Yellow draconian

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For a list of all draconians, see list of draconians.

yellow draconian dYellow draconian.png
HP 64-131
HD 14
XP 1232
Speed 10
AC 9
EV 10
Will 40
Attack1 20 (hit: plain)

Resistances rAcid
Vulnerabilities None
Habitat Land
Intelligence Human
Uses Weapons & armour
Starting equipment
Open doors
Holiness Natural
Size Medium
Type draconian, yellow draconian
Flags Cold-blooded
A muscular yellow-scaled humanoid with a reptilian tail and small wings.

“Trogdor was a man!
I mean, he was a dragon-man!
Or... maybe he was just a dragon.
And the Trogdor comes in the night!”
-The Brothers Chaps, “Trogdor”. 2003.

Useful Info

Yellow draconians are the acid-themed members of the draconian family, and one of the more annoying ones for unprepared characters. Their acid spit attacks deal moderate damage that increases with every empty equipment slot you have, and they can temporarily corrode your equipment. Fortunately, by this point in the game most characters are prepared for dealing with acid, especially if they've already explored the Slime Pits. They can be found primarily in the Realm of Zot.


Spell set I
Slot1 Spit Acid (3d14) Natural flag,
Breath flag

Tips & Tricks

Resist corrosion greatly reduces the damage and risk of corrosion to your gear (see the acid page for further advice on avoiding corrosion). Freezing-branded weapons help make combat against them much easier.