Red Dragon, Cora Variant (3.5e Creature)
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|World of Cora|
This is a weaker progression of a Red Dragon. It is usable in an E6 or E8 campaign because its challenge rating is reduced significantly. There is only one age category per size to simplify the creature.
|Organization:||Young, juvenile: solitary or clutch (2–5); adult, old, or great wyrm: solitary, pair, or family (1–2 and 2–5 offspring)|
|Challenge Rating:||young 4; juvenile 5; adult 7; old 9; great wyrm 11|
|Alignment:||Always chaotic evil|
|Advancement:||Young 6-7 HD; juvenile 8-9 HD; adult 10-11 HD; old 12-13 HD; great wyrm 14+ HD|
|Level Adjustment:||Young +4; others —|
|Age||Size||Hit Dice (hp)||Str||Dex||Con||Int||Wis||Cha||Base Attack/
|Attack||Fort Save||Ref Save||Will Save||Breath Weapon (DC)||Frightful Presence DC|
|Young||M||6d12+18 (57)||21||10||17||12||13||12||+6/+11||+11||+8||+5||+6||4d10 (17)||—|
|Juvenile||L||8d12+32 (84)||25||10||19||14||15||14||+8/+19||+14||+10||+6||+8||6d10 (19)||—|
|Adult||H||10d12+50 (115)||29||10||21||16||17||16||+10/+27||+17||+12||+7||+10||8d10 (21)||21|
|Old||G||12d12+72 (150)||33||10||23||18||19||18||+12/+35||+19||+14||+8||+12||10d10 (23)||23|
|Great Wyrm||C||14d12+98 (189)||37||10||25||20||21||20||+14/+43||+19||+16||+9||+14||12d10 (25)||25|
|Age||Speed||Initiative||AC||Special Abilities||Caster Level||SR|
|Young||40 ft., fly 150 ft. (poor)||+0||19 (+9 natural), touch 10,
|Immunity to fire,
vulnerability to cold
|Juvenile||40 ft., fly 150 ft. (poor)||+0||21 (-1 size, +12 natural), touch 10,
|Adult||40 ft., fly 150 ft. (poor)||+0||23 (-2 size, +15 natural), touch 10,
|Old||40 ft., fly 200 ft. (clumsy)||+0||24 (-4 size, +18 natural), touch 10,
|DR 10/magic, Suggestion||7th||19|
|Great Wyrm||40 ft., fly 200 ft. (clumsy)||+0||23 (-8 size, +21 natural), touch 10,
|DR 15/magic, Find the path, Discern location||9th||21|
*Can also cast cleric spells and those from the Chaos, Evil, and Fire domains as arcane spells.
The small scales of a wyrmling red dragon are a bright glossy scarlet, making the dragon easily spotted by predators and hunters, so it stays underground and does not venture outside until it is more able to take care of itself. Toward the end of young age, the scales turn a deeper red, and the glossy texture is replaced by a smooth, dull finish. As the dragon grows older, the scales become large, thick, and as strong as metal. The neck frill and wings are an ash blue or purple-gray toward the edges, becoming darker with age. The pupils of a red dragon fade as it ages; the oldest red dragons have eyes that resemble molten lava orbs.
Because red dragons are so confident, they seldom pause to appraise an adversary. On spotting a target, they make a snap decision whether to attack, using one of many strategies worked out ahead of time. A red dragon lands to attack small, weak creatures with its claws and bite rather than obliterating them with its breath weapon, so as not to destroy any treasure they might be carrying.
Breath Weapon (Su): A red dragon has one type of breath weapon, a cone of fire.
Locate Object (Sp): A juvenile or older red dragon can use this ability as the spell of the same name, once per day per age category.
Other Spell-Like Abilities: 3/day—suggestion (old or older); 1/day—find the path (great wyrm), discern location (great wyrm).
Skills: Appraise, Bluff, and Jump are considered class skills for red dragons.
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