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Tiamat is the queen of chromatic dragons. D monster compilation books: white, black, green, blue and red dragons being the classic chromatic dragons. Black dragons are the most vile-tempered and cruel of all chromatic dragons, apart from their love of bargaining. Black dragons are distinguished by their horns, which protrude from the sides of their heads and wrap around, projecting forward. A large frill adorns the upper part of the neck. They smell like rotting vegetation and foul water, or like the powerful acid they can breathe.
Black dragons are fierce hunters that will normally attack from the water. Blue dragons are the second most powerful of the classic chromatic dragons. They have single large horns protruding from their heads and large, frilled ears. The tail is thick and bumpy. The wings are more pronounced than most other species. They smell like ozone or sand.
They are more likely to be mocking and manipulative than outrightly cruel or murderous to ‘lesser’ creatures, aided by their natural talents for hallucination. Diet: Small humanoids such as gnomes are preferred, but prize elves and sprites most. Will eat any animal if hungry. Green dragons are the third most powerful of the classic chromatic dragons. They have a large, waving crest or fin that starts at the dragon’s nose and runs the length of the dragon’s body.
They also have long, slender forked tongues and smell like chlorine gas. They are highly adept at magic. Green dragons are reasonably good parents, with both mother and father typically staying close to their eggs while they are incubating. Red dragons are the largest and most powerful of the classic chromatic dragons. They are large with a wide wingspan. They have two swept back horns on their heads.
They smell of smoke and sulphur. The eggs of a red dragon must be kept in open flame at all times while incubating. After the eggs are laid, the younger of the two parents remains behind to guard the eggs and keep the nest of flames burning. Diet: Anything that moves, but must be frozen first. White dragons are the weakest and the most feral of the classic chromatic dragons.
Though dimmer than other dragons, they are still powerful enough to overwhelm most humans and have good long-term memories. Their heads and necks blend seamlessly into one another, and their wings are frayed along the edges. They have a high crest atop a streamlined head and a crisp, vaguely chemical odor. The authors chose the young white dragon over a wyrmling, feeling that «it’s more satisfying for characters to battle against a dragon that’s at least as big as a person, if not bigger. The young white dragon offers the best chance for this kind of fight».