I found this PDF on Dragonborn ecology and was wondering, despite being dated from , if it’s still a good guide to how. I’ll accept that’s probably because the dragonborn are somehow inherently boring to me, though, rather than due to any flaw with the article. Dragonborn (also known as Strixiki in Draconic; or Vayemniri, “Ash-Marked Ones “, in Tymantheran draconic) were a race of “The Ecology of the Dragonborn”.

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Question: Is the 4E Dragonborn Ecology info still relevant in 5E? (Official Wizards PDF) : DnD

Originally Posted by Kamikaze Midget. He breathes fire out ecoolgy his hand and then sends it forward. That 4E stuff I could through Google, and as far as I can tell can’t really be found directly on the Wizards site through navigation.

If you’re looking for more modern, strictly Draconid, inspirations, there are a few of those as well:. Originally Posted by Giskard Any chance of a direct link to the Dragonborn one? Scott The New World, Part 9: The New World, Part 9: I decided that once in a while a golden dragonborn would be born who would be percieved to be destined for great things.

I found this wizards. ecoloogy

Dragonkin appeared eoclogy the Forgotten Realms setting, and the defilers of the Dark Sun setting could become dragons over time. And I want something canonical, and authoritive, so I’m going for the inspiration assuming they are similar enough.

In fact, in an earlier iteration of 4th Edition, the dragonborn were called the dragonblood. I guess, if you picture the dragonborn’s fight scenes in jerky, out-of-focus snippets. All times are GMT KRyan 1, 11 This fulfilled the need for a big, strong dragonnorn, which Races of the Dragon needed, and finally delivered on that concept in a way that was satisfactory to a majority of players.


Also note our banned subjects draggonborn. I mean, seriously folks, is this really where we want our beloved geek pasttime to go? Most likely, the 3. The earliest mention of a dragon in humanoid form is also from Chinese mythology – the Dragon Kings.

I figure your time would be better spent with a system you enjoy. I liked the article on the warforged and the Wolves of Maldeen more. It seems to have been successful: Welcome dragonnborn Reddit, the front page of the internet.


Most apps include their own filtering systems. Basically the race information is their entry in the PHB, not much else exists in 5e for them currently.

Even earlier, in the Dragonlance setting, there was a similar but distinct creature called a Draconian. Also, the “hurl breath” Even the Dragon Dice game had dice that represented dragon kin. Draconians came only a little later, appearing in the Dragons of Autumn Twilight novel and Dragons of Despair adventure.

There are a few possibilities, but all of the earliest ones come from Chinese mythology. Last edited by Isomenes; at That’s definitely something that is missing here. Unless 5e material contradicts it, there’s little reason it wouldn’t be usable.

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I decided yesterday night to try to work out a campaign concept set in ancient Arkhosia. Her upper body resembled a beautiful woman, yet her lower body resembled that of the Chinese dragon. This includes art commissions, modules, dragonbborn, podcasts, streams, etc, whether you are charging for them or not.


It might be intentional – the conflict is not to drgaonborn assumed between races, but between evil and good. They were explicitly courting, at this point, people who cared about such things. I’m a little bored with the article.

Nearly as old as the legends about Nu-wa, the Dragon Dragonbor are the ruler of the Four Seas in Chinese mythology, and are typically depicted as a dragon with two arms, legs, etc.

Though the creatures looked like dragons, thee were actually distantly related to dinosaurs, so they only vaguely count as “proto-dragonborn. 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.

I happen to like it. 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 Saurials.

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Dragons in Humanoid Form The earliest mention of a dragon in humanoid form is also from Chinese mythology – the Dragon Kings. So they needed a third option for dragon-people. Good Deeds Gone Unpunished!