Unlike their Saurian cousins, Pyre Saurians lack the spinal spikes that run up the back and the horn-like manes most Saurians seem to possess, giving them a more salamander-like appearance; their tails are flat at the tip.
| Base Experience of 3,100
Can be more or less depending on a few factors such as:
|Sources: Dragon's Dogma - ドラゴンズドグマ ＆ Dark Arisen (www10.atwiki.jp) and in-game testing.|
|Flame Cloak||Mag||Emits an aura of flame around its body dealing damage to nearby targets. Can cause Burning. The flames can be temporarily extinguished by water, Ice-based attacks or by cutting its tail.|
|Charge and toss||Phys||Like a common Saurian's unarmed Lunge attack - Charges and flips a foe up into the air.|
|Fire Breath||Mag||Spits a moderate stream of fire in a frontal arc. Can cause Burning and Knockdown.|
|Snap||Phys||A short delay, followed by a powerful snap at their target.|
|Reignite||Spec||Reignites itself in flames.|
|Controlled Fall||Spec||Tucks the body into a tight roll when falling, mitigating harm.|
- Vulnerable to Torpor, Blindness, and to Sleep.
- Vulnerable to Ice and can be Frozen solid.
- Ice-based attacks, or attempts to inflict Drenched, and cutting the tail will douse their flames.
- If then hit with a Fire-based spell (or item) or a Fire-enchanted weapon, they may reignite
- The Pyre Saurian's Fire Breath can be blocked with a shield.
Pawn Bestiary Knowledge
- Extinguish its flame cloak (douse with water, attack with Ice, cut the tail).
- Attack with fire to reignite them
- Get burned by its flame cloak (Pawns may warn "Simply touching them yields grievious burns!")
In addition to witnessing these techniques, it is necessary for Pawns to participate in killing 300 Pyre Saurians either with their own Arisen or while travelling with others.
- "Such heat! You mustn't get too close!"
- "Yes! Now's my chance!" (after extinguishing Pyre Saurian's flame cloak)
- "Focus on those whose flame is quenched!"
- The original name is a reference to amphibians known as Salamanders - the mythical properties of which include an association with fire (see Wikipedia: Salamanders in folklore).
- This mythical fire affinity leads to numerous fictional references to in modern popular media (see Wikipedia: Legendary salamander in popular culture).
- Similar creatures in role playing games include the Salamander in Dungeons & Dragons and the Flauros in Pathfinder.
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