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====Scale Mimics====
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*Small parasitic creatures
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*Latch onto dragonhide under the scales and slowly loosen one of the scales until it falls out as if shed
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*Burrow into the hole left by the scale
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*Feed off of the dragon's blood in addition to the metal dissolution and pigments
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*Gradually grows a hard shell with the metal dissolution and pigments that grows into the size, shape, and color of the dragon's actual scales
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*Painless and mostly harmless to the dragon in small numbers. Many dragons have a few and live their lives never realizing it.
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*The insect's shell is weaker than the dragon's actual scales and may show signs of corrosion even when the host dragon is healthy
 
====Winged Hunter====
 
====Winged Hunter====
 
*Bright yellow and black, dragonfly-like insect
 
*Bright yellow and black, dragonfly-like insect

Latest revision as of 10:15, 15 April 2017

Wildlife

Mammals

Féniul

Félrau

A Félrau
  • Small and sometimes domesticated omnivore/scavenger
  • Mesocarnivore, prefers small reptiles and birds
  • Forests, temperate grasslands

Morálien

  • Large quadrupedal herbivore; eats wood and grasses
  • Horse-like from a distance but with paws, whiplike tails, and sleek heads
  • Grasslands
  • A group is called a herd

Euthoran Wolf

  • A group is called a pack
Sulsian Wolf
  • Obligate carnivore
  • Larger and thicker fur than Ferinaelian Wolf. Longer, fluffy tail.
  • Aggressive but social and pack-based
  • Cold forests
Ferinaelian Wolf
A Ferinaelian wolf
  • Hypercarnivore
  • Smaller and coarser fur than Sulsian wolf. Large, expressive ears and long, thin legs.
  • Highly social, can be tamed
  • Arid forests and grasslands

Sulsian Bat

  • Frugivore and insectivore

Euthoran Horse

Sulsian Warhorse
  • Specifically bred from a now-extinct wild horse
  • Aggressive, stubborn, fearless; will actively fight threats like wolves and will not flee from dragons
  • Used primarily by soldiers
  • Herbivore, eats grasses and fruits

Sulsian Deer

  • Herbivore, prefers leaves and grasses
  • Temperate and taiga forests
  • A group is called a herd

Nienearclian Impala

  • Herbivore, eats grasses
  • Arid grasslands and deserts
  • A group is called a herd

Reptiles

Glass Lizard

  • Obligate carnivore, with some osteophagy
  • Desert; specifically Glass Plain
  • Has evolved glass-like, reflective scales to reflect sun alongside the glass of its home and blind prey
  • Can grow up to 12 feet long

Kurakli Viper

  • Obligate carnivore, prefers rodents and birds
  • Dark, dull blue, purple, or gray viper
  • Lethally toxic, a bite can cause internal hemorrhaging in a human
  • thankfully rare
  • Tropical climates
  • A group is called a pit

(exploding snake)

  • Obligate carnivore, prefers rodents and birds
  • Dark green constrictor
  • Temperate forests
  • Can (somehow) cause a chemical reaction in its hide that causes what appears to be a small "explosion" to stun prey
  • Dammit Giga why did we make this how am I supposed to explain it
  • A group is called a pit

Vine Snake

  • Obligate carnivore, prefers birds
  • Brilliant green, camouflage with jungle leaves and vines
  • Lethally toxic but not aggressive
  • Tropical forests and jungles
  • A group is called a pit

Nienearclian Cobra

  • Obligate carnivore, prefers rodents and other reptiles but will eat birds, other small mammals, and rarely insects
  • Dark in color, often black
  • Deserts
  • Bite can cause violent seizures that usually lead to death
  • A group is called a pit

Avian

Daihen

  • Bird with poisonous quills
  • Temperate forests
  • Mesocarnivore that eats fruit, snakes, and rodents
  • A group is called a flock

Kelvelian Snowbird

  • Hypercarnivore that eats seeds, rodents, and fish
  • Long-tailed bird of prey
  • Resembles a blue or white phoenix
  • Tundra forests and mountains
  • Literally Articuno
  • A group is called a flock

Ink-Tipped Raven

  • Omnivore and scavenger (almost prefers carrion)
  • Dark blue or gray bird of prey with subtle black markings on the tips of its flight feathers
  • Highly intelligent
  • Found worldwide
  • Jason/Ahri
  • A group is called a flock

Phoenix

A Euthoran Phoenix
  • Sapient fire elemental
  • Cannot breed; cannot die by natural cause but can be destroyed
  • "Dying" results in combustion and rebirth
  • Created by Kouhal en Myyr
  • Peaceful, frugivore and florivore
  • Worldwide but rare, prefers mountains
  • A group is called a flock or a flight

Aquatic

Arrow Shark

  • Obligate carnivore, primarily piscivore
  • Sleek and streamlined
  • Warm, shallow waters
  • A group is called a pod or a pack

Blade Shark

  • Obligate carnivore, piscivore/teuthophagore, often caniballistic
  • Deep oceans, but may come to shallow waters
  • Sharp, serrated fins that easily open wounds in prey
  • A group is called a pod or a pack

Insectoid

Scale Mimics

  • Small parasitic creatures
  • Latch onto dragonhide under the scales and slowly loosen one of the scales until it falls out as if shed
  • Burrow into the hole left by the scale
  • Feed off of the dragon's blood in addition to the metal dissolution and pigments
  • Gradually grows a hard shell with the metal dissolution and pigments that grows into the size, shape, and color of the dragon's actual scales
  • Painless and mostly harmless to the dragon in small numbers. Many dragons have a few and live their lives never realizing it.
  • The insect's shell is weaker than the dragon's actual scales and may show signs of corrosion even when the host dragon is healthy

Winged Hunter

  • Bright yellow and black, dragonfly-like insect
  • Purely insectivorous
  • Worldwide

(parasitic thing)

  • Haematophage
  • Neural parasite; latches onto host's neck or shoulder blades and uses antennae to "hack" into host's nervous system
  • Seems to prefer wolves and Lupynn

Amphibian

Dragon Newt

  • Insectivore
  • Skin secretes oils that cause a chemical burn on contact
  • Temperate marshes and tropical jungles

Flesh-Eater

  • Obligate carnivore, eats rodents and snake
  • Saliva contains bacteria that can cause immediate necrosis in prey

Monsters

Mammals

Chii-Ranu

Main Article: Chii-Ranu
  • Genetically and magically mutated Féniul
  • Obligate carnivores that prefer large prey such as deer, horses, other predators, and even humans and small species of dragon
  • Aggressive and volatile, but sapient- clever and intelligent enough to escape containment and later create a tribal society
  • Have the ability to create visual and auditory illusions to fool both predators and prey
  • Generally hated by Durasken-native Shapeshifters
  • Were originally created to fight dragons in the Fyreborne War, but later escaped their keepers and ran wild across Durasken, eventually spreading across all of Forvolrasuls
  • A group is called a tribe

Cyclone Wolf

Main Article: Cyclone Wolf
  • A group is called a pack
  • Obligate carnivores that work as a team
  • Attack prey with brief discharges of electricity
  • Favored prey of Stormcloud Firedrakes
  • Theorized to be a previous attempt by Durasken at creating creatures to fight dragons, before the Chii-Ranu.
  • At rest, resemble slightly draconic wolves with smooth fur, long slender bodies, and four smooth horns.
  • When fighting or during a storm, their appearance becomes skeletal and jagged, developing a lightning-like tail tip. Some areas of their bodies glow bright blue.

Thorny Leopard

Main Article: Thorny Leopard
  • A group is called a pride
  • Obligate carnivore, hunts large game
  • Massive felines with sharp, raised "scales" resembling thorns all over their bodies
  • Gender dimorphism:
    • Males are bulkier, have manes, more prominent thorns, five eyes, and tusk-like canines
    • Females are sleeker, no manes, less prominent thorns, two eyes, and small horns

Reptiles

Brightscale Raptor

Main Article: Brightscale Raptor
  • Drakine name: Draurn
  • Intelligent but nonsapient obligate carnivores
  • Social, pack-based raptors
  • Males have large, metallic crests of bone which reflect or emit bright light to blind prey
  • Desert, specifically the Glass Plain
  • A group is called a pack

Hill Reaver

Main Article: Hill Reaver
  • Intelligent but nonsapient obligate carnivores
  • Generally hunt in pairs but may be found alone
  • May eat meat, but generally is purely an osteophage
  • Raptor
  • A group is called a pack

Sverdar

Main Article: Sverdar
  • basically a snake with razor-edged wings
  • Obligate carnivore and ravenous predator
  • Generally found only in Farixya
  • Ausurath literally has one as a pet. He charmed it with magic. Its name is Kásr.
  • A group is called a flight
  • basically a giant sep adder

Avian

Aquatic

Sélrakh

Main Article: Sélrakh
  • Sapient, telepathic, hive-based obligate carnivores
  • 18-meter-long snakesharks
  • Eat pretty much any creature they come across
  • Coated in Tephralite for movement without resistance in water
  • Generally manageable alone, but the rest of the hive is usually nearby and will murder you
  • Have an actual culture and society not well-known to creatures on the surface
  • Deep oceans, often near the surface to catch passing dragons and cetaceans
  • A group is called a hive

Zulrakh

Main Article: Sélrakh
  • Ancestor to the Sélrakh
  • 30-meter-long snakesharks
  • Driven to extinction by the dragons after a hive took down, killed, and ate Sahiri when she got too close to the water
  • A group is called a hive

Undead

Skull Wyrm

Main Article: Skull Wyrm

Phasma

Main Article: Phasma


Races

Human

Shapeshifter

Main Article: Shapeshifter

Dragon

Main Article: Dragon (Euthora)

Lupynn

Main Article: Lupynn


Plant Life

Euthoran Mint

  • Dark, rich green leaves with white or dark red berries depending on species
  • Grow in temperate to cold climates
  • White berries are highly toxic to most creatures but are a favored snack of Shapeshifters
  • Red berries are also toxic to most creatures, but can be eaten by dragons and most birds as well. Often used to flavor gifts of wine for Skykings.
  • Leaves can be chewed or steeped as tea for the flavor; usually harmless to humans, but can cause illness in high doses.
  • Leaves carry a distinct, strong flavor and scent resembling Terran mint. Despite toxicity, berries are very sweet.