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Mint Dragons, originally known as Light Green Dragons, are one of the original dragon species on the site. They are one of the smallest breeds of dragon outside of pygmies.[citation needed]

An "upside-down" Mint was available as part of The Dragon's Dilemma April Fool's Day event, starting 2017. "Upside-down" mints are identical to regular mints, but display a flipped sprite on their view page.

Official descriptions[]


This egg is hidden behind the others, as if it is shy.


Aww... It's a cute baby dragon. It must be very shy since it keeps hiding from you.

Mature hatchling[]

Aww... It's a cute baby dragon. It must be very shy since it keeps hiding from you.

It's gotten slightly bigger! It must be close to maturing.


Mint colored dragons are the most peaceful of all dragons; they only eat plants unless they scavenge meat from an already dead animal. They also have no ways to attack others or defend themselves. They are much smaller than other forms of dragons since they only double in size when they mature. Mint dragons are unable to use magic and cannot fly since they lack wings. Their looks have given rise to the common insult of calling dragons “large lizards.”

Sprite artists[]


Series Egg Hatchling Mature hatchling Adult
Mint Dragon Mint egg Mint hatchling Mint mature hatchling Mint adult

Egg sequence[]

Stage 0 Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4 Stage 5 Dead
Mint egg Mint crack 1 Mint crack 2 Mint crack 3 Mint crack 4 Mint crack 5 Mint dead egg

Retired sprites[]

Temporary event sprites
Series Egg Hatchling Mature hatchling Adult
Holiday 2011 Mint adult Holiday 2011
Halloween 2012 Mint adult Halloween 2012
Halloween 2015 Mint adult Halloween 2015
April Fools' Day 2022 Mint adult AF 2022
Retired sprites
Series Egg Hatchling Mature hatchling Adult
Original sprites Mint egg original Mint hatchling original Mint adult original
Retired eggs Mint egg retired Mint dead egg retired

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  • Mint Dragons are featured in the Dragon's Dilemma game every April Fools' Day. The game may award a user with a Mint egg, or an upside-down Mint egg.
    • Killing an upside-down Mint results in an upside-down tombstone.
    • While trading is disabled for all Mints obtained through the April Fools' event, they may still be abandoned and picked up by others on the abandoned page.
    • Breeding an upside-down Mint results in a regular Mint egg.