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Kongamato

Kongamato CR 15

A massive draconic creature with a birdlike head dives from the sky, letting loose a piercing scream as it descends.

XP 51,200
N Huge dragon
Init +9; Senses darkvision 60 ft., low-light vision; Perception +31

DEFENSE HP 280

EAC 29; KAC 31
Fort +19, Ref +19, Will +15; DR 10/magic; Immunities paralysis, sleep; Resistances acid 10, cold 10, electricity 10, fire 10; SR 26

OFFENSE

Speed 40 ft., fly 160 ft. (Ex, average)
Melee bite +29 (8d6+24 P) or claw +29 (3d12+24 S)
Multiattack bite +23 (8d6+24 P), 2 claws +23 (3d12+24 S) or tail slap +20 (6d4+24 B), 2 wings +20 (6d4+24 B)
Space 15 ft.; Reach 15 ft.
Offensive Abilities breath weapon (50-ft. cone, 16d6 So damage, Reflex DC 21 for half, usable every 1d4 rounds), wailing dive

STATISTICS

Str +9, Dex +5, Con +7, Int –1, Wis +2, Cha +3
Feats Improved Combat Maneuver (sunder), Mobility, Spring Attack
Skills Athletics +26, Intimidate +31, Sense Motive +26, Stealth +26, Survival +26
Languages Draconic
Other Abilities compression, piercing beak

SPECIAL ABILITIES

Piercing Beak (Ex)

A kongamato’s beak is extremely hard and adept at breaking objects.

When attempting to damage an item, a kongamato’s beak attack does double damage and is treated as if it were adamantine for the purposes of overcoming the object’s hardness.

Wailing Dive (Su)

When a kongamato makes a charge while flying or uses its Spring Attack feat, the creature’s body becomes infused with energy, causing its bite to deal an extra 1d6 sonic damage on that attack.

ECOLOGY

Environment tropical forests
Organization solitary or pair

Kongamatos are primeval dragons that proliferate on a number of jungle worlds, feared for their brute strength and savagery rather than any magical abilities. While the kongamato’s body is clearly draconic—squat and dense with sharp claws capping each of its four limbs—the creature’s head is distinctly avian, with a long, toothless beak and a pronounced crest. A kongamato’s hide is a rich emerald hue, with an ash-colored underbelly and crimson webbing on its broad wings. Females have smaller head-crests than males, and a rosy hue colors both the undersides of their wings and their underbellies.

Kongamatos are apex predators that make their lairs in the tops of the oldest and strongest trees, or in caves and ruins. Kongamatos are carnivorous and prey on large herd animals. Although they do not have teeth, their beaks are sharp and strong, allowing them to carve their kills with precision and to punch through wood, rock, and even metal. When possible, kongamatos hunt on the perimeter of their territories, gliding silently and gracefully through even the thickest forest foliage to surprise prey.

Both males and females grow to a length of almost 30 feet, with an equally broad wingspan, and can weigh up to 7 tons. Kongamatos live between 500 and 600 years.

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