SRD5:Ancient Black Dragon
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|Ancient Black Dragon|
|Gargantuan dragon (chromatic dragon), chaotic evil|
|Armor Class: 22 (natural armor)|
|Hit Points: 367 (21d20+147)|
|Speed: 40 ft., fly 80 ft., swim 40 ft.|
|Saving Throws: Dex +9, Con +14, Wis +9, Cha +11|
|Skills: Perception +16, Stealth +9|
|Damage Immunity: acid|
|Senses: blindsight 60 ft., darkvision 120 ft., passive Perception 26|
|Languages: Common, Draconic|
|Challenge: 21 (33,000 xp)|
| Amphibious. The dragon can breathe air and water.
Legendary Resistance (3/Day). If the dragon fails a saving throw, it can choose to succeed instead.
Multiattack. the dragon can use its Frightful Presence. It then makes three attacks: one with its bite and two with its claws.
Claw. Melee Weapon Attack: +15 to hit, reach 10 ft., one target. Hit: 15 (2d6+8) slashing damage.
Tail. Melee Weapon Attack: +15 to hit, reach 20 ft., one target. Hit: 17 (2d8+8) bludgeoning damage.
Frightful Presence. Each creature of the dragon’s choice that is within 120 feet of the dragon and aware of it must succeed on a DC 19 Wisdom saving throw or become frightened for 1 minute. A creature can repeat the saving throw at the end of each of its turns, ending the effect on itself on a success. If a creature’s saving throw is successful or the effect ends for it, the creature is immune to the dragon’s Frightful Presence for the next 24 hours.
Acid Breath (Recharge 5-6). The dragon exhales acid in a 90-foot line that is 10 feet wide. Each creature in that line must make a DC 22 Dexterity saving throw, taking 67 (15d8) acid damage on a failed save, or half as much damage on a successful one.
The dragon can take 3 legendary actions, choosing from the options below. Only one legendary action option can be used at a time and only at the end of another creature’s turn. The dragon regains spent legendary actions at the start of its turn.
Tail Attack. The dragon makes a tail attack.
Wing Attack (Costs 2 Actions). The dragon beats its wings. Each creature within 15 feet of the dragon must succeed on a DC 23 Dexterity saving throw or take 15 (2d6 + 8) bludgeoning damage and be knocked prone. The dragon can then fly up to half its flying speed.
|Alignment||Chaotic Evil +|
|Challenge Rating||21 +|
|Experience Points||33,000 +|
|Features||Amphibious +, Legendary Resistance +, Multiattack +, Bite +, Claw +, Tail +, Frightful Presence +, Acid Breath +, Detect +, Tail Attack + and Wing Attack +|
|Hit Dice||21d20+147 +|
|Hit Points||367 +|
|Legendary Monster||true +|
|SortText||Dragon Black Ancient +|
|Subtype||Chromatic Dragon +|
|Title||Ancient Black Dragon +|