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Paladine leads the Metallic Dragons and Takhisis the Chromatic. The former five dragon types were given as evil-aligned, while the latter five dragon types were given as good-aligned. Planar Dragons which will include various elemental dragons, dragons of the planes such as the Feywild or Abyss, and astral dragons to name a drafons. This page was last edited on 11 Decemberat Due to the adamantite dragons strong taste for physical battle, they may use the extra attack forms of dragons wing buffet, foot stomp, etc.

They originated in Dragon Magazine. They see every event as an important event in the Prophecy, and they even form an organization called the Chamber, where they send their brethren in search of clues.

Steel dragonsoriginally known as Greyhawk dragons, are a those originating in the World of Greyhawk campaign settinglater appearing in other settings like the Forgotten Realms.

Unlike wyverns they are sentient. For good-aligned dragons, this may only mean they often consider humanoid races as children, trying to take care of them and educate them; for evil-aligned dragons, they consider humanoids as mere animals, or as toys to play with; at best, they are minions and slaves.


They resemble more the eastern-type dragons being long and serpentine with leathery wings. The adamantite dragons are the self-appointed guardians of the Twin Paradises. Retrieved July 17, Except for the youngest dragons, they tend to be quite large—usually at least as big as a horse, and often much larger.

The cloud dragon, the Greyhawk dragon, the mist dragon, and the shadow dragon appeared in the Monstrous Compendium Greyhawk Appendix Siberys becoming the sky, Eberron the continents and Khyber the underground world.

They live on the continent of Argonnessen, a rather unknown place, since dragons are very territorial, it makes exploration often hazardous. Bahamut is the deity of metallic dragons.

Like all other draconic powers, they gain more as they grow older. The dragons of Krynn’, the amphi dragon, the astral dragon, the kodragon, the othlorx dragon, and the sea dragon appeared in the Monstrous Compendium Dragonlance Appendix Like avian creatures, they have excellent depth perception and comparingly good peripheral vision, able to see twice as well as a human in daylight; unlike avians, they have great night vision, and are able to see even when conditions have no light to offer, although in such conditions they cannot discern between colors.

It has the same dimensions as the cone of flame. These dragons appear to have a particularly malevolent nature to them. Catastrophe dragons are presented in Monster Manual 3.

Draconomicon I: Chromatic Dragons

Dragons can also cross-breed with virtually dragon other creature, creating a half-dragon. Dragons are egg-layers, and most have sharp teeth, horns, and claws. Dragons are divided up into good and evil groups, known as the Metallic Dragons and the Chromatic Dragons, draconomiccon.

In the Draconomiconthere is also an article about Advanced Dragons, dragons that have reached their oldest age category but can still advance “virtual age categories”, and become larger and stronger.

Gruaghlothor is the supreme ruler of the ferrous dragons. Any combination is possible, however, even with devils or angels. Other draconic gods may be present in different campaign settings.


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Metallic dragons are presented in the Monster Manual 2 and Draconomicon: Dark Sun Dark Sun: In the Eberron campaign settingthree dragon gods have created the world: All Ferrous dragons can sense ordinary metals and the lawful ferrous dragons have a strict hierarchy, with the higher dragons dictating the laws to the lower ones. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Beholder Drow dark elf Githyanki Illithid mind flayer Lich.

They can be of any alignment, like any creature in Eberron, so a good red dragon usually evil is as common as an evil gold dragon usually good. This form of dragon had grey and white metallic scales and could breathe corrosive gas as a weapon. From the Archives of the Grey School of Wizardry 1 ed. The authors concluded that “Few single challengers can stand long against the fury of this terrible dragon as it unleashes lightning and thunder. The longevity of dragons is evident in their often lackadaisical attitudes.

Chromatic dragons are usually of evil alignment.

Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. Also, a dragon’s hearing is roughly on par with human hearing, although a dragon’s mind can filter what noise it hears.

The Council of Wyrms campaign setting is the only one that dracobomicon for dragon player characters in its base rules. It has detailed rules for creating and playing dragon PCs and NPCs, including various draconic character classes.