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Scales the color of topaz armor this ferocious ancient dragon while crowned with large pointy horns.
Ancient Yellow Dragon

Yellow Dragon, Ancient (CR 19)

XP 204,800
NE Gargantuan Dragon (Lightning)
Init +12; Senses Dragon senses, mist vision; Perception +31


AC 45, touch 14, flat-footed 37 (+31 natural, +8 dex, -4 size)
hp 362 (25d12+200)
mp 198
Fort +22, Ref +24, Will +19
DR 15/magic; Immune Lightning, Paralysis, Sleep; SR 30; Strong Water
Weakness Earth


Speed 60 ft., fly 250 ft. (clumsy)
Melee Bite +34 (4d6+16 plus 3d6 lightning damage/19-20), 2 Claws +32 (2d8+11 plus 1d6 lightning damage), 2 wings +30 (2d6+5 plus 1d6 lightning damage), Tail Slap +30 (2d8+16 plus 1d6 lightning damage)
Space 20 ft.; Reach 15 ft. (20 ft. with bite)
Special Attacks Breath Weapon (120-ft. line, 20d10 lightning damage, Reflex DC 30 half, usable every 1d4 rounds), Crush (Medium creatures, DC 30, 4d6+16), Gigavolt, Grounding Breath, Lightning Roar, Primal Lightning, Tail Sweep (DC 30, 2d6+16)
Special Abilities Dragon Force
Spells Known (FC CL 25th, Concentration +33)

At will – bleeddetect magic, mendingmessage, read magic
1st (DC 19) spark, thunder
2nd (DC 20) elemental resistance, see invisibility, spark II, thunder II
3rd (DC 21) dispel, haste, spark III, thundara, thunder III
4th (DC 22) ball lightning, shock spikes, thunder IV, vanish
5th (DC 23) lightning arc, shock, thundaga
6th (DC 24)burst, chain lightninggreater dispel, shock spikes II
7th (DC 25) – shock II
8th (DC 26) burst II, shock spikes III, stormbolts


Str 32, Dex 26, Con 26, Int 26, Wis 17, Cha 20
Base Atk +25; CMB +40; CMD 58 (62 vs. trip)
Feats Combat Casting, Dazzling Display, Deadly Stroke, Extend SpellGreater Weapon Focus (Bite), Improved Critical (Bite), Improved Initiative, Iron WillLightning Reflexes, Multiattack, Shatter Defenses, Quicken Spell, Weapon Focus (Bite)
Skills Appraise +36, Bluff +33, Diplomacy +33, Fly +20, Intimidate +33, Knowledge (arcana, dungeoneering, planes, technology) +36, Perception +31, Sense Motive +31, Spellcraft +35, Stealth +24, Survival +31
Languages Auran, Common, Draconic + 5 others (DM’s choice)


Dragon Force (Su)

A yellow 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).

Gigavolt (Su)

A yellow dragon can charges up and shoots out a charged bolt towards its target or a 60-ft. radius of lightning centered shock wave from its self. The single target shot does 15d10 points of lightning damage or the radius blast does 10d10 points of lightning damage per target, a Reflex save for half damage (DC 30). A blue mage may learn this ability as an 8th level spell (Knowledge: Arcana DC 31).

Grounding Breath (Su)

Any flying creature damaged by the breath weapon must make a Fortitude save with the same DC as the yellow dragon’s breath weapon or lose the ability to fly for 1d4 rounds.

Lightning Roar (Su)

As a standard action, a yellow dragon roars an electrifying cone blast within 45-ft. burst. Any creature within the area of effect takes 15d6 points of lightning damage and are inflicted with the Static status effect for 1d6 rounds. A successful Reflex save (DC 30) reduces the damage by half and negates the status effect or. Blue mages may learn this ability as a 6th level spell (Knowledge: Arcana DC 27).

Mist Vision (Ex)

A yellow dragon can see through fog, clouds, and similar obscuring effects with perfect clarity.

Primal Lightning (Su)

A yellow dragon breath weapon can affect creatures normally immune or resistance to lightning damage. A creature immune to lightning damage still takes half damage from the breath weapon (no damage with a successful saving throw). Resistance creatures’ lightning resistance is treated as 10 less than normal.