Elder Tornado Dragon
Huge elemental magical beast (air, dragon)
Level 18 Elite Lurker XP 4000

HP 274; Bloodied 137Initiative +21
AC 31, Fortitude 29, Reflex 30, Will 28Perception+14
Speed 10, fly 10 (hover)Darkvision
Saving Throws +2; Action Points 1


Whirling Winds Aura 1

The dragon has partial concealment against any enemy in the aura.

Standard Actions

Bite (cold) At-Will

Attack: Melee 3 (one creature); +23 vs. AC

Hit: 2d8 + 8 damage plus 2d8 cold damage.

Claw (lightning) At-Will

Attack: Melee 2 (one creature); +23 vs. AC

Hit: 2d6 + 8 damage, and ongoing 10 lightning damage (save ends).

Double Attack At-Will

Effect: The dragon uses bite and claw or uses claw twice.

Minor Actions

Expanding Aura Recharge when the dragon starts its turn and its whirling winds is smaller than aura 5

Effect: The whirling winds aura expands by 2 squares.

Twister Unleashed Recharge when the dragon starts its turn and its whirling winds is aura 5

Effect: Any effect on the dragon that includes the immobilized, restrained, or slowed condition ends. The dragon becomes insubstantial and shifts up to its speed, and it can move through enemies’ spaces. Each time the dragon enters an enemy’s space for the first time during this movement, it can use bite against that enemy. On a hit, the dragon slides the target up to 4 squares and the target falls prone.

Effect: The dragon’s whirling winds reverts to aura 1.

Triggered Actions

Storm Twist At-Will

Trigger: The dragon takes lightning or thunder damage.

Effect (Opportunity Action): The dragon becomes insubstantial and can shift up to its speed.

Str 21 (+14)                Dex 26 (+17)                Wis 21 (+14)
Con 23 (+15)                Int 18 (+13)                Cha 18 (+13)

Alignment Evil        Languages Common, Draconic, Primordial

Published in Dragon Magazine 425.