Dragonborn is a player character race in 4th edition Dungeons & Dragons.[PH ][HotFK] Lore Edit. Ecology of the Dragonborn; Io’vanathor. Ecology of the Read more about dragonborn, dragon, dragons, draconic, clan and arkhosia. The day after I think of this, an article on the history and ecology of dragonborn comes up, and the Emperor of Arkhosia is called the Golden.

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It seems to have been successful: And drzgonborn the most agressive, prolific, and adaptable race would spread so fast and kill off most of the other erect primates. Please read the rules wiki page for a more detailed break-down of each rule. Friday, 11th July, They sound suspiciously like Draconians from the old Dragonlance setting, but I dunno if that was intentional or not.

Also, the “hurl breath” It might be intentional – the conflict is not to be assumed between races, but between evil and good. I preferred the shorter articles–they had nice sketches of the directions you might take your fluff in, but the mechanics portion was the real meat. This fulfilled the need for a big, strong dragonman, which Races of the Dragon needed, and finally delivered on that concept in a dtagonborn that was satisfactory to a majority of players.

This is so wierd. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Originally Posted by MR.

They add a good extra dimension. It was a fascinating idea — a great and terrifying beast in the skin of a mere mortal. These were either 5 races, or a single race with 5 variations, all created by magically corrupting the eggs of the metallic “good” dragons.


I’m still a newbie and was going to play a Dragonborn in my group’s upcoming online campaign. Originally Posted by Klaus. That’s definitely something that is missing here. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. From a real-world standpoint, it’s true.

[D&DI] Ecology of the Dragonborn

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Dragonkin appeared in the Forgotten Realms setting, and the defilers of the Dark Sun setting could become dragons over time. In the final analysis, though, the dragonborn name was a dravonborn fit. There are several other creatures in mythology that have vaguely dragon-like features, but none that I can find that exactly match the description of a humanoid descended from dragons. Nu-wa’s body was essentially that of a mermaid or centaur, only dragon-based.

Basically the race information is their entry in the PHB, not much else exists in 5e for them currently. Fortunately for many players, it was initially an ability that good dragons had.


Last edited by Isomenes; at I couldn’t really find any material on this kind of stuff from 5E. Last edited by bosssmiley; at SCAG has some info on Dragonborn, though it isn’t as in depth. Results 81 to 90 of If you’re looking for more modern, strictly Draconid, inspirations, there are a few of those as well:. While I’m not aware of any fictional creatures from other works that I’d call dragonborn-ish, there are several creatures that might be the inspiration for the dinosaur-like Ecoology.

Even the Dragon Dice game had dice that represented dragon kin. Any time you intend to post any promotion, message the mods ahead of time. Originally Posted by Kamikaze Midget. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet.


Before I was all “Shrug. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. I am now going to begin blaming everything that goes wrong on Charity. The earliest reference to them, I can find is this roleplaying bookbut I can find nothing earlier. Posted By Abstruse Thursday, 27th December, These are much closer to what the current dragonborn race is supposed to be, except they were universally chaotic evil and blindly followed Takhesis and her generals orders.

So they needed a third option for dragon-people. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. But what is the earliest fiction ecologj around our majorly featuring dragonborn? Clearly this is a sign that I should continue this line of thought. Post as a guest Name. Posting Quick Reply – Please Wait. And it couldn’t be over a certain height and keep a very human appearance bone and muscle structure.

As the edition evolved, draconic ddagonborn and spawn of Tiamat also appeared, along ecologgy the dragonblood subtype. The draconic or half-dragon templates could handle that, but were considered rather poor. They were the foot soldiers in the armies of Takhesis, the 5-headed chromatic dragon basically a re-skinned Tiamat that is the main villain of the War of the Lance.