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Greater RathalosThe apex monster of the Ancient Forest, also known as the “Legend of the Skies”. A fierce great wyvern that descends upon invaders, attacking with its venomous claws, glorious roar, and fiery breath.

Greater Rathalos (CR 15)

XP 51,200
N Huge Dragon
Init +0; Senses Dragon senses; Perception +23


AC 25, touch 8, flat-footed 22 (+17 natural, -2 size)
hp 250 [360] (20d12+120)
Fort +18, Ref +12, Will +15
DR 10/magic; Immune Fire, Paralysis, Poison, Sleep; Resist Earth 15, Shadow 15
Lightning and Holy


Speed 30 ft., Fly 120 ft. (poor)
Melee Tail Slap +26 (2d6+8), Bite +26 (2d6+8 plus grab), 2 Wings +21 (1d8+4) or [Mid-Air] Tail Slap +26 (2d6+8), Bite +26 (2d6+8 plus grab), 2 Claws +21 (1d8+4 plus poison)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 10 ft. (15 ft. with Tail)
Special Attacks Breath Weapon (50-ft. Cone, 12d8 fire damage, Reflex DC 26 half, usable every 1d4 rounds), Glorious Roar, Fire Roar, Rake (2 claws +21, 1d8+8)


Str 26, Dex 11, Con 22, Int 7, Wis 12, Cha 8
Base Atk +20; CMB +30 (+34 grapple and bull rush); CMD 40
Feats Cleave, Greater Bull Rush, Hover, Improved Bull Rush, Improved Grapple, Improved Unarmed Strike, Iron Will, Power Attack, Vital Strike, Weapon Focus (Bite)
Skills Fly +15, Perception +23, Sense Motive +23, Stealth +20
Languages Draconic


Glorious Roar (Ex)

Once every 1d6+1 rounds, a greater rathalos roars a glorious roar that echoes within a 50-ft.-radius burst. Any creature within the area of effect are inflicted with the Stun status effect for 1d2 rounds. A successful Fortitude save (DC 26) negates this status effect.

Fire Roar (Su)

Once every 1d2+1 rounds, a greater rathalos roars a fiery cone blast within 30-ft. burst. Any creature within the area of effect takes 10d6 points of fire damage and are inflicted with the Burn status effect for 1d6 rounds. A successful Reflex save (DC 26) reduces the damage by half and negates the status effect. This is a constitution based-save. Blue mages may learn this ability as a 5th level spell (Knowledge: Arcana DC 25).

Poison (Ex)

Claw – injury; Fortitude save DC 26; frequency 1/round for 6 rounds; effect 2d6 non-elemental damage; cure 2 consecutive saves. The save DC is Constitution-based.

Greater Rathos

16th-Level Advancement

Size: Huge; Speed: 20 ft., Fly 100 ft. (Poor); AC: +4 natural armor; Attack: bite (2d6 plus grab), tail slap (2d6), 2 wings (1d8); Ability Scores: Str 24, Dex 11, Con 20, Int 7, Wis 10, Cha 8; Special Attacks: Breath Weapon (1d10/HD); Special Qualities: Dragon Senses, Immunity to Sleep, Poison and Paralysis effects, Fire Affinity, DR 4/-.

At 20th level, the greater rathalos advances into an ancient rathalos.