Dragon-Fly (CR 8)

This strange beast appears to be an amalgamation of a dragon and a fly. It has large faceted eyes, translucent membranous wings, a long sectional tail, draconic body and claws, and a flattened face and jagged maw. 

XP 4,800
N Large dragon (water)
Init +7; Senses dragon senses, all-round vision; Perception +15


AC 22, touch 13, flat-footed 18 (+3 Dex, +1 dodge, +9 natural, –1 size)
hp 85 (9d12+27)
Fort +9, Ref +9, Will +9
Immune acid, paralysis, sleep; SR 13


Speed 30 ft.; climb 20 ft., fly 100 ft. (perfect), swim 30 ft.
Melee bite +13 (2d6+6), 2 claws +13 (1d8+4), 2 wings +8 (1d6+2)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 5 ft. (10 ft. with bite)
Special Attacks breath weapon (40-ft. cone, DC 17, 3d6 acid; cone effect functions as the web spell)
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 9th, concentration +14)
   3/day–faerie fire, obscuring mist, speak with plant
   1/day–thorn body, web bolt (DC 13)


Str 19, Dex 16, Con 17, Int 14, Wis 13, Cha 12
Base Atk +9; CMB +14; CMD +27
Feats Alertness, Dodge, Hover, Improved Initiative, Iron Will
Skills Climb +16, Fly +14, Knowledge (nature) +14, Perception +15, Spellcraft +14, Stealth+11, Survival +13, Swim +24
Languages Common, Draconic, Sylvan
SQ all-round vision, speed surge, water breathing


All-Round Vision (Ex) 

A dragon-fly sees in all directions at once and cannot be flanked.

Breath Weapon (Su) 

A dragon-fly has an acid web breath weapon that function as the web spell in a 40 ft. cone and deals 3d6 points of acid damage to any creature caught in the effect.

Speed Surge (Ex) 

Three times per day as a swift action, a dragon-fly may draw on its draconic heritage for a boost of strength and speed to take an additional move action in that round. 

Water Breathing (Ex) 

A dragon-fly can breathe underwater indefinitely and can freely use its breath weapon, spells, and other abilities while submerged. 


Environment temperate and warm swamps
Organization solitary or mated pair
Treasure standard

Dragon-flies dwell in the deep dark swamps of the world, prowling the foliage canopies and brackish waters in search of prey. While strange in appearance, these dragons are quick, agile, and very protective of their domains.