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A red dragon atop its domain

Red dragons are the most powerful of the chromatic dragons, champions of Tiamat, and iconic images of the greed, cruelty, and cunning, for which dragons are famous.


Physically, they are distinguished by their enormous size and wingspan. They have two large horns upon their heads, which point backwards toward their wings. They smell of smoke and sulphur.


Type Dragon
Subtype Chromatic
Alignment Chaotic Evil
Element Fire
Habitat Mountains

Special AbilitiesEdit

  • Breath Weapon: Red dragons blast a cone of fire.

Publication HistoryEdit

Red dragons first appeared in the OD&D White Box as the most powerful of evil dragon species.