Elder Pyroclastic Dragon
Huge elemental magical beast (dragon, fire)
Level 21 Solo Brute XP 16000

Initiative +14        Senses Perception +14; Darkvision
Venomous Heat (Fire, Poison) aura 5; any creature that enters the aura or starts its turn within the aura takes 10 fire damage and 10 poison damage.
HP 1220; Bloodied 610
AC 36; Fortitude 36, Reflex 32, Will 34
Immune fire; Resist 25 poison
Saving Throws +5
Speed 9, burrow 6, climb 6, fly 6 (clumsy), overland flight 18
Action Points 2

Bite (standard, at-will) Fire

Reach 3; +24 vs AC; 2d8+8 damage, and the target takes ongoing 5 fire damage (save ends).

Claw (standard, at-will)

Reach 3; +24 vs AC; 1d8+8 damage.

Draconic Frenzy (standard, at-will)

The dragon makes a bite attack and a claw attack.

Breath Weapon (standard, recharge ) Fire

Close blast 8; +22 vs Reflex; 3d12+8 fire damage, and the target is blinded and takes ongoing 5 fire damage (save ends both). First Failed Saving Throw: The target is slowed (save ends). Aftereffect: The target is restrained (save ends).

Bloodied (free, when first bloodied, encounter) Fire

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

Eruption (immediate reaction, when an enemy attacks the dragon with a melee attack, encounter)

Close blast 5, which must include the triggering enemy; +22 vs Reflex; 4d6+8 fire damage, and the target is pushed 3 squares and knocked prone.

Tremors (standard, recharge )

Close burst 5; +22 vs Reflex; 2d6+8 damage, and the target is knocked prone.

Alignment Evil        Languages Draconic, Primordial
Skills Athletics +23, Endurance +22
Str 27 (+18)      Dex 19 (+14)      Wis 19 (+14)
Con 24 (+17)      Int 11 (+10)      Cha 13 (+11)


Published in Draconomicon: Chromatic Dragons, page(s) 194.