Cythian Dragon Species in Children of Tantalus | World Anvil
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Cythian Dragon

While not an actual dragon from ancient tales of lost Terra, the Cythian Dragon has many of the classical distinguishing characteristics.

Basic Information


The Cythian Dragon is reptillian in appearance. It has six limbs, two forelimbs, two hindlimbs, and two wings. It's long mouth is filled with wicked teeth, and surrounded by four tentacles.  Sharp bony protrusions extend from the dragon's spine from the base of its neck to the tip of its tail.  They also have bony spikes along their throat and jutting out of the elbows of their fore and hind limbs.

Genetics and Reproduction

Little is known about their reproductive cycle.  They are an egg laying species.  Their eggs are about 2 feet long by 1.5 feet wide.

Dietary Needs and Habits

Cythian Dragons are carnivores.

Additional Information

Perception and Sensory Capabilities

In addition to their typical senses, the Cythian Dragon can detect electical fields as weak as 50 watts.  This electro-sensory organ is loczted in their tenticals.  Studies show that they use this sense to detect and hunt prey. On an unrelated note; the human body produces about 100 watts at rest, more when active.
Scientific Name
Draconis Cythia
Geographic Distribution

Cover image: Wastelands by Liam Requiem


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