Elder Dragon Eel
Huge elemental magical beast (aquatic, dragon)
Level 15 Elite Soldier XP 2400

Initiative +13        Senses Perception +15; Darkvision
HP 302; Bloodied 151
AC 33; Fortitude 30, Reflex 27, Will 26
Resist 10 cold, 10 lightning
Saving Throws +2
Speed swim 8, fly 8 (hover)
Action Points 1

Bite (standard, at-will) Lightning

Reach 3; +22 vs AC; 2d8+3 damage plus 1d6 lightning damage, and the target is grabbed (until escape). A dragon eel cannot make bite attacks while grabbing a creature, but it can use clamping jaws.

Tail Slap (standard, at-will)

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

Clamping Jaws (standard, when a dragon eel begins its turn with a target grabbed in its jaws, at-will) Lightning

The dragon eel makes an attack against the target; targets the grabbed creature; +20 vs Reflex; 2d8+3 damage plus 1d6 lightning damage. Miss: Half damage.

Double Attack (standard, at-will)

The dragon eel makes two tail slap attacks.

Breath Weapon (standard, recharges when first bloodied) Lightning

+18 vs Reflex; 2d12+10 lightning damage. Miss: Half damage.

Swallow (standard, encounter) Lightning

The dragon eel attempts to swallow the target; targets a bloodied Medium or smaller creature it is grabbing; +21 vs Fortitude; on a hit, the target is swallowed and restrained (no saving throw) and takes 10 damage plus 10 lightning damage on subsequent rounds at the start of the dragon eel’s turn. The swallowed creature can make melee basic attacks only, and only with one-handed or natural weapons. If the dragon eel dies, any creature trapped in its gullet can escape as a move action, ending that action in a square formerly occupied by the dragon eel.

Alignment Unaligned        Languages Draconic, Primordial
Skills Intimidate +14
Str 24 (+14)      Dex 18 (+11)      Wis 16 (+10)
Con 23 (+13)      Int 13 (+8)      Cha 14 (+9)


Published in Draconomicon: Chromatic Dragons, page(s) 192.