Elder Volcanic Dragon
Huge elemental magical beast (dragon, fire)
Level 20 Elite Brute XP 5600

HP 468; Bloodied 234Initiative +16
AC 32, Fortitude 33, Reflex 31, Will 32Perception+17
Speed 10, fly 10 (clumsy)Darkvision
Saving Throws +2; Action Points 1

Traits

Noxious Fumes (poison) Aura 1

Any enemy that ends its turn within the aura takes 10 poison damage.

Standard Actions

Bite (fire) At-Will

Attack: Melee 2 (one creature); +24 vs. AC

Hit: 3d10 + 5 damage, and ongoing 10 fire damage (save ends).

Claw At-Will

Attack: Melee 2 (one creature); +26 vs. AC

Hit: 3d8 + 5 damage, and the target loses all fire resistance until the end of the dragon’s next turn.

Double Attack At-Will

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

Minor Actions

Growing Heat (fire) Recharge at the start of any turn when noxious fumes is aura 1

Effect: The noxious fumes expands to aura 3. At the start of the dragon’s next turn, the noxious fumes expands to aura 5. At the start of its following turn, the dragon makes the following attack.

    Attack (No Action): Close burst 5 (enemies in the burst); +23 vs. Reflex

    Hit: 3d10 + 4 fire damage, and ongoing 10 fire damage (save ends).

    Effect: The noxious fumes aura reverts to its original state and size (aura 1).

Lava Vent (fire, zone) Recharge when first bloodied

Effect: The dragon creates a zone in an area burst 2 within 10 squares that lasts until the end of the encounter. Any creature that enters the zone or starts its turn there takes 15 fire damage.

Triggered Actions

Sudden Flare (fire) At-Will

Trigger: The dragon is hit by a fire attack.

Effect (Free Action): Each enemy in the dragon’s noxious fumes aura takes 15 fire damage.

Str 26 (+18)                Dex 23 (+16)                Wis 25 (+17)
Con 24 (+17)                Int 20 (+15)                Cha 22 (+16)

Alignment Unaligned        Languages Common, Draconic, Primordial

Published in Dragon Magazine 376, page(s) 52, Monster Manual 3, page(s) 73.