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FRIC — Viewing Species: Faurauk

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Species Info
Grouping: Celestial, Avian
Rarity: Super Rare
Time Per Stage: 43 Hours
Location: Crop Circle Canyon
Wild Caught: 963
Captive Bred: 217
Total Population: 1180

Common Chroma Breakdown

Red
80 Total
Green
63 Total
Blue
64 Total
Purple
76 Total
Orange
65 Total
Pink
63 Total
White
93 Total
Tan
45 Total

Rare Chroma Breakdown

Obsidian
124 Total
Silver
96 Total
Gold
75 Total
Bronze
64 Total
Rainbow
90 Total
Sapphire
66 Total
Emerald
63 Total
Ruby
53 Total

Baby Stage Notes

A very large egg, with a smooth, rigid shell and strangely metallic structures forming around it. It's heavy for its size.

Juvenile Stage Notes

The egg hatched into a baby bird. It's already quite large, and keeps growing at an alarming rate. While it doesn't appear to be mechanical in nature, it still seems attracted to metallic materials, and will chew on them if allowed. It's loud, but has a pleasant, almost song-like cry, and seems to enjoy attention. It seems to be primarily carnivorous.

Adult Stage Notes

The food chain of the canyons and badlands is dominated by the Faurauk, a massive bird of prey with two full sets of wings and modified wing-legs. This apex predator has little competition that can actually overpower it, aside from the occasional large Lightcatcher taking on a subadult, and will catch and consume nearly anything that they can get their talons on. Faurauk are most active at dusk and dawn, and have two primary means of attack: slower prey tends to be lifted into the air and then dropped, while faster prey is approached more slowly while the Faurauk's eyes and head-gem glow in rhythmic, lulling pulses that put many creatures into a sort of trance until the Faurauk is close enough to seize the target.

Faurauk imprint on their parents at hatching, and so keeping Faurauk in captivity safely necessitates letting them imprint on their handler's species. They can be trained and ridden if raised from an egg, but attempting to tame wild Faurauk tends to end in serious injury, whether to the attempted handler or someone else. The metallic ring that forms around them is a good indicator of the Faurauk's health—if it is shiny and resonates with their cries, they are in peak condition.

Common Chroma

Red
Green
Blue
Purple
Orange
Pink
White
Tan

Rare Chroma

Obsidian
Silver
Gold
Bronze
Rainbow
Sapphire
Emerald
Ruby


Artwork: Sora