Description[edit | edit source]
The largest of the lung dragons, tun mi lungs were physically distinguished by their enormous size, up to 167 feet (50.9 meters) in length. They had thick scales in various colors. Blue-green, dark red and violet were the most common scale color. They had small dark eyes and a whispy beard under their massive jaws, which were lined with razor-sharp teeth.
Personality[edit | edit source]
Tun mi lung were antagonistic, malicious and wild. They were disliked by many creatures and other dragons. They did not respect the territory of other dragons. Lung wang and tun mi lung did not get along whatsoever.
Combat[edit | edit source]
A tun mi lung always attacked using divine wind and lightning bolt spells. When forced into melee combat, they casted darkness before launching an attack with claws and fangs. They had a weak kicking ability but could attack with their tail.
Abilities[edit | edit source]
The dragon was immune to all water or air-based attacks. A tun mi lung was capable of casting a very powerful divine wind spell once per week. This spell inflicted significant damage to ships and buildings, with winds strong enough to lift a humanoid-sized creature off their feet.
A tun mi lung had several innate magical abilities, each gained as they grew older. Three times per day a mature tun mi lung could use lightning bolt, that summoned a lightning bolt 20 feet (6.1 meters) long. Once per day a mature tun mi lung could use darkness, the radius of the spell was dependant on the age of the dragon, with 50 feet (15 meters) as the default,[note 1] chain lightning, power word, stun, and repulsion.
Society[edit | edit source]
The dragon lived solitary lives. Mates did not live together and female tun mi lung abandoned their offspring after they hatch. This has caused a high rate of infant mortality among tun mi lung, which contributed to the rarity of this dragon.
Ecology[edit | edit source]
A tun mi lung had no wings, but was able to fly due to a magical black pearl embedded in their brains. At birth they could immediately breathe both water and air. Tun mi lung lairs were elaborate palaces found in isolated parts of the ocean floor. The dragon spent most of its time roaming the coasts or flying around in the skies above the oceans. Tun mi lung will eat nearly anything, from minerals and gems to animals and ships.
Celestial Bureaucracy[edit | edit source]
Within the Celestial Bureaucracy, tun mi lung were tasked with unleashing ocean storms, typhoons and hurricanes. They were only supposed to do so when ordered by the Celestial Bureaucracy, but often a tun mi lung would ignore their directive and create destructive storms out of malice. When this happened, the Celestial Bureaucracy would send a t'ien lung to end the storm and chastise the tun mu ling.
Appendix[edit | edit source]
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Appearances[edit | edit source]
- Card Games
Notes[edit | edit source]
- According to Oriental Adventures (3rd edition), a tun mi lung could use darkness three times per day, while in Monstrous Compendium Volume Three Forgotten Realms Appendix it is stated as being used once per day.
References[edit | edit source]
- James Wyatt (October 2001). Oriental Adventures (3rd edition). (Wizards of the Coast), p. 162. ISBN 0-7869-2015-7.
- David Cook, Steve Winter, and Jon Pickens (1989). Monstrous Compendium Volume Three Forgotten Realms Appendix (MC3). (TSR, Inc), p. 44. ISBN 0-88038-769-6.
- James Wyatt (October 2001). Oriental Adventures (3rd edition). (Wizards of the Coast), p. 251. ISBN 0-7869-2015-7.
- James Wyatt (October 2001). Oriental Adventures (3rd edition). (Wizards of the Coast), p. 163. ISBN 0-7869-2015-7.
- Gary Gygax, David Cook, and François Marcela-Froideval (1985). Oriental Adventures. (TSR, Inc), p. 118. ISBN 0-8803-8099-3.
Connections[edit | edit source]
Chromatic dragons: Red • Black • Blue • Green • White • Brown • Gray • Purple • Yellow
Gem dragons: Amber • Amethyst • Emerald • Sapphire • Topaz • Crystal • Obsidian
Lung dragons: Chiang lung • Li lung • Lung wang • Pan lung • Shen lung • T'ien lung • Tun mi lung • Yu lung
Planar dragons: Astral • Battle • Chaos • Ethereal • Faerie • Howling • Mirage • Oceanus • Pyroclastic • Radiant • Rust • Shadow • Styx • Tarterian
Epic dragons: Force • Prismatic
Catastrophic dragons: Volcanic
Miscellaneous dragons: Dzalmus • Mist • Radiant • Rattelyr • Song • Vishap
Draconic transformations: Air • Ascendant
Linnorms: Corpse tearer • Dread • Stygian
Drakes: Ambush • Black firedrake • Dragonne • Elemental (Fire • Ice • Smoke) • Felldrake (Crested • Spitting) • Greater • Guard • Portal • Rage • Space • Vulture
Dragonbloods: Draconic creature • Dragonborn of Bahamut • Dragonspawn
Drow-dragon (shadow) • Drow-dragon (deep) • Half-dragon • Kobold (Dragonwrought • Urd) • Weredragon • Zar'ithra • Zekyl
Undead dragons: Dracolich • Dragonwight • Hoarder • Rathrea • Vampiric