Dragon Guardian, Polychromatic Ancient Black Dragon
Gargantuan natural magical beast (aquatic, dragon)
Level 26 Solo Lurker XP 45000

Initiative +27        Senses Perception +22; Darkvision
HP 1190; Bloodied 595
AC 43; Fortitude 39, Reflex 41, Will 35
Resist 30 acid, 15 lightning, 15 poison
Saving Throws +5
Speed 10, fly 10 (hover), overland flight 15, swim 10
Action Points 2

Bite (standard, at-will) Acid

Reach 4; +32 vs AC; 2d8+8 damage, and ongoing 15 acid damage (save ends).

Claw (standard, encounter)

Reach 4; +32 vs AC; 1d10+8 damage.

Double Attack (standard, at-will)

The dragon makes two claw attacks.

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

the dragon attacks the target; reach 4; targets the enemy that missed it; +32 vs AC; 1d12+10 damage, and the target is pushed 3 squares.

Acid Gloom (standard; sustain minor, recharge ) Acid, Zone

Close burst 2; this power creates a zone of acidic darkness that remains in place until the end of the dragon’s next turn. The zone blocks line of sight for all creatures except the dragon. Any creature entirely within the area (except the dragon) is blinded, and any creature that enters or starts its turn in the zone takes 15 acid damage.

Breath Weapon (standard, recharge ) Acid, Lightning, Poison

Close blast 5; +28 vs Reflex; 4d8+6 acid, lightning, and poison damage, and the target takes ongoing 15 acid, lightning, and poison damage and takes a -4 penalty to AC (save ends both).

Bloodied Breath (free, when first bloodied, encounter) Acid, Lightning, Poison

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).

Vitriolic Spray (standard, encounter) Acid

Close blast 5; +28 vs Reflex; 2d10+6 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.

Alignment Evil        Languages Common, Draconic
Skills Nature +22, Stealth +33
Str 26 (+21)      Dex 30 (+23)      Wis 18 (+17)
Con 22 (+19)      Int 18 (+17)      Cha 16 (+16)


Published in Draconomicon: Chromatic Dragons, page(s) 162.