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Gold dragons are considered to be the strongest of the metallic dragons, and even as the apex of the draconic races. Most encountered gold dragons have proven to be graceful and wise while coming in contact with mortals. Most gold dragon attest they are relentless and dedicated foes of evil, injustice, and foul play. While respected for their fairness and knowledge, they are also grim and reserved, and usually avoided casual contact with other dragons.
Current Date: 25th of Erlsum 1572
Genetic Ancestor(s)
Scientific Name
Draco Aurum

Gold Dragon, Young

Large dragon, lawful good
Armor Class 18 (natural armor)
Hit Points 178 17d10+85
Speed 40ft Fly: 80ft Swim: 40ft

23 +6
14 +2
21 +5
16 +3
13 +1
20 +5

Saving Throws Dex +6, Con +9, Wis +5, Cha +9
Skills Insight +5, Perception +9, Persuasion +9, Stealth +6
Damage Immunities fire
Senses blindsight 30 ft., darkvision 120 ft., passive Perception 19
Languages Common, Draconic
Challenge 10 (5,900 XP)

Amphibious. The dragon can breathe air and water.


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

Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +10 to hit, reach 10 ft., one target. Hit: 17 2d10+6 piercing damage.

Claw. Melee Weapon Attack: +10 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 13 2d6+6 slashing damage.

Breath Weapons (Recharge 5-6). The dragon uses one of the following breath weapons.

Fire Breath. The dragon exhales fire in a 30-foot cone. Each creature in that area must make a DC 17 Dexterity saving throw, taking 55 10d10 fire damage on a failed save, or half as much damage on a successful one.

Weakening Breath. The dragon exhales gas in a 30-foot cone. Each creature in that area must succeed on a DC 17 Strength saving throw or have disadvantage on Strength-based attack rolls, Strength checks, and Strength saving throws for 1 minute. A creature can repeat the saving throw at the end of each of its turns, ending the effect on itself on a success.



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