Adult Gold Dragon
Large natural magical beast (dragon)
Level 17 Solo Controller XP 8000

Initiative +12        Senses Perception +17; Darkvision
HP 652; Bloodied 326
AC 31; Fortitude 29, Reflex 31, Will 29
Resist 20 fire
Saving Throws +5
Speed 8, fly 10 (hover), overland flight 15
Action Points 2

Bite (standard, at-will) Fire

Reach 2; +22 vs AC; 2d8+7 damage plus 3d8 fire damage.

Claw (standard, at-will)

Reach 2; +22 vs AC; 2d8+7 damage.

Double Attack (standard, at-will)

The adult gold dragon makes two claw attacks

Fiery Wing Riposte (immediate reaction, when the adult gold dragon is hit by a creature adjacent to it, at-will) Fire

+21 vs Fortitude; the target is pushed 5 squares and takes ongoing 10 fire damage (save ends).

Breath Weapon (standard, recharge ) Fire

Close blast 5; +19 vs Reflex; 2d8+7 fire damage, and the target is weakened (save ends). Miss: Half damage.

Bloodied Breath (free, when first bloodied, encounter) Fire

Breath weapon recharges, and the adult gold dragon uses it

Frightful Presence (standard, encounter) Fear

Close burst 5; targets enemies; +19 vs Will; the target is stunned until the end of the adult gold dragon’s next turn. Aftereffect: The target takes a -2 penalty to attack rolls (save ends).

Burning Tomb (standard, recharge

Area burst 1 within 20; +19 vs Reflex; 2d8+8 damage, and the target is immobilized (save ends). Effect: The burst creates a zone of fire that lasts until the end of the adult gold dragon’s next turn. Each creature that starts its turn within the zone takes 15 fire damage. Sustain Minor: The zone persists.

Alignment Unaligned        Languages Common, Draconic
Skills Arcana +21, Athletics +20, Diplomacy +19, Insight +17, Intimidate +19
Str 25 (+15)      Dex 18 (+12)      Wis 18 (+12)
Con 19 (+12)      Int 26 (+16)      Cha 22 (+14)


Published in Monster Manual 2, page(s) 81.