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Currently Being Released

9th Birthday Release

9th birthday news post image
We don’t quite have nine breeds to celebrate nine years of dragons (you’re welcome), but we hope you enjoy these three new breeds. Go grab them from the alpine, forest, and desert.

Magelight Pygmy Wyvern

Egg Hatchling Mature Hatchling
f / m
Adult
f / m
Sprites Magelight Pygmy Wyvern egg Magelight Pygmy Wyvern hatchling Magelight Pygmy Wyvern mature hatchling Magelight Pygmy Wyvern femaleMagelight Pygmy Wyvern male
Description "This small egg is engulfed in a cool, purple flame." "Aww... It’s a cute baby dragon. The flame on its tail casts a flickering light." "Aww... It’s a cute baby dragon. The flame on its tail casts a flickering light.

And look! It has grown wings! It must be close to maturing."

"Magelight Pygmy Wyverns make their homes deep under the earth, and produce a flammable, oily secretion from the tips of their tails to make light. The substance is long-burning, and brooding mothers douse their eggs in the oil while they incubate. Hatchlings’ tails subsequently catch fire at birth after coming into contact with their burning shells. Magelights are useful to human miners, as they are docile and easily trained to alert to the presence of methane damps, caved sections of tunnel, and proximity of nearby dragons to ensure the safety of crews."
Artist Marrionetta Marrionetta Marrionetta Marrionetta

Fact:

  • This dragon is a Pygmy.
  • This egg sorts between Dark Myst Pygmy (Pygmy Dark Myst) and Misfit Pygmy (Pygmy Misfit) in breed sort.
  • This egg drops in the Alpine biome.

Rumour:

  • None.

Egg Sequence

Stage 0 Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4 Stage 5 Dead
Magelight Pygmy Wyvern egg Magelight Pygmy Wyvern crack 1 Magelight Pygmy Wyvern crack 2 Magelight Pygmy Wyvern crack 3 Magelight Pygmy Wyvern crack 4 Magelight Pygmy Wyvern crack 5 Magelight Pygmy Wyvern dead egg

Additional Information

Marrionetta revealed her preference for Pumpkin Dragon mate pairings for Magelight Pygmy Wyverns when another user commented that they could make a good pairing:

Oh, that was quick.

I made the original teeny sprite that would eventually come to be remade as the female magelight because I wanted a 'candle' to pair with pumpkins.

Good eye.

Marrionetta


In response to requests for more information, Marrionetta posted some:

In my best understanding, Pygmies are cat/dog sized, yes. Pumpkins are on the larger end of the range, whatever that happens to be, and Magelights are comparably sized. I know Vicats was pushing for a 4-10lb range for the original Pygmies, so I assume Pumpkins and Magelights are probably up to 30 or 40lbs - of course this is all dependent on a future standardized sizing scale, and my thoughts on their sizes are going to be flexible. n_n

Marrionetta

Magelights detect methane and other flammable gases in the air in the low parts per million, and extinguish their tails quickly to prevent catastrophic fire by comically shoving the ends in their mouths to smother the flame.

Magelights honk a bit like peafowl, and while capable of telepathic communication like other dragons, don't usually have a lot to say.

Their pointed beaks are used as a dexterous appendage, due to their lack of hands or wing thumbs. This specialized tool doesn't develop until near adulthood, and Magelights are particularly awkward and vulnerable in adolescence due to the lengthening of their phalanges and the sudden absence of manipulatable hands. Puberty sucks.

The oily, resinous secretion they produce as a firestarter can be harvested and used by humans, but its smell when inert and unburnt is particularly foul. Its odor is remnicient of a mixture of rotting oysters and low quality grain liquor. It can be condensed into an oleoresin block, which can be stored for a time and kept in emergency kits, but only in a metal cannister sealed with wax, as it tends to oxidize quickly and smell all the worse. It should be noted that pursuading a Magelight pygmy to produce extra oil for collection usually involves extensive bribery and begging on the part of the poor fool who assumed it'd be a good idea.

Magelight pygmies are opportunistic feeders and will eat just about anything.

They are social by nature, and seek out the company of other individuals of their species, other dragons, and humans.

Marrionetta


In response to a question on how their flames worked, Marrionetta replied:

They can probably breathe fire and relight themselves if the flame goes out. I assume the purple flame is caused by the chemical composition of their oily goo, but the fact that it's cool to the touch is probably caused by mana interference.

Marrionetta


Hooktalon Dragon

Egg Hatchling Mature Hatchling
f / m
Adult
f / m
Sprites Hooktalon egg Hooktalon hatchling Hooktalon mature hatchling Hooktalon femaleHooktalon male
Description "The surface of this egg is rough and sharp." "Aww... It’s a cute baby dragon. It has two heads and growls at you occasionally." "Aww... It’s a cute baby dragon. It has two heads and growls at you occasionally.

And look! It has grown wings! It must be close to maturing."

"Hooktalon Dragons are a two-headed breed named for the long, curved claw that grows on the first finger of each of their hands. Their skin is tough and covered in razor sharp, tooth-like scales, and as they age they grow a dense, keratinous club on the end of their tail. Wild Hooktalons live in migratory, matriarchal clans around deserts and hot scrublands, hunting and stealing kills from other dragons as they please. They are notoriously ill-tempered and the females, being the largest and most aggressive of their kind, will often lash out at their male counterparts in brief, explosive disputes over anything and everything. The only creature with which a Hooktalon will not fight is itself: though the dragon has two heads and thus two brains, a strong connection between its brains allows them to function as one."
Artist Odeen Odeen Odeen Odeen

Fact:

Rumour:

  • None

Egg Sequence

Stage 0 Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4 Stage 5 Dead
Hooktalon egg Hooktalon egg crack 1 Hooktalon egg crack 2 Hooktalon egg crack 3 Hooktalon egg crack 4 Hooktalon egg crack 5 Hooktalon dead egg

Additional Information

When prompted regarding good pairings for Hooktalon dragons, Marrionetta shared the following information via the forums regarding a conversation with Odeen:

<Odie> i literally made hooktalons for bloodscales
<Odie> they are meant for each other

Marrionetta


Odeen has also confirmed with users that Hooktalon behaviour has been modelled after the behaviour of Spotted Hyenas.

Also, with regard to people who seem to think there's some weird bra-burning bent to the hooktalon's behavior, and yadda yadda would it be kosher if the genders were swapped, I'm surprised only one person picked up on this.

They are spotted hyenas. They are spotted hyenas with wings and two heads. They're also dragons, not social justice warriors. Please calm down.

Odeen


Greater Spotted Drake

Egg Hatchling Mature Hatchling
f / m
Adult
f / m
Sprites Greater Spotted Drake egg Greater Spotted Drake hatchling Greater Spotted Drake mature hatchling Greater Spotted Drake adult
Description "This egg is speckled with rosette-like markings." "Aww... It’s a cute baby dragon. It blends in very well when it hides in tall grass." "Aww... It’s a cute baby dragon. It blends in very well when it hides in tall grass.

And look! It has grown wings! It must be close to maturing."

"Greater Spotted Drakes are found in open pine and oak forests. They are among the larger end of the spectrum, but are quite laid back and feed mostly on plant material. They are ambush predators and rely on their dappled markings for camouflage. Females are usually larger than males, though males are brighter in color. In the breeding season the male attracts a mate by making loud, low-pitched bugles, followed by an aerial courtship dance to as proof of his quality as a father to her offspring."
Artist JOTB JOTB JOTB JOTB

Fact:

Rumour:

  • None.

Egg Sequence

Stage 0 Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4 Stage 5 Dead
Greater Spotted Drake egg Greater Spotted Drake egg crack 1 Greater Spotted Drake egg crack 2 Greater Spotted Drake egg crack 3 Greater Spotted Drake egg crack 4 Greater Spotted Drake egg crack 5 Greater Spotted Drake dead egg

Additional information

JOTB reflected in a forum post addition information on the dragon and its creation:

We tend to shoot for realistic anatomy but there's so much wrong with most DC dragons' flying abilities that I feel it's a moot point. I don't wanna.

I'm not claiming that they're 100% anatomically correct (my knowledge is far from complete), but here are some of my intentions regarding the anatomy that may (or may not) address your conerns.
The hind legs are supporting the dragon's weight and providing balance. They switch between bipedal and quadrupedal gaits, hence why the hind legs are so long. Was that your concern? Think of his pose as having previously been up on his hind legs eating leaves, but then he heard something interesting and came back down on all fours without readjusting his limbs.
Wings look much larger fully extended (the membrane pulls back and folds). I don't really remember but I'm pretty sure I made this after seeing some pictures of birds with very short, thick wings and wanted to mess around with that anyway?
I'm not really sure what's wrong with having muscular wing arms though?
Far foreleg should be darker, good point.

And yes, they do primarily eat plants but when they eat meat they ambush it. Most of the meat eating occurs in the winter, or in areas where there is already heavy browsing from other species.

JOTB

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