Ember Dragons were released on October 10, 2010, alongside Harvest Dragons. The Ember Dragon egg features a unique hatching sequence, displaying glowing edges along the cracks like a burning coal.

Official descriptions[edit | edit source]

Egg[edit | edit source]

This egg is really hot.

Hatchling[edit | edit source]

Aww... It's a cute baby dragon. It glows brightly, and seems to prefer warm areas.

Mature hatchling[edit | edit source]

Aww... It's a cute baby dragon. It glows brightly, and seems to prefer warm areas.

And look! It has grown wings! It must be close to maturing.

Adult[edit | edit source]

Ember Dragons have a great affinity for hot environments. While they themselves are not hot to the touch, their tendency to lurk amongst smoldering ashes has caused many to believe they are fire-starters. Their dully glowing markings serve many purposes: acting as a means of identification between individuals, as an important part of mating displays, and as a way of showing aggression. The long, low build of the breed makes them ungainly in flight, and the thick fleshy membranes of their wings hinder them further. As such, it is rare to see an Ember Dragon take to the air. Ember Dragons are also not particularly sociable; females tend to be defensive, whereas males are more aggressive. Once they have settled with a particular group of dragons, Ember Dragons are incredibly loyal and will defend their pack by any means possible.

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Sprites[edit | edit source]

Series Egg Hatchling Mature hatchling Adult
Female Ember egg.gif Ember hatchi.gif Ember mature hatchi.gif Ember female.png
Male Ember male.png

Egg sequence[edit | edit source]

Stage 0 Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4 Stage 5 Dead
Ember egg.gif Ember crack 1.gif Ember crack 2.gif Ember crack 3.gif Ember crack 4.gif Ember crack 5.gif Ember dead egg.gif

Retired sprites[edit | edit source]

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Series Egg Hatchling Mature hatchling Adult|- Temporary Holiday Sprites
Holiday 2011
Female
Ember hatchi Christmas 2011.gif Ember mature hatchi Christmas 2011.gif Ember female Christmas 2011.gif
Holiday 2011
Male
Ember male Christmas 2011.gif
Holiday 2011
Temporary
Female
Ember female old Christmas 2011.gif
Holday 2011
Temporary
Male
Ember male old Christmas 2011.gif
Original sprites
Original sprites
(unreleased)
Old Ember egg-hatchie-mature hatchie.gif

Encyclopedia entry[edit | edit source]

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Appearance/Basic Anatomy

  • This dragon breed is rather low to the ground.
  • The inside of their mouth is a bright, glowing yellow.
  • Covered in extremely dark scales.
  • Their wing membranes are thick and opaque.
  • Long, straight horns sprout from the back of their skulls.
  • Their markings seem brighter around their eyes, mouth, and feet, as well as on their chest.
  • There is a backwards-facing digit on their forelegs which allows them to grasp objects, though motor ability is limited.

Hatchling Behavior

  • They don’t seem to like the other hatchlings.
  • When they play with other hatchlings they tend to play rough.
  • Adult dragons don’t seem to intimidate them.
  • They climb into still-hot embers whenever they get an opportunity to do so.
  • For some odd reason they tend to attack prey the same size as, or larger than, they are.
  • Taking flight is only used as a last resort.

Adult Behavior

  • Very aggressive as adults, which may be a result of the difficulty of finding food.
  • Capable of powerful fire-based spells, although they tend to use magic sparingly.
  • Not very social, but do live in packs (to which they are extremely loyal).

Habitat

  • Live in warm climates—especially volcanic plains.

Diet

  • They seem to prefer hunting large animals.
  • They swallow meat and bone alike in large chunks.
  • Given no other option, they will eat bark and grass.
  • Sometimes they will swallow stones; they will even go so far as to break specific stones down to ingest them.
  • They don’t appear to drink any water.
  • On rare occasions, they scavenge meat.
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