Timeline
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
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Dragon releases are events where new dragon breeds are introduced to the cave. Releases will typically occur once a month, and usually over a weekend. New releases are usually marked by an announcement in the News section of the forums.

Timeline[edit | edit source]

2006[edit | edit source]

Original release May 21, 2006
Dragon Cave is created with the following breeds: Black Dragons, Blue Dinos, Green Dinos, Green Dragons, Mint Dragons, and White Dragons.
June 2006
Dark Green Dragons, Magi Dragons, and Purple Dragons are released.


2007[edit | edit source]

May 2007
Undead Dragons are released.
May 31, 2007
Water Dragons are released.
June 2, 2007
Bright Pink Dragons, Chickens, Gold Dragons, and Neglected Dragons are released.
June 19, 2007
Gray Dragons, Red Dinos, and Yellow Dinos are released.
August 5, 2007
Red Dragons are released.
September 22, 2007
Silver Dragons are released.
October 5, 2007
Stone Dragons are released.
October 12, 2007
Two-headed Dragons are released.
December 3, 2007
Paper Dragons are released. This is the first breed to feature original art prior to the Replacement Project.
Holiday release December 25, 2007
Holly Dragons are released, the first Holiday breed in the cave.


2008[edit | edit source]

May 13, 2008
Female Two-Headed Dragons are released.
July 12, 2008
Skywing Dragons, and the alternate form of Dark Green Dragons are released, following the Replacement Project update and server migration.
August 25, 2008
Guardian Dragons, and the alternate form of Black Dragons are released.
Jkhudwo Don Owwj (Strange New Eggs) September 14, 2008
Summer Seasonal Dragons are released.
Adlujaed ev Olac? (Invasion of Evil?) October 31, 2008
Vampire Dragons are released, the first Halloween breed in the cave.
Joujeduc Owwj Hokihd (Seasonal Eggs Return) November 28, 2008
Autumn Seasonal Dragons are released.
Nadkoh Noukxoh Utlajeh0 (Winter Weather Advisory) December 21, 2008
Winter Seasonal Dragons are released.
Happy Holidays December 25, 2008
Yulebucks and Leetle Trees are released.


2009[edit | edit source]

New Eggs February 9, 2009
Geode Dragons and Frilled Dragons are released.
Valentine's Day February 14, 2009
Valentine Dragons are released.
Spring Has Arrived! April 10, 2009
Spring Seasonal Dragons are released.
Egg Flood April 22, 2009
Balloon Dragons, Daydream Dragons, Dorsal Dragons, Pink Dragons, Striped Dragons, Sunrise Dragons, Sunset Dragons, and Whiptail Dragons are released. Additionally, the XD egg appears in the release announcement.
Moar Eggs July 15, 2009
Albino Dragons, Cheese Dragons, Ochredrakes, and Pygmy Dragons are released. Purple Dinos are secretly released.
New Releases August 24, 2009
Deep Sea Dragons, Horse Dragons, Neotropical Dragons, Water Walker Dragons, and Waterhorse Dragons are released.
Halloween October 31, 2009
Pumpkin Dragons are released.
Legendary Trio November 22, 2009
Ice Dragons, Magma Dragons, and Thunder Dragons are released.
Happy Holidays December 25, 2009
Snow Angels are released.


2010[edit | edit source]

Mid-Winter Madness January 15, 2010
Canopy Dragons, Electric Dragons, Nocturne Dragons, and Two-Finned Blunas are released.
Valentine's Day February 14, 2010
Sweetlings are released.
Dimorphism March 26, 2010
Guardians of Nature are released, along with sprite updates to many breeds.
Mod Mayhem April 1, 2010
Bright-Breasted Wyverns, Hellfire Wyverns, Sunsong Amphipteres, and Nebula Dragons are released.
Insert Witty Title Here May 26, 2010
Day Glory Drakes, Night Glory Drakes, Terrae Dragons, and Shallow Water Dragons are released.
Beat the Heat July 4, 2010
Coastal Waverunners and Spitfire Dragons are released.
55 Days August 28, 2010
Ridgewing Dragons and Flamingo Wyverns are released.
10 on 10-10-10 October 10, 2010
Harvest Dragons and Ember Dragons are released.
Halloween October 31, 2010
Black Marrows are released.
Holidays 2010 December 25, 2010
Ribbon Dancers are released.


2011[edit | edit source]

Contest Prizes February 13, 2011
Tinsel Dragons are awarded to the winners of the 2010 Tree Decorating contest.
Valentine's Day February 14, 2011
Rosebud Dragons are released
Surprise! March 16, 2011
Swallowtail Dragons and Pillow Dragons are released, and black Striped Dragons are secretly introduced.
April 1, 2011
New Nebula Dragon variants are secretly introduced.
Dragon Cave's 5th Birthday May 21, 2011
Crimson Flare Pygmies, Dark Myst Pygmies, Misfit Pygmies, Nilia Pygmies, and Seawyrm Pygmies are released.
Desert Sands July 18, 2011
Moonstone Dragons and Sunstone Dragons are released.
Secret Friday Release September 17, 2011
Spotted Greenwings and Gold-horned Tangars are released.
Halloween October 31, 2011
Shadow Walkers are released.
Happy Holidays December 25, 2011
Winter Magis are released.


2012[edit | edit source]

Year of the Dragon release January 23, 2012
Royal Blue Dragons and Golden Wyverns are released.
Valentine's Day February 14, 2012
Heartseeker Dragons are released.
The Turpentines April 25, 2012
Turpentine Dragons are released.
Dragon Cave's 6th Birthday May 22, 2012
Lumina Dragons, Tsunami Wyverns, and Ultraviolet Dragons are released.
August Release August 15, 2012
Olive Dragons, Brimstone Dragons, and Blusang Lindwyrms are released.
Halloween November 3, 2012
Cavern Lurker Dragons are released.
Black Friday November 23, 2012
Tri-Horn Wyverns are released.
Holidays 2012 December 25, 2012
Wrapping-Wings are released.


2013[edit | edit source]

January 29, 2013
Shimmer-scale Dragons are released.
Valentine's Day February 14, 2013
Arsani Dragons are released.
Speckle-Throated Dragons March 4, 2013
Speckle-Throated Dragons are released.
April Release April 7, 2013
Soulpeace Dragons and Royal Crimson Dragons are released.
Dragon Cave's 7th Birthday May 22-28, 2013
Black Capped Teimarr, Gilded Bloodscale Dragons, Black Tea Dragons, Hellhorse Dragons, Copper Dragons, Blacktip Dragons, and Seragamma Wyverns are released.
July Release July 7, 2013
Bleeding Moon Dragons and Imperial Fleshcrownes are released.
Two-Headed Madness August 4, 2013
Two-headed Lindwyrms and Duotone Dragons are released.
September Release September 8, 2013
Red-finned Tidal Dragons and Yellow-Crowned Dragons are released.
Halloween October 31, 2013
Grave Dragons are released for Halloween.
Late-November Release November 30, 2013
Nhiostrife Wyverns are released.
Holidays release December 25, 2013
Solstice Dragons are released.


2014[edit | edit source]

Valentine's Day February 14, 2014
Radiant Angel Dragons are released.
March 2014 release March 2, 2014
Fever Wyverns and Brute Dragons are released.
April 2014 release April 6, 2014
Glaucus and Howler Drakes are released.
May 2014 release May 3, 2014
Frostbite Dragons and Falconiform Wyverns are released.
Dragon Cave's 8th Birthday May 21, 2014
Avatar of Change, Avatar of Creation and Avatar of Destruction are released.
July 2014 release July 5, 2014
Blue-Banded Dragons, Carmine Wyverns, and Cassare Dragons are released.
Autust 2014 release August 2, 2014
Undine Dragons are released.
September 2014 release September 20, 2014
Pyralspite Dragons are released.
October 22, 2014
The Dragon Encyclopedia is introduced to the site.
Halloween October 31, 2014
Desipis Dragons are released for Halloween.
Holidays release December 25, 2014
Mistletoe Dragons are released.


2015[edit | edit source]

Valentine's Day February 14, 2015
Heartstealing Dragons are released.
March 2015 release March 28, 2015
Gemshard Dragons, Plated Colossus Dragons, and Striped River Dragons are released.
April 2015 release April 26, 2015
Anagallis Dragons are released.
Dragon Cave's 9th Birthday May 20, 2015
Greater Spotted Drakes, Hooktalon Dragons, and Magelight Pygmy Wyverns are released.
June 2015 release June 27, 2015
Astrapi, Chrono, Gaia, Mageia, Pyro, and Thalassa Xenowyrms are released.
July 2015 release July 26, 2015
Spirit Ward Dragons are released.
August 2015 release August 29, 2015
Lunar Heralds are released.
Halloween October 31, 2015
Caligene Dragons are released for Halloween.
Holidays release December 25, 2015
Aegis Dragons are released.


2016[edit | edit source]

Valentine's Day February 14, 2016
Mutamore Dragons are released.
March 2016 release March 19, 2016
Antarean Dragons and Sapphire Dragons are released.
April 2016 release April 1, 2016
Celestial Dragons are released.
Dragon Cave's 10th Birthday May 21, 2016
Nexus Dragons, Candelabra Dragons, Morphodrakes, and Tarantula Hawk Drakes are released. Aria Dragons (previously Bright Pink Dragons) and Frilled Dragons are re-released into the cave.
July 2016 release July 10, 2016
Bolt Dragons and Storm-Rider Dragons are released.
August 2016 release August 21, 2016
Aeon Wyverns, Almerald Dragons, Dark Lumina Dragons, Kingcrowne Dragons and Kyanite Pygmies are released.
September 2016 release September 25, 2016
Diamondwing Dragons and Monarch Dragons are released.
Halloween October 31, 2016
Witchlight Dragons are released for Halloween.
November 2016 release November 26, 2016
Azure Glacewing Dragons, Fell Dragons and Honey Drakes are released.
Holidays 2016 December 25, 2016
Snow Dragons are released.


2017[edit | edit source]

Valentine's Day February 14, 2017
Soulstone Dragons are released.
March 2017 release March 19, 2017
Tetra Dragons and Fire Gem Dragons are released.
April 2017 release April 28, 2017
Scimitar-wing Wyverns and Sinii Krai Dragons are released.
Dragon Cave's 11th Birthday May 21, 2017
Zyumorphs and Sinomorphs are released.
June 2017 release June 25, 2017
Setsong Dragons, Risensong Dragons and Dusk Pygmies are released.
July 2017 release July 17, 2017
Baikala Dragons and Script Dragons are released.
August 2017 release August 28, 2017
Khusa Dragons and Carina Dragons are released.
September 2017 release September 30, 2017
Bauta Dragons and Spinel Wyverns are released.
Halloween October 31, 2017
Omen Wyrms are released for Halloween.
Holidays 2017 December 25, 2017
Garland Dragons are released.


2018[edit | edit source]

Valentine's Day February 14, 2018
Floral-Crowned Dragons are released.
March 2018 March 25, 2018
Floret Wyverns and Freckled Dragons are released.
April 2018 release April 22, 2018
Tatterdrakes and Red-Tailed Wyrm Pygmies are released.
Dragon Cave's 12th Birthday release May 21, 2018
Razorcrest Wyverns, Leodon Dragons, Lacula Dragons and Melismor Dragons are released.
July 2018 release July 1, 2018
Black Truffle Dragons and Pyrovar Dragons are released.
Late July 2018 release July 29, 2018
Siyat Dragons and Mimic Pygmies are released.
August 2018 release August 26, 2018
Ash Dragons and Boreal Dragons are released.
September 2018 release September 30, 2018
Aether Wyverns and Pipio Pygmies are released.
Halloween October 31, 2018
Arcana Dragons are released.
Holidays 2018 December 25, 2018
Starsinger Dragons are released.


2019[edit | edit source]

Valentine's Day February 14, 2019
Sakuhana Wyverns are released.
March 2019 release March 10, 2019
Aqualis Dragons and Blancblack Dragons are released.
April 2019 release April 27, 2019
Mariner Pygmies and Skysilk Dragons are released.
Dragon Cave's 13th Birthday May 21, 2019
Aeria Gloris Dragons, Vremya Drakes, Galvanic Wyverns, Kovos Pygmies, Lihnseyre Dragons, and Geminae Dragons are released.
June 2019 release June 30, 2019
Avea Pygmies and Rift Wyrms are released.
July 2019 release July 21, 2019
Glowback Pygmies and Luminox Wyverns are released.
September 2019 release September 1, 2019
Coral Pygmy Wyverns and Tercorn Dragons are released.
Halloween October 31, 2019
Kohraki Dragons are released.
December 2019 release December 1, 2019
Aranoa Dragons and Sandwaste Dragons are released.
Holidays 2019 December 25, 2019
Wintertide Dragons are released.


2020[edit | edit source]

Valentine's Day February 14, 2020
Erador Lindwyrms are released.
March 2020 release March 22, 2020
Crystalline Dragons and Stratos Dragons are released.
April 2020 release April 26, 2020
Venturis Dragons and Xol Dragons are released.
Dragon Cave's 14th Birthday May 21, 2020
Alcedine Wyverns, Amalthean Dragons, Cloudplume Dragons, Pargulus Pygmies, Jester Dragons, Labradorite Dragons, and Sapo Dragons are released.
June 2020 release June 27, 2020
Aquilo, Aso, Obidar, Pharos, Umbra, Ke'maro, Staterae Xenowyrms are released.
July 2020 release July 26, 2020
Elux Lucis Dragons and Pseudo-wyvern Drakes are released.
August 2020 release August 22, 2020
Astaarus Dragons and Skystrider Dragons are released.
September 2020 release September 21, 2020
Mistra Dragons and Equinox Dragons are released.

Release banners[edit | edit source]

Release announcements are made by TJ09 in the News section of the official forums. These announcements will usually include growing eggs of the newly released breeds, as well as a release banner. The banners typically depict the new eggs, and may include text that gives hints as to where the new eggs are found or how they are created. Past release banners can be seen in the gallery below.

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