Gargantuan dragon, chaotic neutral
Armor Class 20 (natural armor)
Hit Points 425 (23d20 +184)
Speed 40 ft., fly 120 ft.
|28 (+9)||19 (+4)||26 (+8)||18 (+4)||17 (+3)||20 (+5)|
Saving Throws Dex +11, Con +15, Wis +10, Cha +12
Skills Acrobatics +11, Arcana +11, Intimidation +12, Perception +17, Stealth +11
Damage Resistances bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing from nonmagical weapons
Damage Immunities lightning, ranged weapons
Condition Immunities charmed, exhausted, paralyzed
Senses blindsight 10 ft., darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 27
Languages Common, Draconic, Dwarvish, Elvish, Primordial
Challenge 22 (41,000 XP)
- Innate Spellcasting. The dragon’s innate spellcasting ability is Charisma (spell save DC 20). It can innately cast the following spells, requiring no material components:
- Fog Vision. The dragon sees normally through light or heavy obscurement caused by fog, mist, clouds, or high wind.
- Legendary Resistance (3/Day). If the dragon fails a saving throw, it can choose to succeed instead.
- Magic Resistance. The dragon has advantage on saving throws against spells and other magical effects.
- Uncontrollable. The dragon’s movement is never impeded by difficult terrain, and its speed can’t be reduced by spells or magical effects. It can’t be restrained (per the condition), and it escapes automatically from any nonmagical restraints (such as chains, entanglement, or grappling) by spending 5 feet of movement. Being underwater imposes no penalty on its movement or attacks.
- Whirling Winds. Gale-force winds rage around the dragon, making it immune to ranged weapon attacks except for those from siege weapons.
- Multiattack. The wind dragon can use its Frightful Presence and then makes three attacks: one with its bite and two with its claws.
- Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +16 to hit, reach 15 ft., one target. Hit: 22 (2d12 + 9) piercing damage.
- Claw. Melee Weapon Attack: +16 to hit, reach 10 ft., one target. Hit: 18 (2d8 + 9) slashing damage.
- Tail. Melee Weapon Attack: +16 to hit, reach 20 ft., one target. Hit: 20 (2d10 + 9) bludgeoning damage.
- Breath of Gales (Recharge 5-6). The dragon exhales a blast of wind in a 90-foot cone. Each creature in that cone takes 55 (10d10) bludgeoning damage and is pushed 50 feet away from the dragon and knocked prone; a successful DC 23 Strength saving throw halves the damage and prevents being pushed (but not being knocked prone). All flames in the cone are extinguished.
- Frightful Presence. Each creature of the dragon’s choice that is within 120 feet of the dragon and aware of it must succeed on a DC 20 Wisdom saving throw or become frightened for 1 minute. A creature repeats the saving throw at the end of its turn, ending the effect on itself on a success. If a creature’s saving throw is successful or the effect ends for it, the creature is immune to the dragon’s Frightful Presence for the next 24 hours.
The dragon can take 3 legendary actions, choosing from the options below. Only one legendary action option can be used at a time and only at the end of another creature’s turn. The dragon regains spent legendary actions at the start of its turn.
- Detect. The dragon makes a Wisdom (Perception) check.
- Tail Attack. The dragon makes a tail attack.
- Wing Attack (Costs 2 Actions). The dragon beats its wings. Each creature within 10 feet of the dragon must succeed on a DC 24 Dexterity saving throw or take 20 (2d10 + 9) bludgeoning damage and be knocked prone. The dragon can then fly up to half its flying speed.
Tome of Beasts. Copyright 2016, Open Design; Authors Chris Harris, Dan Dillon, Rodrigo Garcia Carmona, and Wolfgang Baur.