2
Fort
+6
Ref
+6
Will
+4
Defense note natural armor
Damage immunities acid

Speed 12 m., fly 25 m., swim 12 m.
Senses blindsight 9 m., darkvision 35 m., passive Perception 14
Skills Perception +4, Stealth +5
Languages Common, Draconic

Amphibious. The dragon can breathe air and water.

Maneuvers. The young black dragon uses maneuvers (maneuver save DC 15). It has 10 stamina dice which are d8s, a dice limit of 3, regains all expended stamina dice when it finishes a long rest and regains half its total stamina dice when it finishes a short rest, and knows the following maneuvers:

1 stamina die: ambush, dive attack, fearsome beast, fountain of blood, knockback (Claw only), spring attack, stalking shadow, swipe (Claw only)

2 stamina dice: tear tendon

Spellcasting. The young black dragon is a 9th-level spellcaster. Its spellcasting ability is Charisma (spell save DC 13, +5 to hit with spell attacks). It has 3 mana, a mana limit of 2, regains all expended mana when it finishes a long rest and regains half its total mana (rounded up) when it finishes a short rest, and knows the following spells:

Cantrips (at will): frighten, gloom, hidden shadow

1 mana: acidic spray, command, corrosive consumption, darkness, eruptive pustule, fear, shadow jaunt, shadow veil

2 mana: acid fog, acid rain, cloak of shadows, corrosive bane

Actions

Multiattack. The dragon makes three attacks: one with its bite and two with its claws.

Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +7 to hit, reach 3 m. Hit: 15 (2d10 + 4) piercing damage plus 4 (1d8) acid damage.

Claw. Melee Weapon Attack: +7 to hit, reach 1.5 m. Hit: 11 (2d6 + 4) slashing damage.

Acid Breath (Recharge 5–6). The dragon exhales acid in a 6-meters cone or a 9-meters line that is 1.5 meters wide. Each creature in that area must make a DC 14 Reflex saving throw, taking 49 (11d8) acid damage on a failed save, or half as much damage on a successful one.

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