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Draconifom Species Creation

Post by Scortia on Mon Feb 13, 2017 2:46 pm

Hello everyone! Friendly neighborhood mod Scortia here. Finally, we have the long awaited species creation! Due to popular demand, the species creation will be entirely free will, with no given template. Obviously, some things are a necessity, such as name, abilities, description, and where they are commonly found, but feel free to personalize the species however you like!


When you're finished, staff will look over your application to make sure the species you created isn't overpowered by our standards, and just gloss over it for a quick review, then it will be submitted to the official species list.


Happy dragon making!

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Re: Draconifom Species Creation

Post by Neru on Mon Feb 13, 2017 10:32 pm

Name: Nebula Wyvern
Location: Mountainous Areas, only between 20k and 30k feet.
Draconiforme Type: Wyverns
Abilities:
Nebula Sight: This ability has no prowess other than the changing of their scales. Each Nebula Wyvern chooses a Nebula at birth. No Nebula is used by the same two Wyverns. From then, they grow to imitate that nebulas colors and patterning. The process used to imitate the nebula is similar to that of photosynthesis.
Plasma Blast: The Nebula Wyvern's only offensive ability lies in their plasma blast, that being her breath attack. It's composed exactly of what you might find inside of a star, and often explodes after a few seconds of contact with oxygen. These form as small pockets of heat inside their stomach, which they regurgitate. As they exit their throat, the heat of both the inside and the outside burns through the protective layer surrounding it, and causes it to explode once it becomes too thin, much like a balloon when filled with too much air. Their bodies can only make eight of them at a time, and they generally take about an hour to form.
Dangerous Saliva: A Nebula Wyvern's saliva is dangerous to all but their own kind. The poison is secreted from a sac on the underside of the throat and is the only reason the saliva is flammable. It comes with the severe weakness, however, of being able to catch fire if flame somehow touches one's mouth while it is open. Their mouths are generally more flame resistant than a humans', but not fire-proof in the slightest. One can easily get third-degree burns if a good hit to their mouth is made, and they can't access water to put the fire out. As such, one rarely uses this outside of hunting and safe situations. The poison in the saliva holds little function other than it's flammability. If they manage to lick an open wound, the poison can cause damage to the area around the wound, as well as the wound itself, but it would take ingestion of a large quantity of it for the poison to have any fatal effects.
Description: A group of elusive dragons, Nebula Wyverns are known for 2 things: their scales, and their solitude. Save mated pairs, Nebula Wyverns most often live alone, the biggest exception being the group that lived among the Vuari tribe.
When it comes to their scales, things get a bit complicated. From the moment they're hatched from their egg, Nebula Wyverns are intensely interested in the night sky. They choose one nebula, and for the rest of their life, this is the nebula they keep as a patron. Some dedicate their nebulas to gods, others worship their nebula as its own god, others view it as neither. Whichever way is chosen, there is no Nebula Wyvern that is without a nebula. The choosing is an instinctual action, and unavoidable.


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Re: Draconifom Species Creation

Post by Scortia on Fri Feb 17, 2017 3:44 am

When finished, make sure to bump.

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Re: Draconifom Species Creation

Post by Neru on Sat Feb 18, 2017 12:48 pm

Okie doke, Nebbies are done.
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Re: Draconifom Species Creation

Post by Scortia on Sun Feb 19, 2017 1:04 pm

Thank you! Beautiful entry~

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[21:40:13] Elyn Entezz : Because they're hetalia trash :@

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[21:53:14 19/11/2016]@ Oculus : are you guys mixing up Hetalia with Hentai?
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[21:53:31 19/11/2016] Silhouette : (I think that was it Oculus)


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Nightmares

Post by Sephtis on Tue May 30, 2017 10:00 pm

I have no clue whether or not this is still open, but I do know this species won't be accepted. I'm doing it anyway. Razz
Name: Nightmares
Location: Anywhere
Draconiforme Types: All
Abilities: Terror Aura: These dragons constantly produce an aura or atmosphere of fear. This affects all dragons. Even those said to be "fearless," in the presence of a nightmare, they will be at the very least uneasy and shaken. This aura is produced even when the Nightmare is in another form.
Nightmare Shifting: These beings of utter horror are able to change into any form imaginable at will. They can stay changed indefinitely, and they will change into whatever terrifies the dragons they are near most.
Sum of All Fears: Nightmares can find other dragon's fears in their minds and use this against them. Nightmares will use this to terrify their victims before feeding.
Bane of Light: These dragons can spew a substance that can only be described as liquefied darkness. It causes extreme cold and pain on contact with organic tissue. It will induce a strong sense of absolute terror that will be devastating to all but the most fearless dragons. Even then, if enough of the darkness touches a dragon they will eventually and inevitably fall.
Spawn of the Void: These dragons are immortal. When "killed" their souls will return to the Void and regain their physical forms. While stuck as a soul, they may posses objects and dragons. A possessed dragon will often see incredibly real hallucinations of their worst fears. This can be used by Nightmares to drive their victims mad leading to a slow and agonizing death.
Insatiable Hunger: They feed off of dragons and other beings. They don't care about who or what they are feeding upon. It is said that they even kill just for the sake of slaughter. They feed off of the fear of their victims before feeding off of their bodies, sometimes living...

Description: These dragons can be found anywhere, and they could be anything. Their original forms are dragons with scales made up of patterns of black and white. They often have disorienting and fear inducing illusions in the patterns of their scales. They are constantly on the hunt for prey. They often have an original form which is their main combat form. Nightmares are born of the Void and are fully grown upon creation. They will immediately leave the Void and hunt down organisms on any planet with life. They usually have disturbing additions to their draconic forms. These include extra eyes and mouths and twisted features. They have incredibly cold and uncaring personalities and seem to take great enjoyment in seeing lesser being's pain. They fear nothing because they are fear itself incarnate. They often enjoy driving their prey insane before finally hunting it down in a long, painful, terrifying chase after which they will either kill and eat the prey, or they will eat it alive...
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Re: Draconifom Species Creation

Post by Sonus Decessus on Wed May 31, 2017 5:57 am

Well, for the species I was going to create, since Sonus is one of the last of her species I just wanted people to know about the Urban Brimstones, if that's... Okay for this section?

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Re: Draconifom Species Creation

Post by Scortia on Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:27 am

Sure Sonus. I'll just put that your species is offlimits.

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[21:53:14 19/11/2016]@ Oculus : are you guys mixing up Hetalia with Hentai?
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[21:53:31 19/11/2016] Silhouette : (I think that was it Oculus)


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Re: Draconifom Species Creation

Post by Scortia on Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:18 am

Ah, well, Sephtis, your species sounds more like a demon than a dragon. If it is a species, first of all, it can't be all forms of draconiform. I am fine with shapeshifting, as long as it is temporary (for example, can only last up to five posts), and there has to be a way for another dragon to get them out of their shapeshifted form. They also wouldn't be able to harness the abilities of their shapeshifted form. They would still be the same dragon, just with a different appearance. Possession I also don't have a problem with, but I would say have it be so that the dragon they are trying to possess can fight off the possessor. I will provide more insight into your species once you fix these.

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[21:39:56] Silhouette : (Why the pic?)
[21:40:05] * Blaze isnt over dramatic, he just doesnt like ardent being "one" with Scort.
[21:40:13] Elyn Entezz : Because they're hetalia trash :@

Mixups are Fun:
[21:53:14 19/11/2016]@ Oculus : are you guys mixing up Hetalia with Hentai?
[21:53:26 19/11/2016] Skylar : (*cough blaze/ardent*)
[21:53:31 19/11/2016] Silhouette : (I think that was it Oculus)


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"Man, I wish my art didn't suck." - Scortia, commenting on her own art
"Yep, there's wind." - Connie Maheswaran
"YO, WHO'S BABY IS THIS?" - John Laurens, in a comic I read
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Aquatic Wyvern

Post by Ropata on Wed Oct 04, 2017 2:05 pm

Draconiforme Type: Wyvern 


Sub-Species Name(s): 
Freshwater variant - Wivre riparian 
Oceanic variant - Wivre devonian

The Aquatic Wyvern evolved over time to have an affinity for water due to niche groups of Wyvern who moved down from mountains to sea level from competition for food and territory. Over time, their wings became more fin-like as they started to brave the waters.


Common Features:
Aquatic Wyverns’ wings tend to be thicker like fins and their bodies have more fat to them to keep them warm in the cool waters. They have primitive lungs similar to a lungfish or salamander. Able to breath in water and breath it out through its skin, collecting oxygen. It continues to breath through its skin out of the water, but, it needs to keep its skin moist to continue this, so while they could breath out of the water, they can’t stray too far from a water source or humid environment.


Aquatic Wyverns that live in the oceans tend to be bigger compared to ones that live in lakes or large rivers. Marine(Oceanic) Wyverns can’t swim in fresh water like Riparian(Freshwater) Wyverns and vice-versa. Aquatic Wyverns more commonly  have a very thin covering of scales, so thin it's almost like like smooth skin to reduce drag in the water, but their scales can vary in appearance.


Their feet are clawed and with webbing between the toes to assist with swimming. But the few times they come up onto land they are not strong walkers and tend to waddle or slide like penguins.

All Aquatic Wyverns cannot fly, their wings are too adapted for the water to fly anymore. Depending on the Aquatic Wyvern, if their thick wings are large enough, some could glide above the water like a flying-fish.


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Re: Draconifom Species Creation

Post by Scortia on Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:33 pm

Approved!

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[21:40:05] * Blaze isnt over dramatic, he just doesnt like ardent being "one" with Scort.
[21:40:13] Elyn Entezz : Because they're hetalia trash :@

Mixups are Fun:
[21:53:14 19/11/2016]@ Oculus : are you guys mixing up Hetalia with Hentai?
[21:53:26 19/11/2016] Skylar : (*cough blaze/ardent*)
[21:53:31 19/11/2016] Silhouette : (I think that was it Oculus)


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"Yep, there's wind." - Connie Maheswaran
"YO, WHO'S BABY IS THIS?" - John Laurens, in a comic I read
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Re: Draconifom Species Creation

Post by Prasi on Thu Jan 04, 2018 3:51 pm

Draconiforme Type:
Eastern


Sub-Species Common Name(s):
Lesser eastern dragon
Snake dragon

habitat:
Any region with cool but not frigid winters, basically can live anywhere temperatures go from -10 degrees Fahrenheit and up. They can tolerate intense heat as well as thriving in hot climates up to 180 degrees Fahrenheit. Though these dragons prefer wet humid areas with lush vegetation.

Body shape/style:
All aspects of this subspecies are nearly the same as regular eastern dragons, however their limbs may be very small or nearly absent, and they have no horns, antlers, spikes, or other hard adornments along their bodies and at the top of their heads. Rarely will small spikes be growing at the ends of their tails. They also have no wings whatsoever.

They can have skin, scales, fur, feathers, or a mixture of these things at varying lengths with various colors.

Diet:
These dragons are omnivores eating pretty much anything. Some even consume stone, clay, or other minerals.

Evolutionary Adaptations:
These dragons evolved from the regular eastern dragon in order to better occupy large predator niches in thick dense forest, luscious jungle, and within smaller caves. Due to their length and thinness rather than bulk, and the shortening limbs they can reach into places that most other dragons of their length or height can't get into. They also have an increased flexibility allowing them to curl themselves up into a tight small space or corner away from danger. As long as they can fit their head into something their entire body should be able to follow. This is a double edged sword however as they can accidentally tie themselves up or around things on rare occasion if they are not mindful of their body and movements.

In a dense forest setting these dragons could slip through and hunt stealthily whereas most thicker larger dragons would be hitting trees, crushing trees and other vegetation, and otherwise making noise while going after frightened game. This species can make silent kills often times without their prey even noticing them until it's too late.

Some have also been evolving venom glands much like snakes, though the venom is currently only useful to slow down other dragons. To smaller prey it can paralyze or even kill. A few can set their venom on fire, very shortly increasing the heat of their flame; though this act uses up all of their stored venom. It takes a few hours for venom to fill up their glands again.

These dragons do still retain the ability to swim, fly, and use magic much like regular easterns.

Unfortunately, because it is a younger newer subspecies, their colors do not yet reflect their preferred environments. Thanks to their genetics they can be any color. For example, you might see a bright red or purple dragon easily in a jungle, or a blue dragon in a desert area. Perhaps in another couple thousand years or so the species will have fully diverged from regular easterns, causing groups in each habitat to have body colors closer to their home environments. Natural selection in the process.

Breeding:
These dragons breed like any other dragon. (won't be going into detail here). However a female can retain sperm and fertilize herself at a later date, years later even if she wished to. Males of this subspecies have... two tools... to impregnate females.

Additionally, thanks to evolution, some females give birth to live young that are fully capable of taking care of themselves shortly after birth, while other females lay eggs.

For egg laying females, some of them may produce eggs that once hatched can take care of themselves, while others may need to be taken care of until they grow and learn what they need to know about survival.  

An important note, whether a female lays eggs or gives live birth is determined by which bloodlines she came from. If she came from a line of lesser eastern females that laid eggs then she will lay eggs. The same can be said for live birth.

Also note, for babies coming from eggs, it depends on your bloodlines (as well as general health of the baby)  whether it will be fully functional and able to survive on its own. If you come from a line of dragons that hatched and were on their own (much like real life snakes and lizards) then you will also be the same way. The same is said for those who come from bloodlines where you start out totally helpless and need to be taught to survive.

Size:
Their sizes are still within the regular eastern dragon range of size.

Examples of this species:
-Prasi's mother Rii was a hybrid of this species and a western.
-Prasi's maternal grandmother Gamliella was one of these species.
-A new NPC I'll be making will be of this species

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Post by Oculus on Thu Jan 04, 2018 10:21 pm

~~Approved~~
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Re: Draconifom Species Creation

Post by Kuroe on Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:17 am

Name: Mammoth spiked ice dragon

Draconiforme type: Western dragon

Size: Ranges from 35 to 60 ft tall, length being 40 to 65 ft and wing span being 36 to 61 ft.

Habitat: They can be found anywhere due to their travelling tendencies but are most commonly found in the icy mountains and tundras of nuira and beyond. In fact, the species itself is rare to come across in nuira.

Diet: They're omnivorus, they'll eat meat and herbs, though they mostly feast on fish.

Appearence: This species of dragon come with a bulky body, the bulk differing with gender, Their horn come in either crowns or caual singular spikes, they sometimes bend to the front of the head, giving them their names as the horns can look like tusks of a mammoth. They come with scale and fur, the fur can either cover their entire body completly or be jotted on the chest, neck, tail and legs. They have big paws, like that of a polar bear instead of claws to give them better surface spread over the snow and ice.

Colouration: Mammoth spiked ice dragons come in rather pale blue to white colours, it's extreamly rare for one to be born with a completely different colour over the common types they come in.

Abilites: They have the regular ice breathing abilites, Frost breath, ice shards, being able to use cryokenisis magic also is a common ability they have.

Strengths: Mammoth spiked ice dragons are able to use their raw strength to push bolders of a certain size and pick up tree trunks and logs.

Weaknesses: their scales are fairly easy to slice through, this makes the species very vunerable to the claws of other dragons and sharp objects like icicles.

Species behaviour: The mammoth spiked ice dragons almost act like elephants, they like to stick close to other dragons and can create extreamly strong bonds with eachother, The bond with the young of dragons are a prime example of the extreame lengths the species as a whole will go to protect them. They have their own mourning process when a dragon passes away.

When dragons of these species find mates, they become mates for life, it is extreamly difficult for them to find another mate after one of them dies.


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Re: Draconifom Species Creation

Post by Scortia on Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:37 am

Approved~

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[21:40:13] Elyn Entezz : Because they're hetalia trash :@

Mixups are Fun:
[21:53:14 19/11/2016]@ Oculus : are you guys mixing up Hetalia with Hentai?
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