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Flame Drake

Flame Drake Creature5

CE Large Dragon Fire

Senses Perception +12; darkvision, scent (imprecise) 30 feet, smoke vision

Languages Draconic

Skills Acrobatics +10, Athletics +12, Stealth +9, Survival +10

Str +5, Dex +1, Con +3, Int -1, Wis +3, Cha +0

Smoke Vision Smoke doesn’t impair a flame drake’s vision; it ignores concealment from smoke.

AC 22; Fort +12, Ref +10, Will +10

HP 75; Immunities fire, paralyzed, unconscious; Weaknesses cold 10

Attack of Opportunity [reaction] Fangs only.

Speed 20 feet, fly 50 feet

Melee [one-action] fangs +14, Damage 2d8+5 piercing plus 1d6 fire

Melee [one-action] tail +14 (reach 10 feet), Damage 2d6+5 bludgeoning

Draconic Frenzy [two-actions] The flame drake makes two fangs Strikes and one tail Strike in any order.

Fireball Breath [two-actions] (arcane, evocation, fire) The flame drake expels a ball of flame to a range of 180 feet that explodes in a 20-foot burst. Creatures in the burst take 6d6 fire damage (DC 22 basic Reflex save). The flame drake can’t use Fireball Breath again for 1d6 rounds.

Speed Surge [one-action] (move) The fire drake moves up to twice its Speed. It can do this three times per day.


The distant kin of red dragons, flame drakes thankfully lack the intelligence and ambition of their larger cousins, but are no less territorial or violent. Flame drakes dwell near volcanoes and magma, but it’s not unheard of for one to drift into nearby areas like forests or wooded hills.

Their scales are usually some shade of red, occasionally fading to smoky blacks and grays along the edges of their wings and the tips of their tails.

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