Black Brood Mother
Gargantuan natural magical beast (aquatic, dragon)
Level 29 Solo Lurker XP 45000

Initiative +27        Senses Perception +22; Darkvision
HP 1208; Bloodied 604
AC 46; Fortitude 42, Reflex 44, Will 38
Resist 30 acid
Saving Throws +5
Speed 10, fly 10 (hover), swim 10
Action Points 2

Bite (standard, at-will) Acid

Reach 4; +35 vs AC; 2d8+9 damage, and ongoing 15 acid damage (save ends).

Claw (standard, at-will)

Reach 4; +35 vs AC; 1d10+9 damage.

Tail Slash (immediate reaction, when a melee attack misses the dragon, at-will)

The dragon uses its tail to attack the target; reach 4; targets the enemy that missed it; +35 vs AC; 1d12+11 damage, and the target is pushed 3 squares.

Underbelly Crush (standard, at-will)

Targets an adjacent creature; +30 vs Reflex; 1d12+10 damage, and a Large or smaller target is grabbed, pulled 1 square into the dragon’s space, and restrained. A creature trapped underneath the brood mother’s bulk has line of sight and line of effect only to the brood mother, and no creatures have line of sight or line of effect to it. A creature that escapes the grab is no longer underneath the brood mother and no longer restrained; the character shifts to the nearest square that is not part of the brood mother’s space. If the brood mother moves so that it no longer occupies the grabbed character’s space, then the character is no longer grabbed or restrained. Sustain Minor: The brood mother sustains the grab, and the target takes 20 damage plus 10 acid damage.

Breath Weapon (standard, recharge ) Acid

Close blast 5; +31 vs Reflex; 4d8+7 acid damage, and the target takes ongoing 30 acid damage and takes a -4 penalty to AC (save ends both).

Vitriolic Spray (standard, at-will) Acid

Close blast 5; +31 vs Reflex; 2d10+7 acid damage, and the target is blinded until the end of the dragon’s next turn. Miss: Half damage, and the target is not blinded.

Bloodied Breath (free, when first bloodied; encounter) Acid

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

Frightful Presence (standard; encounter) Fear

targets enemies; Close burst 10; +31 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).

Alignment Evil        Languages Draconic
Skills Nature +22, Stealth +33
Str 26 (+22)      Dex 30 (+24)      Wis 18 (+18)
Con 22 (+20)      Int 18 (+18)      Cha 16 (+17)


Published in Dungeon Magazine 175, page(s) 38.