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FRIC — Viewing Species: Shadowspewer

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Species Info
Grouping: Mammalian, Elemental
Rarity: Rare
Time Per Stage: 39 Hours
Location: Forested Laboratory
Wild Caught: 1072
Captive Bred: 208
Total Population: 1280

Common Chroma Breakdown

Red
115 Total
Green
92 Total
Blue
89 Total
Purple
82 Total
Orange
56 Total
Pink
57 Total
White
112 Total
Tan
39 Total

Rare Chroma Breakdown

Obsidian
126 Total
Silver
72 Total
Gold
65 Total
Bronze
57 Total
Rainbow
130 Total
Sapphire
67 Total
Emerald
73 Total
Ruby
48 Total

Baby Stage Notes

This baby creature has stark white skin that's very squishy and delicate. Despite its eyes appearing to be clouded over, it seems to see just fine, and is quite skittish.

Juvenile Stage Notes

Black markings and a set of horns began gradually growing as the creature's legs became more steady. It will idly blow out shadowy clouds. Whenever it's frightened, it'll spew out a dark fog thick enough to almost completely conceal its presence. The clouds have an interesting property in that it's quite difficult to force them to dissipate even with ample amounts of airflow, but after some time they will eventually fade away on their own. It's certainly much less skittish as a juvenile, but prefers avoiding other creatures. It will, however, carefully observe them from a safe distance with its unblinking gaze.

Adult Stage Notes

Shadowspewers are quiet, highly territorial creatures. Getting too close to one in the wild—whether aware of its presence or not—is a sure way to get caught in a thick, shadowy fog. Males tend to be more skittish, but will still readily attack if they feel threatened. While the tendrilous horns are smaller on females, the claws are larger, and they are much less yielding to anything they perceive as an intruder. Their diet is largely comprised of bugs and tubers that they dig out of the ground themselves, but they will seek out different sources of food if they can't find enough of their usual fare. The skin on individuals with more colourful Chromas reflect light rather atypically, despite their typically drab hue.

Their likeness is commonly seen in books found within the laboratory. These depictions seem to be part of what appears to be a large research effort, though it is anyone's guess what exactly said research was and for what purpose it was being done. Wild Shadowspewers seem quite at home within the walls of the laboratory, and a similar behaviour can be observed in those raised in captivity; they much prefer to find their own small, relatively enclosed space that they call home.

Common Chroma

Red
Female/Male
Green
Female/Male
Blue
Female/Male
Purple
Female/Male
Orange
Female/Male
Pink
Female/Male
White
Female/Male
Tan
Female/Male

Rare Chroma

Obsidian
Female/Male
Silver
Female/Male
Gold
Female/Male
Bronze
Female/Male
Rainbow
Female/Male
Sapphire
Female/Male
Emerald
Female/Male
Ruby
Female/Male


Artwork: Wymsical