Black Dragon

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A Dark Elf mounted atop a Black Dragon.

Black Dragons are dark hued members of their race that live in the cold frigid lands of Naggaroth. [1a]

Like all intelligent creatures, Dragons are prone to acts of good or ill depending upon their nature and upbringing. When Prince Malekith began his schemes to usurp the Phoenix Throne for himself, his agents stole Dragon Eggs from the Kingdom of Caledor and used them to create a new breed of Dragons.

History

These Dragons were secretly nurtured in Nagarythe by Malekith and were enchanted with dark magic that would both corrupt and enhance the unborn Dragons within. The fiercest Black Dragons from the first clutch was Sulekh, who became the Witch King's newest mount following the loss of his own Dragon. Since Sulekh's death, her children have continued to live alongside the Dark Elves and have fought for them for many generations.

Legends

Some legends claim that they were sent into the world by Khaine himself, others that they are hatcehd from eggs stolen from Caledor and reared by the Beastmasters of Karond Kar. [1a]

Nature

Black Dragons are relatively similar to their more pure-blooded cousins in appearance, however they have lost the ability to belch flaming breath, and instead gained the ability to breathe a noxious gas that can wither the lungs of its victims and rot their flesh. [1a] Due to the excess of dark magic pulsing within their bodies, Black Dragons are notoriously stronger than their pure-blooded counterpart, without the horrific side-effects of mutation common in most tainted creatures.

Weapons and Equipment

Their scales provide them with protection superior to that of the best plate armour. [1a]

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Druchii (Dark Elves)
Units Assassin - Beastmaster - Black Ark Fleetmaster - Black Guard - Bleaksword - Bloodwrack Medusa - Bloodwrack Shrine - Cauldron of Blood - Cold One Chariot - Cold One Knight - Corsair - Dark Elf War Altar - Dark Elf City Guard - Dark Rider - Darkshard - Death Hag - Doomfire Warlock - Doomsteed - Dreadlord - Dreadspear - Executioner - Harpy - High Beastmaster - Kharibdyss - Master - Reaper Bolt Thrower - Shade - Sisters of Slaughter - Sorceress - Supreme Sorceress - War Hydra - Witch Elves
Characters Akholrak - Alandrian - Amara - Anethra Helbane - Bracchus - Dijin Katal - Duriath Helbane - Furion - Gloreir - Hellebron - Hotek - Khelthrai - Kouran - Laithikir Fellheart - Lokhir Fellheart - Malekith - Malus Darkblade - Maranith - Mengil Manhide - Morathi - Rakarth - Ruerl - Seraphon - Shadowblade - Sulekh - Tullaris - Urathion - Urian Poisonblade
Cities and outposts Clar Karond - Ghrond - Har Ganeth - Har Kaldra - Hag Graef - Karond Kar - Naggarond
Black Arks Ark of Naggor - Blessed Dread - Citadel of Damnation - Citadel of Desolation - Claw of Dominion - Fortress of Eternal Terror - Immortal Agony - Jade Palace of Pain - Palace of Joyous Oblivion - Ravager of Souls - Talon of Agony - Temple of Spite - Tower of Blessed Dread - Tower of Oblivion - Ultimate Oblivion
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