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Brown dragons, also known as sand dragons or great desert dragons, were ferocious dragons that lived under the desert sands.[4]

Physical description[]

They had sand colored scales, though unlike other types of dragon their scales were leathery. They had small webbed claws and very large, long mouths. Unlike most other types of dragons, they were wingless. To make up for this, they are the most adept diggers, speeding under loose sand very fast.[4]

Combat[]

Brown dragons preferred ambushes to straightforward fighting. They often buried themselves in the sand and waited for prey, then attacked with great fury.[4]

Breath weapon[]

A brown dragon's breath weapon was a line of acid, which reduced most animals to little more than sand and dust.[4]

Ecology[]

Lair[]

A brown dragon typically lived in a large cave or underground chamber, deep under the desert sand.[4]

Diet[]

A brown dragon's diet consisted of minerals, mostly sand, but they loved horseflesh.[4]

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The Family of Dragons

Metallic dragons: GoldSilverBronzeCopperBrassElectrumIronMercuryPlatinumSteel
Chromatic dragons: RedBlackBlueGreenWhiteBrownGrayPurpleYellow
Gem dragons: AmberAmethystEmeraldSapphireTopazCrystalObsidian
Lung dragons: Chiang lungLi lungLung wangPan lungShen lungT'ien lungTun mi lungYu lung
Planar dragons: AstralBattleChaosEtherealFaerieHowlingMirageOceanusPyroclasticRadiantRustShadowStyxTarterian
Epic dragons: ForcePrismatic
Catastrophic dragons: Volcanic
Miscellaneous dragons: DzalmusMistRadiantRattelyrSongVishap
Draconic transformations: AirAscendant