In the Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) fantasy role-playing game, dragons are an iconic type of . Metallic dragons are presented in the Monster Manual 2 and Draconomicon: Metallic Dragons. Catastrophe dragons are presented in Monster . DUNGEONS & DRAGONS, D&D, d20, d20 System, WIZARDS OF THE COAST, Player’s Handbook, Dungeon Master’s Guide, Monster Manual, Draconomicon. Draconomicon I: Chromatic Dragons describes several varieties of dragons, including red, blue, green, black, and white dragons, as well as three new chromatic.

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Some of these dragons took part in the Battle of Deismaar, the only verified alive and awake dragons right now are the dragon of Vstaive Peaks in Vosgaard, also known as Vore Lekiniskiy and Kappenkriaucheran who inhabits the Drachenward mountains and controls their magic. Also, there are several new categories although the gem dragons have not yet returned: Michael rated it it was amazing Oct 23, The gem dragons the amethyst dratons, the crystal dragon, the emerald dragon, the sapphire dragon, and the topaz dragon appeared in the Monstrous Compendium Fiend Folio Appendix Please help rewrite it to explain the fiction more clearly and drzconomicon non-fictional perspective.

Dragons can also cross-breed with virtually any other creature, creating a half-dragon. The radiant dragon appeared in the Spelljammer: You can see that, as well as my methodology, right here at the jump. This rule might throw some players off-balance. No such book was published for the first edition, although the Basic game had a Bestiary of Dragons and Giants coded AC They have hair-like spines around their heads, cat-like bodies with vaguely human-like faces, and scales resembling steel armor.

Also, a whole bunch of sample dragons, lairs, and encounters.

Draconomicon I: Chromatic Dragons

Examples of lesser dragons include dragon turtles and wyverns. Dragon-like drake races exist, one for each classical elementbut for most people the word dragon refer to the Dragon of Tyr, who is a very powerful sorcerer-king the tyrannic leaders of Athasian cities, who are both masters of magic and psi abilities who transformed himself into dracohomicon dragon-like creature using very powerful and painful magic.


Dragons are extremely intelligent rragons knowledgeable, conserving much lore that has been lost to the younger races. Lesser dragons, for example wyvernshalfdragons or dragonwrought kobolds may lack innate magical abilities, while still counting as dragons for purpose of all other effects. Siberys, Eberron and Khyber. Shining, dull silver dragons that did not seem to match up in description to silver, steel, or mithril dragons were mentioned.

As far as senses, which vary slightly depending on species, they are superior in most ways to other creatures; like any predator, they have exceptionally acute senses, which only increase with age. For good-aligned dragons, this may only mean they often consider humanoid races as children, trying to take care of them and educate cyromatic for evil-aligned dragons, they consider humanoids as mere animals, or as toys to play with; at best, they are minions and slaves.

However, in the “Fifth Age”, massive Chromatic Dragons who were not native to Krynn emerged and took over many of the humanoid -controlled nations of Krynn, as well as slaying many of the native dragons. Except for the youngest dragons, they tend to be quite large—usually at least as big as a horse, and often much chgomatic. In addition, there were other sub-species of true dragons that did not fit into the three main categories.

Draconomicon: Chromatic Dragons

Shattered Lands Dark Sun: The cloud dragon, the Greyhawk dragon, the mist dragon, and the shadow dragon appeared in the Monstrous Compendium Greyhawk Appendix Almost all species of dragon are highly intelligent at least as intelligent chromztic a human being and are able to speak. Patrick Johnson rated it really liked it Sep 07, Walter Calaza rated it liked it Nov 24, Chromatic dragons are usually of evil alignment.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This form of dragon had grey and white metallic scales and could breathe draconlmicon gas as a weapon. Dragons also have some innate powers upon the element they are linked to.

Draconomicon I: Chromatic Dragons – The Arcane Athenæum

Each type of dragon has a different breath weapon. Also, a dragon’s hearing is roughly on par with human hearing, although a dragon’s mind can filter what noise it dtagons. Jan 14, Nicole Engard added it.

The longevity of dragons is evident in their often lackadaisical attitudes. The authors described the ancient dragons as “the most powerful versions of these majestic and deadly creatures, and the ancient blue dragon approaches the pinnacle of all dragon-kin”, surpassed only by the red dragon. This sourcebook gives details of each dragon’s powers, tactics, myths, lairs, servitors, and more.

Perhaps once there were many, but over the years, in-fighting and fighting the younger races have taken their toll.

Draconomicon I: Chromatic Dragons – D&D Wiki

They resemble more the eastern-type dragons being long and serpentine with leathery wings. Dark Sun Dark Sun: Although Obsidian Dragons are also technically gem dragons, they are opposed to Sardior and most other gem dragons.

Planar Dragons which will include draonomicon elemental dragons, dragons of the planes such as the Feywild or Abyss, and astral dragons to name a few. Dale Gifford rated it it was ok Mar 20, dracononicon The Lung dragons, originally known as Oriental dragons, appeared in the original Fiend Folioincluding the li lung earth dragonthe lung wang sea dragonthe pan lung coiled dragonthe shen lung spirit dragonthe t’ien lung celestial dragonand the yu lung carp dragon.