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Draconomicon: The Book of Dragons is an accessory for the 3.5th-edition of Dungeons & Dragons® ruleset.

Ancient Creatures of Legend'

Endless tomes recount epic tales illuminating the might and majesty of dragons. Formidable allies and more fearsome opponents, no other creatures have ever inspired such awe and wonder.

This lavishly illustrated supplement for the D&D® game presents a comprehensive overview of the most evocative creatures in fantasy roleplaying. Along with the physiology, psychology, personality, and society of dragons, you'll discover statistics for all ten of the classic dragons at each of their twelve age categories. With new feats, spells, magic items, and prestige classes for dragons, their allies, and those brave or foolish enough to hunt them, Draconomicon: The Book of Dragons also provides illustrated lairs for each of the classic dragons and rules for generating their all-important treasure hoards.
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  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: All About Dragons
  • Chapter 2: A DM's Guide to Dragons
  • Chapter 3: The Player's Perspective
  • Chapter 4: New Monsters
  • Chapter 5: Sample Dragons
  • Appendix 1: The Dragon's Hoard
  • Appendix 2: Index of Dragons


Draconomicon: The Book of Dragons details chromatic, metallic, and other kinds of dragons and dragon-like monsters, as well as presenting options for dragon-themed and dragon-slaying adventurers. It contains information about dragon physiology and psychology, along with new dragon-only feats, spells, and prestige classes. There are also additional rules regarding aerial combat and breath weapons. Players can find new feats, spells, magic items, and prestige classes for use against dragons in this book. There are various types of new dragons and dragon-related creatures, along with sample statistics blocks for dragons of all the chromatic and metallic varieties of all ages.



abyssal drakedracolichdraconic creature (template)dragonkindragonnelelemental drake (air drakeearth drakefire drakeice drakemagma drakeooze drakesmoke drakewater drake) • faerie dragonfang dragonfelldrake, spikedghostly dragongolem (dragonbone golemdrakestone golemironwyrm golem) • half-dragonhoard scarablandwyrm (desert landwyrmforest landwyrmhill landwyrmjungle landwyrmmountain landwyrmplains landwyrmswamp landwyrmtundra landwyrmunderdark landwyrm) • planar dragon (battle dragonchaos dragonethereal dragonhowling dragonoceanus dragonpyroclastic dragonradiant dragonrust dragonstyx dragontarterian dragon) • shadow dragonskeletal dragonsquamous spewerstorm drakevampiric dragonzombie dragon
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  • Developer:Andy Collins
  • Design Assistance: Ed Stark, Gwendolyn F.M. Kestrel
  • Editors: Michele Carter, Dale Donovan, Gwendolyn F.M. Kestrel, Charles Ryan
  • Managing Editor: Kim Mohan
  • D&D Design Manager: Ed Stark
  • Director of RPG R&D: Bill Slavicsek
  • Vice President of Publishing: Mary Kirchoff
  • Project Manager: Martin Durham
  • Production Manager: Chas Delong
  • Art Director: Dawn Murin
  • Cover Artist: Todd Lockwood
  • Interior Artists: Wayne England, Emily Fiegenschuh, Lars Grant-West, Rebecca Guay-Mitchell, David Hudnut, Jeremy Jarvis, Ginger Kubic, John and Laura Lakey, Todd Lockwood, David Martin, Dennis Crabapple-McClain, Matt Mitchell, Mark Nelson, Steve Prescott, Vinod Rams, Richard Sardinha, Ron Spencer, Stephen Tappin, Joel Thomas, Ben Thompson, Sam Wood
  • Graphic Designers: Dawn Murin, Mari Kolkowski
  • Cartographer: Todd Gamble
  • Graphic Production Specialist: Erin Dorries, Angelika Lokotz
  • Original Interior Design: Sean Glenn


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Supplemental Sourcebooks
3rd and 3.5 edition
Arms and Equipment Guide | Complete Adventurer | Complete Arcane | Complete Champion | Complete Divine | Complete Mage | Complete Psionic | Complete Warrior | Defenders of the Faith | Draconomicon: The Book of Dragons | Epic Level Handbook | Expanded Psionics Handbook | Manual of the Planes | Masters of the Wild | Oriental Adventures | Psionics Handbook | Savage Species | Spell Compendium‎ | Stormwrack | Unearthed Arcana