Elder Brown Dragon
Huge natural magical beast (dragon)
Level 16 Solo Lurker XP 7000

Initiative +15        Senses Perception +12; Darkvision, tremorsense 20
HP 775; Bloodied 387
AC 34; Fortitude 34, Reflex 30, Will 32
Resist 25 fire
Saving Throws +5
Speed 10, burrow 8, fly 7 (hover), overland flight 14
Action Points 2

Bite (standard, at-will)

Reach 3; +22 vs AC; 2d8+7 damage.

Claw (standard, at-will)

Reach 3; +22 vs AC; 2d6+7 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; +19 vs Reflex; 2d8+3 damage, and the target is blinded until the end of the dragon's next turn.

Breath Weapon (standard, recharge )

Close blast 10; +19 vs Fortitude; 3d10+4 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; +19 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; +19 vs Fortitude; the target slides 2 squares and is slowed until the end of the dragon's next turn.

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 2d6 + 4 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 3d6 extra damage against any target it has combat advantage against.

Alignment Evil        Languages Common, Draconic
Skills Endurance +17, Stealth +16
Str 24 (+15)      Dex 17 (+11)      Wis 19 (+12)
Con 19 (+12)      Int 17 (+11)      Cha 15 (+10)


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