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SoC_Windreil_Bestiary_G3 by ShadowOfSolace SoC_Windreil_Bestiary_G3 by ShadowOfSolace
[link] :bulletred::bulletorange::bulletred:Anyone in the SoC group is able/encouraged to create their own monsters!:bulletred::bulletorange::bulletred: [link]

Man I battled with this creatures design for sooo long. But I think we’re getting along now. It’s important as it is part of my elemental Triad-which may become relevant at a later date.

Additional Monster Info:
Special Attributes:

:bulletred:Strengths: :bulletred:
-They are masters of their domain-attacking them inside the Eterna tree is very unwise
-Capable of flying so fast they seemingly vanish thanks to their power over wind
- Can create sharp torrents of wicked wind storms

-Windreils cannot stay adrift if their wings are damaged Obviously XD
-The dominion over wind originates from their wingems… There is one in every wing
-I don’t think I can be much more obvious this time XP

Additional Thoughts:

Every monster I create has one terminal weakness, and a variety of ways to extort it. Hints are provided throughout the text. It is not necessary to know their weakness to destroy them-it just makes it faster/easier.

Please do not 'God-Mod' the monsters. If your character has never encountered one before, how exactly DOES he know so much about them? Use your characters innate attributes and abilities to your advantage :3

While I know its fun to play savior, it often makes for a fast showy mess where nobody else gets to play.
(That and its not fair for the monster. They have ravenous bloodthirsty feelings too ya' know?)

Please Enjoy,
and don't hesitate to present me with questions if any. I am happy to elaborate on any and all creatures I upload.


Windreil were created for RP purposes in the group of :iconsoulsofchaos:

-If you have a monster idea you would like me to design please note me with details. If you have a solid concept, I will definitely consider it.

-Feel free to show me some highlights from your encounters with these creatures. That would make my day!

-If you would like to use this monster outside of SoC, feel free to do so. Please simply credit me as its creator.
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Mercifell Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2014  Student General Artist
Ah, this is one of the best creature designs I've seen. It reminds me of a Tales beast! Then again, all your monsters are simply lovely. 

Though... I would feel absolutely horrid killing this beast for a gem. T v T It sounds so peaceful and serene. 
ShadowOfSolace Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014  Student Digital Artist
D'awww thats precious ^u^
Bird monsters are actually my least favorite to design, cuz the form has to stay very uniformed to still read as a bird.
But they are lovely, and I really appreciate all your kind words~<333
SarimNarim Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
amg why did i just imagine some one trying to ride one then failing horribly XD Aughh i have to know how you draw creatures some time....You come up with the most beautiful things OTL just...THOSE FEATHERS...THAT FLUFFY CREST...THOSE WINGS. Its unfathomable how you do it all :iconmanrytearsplz:
ShadowOfSolace Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Student Digital Artist
XD Bahahah Sarim my original draft for their entry was -people once used them as a form of transport between Caelius and Earthra-
So no worries beb ur reading my mind again.

Most my creatures are a medly of aspects and elements I find intriguing in RL critters.
Real animals are sooo much cooler then anything I've invented.
furesiya Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012
:iconjigglypufflovesitplz: I love this color combination... so preeeeeeeeeeetty <333 *keeps one forever as pet*
ShadowOfSolace Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Oooo I'm so glad to hear that!!!
Despite the fact birds have a really broad pallet range, I was dead set this monster would be green.
Thankfully the antlers worked really well with that when I finally got the hues right :3
furesiya Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012
so.... would they be considered too.. I dunno how to say.. hard to obtain to be used as a mount? *trying to find something for Neri to raise*...*and not be ridiculous about it*
ShadowOfSolace Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Nah, not hard at all.
Especially if you got one as an egg, before it had a chance to form a bond with an Eterna tree.
Part of their history is that, muck like the Glacious, they used to ferry people between the continents.

So its not that big a stretch at all-and I would be honored to see one used as a mount.
furesiya Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012
:iconfangasmingplz: I don't think I can quite describe my giddiness at this ~~
Though one last question. About how long is their life span/how long from egg to maturity?
ShadowOfSolace Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I figure their lifespan is longer then a humans. But from egg to maturity that is totally up to you,
Most avians mature really quickly (within a year) so u can drag that out or shorten it to accomodate your characters needs. ^_^
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