Cinder Storm
Hazard
Level 15 Lurker
XP 1200

The volcano lets loose a minor eruption, belching forth a cloud of fiery cinders.

Hazard: The capricious volcano shoots forth this cinder storm at infrequent intervals.Perception     No check is necessary to notice the cinders.Nature     DC 10: The character notices that the volcano is active.Initiative +7TriggerThe trigger for the cinder storm is random and has a 10% chance of occurring every 10 minutes that the PCs are on the island.AttackImmediate Interrupt      Area burst 10 (centered on a random PC)
Target: Each creature in burstAttack: +18 vs. ReflexHit: 1d8 + 4 fire damage, and ongoing 5 fire damage (save ends).Effect The burst becomes difficult terrain.Countermeasures     Nature DC 25: A PC who succeeds on a successful check can successfully intuit the most probable intervals and areas of cinder storm strikes. This knowledge grants the PCs a +2 bonus to Reflex defense for the cinder storm attacks.

Published in Draconomicon: Chromatic Dragons, page(s) 135.