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River Drake Creature 3

Recall Knowledge - Dragon (Arcana ): DC 18; Unspecific Lore: DC 16; Specific Lore: DC 13 Although the glistening scales and sleek, fin-like wings on these Drakes give them an appearance reminiscent of river fish, they are actually distant relatives of the black dragon. While smaller than most drakes, river drakes are more than capable of plaguing river travelers and are equally at home above and below the water’s surface. This flexibility allows them to catch a wide variety of prey, from fish and boggards to deer and the occasional ferry passenger.
— Bestiary pg. 131
Perception +9 , Darkvision, Scent (imprecise) 30 feet
Languages Draconic
Skills Acrobatics +11 , Athletics +10 , Intimidate +6 , Stealth +9 , Survival +7

STR +3 , DEX +4 , CON +2 , INT -1 , WIS +2 , CHA -1

Items River Drake Hide, River Drake Fang, Acidic Sinus
AC 19
Saving Throws Fort +11, Ref +9, Will +9
HP45 - Immunities paralyzed, unconscious - Resistances Acid 10
Speed 20 feet, fly 50 feet, swim 30 feet
Melee fangs +12 +7 / +2 , Damage piercing
tail +12 +7 / +2 (Reach 10 feet), Damage bludgeoning
Special Abilities Tail Lash A creature within reach of the river drake’s tail uses an action to Strike or attempt a skill check. Effect The river drake attempts to Strike the triggering creature with its tail. If it hits, the creature takes a –2 circumstance penalty to the triggering roll.
Caustic Mucus (Acid, Arcane, Evocation) The river drake spits a ball of caustic mucus up to a range of 50 feet that explodes in a 10-foot burst. Creatures within the burst take acid damage (DC 19 basic Reflex save). Those that fail this save also take persistent acid damage and take a –5-foot status penalty to their Speed. This Speed reduction ends with persistent acid damage. The river drake can't use Caustic Mucus again for rounds .
Draconic Frenzy The river drake makes one Fangs Strike and two Tail Strikes in any order.
Speed Surge (move) The river drake moves up to twice its Speed. It can do this three times per day

Created by



Pathfinder 2e

Statblock Type

Monster / NPC