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Kevin Ward - True Cold-drake

Cold-drakes were dragons that could not breathe fire. It is commonly assumed, though not directly stated, that this term indicates a dragon which cannot breathe fire, rather than one who breathes ice or snow. Morgoth bred and used cold-drakes in First Age.[note 1] After the War of Wrath, some cold-drakes were found in the waste north of the the Grey Mountains.


  1. The only specific mention of them in this period in Tolkien's published work may be found in Turambar and the Foalókë.