Aquatic (Shiji-Long Subtype)

The Aquatic Shiji-Long are captivating creatures that dwell beneath the ocean's depths. With their unique adaptations, they embody the essence of water dragons and have evolved to become perfectly suited to their underwater habitat. These remarkable beings possess a distinctive appearance, adorned with clothing and accessories that reflect their cultural identity.

Their physical features distinguish them from their terrestrial counterparts. They boast elegant fins that extend from their limbs, aiding in maneuvering through the water with grace and agility. The presence of gills allows them to extract oxygen from the surrounding aquatic environment, enabling them to breathe effortlessly underwater. Additionally, they possess webbing between their toes, facilitating swift swimming and precise control over their movements.

Their eyes possess a remarkable adaptation, thanks to a protective nictating skin that allows them to see perfectly underwater. This unique feature enhances their visual perception, enabling them to navigate the depths with unparalleled clarity and precision.


The aquatic Shiji-Long have developed their own distinct style of clothing and accessories, which reflect their aquatic heritage and tribal affiliations. Their garments are crafted from a combination of specialized materials that are both lightweight and water-resistant, allowing for unrestricted movement while maintaining comfort in the underwater environment. These garments often incorporate intricate designs inspired by the mesmerizing hues and patterns found in the depths of the ocean.

In addition to their clothing, the aquatics adorn themselves with accessories that hold deep cultural significance. Elaborate jewelry made from rare seashells, shimmering pearls, and vibrant corals are worn to signify status, achievements, and personal stories. These embellishments are meticulously handcrafted by skilled artisans within the clan, ensuring that each piece is a unique representation of the individual's journey and connection to their aquatic realm.

As these Shiji-Long navigate their underwater domain, their striking appearance, distinctive clothing, and intricately designed accessories serve as a testament to their rich cultural heritage. Their adaptation to the aquatic environment, coupled with their harmonious way of life, showcases the awe-inspiring beauty and resilience of these extraordinary beings.

It is said that every tsunami and flooding is happening because of the magic of these water dragons.

The aquatics are led by the esteemed elder dragon Shuiliu who radiates an aura of grace and wisdom. Shuiliu, known for his elegance and benevolence, serves as the guiding light of the clan, offering his wisdom and guidance to all members of his clan, the Pingheng clan.

As the spiritual leader, Shuiliu holds a crucial role in the Pingheng clan, conducting solemn ceremonies to honor and commemorate the departed. With great care and compassion, he leads the clan in bidding farewell to their loved ones, ensuring that their spirits find solace and peace in the watery depths.

Under Shuiliu's guidance, the Pingheng clan finds strength and unity in times of sorrow. They come together to support one another, offering comfort and understanding during the mourning process. These ceremonies serve not only as a way to honor the departed but also as a reminder of the interconnectedness and profound sense of community within the clan.

Stone-Bound/Volcanic (Shiji-Long Subtype)


Deep within the heart of Shengdao, where the rugged mountains pierce the sky and the fiery breath of volcanoes illuminates the dark caves below, resides a subspecies of the Shiji-Long known as the Volcanics. These majestic beings have evolved to thrive amidst the intense heat and pressure, harnessing the primal forces of earth and fire as their elemental magic. Among the Shiji-Long, the Volcanics stand out for their distinctive appearance, fiery personalities, and powerful societies.

The Volcanics bear a striking contrast to their fur-covered cousins. Their bodies are covered in thick, resilient scales that act as a natural armor, protecting them from the harsh conditions of their environment. These scales come in various earthy tones, fiery oranges, and deep reds, mirroring the very landscapes they inhabit. Glittering gems of all colors and rarities stud their scales, adding to their mesmerizing beauty and making each dragon a living work of art. Though not all Volcanics possess gems, it is a trait more commonly found among them, and these gems are highly regarded, symbolizing strength, resilience, and individuality.



Unlike the other subspecies, the Volcanics do not have long, flowing manes. Instead, they exude a rugged and fierce appearance. Their muscular, sturdy builds, present even in the females, attest to their strength and endurance. They also grow way taller than their cousins. With the capacity to withstand the most extreme conditions, the Volcanics are true titans of the land.

Personality-wise, the Volcanics are known for their passionate and fiery temperaments. Their emotions can run as wild and untamed as the volcanoes that surround them. Quick to form attachments and rivalries, they display an intense loyalty to their clans and an unwavering determination to protect their families. They embrace competition and see challenges as opportunities to prove their mettle. Even arguments are often fought out. These fiery personalities are evident in their elemental magic, which they wield with unparalleled mastery.

Within their society, the Volcanics recognize and revere strength above all else. Their communities are led by the mightiest among them, and Huoshen, an elder dragon adorned with scars from countless battles, is the venerable leader of the Yili clan. Revered for her wisdom and strategic prowess, she maintains a strict yet fair rule, guiding her people through trials and conflicts. Under her leadership, the Volcanics have built a society that celebrates craftsmanship, creating their jewelry and gemstones as a testament to their skill and artistry.

The Volcanics' competitive nature is not one of mindless aggression; it serves to strengthen their bonds and forge powerful alliances. They engage in organized fights and brawls, but these contests are conducted with honor and a sense of fair play. The rivalries fuel their growth, fostering camaraderie even in the most heated moments. Such experiences become valuable life lessons, shaping the next generation of Volcanics to be fierce yet respectful, powerful yet compassionate.

Their diet primarily consists of meat, a necessity given their rugged habitat. The clans place great importance on teaching their young how to hunt skillfully, passing down their ancestral knowledge and survival instincts. Hunting is not just a means of sustenance but a reflection of their adaptability and resourcefulness in their challenging surroundings.

In the sprawling landscape of Shengdao, the Volcanics stand tall as a testament to the raw power of earth and fire. Their mastery of elemental magic, combined with their robust physical attributes and indomitable spirits, has earned them a well-deserved place among the most formidable and respected dragon clans in the realm. Under the leadership of Huoshen, the Yili clan continues to thrive, leaving a blazing trail of strength and passion across the land of Shengdao.



Air/Wind (Shiji-Long Subtype)

This species of Shiji-Long is living high up in the mountains, where the air is thinner. These Shijis are leaner and smaller than their cousins, the fur often flowing and forming longer wing-like forms to help to keep balance while flying through heavy winds. They usually own either passive statemagic, which turns their bodies into air, smoke, or clouds, or possess active air elemental magic. It is said that all the storms raging over the land are created when these wind dragons are roaming the sky.

These Shijis come in a lot of different colours, but they all resemble the sky. Dawn, bright day, or night. Some also come in colours and markings of stars and galaxies. Air Shiji usually do not travel underneath the line of clouds. They built cities way above them and only harvest what grows and hunt what lives on the highest mountains. It is very rare for them to invite guests to their homes, but is has happened before. The are known to create the greatest temples for their elders.


Natural (Shiji-Long Subtype)

 They are living in the deep forests and woods of Shengdao. These Shiji are known for having adjusted quite well to their surroundings. Not only are their colours and markings resembling the vegetation of the area they are living in, but their bodies evolved as well. Plants are growing in their hardened skin and scales. They are able to change the pgiments in their skin and scales to get brighter and darker, thus being able to use camouflage. Their bodies are more sturdy and thicker than those of their cousins. Short fur and sclaes are very common traits, making it easy for them to live in more humid regions, as well as maneuver through swamps. Instead of flying, they often use shallow waters and rivers for transportation.

These Shiji-Long are closely connected with the 4th elder, Tanlan. Just like their elder, they usually possess the ability of growth, being able to grow all kinds of plants to impressive height. They celebrate the beauty of nature and are mostly vegetarian and vegan, not wanting to harm other beings. They built great templates for their elders, hidden away in the thicket of their home forests. While their building style is more primitive, their structures lived through hundreds of years.

Celestial (Shiji-Long Subtype)

Celestial Shiji-Long - 仙人龙 Xianren-Long

Celestial or Etheral Shiji-Long were created from the second elder that existed. They were more powerful, their very being
made of magic, their scales and fur shimmering in every colour of the skies and stars.

The elder that created this subspecies died after birthing these beautiful dragons, her life force living inside them,
making them glow naturally. Their body is longer in feral and anthro form, long, fin like membrans seaming body, limbs
and tail. Celestial Shijis can appear translucent when flying in the sky due to their colours and iridescent scales. Like
that they had not been rediscovered until now. There were legends and tails about shimmering snakes in the sky, but
no Shiji-long had ever seen one with their own eyes. Celestial Shijis possess a very special magical gift. Their magic is pure,
elementless, but is able to create matter, even living beings.

It is said that celestial shiji who die are turned into stars.

These Shijis mostly stay in their feral form. While they can change easily, their long, pearlescent 'fins' are easier handled
as ferals. They live closed off on a floating island in the sky above Shengdao, having built big temples to honour their
goddess, which are sacred to them and no one else but them is allowed to enter them. Since their goddess is not with them
anymore, these shijis follow the oldest matriarch, Xirei.

Xirei had only decided to reveal herself to the other elders, when she saw black and purple lightning course through the sky.

Ice (Shiji-Long Subtype)

Solar (Shiji-Long Subtype)

Lunar (Shiji-Long Subtype)

Hybrid (Shiji-Long Subtype)

Generally frowned upon by society, hybrid shiji-long are born from parents of different subspecies or one 'normal' and one subspecies parent. Due to the genetic variance between various subspecies of Shiji-Long, hybrid children are born infertile. 

Gem (Shiji-Long Subtype)

Normal (Special) (Shiji-Long Subtype)

This subtype is not a traditional subtype which can be assigned to Shiji-Long, but instead exists to represent traits that cannot be obtained through normal means or which cannot be rolled randomly in the celestial pond. Examples include traits such as cracked, hollowed, or third-eye. These traits have dependencies on other traits or unique lore restrictions which do not allow them to be obtained through traditional means. 

Normal Shiji-Long can still have the traits listed in this category, but users should be aware that these are special traits. Each trait will define it's own unique requirements, so be sure to check the trait's details before you plan to use it! 

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