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{{list of | dragons}}
 
{{list of | dragons}}
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|name=mottled dragon
 
|name=mottled dragon
 
|glyph={{LightMagenta|D}}
 
|glyph={{LightMagenta|D}}
|tile=[[File:Mottled dragon.png]]
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|tile=[[File:Mottled_dragon.png]]
|flags={{Fake spells flag}}<br>{{Flying flag}}<br>{{Warm blood flag}}<br>{{!sil flag}}
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|flags={{Flying flag}}<br>{{Warm blood flag}}
|resistances={{Fire resistance}}, {{Poison resistance}}, <br>{{Sticky flame resistance}}, {{Drown resistance}}
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|resistances={{Fire resistance}}<br>{{Poison resistance}}<br>{{Sticky flame resistance}}
|vulnerabilities={{Dragon slaying vulnerability}}
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|vulnerabilities=None
|max_chunks=6
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|meat={{Noxious corpse}}
|meat={{Poisonous corpse}}
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|xp=167
|xp=155
 
 
|holiness={{Natural}}
 
|holiness={{Natural}}
 
|magic_resistance=20
 
|magic_resistance=20
|hp_range=17-38
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|hp_range=18-37
|avg_hp=27
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|armour_class=5
 
|armour_class=5
 
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|attack1=15 ({{Bite type}}: {{Plain flavour}})
 
|attack1=15 ({{Bite type}}: {{Plain flavour}})
 
|attack2=6 ({{Claw type}}: {{Plain flavour}})
 
|attack2=6 ({{Claw type}}: {{Plain flavour}})
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|attack4=
 
 
|hit_dice=5
 
|hit_dice=5
|base_hp=3
 
|extra_hp=5
 
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|intelligence={{Animal intelligence}}
 
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“On the other hand, Confucius is made to say to his disciples, ‘I know how birds can fly, how fishes can swim, and how animals can run. But the runner may be snared, the swimmer may be hooked, and the flyer may be shot by the arrow. But there is the dragon. I cannot tell how he mounts on the wind through the clouds, and rises to heaven. Today I have seen Lao-tsze, and can only compare him to the dragon.’”<br>
 
“On the other hand, Confucius is made to say to his disciples, ‘I know how birds can fly, how fishes can swim, and how animals can run. But the runner may be snared, the swimmer may be hooked, and the flyer may be shot by the arrow. But there is the dragon. I cannot tell how he mounts on the wind through the clouds, and rises to heaven. Today I have seen Lao-tsze, and can only compare him to the dragon.’”<br>
-Life of Confucius<br>
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-Life of Confucius<br><br>
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“This Dragon had Two furious Wings<br>
 
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Four and forty Teeth of Iron;<br>
 
Four and forty Teeth of Iron;<br>
 
With a Hide as tough, as any Buff,<br>
 
With a Hide as tough, as any Buff,<br>
Which did him round environ.”<br>
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Which did him round environ.”<br><br>
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-“An Excellent Ballad of a most dreadful Combat, fought between Moore of Moore-Hall, and the Dragon of Wantley”, retold by Ambrose Philips, _A Collection of Old Ballads. Corrected from the Best and Most Ancient Copies Extant. With Introductions Historical, Critical, Or Humorous_. 1723.}}
 
-“An Excellent Ballad of a most dreadful Combat, fought between Moore of Moore-Hall, and the Dragon of Wantley”, retold by Ambrose Philips, _A Collection of Old Ballads. Corrected from the Best and Most Ancient Copies Extant. With Introductions Historical, Critical, Or Humorous_. 1723.}}
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==Useful Info==
 
==Useful Info==
 
'''Mottled dragons''' are one of the easier dragons you'll encounter. They have low [[HP]], [[AC]], and [[EV]], making them easy prey for most attacks. However, they can breathe [[Sticky Flame]] at you, dealing significant [[fire]] damage over several turns.
 
'''Mottled dragons''' are one of the easier dragons you'll encounter. They have low [[HP]], [[AC]], and [[EV]], making them easy prey for most attacks. However, they can breathe [[Sticky Flame]] at you, dealing significant [[fire]] damage over several turns.
  
Butchering it may produce a [[mottled dragon hide]], which you can then [[scroll of enchant armour|enchant]] to create [[mottled dragon armour]], one of the better light armours in the game.
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Killing it may drop [[mottled dragon scales]], one of the better light armours in the game.
  
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==Spells==
 
==Spells==
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{{Spellcaster1
 
|number=
 
|number=
|slot1=[[Sticky Flame Splash]] (3d4)
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|slot1=[[Sticky Flame Range]] (3d4)
|slot2=[[Sticky Flame Splash]] (3d4)
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|flags1={{Natural slot flag}},<br>{{Breath slot flag}}
|slot3=''none''
 
|slot4=[[Sticky Flame Splash]] (3d4)
 
|slot5=[[Sticky Flame Splash]] (3d4)
 
|slot6=''none''
 
 
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==Tips & Tricks==
 
==Tips & Tricks==
 
*Its Sticky Flame breath has a maximum range of 5 tiles. If you're a fast character, you can [[kite]] them fairly easily. Otherwise, try to take them out before they get into range.
 
*Its Sticky Flame breath has a maximum range of 5 tiles. If you're a fast character, you can [[kite]] them fairly easily. Otherwise, try to take them out before they get into range.
 
*[[Fire resistance]] will reduce its damage. [[Mottled dragon armour]] will make the flame not "stick".
 
*[[Fire resistance]] will reduce its damage. [[Mottled dragon armour]] will make the flame not "stick".
*This monster used to be greatly feared for its ability to [[item destruction|destroy your scrolls]].
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==History==
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*In [[0.20]], mottled dragons were replaced by [[acid dragon]]s.
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*Prior to [[0.19]], this dragon dropped a [[mottled dragon hide]] that could be made into [[mottled dragon armour]] with a [[scroll of enchant armour]].
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*Prior to [[0.15]], this monster was greatly feared for its ability to [[item destruction|destroy your scrolls]].

Latest revision as of 21:15, 2 September 2020

Obsolete: This article refers to an aspect of the game which has been removed. It is retained for historical reference only.


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

mottled dragon DMottled dragon.png
HP 18-37
HD 5
XP 167
Speed 10
AC 5
EV 10
MR 20
Attack1 15 (bite: plain)
Attack2 6 (claw: plain)


Type of Meat Inedible
Resistances rF+
rPois+
rSticky
Vulnerabilities None
Habitat Land
Intelligence Animal
Uses Uses nothing
Holiness Natural
Size Big
Type dragon, mottled dragon
Flags Flying
Warm-blooded
A small purple dragon with curiously mottled scales, its mouth dripping with a strange liquid flame.

“On the other hand, Confucius is made to say to his disciples, ‘I know how birds can fly, how fishes can swim, and how animals can run. But the runner may be snared, the swimmer may be hooked, and the flyer may be shot by the arrow. But there is the dragon. I cannot tell how he mounts on the wind through the clouds, and rises to heaven. Today I have seen Lao-tsze, and can only compare him to the dragon.’”
-Life of Confucius

“This Dragon had Two furious Wings
Each one upon each Shoulder;
With a Sting in his Tail as long as a Flail,
Which made him bolder and bolder.
He had long Claws, and in his Jaws
Four and forty Teeth of Iron;
With a Hide as tough, as any Buff,
Which did him round environ.”

-“An Excellent Ballad of a most dreadful Combat, fought between Moore of Moore-Hall, and the Dragon of Wantley”, retold by Ambrose Philips, _A Collection of Old Ballads. Corrected from the Best and Most Ancient Copies Extant. With Introductions Historical, Critical, Or Humorous_. 1723.

Useful Info

Mottled dragons are one of the easier dragons you'll encounter. They have low HP, AC, and EV, making them easy prey for most attacks. However, they can breathe Sticky Flame at you, dealing significant fire damage over several turns.

Killing it may drop mottled dragon scales, one of the better light armours in the game.

Spells

Spell set
Slot1 Sticky Flame Range (3d4) Natural flag,
Breath flag

Tips & Tricks

  • Its Sticky Flame breath has a maximum range of 5 tiles. If you're a fast character, you can kite them fairly easily. Otherwise, try to take them out before they get into range.
  • Fire resistance will reduce its damage. Mottled dragon armour will make the flame not "stick".

History