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Leviathans/sea serpents/sea dragons (NSFW?)

Classic mythology from the early eras of humankind.
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Leviathans/sea serpents/sea dragons (NSFW?)

Post by Rendrassa » March 4th, 2017, 10:35 pm

What is your idea of leviathans and sea serpents? I personally think of the Final Fantasy 9 summon. That was my first FF game, so all the summon versions of that game really stuck with me. http://ffc.rpgclassics.com/EspMon/leviathan9-b2.jpg

But what do you think? Should a leviathan be more sleek? And what kind of reproduction should they have?

Feel free to discuss any sort of leviathan/sea serpent/ect. Just trying to get the topic rolling.
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Post by Aracth'nil » March 4th, 2017, 10:41 pm

Sea dragons for me look more Eastern rather than European - more like a snake. Less interesting personally than the European kind.
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Post by Rendrassa » March 5th, 2017, 10:40 pm

I wasn't aware there was a western kind. All leviathans I've ever seen where snake-like. Unless you means the inclusion of wing-like fins to be western?
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Post by Aracth'nil » March 6th, 2017, 8:06 am

I meant European dragons in general not European water dragons... although I'm sure they exist with some folklore.
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Post by LokiDragon » March 6th, 2017, 8:35 pm

I've seen some of the supposed real photographs of sea serpents and sea monsters that have washed up. They all resemble either snake like things or plesiosaurs.

If your talking about art I've always found the Kraken Dragon hybrids to be interesting but I do like the more traditional ship swallower beasts.

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Post by Rendrassa » March 7th, 2017, 2:05 am

Aracth'nil wrote:I meant European dragons in general not European water dragons... although I'm sure they exist with some folklore.
Ah, okay. We were talking sea dragons, so I got confused.

And yeah, Loki. The massive beasts of the sea that can swallow ships whole are certainly terrifyingly majestic.
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Post by Aquilla Whingate » July 10th, 2017, 9:25 pm

I guess the questiion then is, what percentage of sea dragons, serpents etc. are a hide shine, like Mallis, Despina, compared to reinforced scales on similar type creatures, that go into the deepest parts of the seas and oceans.

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Post by Rendrassa » July 12th, 2017, 10:48 pm

I wouldn't even know where to start to find a percentage, Aquilla.
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