"The Four Symbols (四象: Sì Xiàng) are four mythological creatures in the Chinese constellations. They are the Azure Dragon, (Qing Long) of the East, the Vermilion Bird (Zhu Que) of the South, the White Tiger (Bai Hu) of the West, & the Black Turtle (Xuan Wu) of the North. Each one of them represents a direction & a season, & each has its own individual characteristics & origins. The Dragon represents Spring, the Bird represents Summer, the Tiger represents Autumn, & the Turtle represents…

"The Four Symbols (四象: Sì Xiàng) are four mythological creatures in the Chinese…

Byakko (), also known as Bai Hu (白虎) the White Tiger in China, is a demon in the series. The White Tiger is one of the Four Symbols of the Chinese Constellation (Si Xiang) along with Azure Dragon, Vermillion Bird and Black Tortoise. It represents the West, the autumn season and the element of Metal (Wind in the Japanese system). During the Han Dynasty, people believed the tiger to be the king of all beasts. Legend had it that when a tiger reached 500 years old, its tail would turn white…

Byakko

Byakko (), also known as Bai Hu (白虎) the White Tiger in China, is a demon in…

The gentle and benevolent Qilin of Chinese mythology

The gentle and benevolent Qilin of Chinese mythology The qilin (Chinese: 麒麟; pinyin: qílín) is a mythical hooved chimerical creature known in Chinese and other East Asian cultures, said to appear with.

Alphyn - Rarely depicted in medieval British heraldic artwork, these strange hybrid creatures are thought to be flightless relatives of griffins, and resemble feathered wolves with long tails and curling tongues. They are sometimes said to represent judges and juries in the lore surrounding their use as heraldic symbols, though it is unknown where this idea comes from.

Alphyn - Rarely depicted in medieval British heraldic artwork, these strange hybrid creatures are thought to be flightless relatives of griffins, and resemble feathered wolves with long tails and curling tongues. They are sometimes said to represent judges and juries in the lore surrounding their use as heraldic symbols, though it is unknown where this idea comes from.

The Qilin  is a mythical hooved Chinese chimerical creature known throughout various East Asian cultures, and is said to appear with the imminent arrival or passing of a wise sage or an illustrious ruler. It is a good omen that brings rui (Chinese: 瑞; roughly translated as "serenity" or "prosperity"). It is often depicted with what looks like fire all over its body. It is sometimes misleadingly called the "Chinese unicorn" due to conflation with the unicorn by Westerners. --- (photoed by…

The Qilin is a mythical hooved Chinese chimerical creature - photo by Jonas

Taotie (Construct/Beast)(Huge) – Constructs created by the Sinlord of Gluttony to hunt for prisoners. Inside their stone bodies is a portal towards the realm of gluttony, so everything these creatures swallow is teleported to the dungeons of the Sinlord. When you destroy a Taotie a small portal will spawn. They can also summon helpers from their inner portal. (Chinese)

Taotie - These constructs were created by an ancient, entirely magic-based civilization to use in gladiatorial combat. Nowadays, these monsters stalk the ancient dungeons in which they were first situated.

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