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Dragonnel
This creature looks like a great dragon with a serpentine body, long slender wings and a pointed snout or beak that resembles that of a pteranodon. Its body is colored reddishviolet with lighter shades on its belly.

Dragonnel (CR 6; XP 2,400)
NE Huge magical beast
Init +0; Senses darkvision 60 ft., low-light vision; Perception +9
Defense
AC 17, touch 8, flat-footed 17
(+9 natural, -2 size)
hp 76 (8d10+32)
Fort +10, Ref +6, Will +4
Offense
Speed 40 ft., fly 100 ft. (poor)
Melee bite +14 (2d6+8), 2 claws +14 (1d8+8)
Space 15 ft.; Reach 10 ft.
Statistics
Str 26, Dex 11, Con 18, Int 4, Wis 11, Cha 8
Base Atk +8; CMB +18; CMD 28 (32 vs. trip)
Feats Alertness, Blind-Fight, Iron Will, Power Attack
Skills Fly +0, Perception +9
Languages Common
Ecology
Environment hills
Organization solitary or pack (2-4)
Treasure none

Dragonnels are believed to be either related to dragons or an abomination of dragon and pteranodon, as they share the physical characteristics of both those monsters. Dragonnels are semi-intelligent and use this ability to their advantage when hunting or stalking prey. Dragonnels are fierce hunters, though some have been trained by evil humanoids as mounts and guardians.

A solitary dragonnel is usually either hunting or returning to its lair from hunting, while more than one dragonnel usually indicates a mated pair or family. In such a case, all dragonnels attack in concert with one another and usually fight to the death.

A dragonnel requires training before it can bear a rider in combat. To be trained, a dragonnel must have a friendly attitude toward the trainer. Training a friendly dragonnel requires six weeks of work and a DC 25 Handle Animal check. Riding a dragonnel requires an exotic saddle. A dragonnel can fight while carrying a rider, but the rider cannot also attack unless he or she succeeds on a Ride check.


On Porphyra
Dragonnels are not magical beasts but instead a type of dinosaur found in Californ, the Eternal Jungle. They are sometimes selected as animal companions by mahrog druids or as mounts by mahrog cavaliers. We use the following alternate statistics for dragonnels.

Dinosaur, Dragonnel (CR 6; 2,400 XP)
N Huge animal
Init +0; Senses low-light vision, scent; Perception +8
Defense
AC 17, touch 8, flat-footed 17
(+9 natural, -2 size)
hp 76 (9d8+36)
Fort +10, Ref +6, Will +6
Offense
Speed 40 ft., fly 100 (poor)
Melee bite +12 (2d6+8), 2 claws +12 (1d8+6)
Space 15 ft.; Reach 10 ft.
Statistics
Str 26, Dex 11, Con 18, Int 2, Wis 12, Cha 8
Base Atk +6; CMB +16; CMD 26 (30 vs. trip)
Feats Alertness, Blind-fight, Iron Will, Power Attack, Skill Focus (Fly)
Skills Fly +5, Perception +8
Ecology
Environment jungle
Organization solitary, pair, or flock (3-12)
Treasure none

Dragonnels were first discovered on the tropical islands to the south of the mainland. Most sages now believe that creatures are an offshoot of the pteranodon family.

DRAGONNEL COMPAN IONS
Starting Statistics: Size Medium; Speed 40 ft., fly 100 ft. (clumsy); AC +4 natural armor; Attack bite (1d6), 2 claws (1d4); Ability Scores Str 10, Dex 15, Con 10, Int 4, Wis 11, Cha 8; Special Qualities low-light vision, scent

7th Level Advancement: Size Large; Speed fly 100 ft. (poor); AC +2 natural armor bonus; Attack bite (1d8), 2 claws (1d6); Ability Scores Str +8, Dex -2, Con +4