The following is a list of the planar dragons from the role playing game Dungeons & Dragons. Planar dragons inhabit the outer planes.


Adamantine dragon

  • Breath weapon: White-hot fire, Hold monster gas
  • Terrain: Twin Paradises of Bytopia
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Notes: Oversized natural weapons, Can destroy Adamantium fortresses. Also, they look like they are made of jet-black metal.

Arboreal dragon

  • Breath weapon: Razor-sharp thorns
  • Terrain: Olympian Glades of Arborea
  • Alignment: Chaotic Good
  • Notes:

Astral dragon

  • Breath weapon: Dismissal effect, scouring dust
  • Terrain: Astral Plane
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Notes:

Axial dragon

  • Breath weapon: Force
  • Terrain: Clockwork Nirvana of Mechanus
  • Alignment: Lawful Neutral
  • Notes:

Battle dragon

Beast dragon

  • Breath weapon: Mixed cold and electricity
  • Terrain: Wilderness of the Beastlands
  • Alignment: Chaotic Good or Neutral Good
  • Notes:

Chaos dragon

Chole dragon

  • Breath weapon: Poisonous insanity vapors
  • Terrain: Infinite Layers of the Abyss
  • Alignment: Chaotic Evil
  • Notes: Chole dragons cannot make any noises and do not have wings, making them very different from other dragons. They also are enigmatic, having strange runes on their bodies and tentacles.

Concordant dragon

  • Breath weapon: Antithetical energy
  • Terrain: Concordant Domain of the Outlands
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Notes: Its Breath weapon is a beam of translucent energy that inverts everything that it passes by. It explodes on contact. Relatively easygoing, they tend to get along well with other dragonkind, especially their own kind.

Ectoplasmic dragon

  • Breath weapon: Whitefire, sticky ectoplasm.
  • Terrain: Astral Plane
  • Alignment: Chaotic Neutral
  • Notes:

Elysian dragon

  • Breath weapon: Sonic energy, inebriation gas
  • Terrain: Blessed Fields of Elysium
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Notes:

Ethereal dragon

Gloom dragon

Howling dragon

Oceanus dragon

Pyroclastic dragon

  • Breath weapon: Superheated ash & waves of sonic, Disintegrating line
  • Terrain: Bleak Eternity of Gehenna
  • Alignment: Lawful Evil or Neutral Evil
  • Notes: The Pyroclastic dragon is arguably one of the most powerful of all extraplanar dragons in D&D, likely rivaled only by the Radiant dragon.
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Radiant dragon

Rust dragon

Styx dragon

Tarterian dragon

  • Breath weapon: Line of disruptive force, cone of will-sapping gas
  • Terrain: Tarterian Depths of Carceri
  • Alignment: Neutral Evil or Chaotic Evil
  • Notes: Both wardens and prisoners of Carceri, tarterian dragons enjoy feasting on fiendish flesh.
  • Current Source: (3.5) Draconomicon 189
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See also

Outer Planes
Celestia Bytopia Elysium Beastlands Arborea
Arcadia ↑Good↑ Ysgard
Mechanus ←Lawful Outlands Chaotic→ Limbo
Acheron ↓Evil↓ Pandemonium
Baator Gehenna Hades Carceri Abyss

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