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Male Pink Lightcatcher
Creature Info
Owner: niceworld
Species: Lightcatcher
Sex: Male
Personality: Valiant
Origin: Captive Bred (G4)
Born: January 28th, 2023, 4:52 PM
Stage: Adult
Rarity: Rare
Chroma: PinkPink

Species Notes

Grouping: Reptilian, Elemental

The Lightcatcher is a species of large dragon with stark black-and-white markings and vast, translucent wings. It is distantly related to the Vitrevern. They are large enough to ride, intelligent enough to train, and relatively low-maintenance animals, but their rarity in the wild and poor breeding in captivity make them an unusual steed. Both tamed and wild individuals are curious and playful, however wild Lightcatchers are timid and will often attack or flee when approached. Though hatchlings are the easiest to train and socialize to their handlers, establishing a rapport with a wild adult has proven useful in training mature individuals.

Lightcatchers hunt by silhouetting themselves against the sun and letting the light refract through their prismatic, glass-like wings. This results in a blinding, dazzling display of colored light that masks the animal from direct view. Prey is largely unable to see the dragons clearly enough to escape before the Lightcatcher either corners it with fire or dives to grab it. Their wings are fairly fragile relative to their size, and prey which fights back may injure a Lightcatcher to the point of grounding it permanently; for this reason, Lightcatchers prefer to kill prey quickly and cleanly, with minimal struggle. If the prey proves to be too much trouble to kill immediately, a Lightcatcher will often give up and escape into the air.

Artwork: Keileon


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Female icon Ruby Chroma
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WC (Wild Caught)
Female icon
Ruby Chroma
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Captive Bred (G3)
Male icon Rainbow Chroma
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G3(Captive Bred)
Male icon
Rainbow Chroma
ID: 0KYow

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