Chromatic dragons are usually of evil alignment. The 4th edition Draconomicon introduced the Purple Dragon, Brown. Draconomicon: Metallic Dragons is a 4th edition Dungeons & Dragons rules supplement published in November This article is a stub. You can help D&D4. This article is a stub. You can help D&D4 Wiki by expanding it. Draconomicon: Chromatic Dragons is a 4th edition supplement released in November

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Unlike wyverns they are sentient.

The scales become lighter and more brilliant as the dragon matures. Metallic dragons are presented in the Monster Manual 2 and Draconomicon: They freely share their knowledge and experience to anyone who asks, dragon or not. 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 Wake of the Ravager Dark Sun Online: The gem dragons the amethyst dragon, the crystal dragon, the emerald dragon, the sapphire dragon, and the topaz dragon appeared in the Monstrous Compendium Fiend Folio Appendix Additionally, silvers and Reds favor the same sort of mountainous terrain for lairs, which leads to territorial disputes on top of having attitudes and philosophies at odds with the others’.

In addition, there were other sub-species of true dragons that did not fit into the three main categories.

They also have a pronounced sharp frill under the chin, which has the rough appearance of a goatee. They will protect their eggs and their wyrmlings at any cost.


The Genie’s Curse Birthright: Retrieved from ” https: They emtallic hair-like spines around their heads, cat-like bodies with vaguely human-like faces, and scales resembling steel armor.

For example, a steel dragon in the guise of a historian might claim to be exploring records in dragpns city’s library.

They command lesser beings to rebuild the glories of the past and obtain the long forgotten magic of fallen empires.

Draconomicon II: Metallic Dragons

At that time, all gold dragons congregate and choose the next leader of their kind. The pupils of the oldest silver dragons resemble draogns of molten mercury. In some editions, [ vague ] dragons can also pick up scents very well, utilizing both their sensitive nose and often forked tongue, much like a snake. Ferrous Dragons are typically of lawful alignment. Please help rewrite it to explain the fiction more clearly and provide non-fictional perspective.

Wizards of the coast, Several large horns tipped with umber shoot sideways from their cheeks, and two very prominent horns point backwards along their heads. The lair itself is similar to the gold dragon’s in its sophistication and design, although the silver dragon’s lair tends to be far less intricate.

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In fact, it is not unknown for a gold Great Wyrm to take the form of a scholarly professor in order to spread its knowledge at some human center of higher education. A new hatched brass wyrmling is not remarkable in appearance; its scales are a dull brown.


Copper dragons lay their eggs in a nest of cool sand or clay. They are capable of “blindsense”, the sense in which eyes, ears, and other senses are used to detect invisible persons or objects. The layout of their lairs often resemble those of elegant human mansions, albeit buried underground.

Gold dragons dislike killing, but they do not hesitate to do so if it is necessary in order to defeat an evil foe.

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The cloud dragon, the faerie dragon, the mist dragon, and the shadow dragon appeared in the original Monster Manual II Sometimes two dragons may be chosen; in such cases, the two will share the duties of leadership. In 3 and 3. As order’s sworn servants, bronze dragons can seem arrogant and haughty, with an inflated sense of self, a tendency that can put them at odds with those they meet.

The Metallic Dragons rarely became involved in the world other than to oppose the actions of Chromatic Dragons, who often joined into war as their goddess Takhisis instructed. This mighty coat is a shining silver color that reflects light in brilliant, scintillating beams and rainbows-refreshing to those who can bask in its draconoicon, painful to those who hide in the shadows of evil.