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This ancient wingless dragon has rocky scales with two large horns. Brown dragons usually live in caves or underground.

Brown Dragon, Ancient (CR 19)

XP 204,800
N or LN Gargantuan Dragon (Earth)
Init +0; Senses Dragon senses, tremorsense 120 ft.; Perception +35


AC 42, touch 6, flat-footed 42 (+36 natural, -4 size)
hp 402 (25d12+275)
mp 186
Fort +24, Ref +16, Will +23
DR 15/magic; Immune Earth, Paralysis, Sleep; SR 30; Strong Lightning
Weakness Wind


Speed 60 ft., burrow 40 ft.
Melee Bite +37 (4d8+24 plus 3d6 earth damage/19-20), 2 Claws +37 (2d8+16 plus 1d6 earth damage), Gore +37 (2d8+24 plus 1d6 earth damage), Tail Slap +35 (2d8+24 plus 1d6 earth damage)
Space 20 ft.; Reach 15 ft. (20 ft. with bite & gore)
Special Attacks Breath Weapon (120-ft. line, 20d10 earth damage, Reflex DC 32 half, usable every 1d4 rounds), Crush (Medium creatures, DC 32, 4d6+24), Magnitude 8, Slow Breath (50-ft. cone, DC 32), Tail Sweep (Small creatures, DC 32, 2d6+24), Violent Retort
Special Abilities Dragon Force, Earthen Ward
Spells Known (FC CL 25th, Concentration +32)

At will – detect magic, ignite, mendingmessage, read magic
1st (DC 18) pass without trace, stone fist
2nd (DC 19) binding earth, elemental resistance, groundswell, soften earth and stone, stone call, wall climb
3rd (DC 20) dispel, meld into stone, shifting sand, stone shape
4th (DC 21) comet, spike stones
5th (DC 22) stoneskin, transmute mud to rock, transmute rock to mud
6th (DC 23)cometragreater dispel, mass binding earth, move earth, wall of stone
8th (DC 24) earth rupture, iron body


Str 42, Dex 10, Con 30, Int 16, Wis 24, Cha 20
Base Atk +25; CMB +45; CMD 55 (59 vs. trip)
Feats Awesome Blow, Cleave, Great CleaveImproved Bull Rush, Improved Critical (Bite), Improved Natural Attack (Bite), Improved Vital StrikeIron Will, Lightning Reflexes, MultiattackPower Attack, Toughness, Vital Strike
Skills Bluff +33, Climb +48, Intimidate +33, Knowledge (arcana, dungeoneering, history, local) +31, Perception +37, Spellcraft +31, Stealth +20; Racial Modifiers +4 Climb, +4 Stealth
Languages Common, Draconic, Undercommon, + 1 other (DM’s choice)
SQ Earth glide


Dragon Force (Su)

A brown dragon releases the dragon soul within, improving itself or an ally by touch. This ability grants the subject an increase to all physical damage, melee and range, by +1 per three caster levels. It also grants the subject an increase to all magical damage and healing by +1 per three caster levels. This ability lasts for a minute. Blue mages may learn this ability as an 8th level spell (Knowledge: Arcana DC 31).

Earthen Ward (Su)

As a standard action, a brown dragon grants nearby allies a powerful stony hide. All allies get the effect of Stoneskin, as the white magic spell. Allies must be within 30 feet of the brown dragon at the time he uses this ability to be affected. Blue mages may learn this ability as a 6th level spell (Knowledge: Arcana DC 27).

Magnitude 8 (Su)

Once every 1d4 rounds, a brown dragon can cause the ground to erupt wildly around it within a 60-ft.-radius. Creatures within the area of effect take 15d10 points of earth damage and are inflicted with the weighted status effect. They must make a successful Reflex save (DC 29) to reduce the damage by half and negate the status effect. Blue mages may learn this ability as an 8th level spell (Knowledge: Arcana DC 31).

Slow Breath (Su)

Instead of a line of jagged rocks, a brown dragon can breathe a cone of slowing gas. Those in the cone must make a Fortitude save or be slowed (as per the spell slow) for 1d6+4 rounds.

Violent Retort (Ex)

When a brown dragon takes damage from a melee attack critical hit, it can, as an immediate action, make a claw or tail slap attack against the creature that made the critical hit.