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Abilities Charisma; and either
Strength or Constitution
Skills +2 History
+2 Intimidate
Size Medium
Speed Average
Vision Normal
Languages Common
Traits Dragonborn Fury
Draconic Heritage
Dragonborn Racial Power
Avg. height 6'2"–6'8"
188–203 cm
Avg. weight 220–320 lbs.
100–145 kg
Subraces draconian

Dragonborn is a player character race in Dungeons & Dragons 4th edition as one of the core races in the Player's Handbook. They are also called "Dray" in the Dark Sun Campaign Setting.[PH:34][DSCS:24][HotFK:240]

Racial Traits[]

Dragonborn have the following racial traits.

Dragonborn Fury
When you’re bloodied, you gain a minor racial bonus to attack rolls.
Draconic Heritage
Your healing surge value is equal to one-quarter of your maximum hit points + your Constitution modifier.
Dragonborn Racial Power
You can use either dragon breath or Dragonfear as an encounter power.

Dragonborn Feats[]

The following feats have the dragonborn race as a prerequisite. Other prerequisites are noted.

Heroic Tier
Paragon Tier

Dragonborn Racial Powers[]

Dragonborn may obtain the following racial utility powers as their utiltiy power choice:

  • Baleful Glance (2)
  • Dragon's Dive (6)
  • Arkhosian Resilience (10)
  • Triumphant Roar (16)

The following powers are augmented by being a Dragonborn:

Dragonborn Paragon Paths[]

Refer to the Dragonborn section in the Paragon Path page or the Dragonborn Paragon Paths category.

Favored Classes[]



The dragonborn ability bonus was originally a moderate bonus to Strength and Charisma.[PH:34] The second Essentials update and subsequent books changed the bonus to a moderate bonus to Charisma, and either Constitution or Strength.[U :E2]

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