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Template, Half-Dragon

A beast, humanoid, giant, or monstrosity can become a half-dragon. It keeps its statistics, except as follows.

Challenge: To avoid recalculating the creature’s challenge rating, apply the template only to a creature that meets the optional prerequisite in the Table: Breath Weapons below. Otherwise, recalculate the rating after you apply the template.

Senses: The half-dragon gains blindsight with a radius of 10 feet and darkvision with a radius of 60 feet.

Damage Resistances: The half-dragon gains resistance to a type of damage based on its color.

Table: Breath Weapons
Color Damage Resistance
Black or copper Acid
Blue or bronze Lightning
Brass, gold, or red Fire
Green Poison
Silver or white Cold

Languages: The half-dragon speaks Draconic in addition to any other languages it knows.

New Action: Breath Weapon. The half-dragon has the breath weapon of its dragon half. The half- dragon’s size determines how this action functions.

Size Breath Weapon Optional Prerequisite
Large or smaller As a wyrmling Challenge 2 or higher
Huge As a young dragon Challenge 7 or higher
Gargantuan As an adult dragon Challenge 8 or higher