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Magical Item – Dragon Scale Mail – Amber
- Type: Armour (scale mail)
- Rarity: Legendary, Dragon Relic
- Original Source: Dungeons Master’s Guide (dmg165)
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Base Item – Dragon Scale Mail – Amber
Legendary Item Value
Price: (2d6) x25,000 gp (50,000 to 300,000 gp) – 50% for consumable items
Base Price: 100,000 gp or 50,000 gp for expendable
Expendable Items can be attuned on use, at the cost of a random attuned item and slot.
Cursed Items auto attune on use and replace a random attuned item and slot.
C – Common, U – Uncommon, R – Rare, VR – Very Rare, L – Legendary, A – Artefact, Cu – Cursed
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Dragonkind, Dwarven, Elven, Genasi, Giant, Gnome, Halfling, Human
- Magical Items – Legendary – Dragon Scale Mail – Amber – 300,000 gp
- Standard: Dragon scale mail is made of the scales of one kind of dragon. Sometimes dragons collect their cast-off scales and gift them to humanoids. Other times, hunters are fully skin and preserve the hide of a dead dragon. In either case, dragon scale mail is highly valued.
- While wearing this armor, you have advantage on saving throws against the Frightful Presence and breath weapons of dragons.
- Attunement: While wearing this armour, you gain a +3 bonus to AC, and you have resistance to one damage type that is determined by the kind of dragon that provided the scales.
- Amber Dragon Scales provides resistance to Fire, Lightning, Radiant and Thunder.
- Additionally, you can focus your senses as an action to magically discern the distance and direction to the closest dragon within 30 miles of you that is of the same type as the armor. This special action can’t be used again until the next dawn.
- While attuned to this item, you can also be attuned to six other dragonkind items using the same attunement slot.
- A dragonologist attuned to a amber dragon takes 1 less soul burn when using Dragonologist effects for a crystal, gold, red, ruby, silver or white dragon.
- A airologist or fireologist takes 1 less soul burn for craft effects and can manifest airology, fireology and dragonology at the same time.
- Relic: A dragonkin of a type other than red gains access to fire and radiant damage with their energy attack types. A red dragonkind gains immunity to fire and radiant damage and their fire and radiant attacks deal three additional dice of damage.
- A dragonkin of a type other than white gains access to lightning and thunder damage with their energy attack types. A white dragonkind gains immunity to lightning and thunder damage and their lightning and thunder attacks deal three additional dice of damage.
Example Campaign Items – Dragon Scale Mail – Ruby
Original Item – Dragon Scale Mail
Source: Dungeons Master’s Guide (dmg165)
DRAGON SCALE MAIL
Weapon (scale mail), very rare (requires attunement)
Dragon scale mail is made of the scales of one kind of dragon. Sometimes dragons collect their cast-off scales and gift them to humanoids. Other times, hunters arefully skin and preserve the hide of a dead dragon. In either case, dragon scale mail is highly valued.
While wearing this armor, you gain a +1 bonus to AC, you have advantage on saving throws against the Frightful Presence and breath weapons of dragons, and you have resistance to one damage type that is determined by the kind of dragon that provided the scales (see the table).
Additionally, you can focus your senses as an action to magically discern the distance and direction to the closest dragon within 30 miles of you that is of the same type as the armor. This special action can’t be used again until the next dawn.
- Dragon – Resistance
- Black – Acid
- Blue – Lightning
- Brass – Fire
- Bronze Lightning
- Copper Acid
- Gold – Fire
- Green – Poison
- Red – Fire
- Silver Cold
- White Cold
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