Ancient Brown Dragon
Gargantuan natural magical beast (dragon)
Level 25 Solo Lurker XP 35000

Initiative +22        Senses Perception +19; Darkvision, tremorsense 20
HP 1160; Bloodied 580
AC 43; Fortitude 43, Reflex 39, Will 41
Resist 30 fire
Saving Throws +5
Speed 12, burrow 10, fly 8 (hover), overland flight 16
Action Points 2

Bite (standard, at-will)

Reach 4; +31 vs AC; 2d10+9 damage.

Claw (standard, at-will)

Reach 4; +31 vs AC; 2d8+9 damage.

Double Attack (standard, at-will)

The dragon makes two claw attacks.

Sand Spray (immediate reaction, when an enemy attacks the dragon with a ranged attack, at-will)

Ranged 20; targets the triggering enemy; +28 vs Reflex; 1d10+7 damage, and the target is blinded until the end of the dragon's next turn.

Breath Weapon (standard, recharge )

Close blast 10; +28 vs Fortitude; 4d10+7 damage. The blast creates an area of swirling sand that remains in place until the end of the dragon's next turn. Any creature that starts its turn adjacent to the area or that moves through the area takes 10 damage. The area blocks line of sight for all creatures except the dragon.

Bloodied Breath (free, when first bloodied, encounter)

The dragon’s breath weapon recharges, and the dragon uses it immediately.

Frightful Presence (standard, encounter) Fear

Close burst 10; targets enemies; +28 vs Will; the target is stunned until the end of the dragon’s next turn. Aftereffect: The target takes a -2 penalty to attack rolls (save ends).

Quicksand Vortex (minor, encounter)

Close burst 5; +28 vs Fortitude; the target slides 3 squares and is slowed until the end of the dragon's next turn.

Sandstorm (standard, encounter)

+29 vs Fortitude; 3d8+7 damage, and the target slides 5 squares. This power creates an area of swirling sand that remains in place until the end of the dragon’s next turn. The area blocks line of sight for all creatures except the dragon.

Sand Cloud (move; recharge ) Polymorph

The brown dragon transforms into a cloud of sand and shifts a number of squares up to its speed. It can move through occupied squares but must end in a legal space. Any creature whose space the dragon enters takes 3d6 + 7 damage and is blinded (save ends). The dragon returns to its normal form at the end of this move.

Combat Advantage

The brown dragon deals 4d6 extra damage against any target it has combat advantage against.

Alignment Evil        Languages Common, Draconic
Skills Endurance +24, Stealth +23
Str 29 (+21)      Dex 22 (+18)      Wis 24 (+19)
Con 24 (+19)      Int 20 (+17)      Cha 20 (+17)


Published in Draconomicon: Chromatic Dragons, page(s) 171.