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Sapphire Dragons were released on March 19, 2016, alongside Antarean Dragons. On May 21, 2021, the pink and yellow variants were added to the cave as part of Dragon Cave's 15th birthday celebration.

Official descriptions[]

Egg[]

This egg looks like a beautiful blue stone.

Hatchling[]

Aww... It’s a cute baby dragon. It’s a brilliant blue-green color.

Mature hatchling[]

Aww... It’s a cute baby dragon. It’s a brilliant blue-green color.

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

Adult[]

Sapphire dragons were so named for their brilliant blue-green color, which is reminiscent of the gemstone. This breed was historically hunted for their scales; even long after, they remain distrustful of humans. Normally a Sapphire is not very aggressive, but they will defend themselves vigorously if under attack. Their diet consists mainly of fruit, with smaller portions of large insects and other invertebrates. Males woo females with vocalizations similar to bird songs. Sapphire Dragons are very loyal to their mates, and it is not unusual that they pair for life.

Sprite artists[]

Sprites[]

Series Egg Hatchling Mature hatchling Adult
Blue variant Sapphire egg.gif Sapphire hatchi.png Sapphire mature hatchi.png Sapphire adult.png
Pink variant Sapphire pink egg.gif Sapphire pink hatchling.png Sapphire pink mature hatchling.png Sapphire pink adult.png
Yellow variant Sapphire yellow egg.gif Sapphire yellow hatchling.png Sapphire yellow mature hatchling.png Sapphire yellow adult.png

Egg sequence[]

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


Stage 0 Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4 Stage 5 Dead
Sapphire pink egg.gif Sapphire pink crack 1.png Sapphire pink crack 2.png Sapphire pink crack 3.png Sapphire pink crack 4.png Sapphire pink crack 5.png Sapphire pink dead egg.gif


Stage 0 Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4 Stage 5 Dead
Sapphire yellow egg.gif File:Sapphire yellow crack 1.png File:Sapphire yellow crack 2.png File:Sapphire yellow crack 3.png File:Sapphire yellow crack 4.png Sapphire yellow crack 5.png Sapphire yellow dead egg.gif

Variant determination[]

The addition of the pink and yellow variants introduced new variant mechanics to the game. Sapphire eggs always begin as the original blue variant. To become the pink variant, the egg must be willingly abandoned by a user. Automatic abandonment due to scroll limits does not change the Sapphire's color. To become the yellow variant, the egg or hatchling must receive a high number of views, in excess of 4,000 overall views. The exact threshold may vary.

Sapphire egg.gif Default variant. Newly created eggs will be this variant.
Sapphire pink egg.gif Produced when a Sapphire egg is willingly abandoned by a user.
Sapphire yellow egg.gif Produced when a Sapphire egg or hatchling receives a very high number of views.

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Trivia[]

  • Some users speculated that the different shades of colors used for Sapphire Dragons related to the different colors of the corundum mineral that makes up sapphires. Infinis confirmed and elaborated on this: "Ruby and sapphire are both corundum, but while ruby refers only to red corundum, sapphire is a something of a catchall term for every other color of corundum." [1]

Additional information[]

Sapphire dragon concept.png

As Infinis already posted there are many lovely sapphire colors , not only the blue one. They can stand on their hind legs and walk, but only short distances. They have feathers on their head, the Sapphire Dragon is singing in the sprite pose, just like it is written in the description. They have beautiful voices similar to birds.
Shajana (Forum Post)


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