Lesser Pseudodragon Paragon (3.5e Racial Paragon Class)

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Lesser Pseudodragon Paragon[edit]

Lesser pseudodragons are not quite as apt as their other kin, but with some focus and training they can awaken their inner dragon even above and beyond.

Making a Lesser Pseudodragon Paragon[edit]

Abilities: Lesser Pseudodragons typically focus on Constitution, for while other ability scores may vary, constitution determines the power of their poison and, eventually, breath weapon.

Races: Lesser Pseudodragon. A normal pseudodragon can also join, but only takes one level and gain the benefits of the 3rd level of the class.

Alignment: Any.

Table: The Lesser Pseudodragon Paragon

Hit Die: d12

Level Base
Attack Bonus
Saving Throws Special
Fort Ref Will
1st +1 +2 +2 +2 Blindsense 30 ft, Improved Poisoning, Natural Armor +2, Partial Class Advancement, Racial Improvement
2nd +2 +3 +3 +3 Blindsense 60 ft, Natural Armor +4, Spell Resistance
3rd +3 +3 +3 +3 Ability Boost (+2 Con), Dragon Breath, Natural Armor +6

Class Skills (6 + Int modifier per level, ×4 at 1st level)
Appraise (Int), Bluff (Cha), Concentration (Con), Diplomacy (Cha), Escape Artist (Dex), Hide (Dex), Intimidate (Cha), Knowledge (all knowledges taken separately) (Int), Listen (Wis), Move Silently (Dex), Profession (Wis), Search (Int), Sense Motive (Wis), Sleight of Hand (Dex), Spellcraft (Int), Spot (Wis), Survival (Wis), Tumble (Dex), Use Magic Device (Cha).

Class Features[edit]

All of the following are class features of the lesser pseudodragon paragon.

Blindsense (Ex): A lesser pseudodragon paragon gains blindsense out to 30 ft. This increases to 60 ft at 2nd level.

Improved Poisoning (Ex): A lesser pseudodragon paragon's poison ability improves. The 1 hour cooldown is removed.

Natural Armor (Ex): A lesser pseudodragon paragon improves their natural armor bonus by +2 (if they have none, they count as having a bonus of +0). They gain another +2 at 2nd level and 3rd level.

Partial Class Advancement: Choose one class you possess (or will possess in the future). A lesser pseudodragon paragon adds his class levels to the chosen class for determining level dependent abilities such as sneak attack, caster level, initiator level, and so forth. You do not gain any additional spells known or other class features.

Racial Improvement: Add your class level to your effective HD for determining the power of your racial abilities, such as when you obtain flight. For example, a lesser pseudodragon paragon 2/fighter 1 counts as having 5 HD for the purpose of determining flight.

Spell Resistance (Su): At 2nd level a lesser pseudodragon paragon gains spell resistance equal to their HD + 10.

Ability Boost: At 3rd level, a lesser pseudodragon paragon gains an additional +2 Constitution.

Dragon Breath (Su): At 3rd level, a lesser pseudodragon paragon has managed to gain the awesome breath of their greater kin. Choose an element (acid, cold, electricity, or fire). They can deal 1d6 damage per two HD of their chosen element in a 30 ft cone or a 60 ft line, chosen on when they use their breath weapon. There is a 1d4 round cooldown before they can breath again.

Campaign Information[edit]

Playing a Lesser Pseudodragon Paragon[edit]

Religion: You don't need to worship a god, you have yourself!

Other Classes: Most assume you're a familiar, especially if there is a spellcaster in the party. How rude! Still, you could always use the confusion to your advantage...

Combat: Pseudodragons are not known for their size and strength, so many focus on less strength dependent tasks.

Advancement: Lesser pseudodragons make excellent rogues and wizards, and many follow such paths.

Lesser Pseudodragon Paragons in the World[edit]

This is mine. This is mine. This is mine too.
—Llilkhingjhan, Lesser Pseudodragon Paragon

Daily Life: Today you will eat everything you see, and then tomorrow you will sleep in all day. Life is good.

Organizations: Lesser pseudodragons are territorial and thus are often solitary.

NPC Reactions: Look at the cute familiar!

Lesser Pseudodragon Paragon Lore[edit]

Characters with ranks in Knowledge Arcana can research lesser pseudodragon paragons to learn more about them. When a character makes a skill check, read or paraphrase the following, including information from lower DCs.

Knowledge Arcana
DC Result
10 Not all pseudodragons are familiars, and not all are made equal. For the weaker ones, some focus on developing their abilities as a pseudodragon.
15 This results reveals the abilities expected of a pseudodragon.
20 Rarely a pseudodragon can even acquire more dragon like traits, and obtain a powerful breath weapon.
30 Those that reach this level of success can learn about specific lesser pseudodragon paragons, their abilities, motives, and other lore.

Lesser Pseudodragon Paragons in the Game[edit]

Adaptation: Normal pseudodragons can take a single level of this class, obtaining the 3rd level benefits right away since they already possess the benefits of 1st and 2nd level.

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Identifier3.5e Racial Paragon Class +
Length3 +
Minimum Level0 +
Rated BySpanambula +
RatingRating Pending +
Reflex Save ProgressionGood +
SkillAppraise +, Bluff +, Concentration +, Diplomacy +, Escape Artist +, Hide +, Intimidate +, Knowledge +, Listen +, Move Silently +, Profession +, Search +, Sense Motive +, Sleight of Hand +, Spellcraft +, Spot +, Survival +, Tumble + and Use Magic Device +
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SummaryFor lesser pseudodragons to become full pseudodragons, and then some. +
TitleLesser Pseudodragon Paragon +
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