Large (Magical Beast)
CR 7
HP 76, hd9d10+27
AC 19 (?1 size, +1 Dex, +9 natural), touch 10, flat-fooded 18
Fort +9, Ref +7, Will +6
Speed 30 ft. (6 squares), fly 50 ft. (poor)
Initiative +1
Spot , Listen
Standard attacks
BAB +9, Grapple +17
Full attack: Bite +12 melee (2d6+4) and bite +12 melee (1d8+4) and gore +12 melee (1d8+4) and 2 claws +10 melee (1d6+2)
Special Attacks/Qualities
Breath weapon
Darkvision 60 ft., low-light vision, scent
Skills Hide +1*, Listen +9, Spot +9
Feats Alertness, Hover, Iron Will, Multiattack
Str 19
Con 17
Dex 13
Int 4
Wis 13
Cha 10
Alignment Usually chaotic evil,
Environment Temperate hills,
Organisation Solitary, pride (3?5), or flight (6?13)

A chimera is about 5 feet tall at the shoulder, nearly 10 feet long, and weighs about 4,000 pounds. A chimera?s dragon head might be black, blue, green, red, or white.
Chimeras can speak Draconic but seldom bother to do so, except when toadying to more powerful creatures.


The chimera prefers to surprise prey. It often swoops down from the sky or lies concealed until it charges. The dragon head can loose a breath weapon instead of biting. Several chimeras attack in concert.
Breath Weapon (Su): A chimera?s breath weapon depends on the color of its dragon head, as summarized on the table below. Regardless of its type, a chimera?s breath weapon is usable once every 1d4 rounds, deals 3d8 points of damage, and allows a DC 17 Reflex save for half damage. The save DC is Consitution-based.
To determine a chimera?s head color and breath weapon randomly, roll 1d10 and consult the table below.
1d10Head ColorBreath Weapon
1?2Black40-foot line of acid
3?4Blue40-foot line of lightning
5?6Green20-foot cone of gas (acid)
7?8Red20-foot cone of fire
9?10White20-foot cone of cold
Skills: A chimera?s three heads give it a +2 racial bonus on Spot and Listen checks.
  • In areas of scrubland or brush, a chimera gains a +4 racial bonus on Hide checks.

Carrying Capacity: A light load for a chimera is up to 348 pounds; a medium load, 349?699 pounds, and a heavy load, 700?1,050 pounds.

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