Blue Dino
Blue Dino adult
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Blue Dino egg
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Release Date May 21, 2006
Elemental Affinity Unknown
Morphology Non-Dragon
Base Rarity Very rare
BSA None
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Habitat Jungle
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Color Blue, white
Nicknames None
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Blue Dinos, or Triceratops horridus, are an original species on the site as well as being among the first creatures ever released on Dragon Cave during its inception on May 21, 2006. Dinos are a special release of creatures as opposed to the traditional dragons found on the site; they do not possess genders and cannot breed. They also cannot be revived if killed.

Dinos come in 5 colors: Green, Red, Blue, Yellow and Purple. Purple Dinos are the only color not considered an original species of Dragon Cave, having been instead introduced on July 15, 2009.

Adult Dinos used to originally possess genders, with all of them gendering male (and later female, shortly before the change to remove genders entirely). Despite having genders though, they still could not breed. The current sprites were based loosely on the sprites of Yoshi, which were the Dinos' original sprites before the Great Fog. It is because of this that they have a different art direction than the rest of the dragons on-site, opting for a more light-hearted and cartoonish style. Another theory for this art direction however, is that they're not considered entirely serious in terms of the game's lore, and are seen as more of an on-site joke like the Chickens.

Under the old Breed sort, these creatures sorted as "Yoshi Blue" on a user's scroll. As of August 14, 2016, they now sort using their Encyclopedia name with other non-dragons at the bottom of users' scrolls.

Official Creature DescriptionsEdit


"This egg looks like it doesn't belong; it is brightly colored with white spots. It's much lighter than the other eggs."


"You were right, it's not the same species as the other eggs. So if it's not a dragon, what is it?"

Mature HatchlingEdit

"You were right, it's not the same species as the other eggs. So if it's not a dragon, what is it?
And look, it's gotten bigger! Maybe it will reach its full size soon."


"Finally, after much feeding, your baby has grown into a full Dino! Dinos can eat almost anything, including things with spikes. In order to do so, they must have very tough stomachs."

Sprite Artist(s)Edit


Series Egg Hatchling Mature Hatchling Adult Special
Blue Dino

Blue Dino egg Blue Dino hatchi Blue Dino mature hatchi Blue Dino adult No gender, can't breed.

Sprites No Longer In-UseEdit

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Temporary Holiday Sprites

- Blue Dino hatchi Christmas 2011 Blue Dino mature hatchi Christmas 2011 Blue Dino adult Christmas 2011

- - - Blue Dino adult Halloween 2015
Old Sprites
Original Sprites

Original Blue Dino egg Original Blue Dino hatchi Original Blue Dino hatchi Original Blue Dino adult
Old Egg
(2nd Version)

Old Blue Dino egg
Old Egg
(3rd Version)

Old Blue Dino egg replacement

Egg SequenceEdit

Stage 0 Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4 Stage 5 Dead
Blue Dino egg Blue Dino crack 1 Blue Dino crack 2 Blue Dino crack 3 Blue Dino crack 4 Blue Dino crack 5 Blue Dino dead egg

Encyclopedia EntryEdit

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  • The oldest "dragon" on Dragon Cave is a Blue Dino named 0ejxa ev Jb0, which in Saurian translates to Yoshi of Sky. It was stolen on May 26, 2006 and belongs to TJ09.
  • The original sprites for Dinos didn't have a differing sprite for hatchling and mature hatchlings, much like the Chicken still has today.


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