Adult Volcanic Dragon
Large elemental magical beast (dragon, fire)
Level 15 Elite Brute XP 2400

HP 362; Bloodied 181Initiative +12
AC 27, Fortitude 28, Reflex 26, Will 27Perception+13
Speed 8, fly 8 (clumsy)Darkvision
Saving Throws +2; Action Points 1

Traits

Noxious Fumes (poison) Aura 1

Any enemy that ends its turn within the aura takes 5 poison damage.

Standard Actions

Bite (fire) At-Will

Attack: Melee 2 (one creature); +19 vs. AC

Hit: 2d10 + 5 damage, and ongoing 10 fire damage (save ends).

Claw At-Will

Attack: Melee 2 (one creature); +21 vs. AC

Hit: 2d8 + 5 damage, and the target loses all fire resistance until the end of the dragon’s next turn.

Double Attack At-Will

Effect: The dragon uses bite and claw or uses claw twice.

Minor Actions

Growing Heat (fire) Recharge at the start of any turn when noxious fumes is aura 1

Effect: The noxious fumes expands to aura 3. At the start of the dragon’s next turn, the noxious fumes expands to aura 5. At the start of its following turn, the dragon makes the following attack.

    Attack (No Action): Close burst 5 (enemies in the burst); +18 vs. Reflex

    Hit: 2d10 + 5 fire damage, and ongoing 10 fire damage (save ends).

    Effect: The noxious fumes aura reverts to its original state and size (aura 1).

Lava Vent (fire, zone) Recharge when first bloodied

Effect: The dragon creates a zone in an area burst 1 within 10 squares that lasts until the end of the encounter. Any creature that enters the zone or starts its turn there takes 10 fire damage.

Triggered Actions

Sudden Flare (fire) At-Will

Trigger: The dragon is hit by a fire attack.

Effect (Free Action): Each enemy in the dragon’s noxious fumes aura takes 10 fire damage.

Str 23 (+13)                Dex 20 (+12)                Wis 22 (+13)
Con 21 (+12)                Int 17 (+10)                Cha 19 (+11)

Alignment Unaligned        Languages Common, Draconic, Primordial
Update (11/29/2011)
Updated in Monster Manual 3.

Published in Dragon Magazine 376, page(s) 52, Monster Manual 3, page(s) 72, Dungeon Magazine 196.