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We are currently converting a 4E game to Pathfinder and one of the current PCs is a Dragonborn. Does the race (or an equivalent) exist as a player race in any official supplement / product?

Google turns up a lot of house rule attempts to port it over from varying years, but nothing from paizo that I can spot.

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Dragonborn are not open game content. As material published using the Open Game License, Pathfinder can't legally reference them. –  KRyan Jun 5 '13 at 22:25
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I'm pretty much sure that's why he says "or an equivalent." Ripoffs of everything from every edition of D&D are pretty common in other games. –  mxyzplk Jun 7 '13 at 1:15
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There is no direct analogue. The closest might be the Nagaji from the Advanced Race Guide - but you can browse all the official races on the SRD and see what might capture dragonborn-age the most to you.

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There is a section in the back of the Advanced Race Guide for the creation of new races. You just need to come up with a set of abilities that match what the 4th Ed version gives you. I converted a "Draconic" character from 3.5 and I talked through what I got with the DM:

Racial Qualities
Humanoid (Draconic) 0pt
Size = Medium 0pt
Speed = normal 0pt
Ability = +2 stats x 2 2pt
Langauges = standard = 0pt

Racial Traits
Immunities +4 vs Sleep and paralysis = 2pt
Natural Armour +1 = 2pt
Skill +2 intimidate and Perception = 4pt
2 Claw attacks (d4) = 2pt
Lowlight / Darknvision = 3 pts

Total = 15pts which was a little high but the DM was happy enough.

Generally just allowing a player to min/max with his class is bad idea, but working together to come up with something generic is good.

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There's nothing official, but this fan conversion of the Dragonborn to Pathfinder is the best I've found. I just started a campaign as a Dragonborn using these rules.

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Welcome to the site. The asker appears to be curious about official rules and this appears to be a "fan based expansion," as you've stated. Could you edit your question to address the question of "does the race...exist as a player race in any official supplement/product?" –  LitheOhm Jun 6 '13 at 6:29
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Please note that, considering the answer to the question of an official supplement is quite simply "no," I think it's a quite-good answer to say, "No, nothing official, but I really like this homebrew version." That would definitely be an answer worth upvoting. Sorta similar to mxyzplk's "No, no official Dragonborn, but these Nagaji are similar." –  KRyan Jun 6 '13 at 13:53
    
Edited the answer to acknowledge the lack of officialness. –  SevenSidedDie Jun 7 '13 at 14:54
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