- The crypt dragon gets its name due to often being found near mausoleums and cemeteries. They have no connection with the undead, they just like the quiet.
- —Nogard's description of thecrypt dragon in The Book of Dragons
The crypt dragon's skin is a sickly, pale greenish-grey, and its pale grey wing membranes often appear torn and tattered.
Crypt dragons will not attack unless provoked, but their bone-crushing bite is not something you want to be on the receiving end of.
Crypt dragons have blunt claws to dig with and are remarkably strong.
Crypt dragons are often slow-moving and lethargic, although they will stand and fight if provoked.
Crypt dragons eat carrion and anything that's partially decomposed, including garbage from wizard homes. One of the prevailing theories on why they are so commonly found near cemeteries is that they like to dig up and feed on recently buried corpses. However, this behavior is not commonly recording among these dragons.
Behavior and Personality
In terms of behavior the crypt dragon is very similar to the ruin dragon, except that they are much more shy.
Relationship to Wizards
Crypt dragons are very shy and would run and hide whenever a wizard tried and openly approached them.
Crypt dragons may live for up to 100 years.
Origin of Name
The crypt dragon is named for the fact that it is commonly found near mausoleums and cemeteries.
|Cold Element Dragons|
Lichen Dragon - Evergreen Dragon - Frostfire Dragon - Blue Fire Dragon - Mountain Dragon - Glacier Dragon - Storm Dragon - Hail Dragon - Ice Dragon - Iceberg Dragon - Snow Dragon - Blizzard Dragon - Mine Dragon - Steel Dragon - Phantom Dragon - Glare Dragon - Ruin Dragon - Crypt Dragon
|Dark Element Dragons|
Fungus Dragon - Nightshade Dragon - Watch Dragon - Dungeon Dragon - Root Dragon - Cave Dragon - Ruin Dragon - Crypt Dragon - Spark Dragon - Wraith Dragon - Abyss Dragon - Ooze Dragon - Miasma Dragon - Howl Dragon - Promethium Dragon - Acid Dragon - Mirage Dragon - Shadow Dragon