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Bestiary: Alpine Dragon (WM1)
Name: Alpine Dragon (Level 14 Beast)

Endurance: 653
Accuracy: 120
Damage: 74-101 Crush/Pierce
DR: 32 (Crush Immunity, Pierce 24, Burn 16, Freeze Immunity, Shock 40)

Attributes:
  • Might 26
  • Constitution 24
  • Dexterity 24
  • Perception 26
  • Intellect 18
  • Resolve 24
Defenses:
  • Deflection 108
  • Reflex 119
  • Fortitude 119
  • Will 103
Abilities:
  • Breath
  • Tail Lash
  • Fear Aura
  • Finishing Blow
  • Sneak Attack
  • Deathblow
A full-grown dragon is colossal, taller than most buildings of kith construction when at rest. They can easily rise to twice that height when rearing up on their hind legs.

Dragons have reached the mature stage of their life cycle. Like drakes, they have adapted to fit in their environment, but even more extensively. Their coloration, ornamentation, and even body structure will reflect their chosen territory, as will the attacks and defenses they can bring to bear. Because they have already claimed territory and rarely face a threat from other dragons or drakes, they are more conservative in nature and will not seek unnecessary conflict.

Only dragons can mate. This is generally the only occasion that will cause a dragon to leave its lands or seek out others of its kind. Upon reaching the dragon stage, these creatures will assume a sex. However, if surrounding populations are too heavily skewed one way or the other, individual dragons can change their sex. As creatures that reach this stage are so rare, this ability is critical to the survival of the species.

Dragons are more intelligent than most other sentient beings, but their solitary nature prevents them from interacting meaningfully with other species.