Chaos dragons (Draco cannibalis) are by far one of the most powerful, fearsome and evil dragons, after their allies, the darkness dragons. They are notorious for tearing their enemies to shreds, killing humans and eating children who wander into their shadowy lairs.
Chaos dragons have a long and bloody history that began with Catylketz, the most evil and feared dragon lord in the universe. He created them for the sole purpose of destroying all those who stood between him and his plans of domination.
After a short, fierce battle with the light dragons, the chaos dragons nearly prevailed, until Quetzalcoatl, the dragon god, took matters into his own hands and exiled them to the infamous dragon prison Abyss, where they would remain for centuries.
At long last, the chaos dragons broke free of Quetzalcoatl's prison and to this day roam the earth, seeking vengeance on humans and dragons alike.
Most chaos dragons are red, black or orange, with enormous, sharp horns and massive wings. They are heavily built for battle with arrow-shaped scales that can snap up and tear anything around it to pieces. Their tails, claws and teeth all carry a deadly poison that can spread plagues quickly and fatally throughout dragons and humans. By far their most deadly weapon is their sinister breath weapon, a stream of black sludge, poison and tar that kills in seconds.
Chaos dragons are awkward in the air, so the best way for a dragon to defeat one is to engage it in aerial combat. Even so, they are dangerous and powerful and it is not wise to approach them.
Black-coloured Chaos dragons are often mistaken for Black dragons. The distinctions are subtle but clear if you know where to look. For example: Black dragons possess an acidic breath weapon, whereas the Chaos dragon produces sludge; likewise, the Black dragon lays its eggs in acidic swamp water, whilst the Chaos dragon is often born from the pure darkness of night.
Chaos dragons enjoy living in dark, damp places, such as sewer tunnels or underground caves. Be wary of their territorial markings, such as claw marks and deep gouges in trees where they rub their sharp scales against the bark to signify that this is their land. Be careful of their footprints in an area; they have three thick talons which are quite distinctive from other dragons' prints.