Whether they're allies or foes, tiny or towering beasts, robotic, undead or living, the kings of reptiles will always represent brutal power in any game. When they make their appearance, you can be certain that devastation, destruction, and, well, probably the end of the game, will follow.

We have collected below some of the most badass dragons video games can offer.

Up top is Onyxia from World of Warcraft, via the WoWwiki.

Ridley / Robot Ridley (Metroid series)

source: DragoonMyuutsu's longplay of Metroid: Zero Mission

Rayquaza (Pokémon)

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source: Bulbapedia

Volvagia (The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time)

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source: XHolyPuffX's longplay of the game

Spyro the Dragon (Spyro series)

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source: Spyro Wiki

Alduin (The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim)

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source: The Elder Scroll Pages

Dran Draggore (Eye Of The Beholder II: The Legend Of Darkmoon)

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source: Doommaster's longplay of the game

Queen Of The Blackmarsh (Dragon Age: Origins)

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source: Dragon Age Wiki

Black Dragon Kalameet (Dark Souls)

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source: Dark Souls Wiki

Solo Wing Dragon Form (Panzer Dragoon Saga)

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source: xDriver4's longplay of the game

Fafnir (Megami Tensei series)

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source: Megami Tensei Wiki

Bahamut (Final Fantasy series)

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sources: samcadaris', WarrWeeny's and veteran0121's videos of FFVII, FFVIII and FFX

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