Does anyone else miss Fear Class?

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Ah, Dreamworks. The company that created probably the best dragon-related franchise this century. You did such a good job making the dragon classes and dividing the dragons up by their abilities and features. Each class had its own symbol that matches the dragons in it. The classes were perfect, until that one day...

 

When you decided to add another class. It was an interesting day. It was exciting to learn about this new Tracker Class, and about the dragons in it. It was stunning to realize that the symbol was none other than the symbol of the Fear Class. Suddenly, the Zippleback and Snaptrapper were in the Mystery Class, and the Nadder was in this new class.

 

Now all of a sudden the symbols make no sense. The Sharp Class has a Nadder symbol, but the Nadder is in the Tracker Class. The Tracker Class has a Zippleback symbol, but the Zippleback is in the Mystery Class.

 

There was something so unique about the Fear Class: silent, sneaky dragons that attack with no warning. There are so many good canidates for this class, the Sweet Death, Shadow Wing, Small Shadow, Snaptrapper, and Zippleback.

 

Dreamworks was sadly too lazy to come up with a brand new never-before-seen symbol for the Tracker Class. The dragon classes may neve be the same again.

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I wish the Nadder could still be in the Sharp Class

I kinda miss it that when the Nadder was still in the Sharp Class. By the way, don't you think the Sand Wraith could belong in the Fear Class too?

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Hmmm, maybe, it would fit in the Fear Class due to it's sneaky way of hunting, although I can also see it as a Boulder Class dragon with it's hardened Sand balls in it's arsenal, but not as likely as being a Fear Class dragon.

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Hm... I think you may have gotten some class Symbols mixed up.

Strike Class: Night Fury
Sharp class: Hideous Zippleback
Tracker Class: Deadly Nadderhead
Mystery class: Unknown. (Possibly a Changwing)
Boulder Class: Looks like a Hotburple, but was made before the Hotburple was added)
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The Sharp Class symbol is

The Sharp Class symbol is still the Deadly Nadder, and the Tracker Class Symbol is the Fear Class symbol (Zippleback)
Edit: And the Boulder Class is still a Gronckle :3

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Actually you guys have the Nadder and the Zippleback mixed up.

The Nadder symbolises the Tracker class and the Zippleback symbolises the Sharp Class, even though it's in Mystery.

And I agree, the Fear Class should be brought back.

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Sorry Shamara, I think you

Sorry Shamara, I think you have the sharp and tracker clas sysmbols wrong:

This is a Zippleback

This is a Nadder

 

 

My point was that dragons are used to symbolize classes that they don't belong in anymore.

 

 

 

If I were in charge, these are what the classes would be like:

 

 Strike Class

 

Mystery Class

Tidal Class

Sharp Class

Tracker Class (this would obviously be a solid color. I just didn't feel like editing it :D)

Fear Class

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You're right. The Sharp Class symbol is still represented by a Nadder, and has never once been a Zippleback.

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Yeah. It has.

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You are mistaken. Never has the Sharp Class ever been represented by a Zippleback, despite how many times you disagree.

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No Greenfire, the Zippleback at least used to symbolise the Sharp Class. I'm not going to argue with you, and I don't want to debate, so we'll just disagree.

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This should be the Tracker class symbol. Currently on the wikia it's the Zippleback despite it not being in the class.

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Yes. The dragons put in the fear class fit so well!

 

 

"These dragons are silent, sneaky. They turn up when you least expect them." - Hiccup reading from the Dragon Manual in the short Book of Dragons.

 

There are many dragons that would be much better in the Fear Class than the mystery. Come on dragon riders - why not just add another class instead of kicking one out the door?

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Wait a second, why is the night fury(Toothless) the symbol of strike class? No viking saw a night fury before Hiccup, so why isn't the skrill the symbol of this class? Basing on what viking knew about the night fury it should be in fear class. Strikes from the dark rapidly and deadly, in my opinion it should be in fear class(in the past, now it's better strike class)

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We don't know what the strike class symbol was before, but we do know that after the war ended it was changed to a Night Fury.

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The Night Fury actually

The Night Fury actually belonged to the Mystery Class, because Vikings didn't know anything about it back then.
Edit: That isn't the Strike Class symbol, by the way, it's the Berserker Tribe symbol :P

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The skrill should be the mascot of the Strike Class rather than the night fury because they are true lightning dragons. Night Furies do have a high intelligence, speed, and yes there are plasma in lightning, but the skrill better resembles the Strike Class because it's basically lightning itself and even live in the thunderstorms. The night fury is the offspring of lightning (and death) itself :P.

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Well, let's look at the traits of the Strike Class. According to the Wikia (not saying this is accurate information)

Blazing speed
Pinpoint accuracy
Unique fire types
Some unique way to navigate their environment
Great jaw strength

I believe that some of these are correct, but others are not.

Here's the list of ones I am pretty sure are correct.

Pinpoint accuracy
Blazing speed
Great jaw strength

Nothing about Lightning. The Strike Class is not supposed to be Lightning dragons, it just houses the ultimate Lightning dragon, the Skrill.

And while we're on the topic of Strike Class, what about the Deathsong?

Great jaw strength? Check.
Blazing speed? Sorta check. (It's pretty darn fast)
Pinpoint accuracy? Maybe. Fishlegs did say in "No Dragon Left Behind" that Garf was a good shot, indicating that the Deathsong has accuracy, but we don't really know how much.

And going by the Wikia list...

Unique fire type? Check. (Although but fire, but the Snow Wraith and Woolly Howl both don't shoot fire)
Some unique way to navigate their environment? So far no, but I think it may be possible for then to use their song as a form of echo location, if they have the proper equipment of course, but there's nothing to say they don't is there? So no, but it's possible.

Just random stuff that happens in my brain when I classify Mystery Class Dragons;-)

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The traits of the Strike Class are, according to Book of Dragons and Dragons: Rise of Berk:

Blazing Speed

Vice-like Jaw Strength

Extreme Intelligence

Precise Accuracy

 

So being a "lightning" dragon isn't really relavent anymore. Once upon a time the Strike Class was meant to represent dragons of lightning - hence the name "Strike" - but that idea seemed to have been forgotten by the creators by the time the second movie was released. (Heck, by that time the second movie came out, they didn't even remember to state the Night Fury's dive-bombing on its profile on the new version of the website, something heavily emphasized in the original, and changed from calling its breath from "lightning" like the original site called it to calling it "plasma"...which I don't think Vikings would have known about, but they wouldn't have known about typhoons or boomerangs, either.) XD

 

Even if it was, one could say the Night Fury is a cut above the Skrill because it generates its own "lightning," whereas the Skrill has to channel it from elsewhere. But either way you slice it, these days the majority of the class has nothing to do with lightning. Out of the 6 Strike Class dragons, only 2 are lightning shooters.

 

The Skrill still should have been the symbol, though, because the Vikings of Berk didn't even know what the Night Fury looked like before Toothless. I don't see why they had to change the symbol for him. Maybe it was to commemorate Berk's dragon hero? Eh, not that Toothless doesn't deserve that, but it seems like a lot of effort.

 

Ooh, just had a thought! Maybe the dragon classes weren't given symbols until after Vikings began training dragons? In that case, it would actually make sense to make the first trained dragon the symbol of its own class.

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Skin: Shovelhelm Racing Stripes

Stable: Titan Boulder Stable (Boulder Stable)

Gemtooth: female Snafflefang

Skin: Snafflefang Racing Colors

Saddle: Rider’s Snafflefang Saddle

Stable: Wolf Stone Stable (Boulder Stable)

Boulderdash: male Catastrophic Quaken

Skin: Quaken Racing Paint

Stable: Norberts Stable (Boulder Stable)

Stonefist: male Thunderpede

Skin: Thunderpede Racing Paint

Stable: Wolf Stone Stable (Boulder Stable)

 

Sharp Class

Frostclaws: male Shivertooth (main racing dragon)

Saddle: Rider’s Shivertooth Saddle

Stable: Dream Stable (Dream Stable)

Solstice: female Shivertooth (2nd main racing dragon)

Saddle: Defenders Shivertooth Saddle

Stable: North Stable (Tidal Stable)

Thistle: female Prickleboggle (main battle dragon; tiny Prickleboggle stand-in)

Saddle: Prickleboggle Racing Paint

Stable: Dream Stable (Dream Stable)

Silvershard: female Razorwhip

Skin: Razorwhip Racing Colors

Stable: Hearth Stable (Stoker Stable)

Swiftslice: male Titan Wing Razorwhip

Skin: Razorwhip Racing Stripes

Stable: Titan Heat Stable (Stoker Stable)

Oakthorn (in-game name Oakclaw): male Timberjack

Skin: Timberjack Racing Stripes

Saddle: Rider’s Timberjack Saddle

Stable: Hollys Stable (Stoker Stable)

Fleetsteps: male Speed Stinger

Skin: Speed Stinger Racing Colors

Stable: North Stable (Tidal Stable)

Windrider: female Stormcutter

Skin: Stormcutter Hero Skin

Saddle: Rider’s Stormcutter Saddle

Stable: Hearth Stable (Stoker Stable)

Owleyes: male Titan Wing Stormcutter

Skin: Stormcutter Sharp Class Paint

Saddle: Defenders Stormcutter Saddle

Stable: Titan Heat Stable (Stoker Stable)

Rainshed: female Raincutter

Skin: Raincutter Warpaint

Saddle: Novice Raincutter Saddle

Stable: Titan Tidal Stable (Tidal Stable)

Spitfire: male Scuttleclaw

Skin: Scuttleclaw Racing Colors

Saddle: Rider’s Scuttleclaw Saddle

Stable: Hollys Stable (Stoker Stable)

Jadeheart: female Titan Wing Scuttleclaw

Skin: Scuttleclaw Racing Stripes

Saddle: Defenders Scuttleclaw Saddle

Stable: Titan Heat Stable (Stoker Stable)

Cindertooth: female Grim Gnasher

Stable: Distant Stable (Mystery Stable)

Shadowhunter: male Devilish Dervish

Skin: Devilish Dervish Racing Paint

Stable: Hollys Stable (Stoker Stable)

 

Tracker Class

Brightclaw: female Deadly Nadder (starter dragon)

Skin: The Stormfly Look; Vivid Dreadfall Nadder Skin during October

Saddle: Novice Nadder Saddle; Snoggletog Nadder Saddle during Advent & Christmas

Stable: Snow Boulder Stable (Boulder Stable)

Horntail: male Titan Wing Deadly Nadder

Skin: Deadly Nadder Ice Crystal Skin; Dreadfall Nadder Skin during October

Saddle: Wild Nadder Saddle; Snoggletog Nadder Saddle during Advent & Christmas

Stable: Cold Titan Stable (Boulder Stable)

Bullheart: male Rumblehorn

Skin: Rumblehorn Warpaint

Saddle: Novice Rumblehorn Saddle

Stable: Hearth Stable (Stoker Stable)

Echo: female Mudraker

Skin: Mudraker Racing Stripes

Stable: Kaylees Stable (Tidal Stable)

 

Mystery Class

Mystic: female Changewing

Skin: Frost Changewing Skin

Saddle: Rider’s Changewing Saddle

Stable: Mystery Wolf Stable (Mystery Stable)

Nightingale: female Sithersong

Stable: Slithersong Stable (Mystery Stable)

Evermore: male Death Song

Stable: Slithersong Stable (Mystery Stable)

Valkyrie: female Titan Wing Death Song

Skin: Death Song Racing Paint

Stable: Slithersong Stable (Mystery Stable)

Bandit: male Armorwing

Skin: Armorwing Racing Paint

Stable: Mystery Wolf Stable (Mystery Stable)

Professor: male Flightmare (main dragon during October)

Skin: Flightmare Racing Colors

Saddle: Novice Flightmare Saddle

Stable: Dreadfall Stable (Dreadfall Stable)

Starshine: female Titan Wing Flightmare

Skin: Flightmare Warpaint

Saddle: Rider’s Flightmare Saddle

Stable: Dreadfall Stable (Dreadfall Stable)

Scourge: female Boneknapper

Skin: Boneknapper Racing Colors

Saddle: Rider's Boneknapper Saddle

Stable: Dreadfall Stable (Dreadfall Stable)

Wishbone: male Titan Wing Boneknapper

Skin: Boneknapper Warpaint

Saddle: Defenders Boneknapper Saddle

Stable: Dreadfall Stable (Dreadfall Stable)

Fortitude: male Buffalord

Saddle: Masters' Buffalord Saddle

Stable: Mystery Wolf Stable (Mystery Stable)

Horrorcow: female Titan Wing Buffalord

Skin: Buffalord Racing Paint

Saddle: Defenders’ Buffalord Saddle

Stable: Distant Stable (Mystery Stable)

Honey: female Sweet Death

Skin: Sweet Death Hero Skin

Saddle: Rider's Sweet Death Skin

Stable: Distant Stable (Mystery Stable)

Mistwalker: female Smothering Smokebreath

Skin: Smokebreath Warpaint

Saddle: Novice Smokebreath Saddle

Stable: Distant Stable (Mystery Stable)

Double & Trouble: female Hideous Zippleback

Skin: The Barf&Belch Look; Vivid Dreadfall Zippleback Skin during October

Saddle: Sleek Zippleback Saddle; Snoggletog Zippleback Saddle during Advent & Christmas

Stable: Snow Boulder Stable (Boulder Stable)

Short & Snout: male Titan Wing Hideous Zippleback

Skin: Zippleback Mystery Class Paint; Dreadfall Zippleback Skin during October

Saddle: Wild Zippleback Saddle; Snoggletog Zippleback Saddle during Advent & Christmas

Stable: Cold Titan Stable (Boulder Stable)

Sneak, Snip, Snap & Trap: male Snaptrapper (Leafy Snaptrapper stand-in)

Skin: Snaptrapper Racing Stripes

Stable: Mystery Wolf Stable (Mystery Stable)

 

Tidal Class

Seacry: female Thunderdrum

Skin: The Thornado Look

Saddle: Sleek Thunderdrum Saddle; Snoggletog Thunderdrum Saddle during Advent & Christmas

Stable: Dylans Stable (Tidal Stable)

Darkbreather: male Titan Wing Thunderdrum

Skin: Thunderdrum Tidal Class Paint

Saddle: Wild Thunderdrum Saddle; Snoggletog Thunderdrum Saddle during Advent & Christmas

Stable: Titan Tidal Stable (Tidal Stable)

Fjord: male Sand Wraith

Skin: Sand Wraith Hero Skin

Saddle: Rider’s Sand Wraith Saddle

Stable: Dylans Stable (Tidal Stable)

Shorewind: female Titan Wing Sand Wraith

Skin: Sand Wraith Ruby Crystal Skin

Saddle: Defenders Sand Wraith Saddle

Stable: Titan Tidal Stable (Tidal Stable)

Sparky: male Shockjaw

Skin: Shockjaw Hero Skin

Stable: Dylans Stable (Tidal Stable)

Riptide: male Scauldron

Skin: Scauldron Warpaint

Saddle: Novice Scauldron Saddle

Stable: Kaylees Stable (Tidal Stable)

Splashwing: female Sliquifier

Skin: Sliquifier Racing Colors

Stable: Dylans Stable (Tidal Stable)

Wavedancer: female Tide Glider

Skin: Tide Glider Racing Colors

Saddle: Rider's Tide Glider Saddle

Stable: Kaylees Stable (Tidal Stable)

Freyasfang: female Windwalker

Skin: Windwalker Racing Colors

Stable: Kaylees Stable (Tidal Stable)

 

Stoker Class

Brightsoul: male Singetail

Skin: Singetail Racing Stripes

Stable: Wolf Fire Stable (Stoker Stable)

Scout: female Flame Whipper

Skin: Flame Whipper Racing Paint

Stable: Wolf Fire Stable (Stoker Stable)

Firegale: female Monstrous Nightmare

Skin: The Hookfang Look; Vivid Dreadfall Nightmare Skin during October

Saddle: Sleek Nightmare Saddle; Snoggletog Nightmare Saddle during Advent & Christmas

Stable: Frida Stable (Stoker Stable)

Ridgeback: male Titan Wing Monstrous Nightmare

Skin: Ashen Skin; Dreadfall Nightmare Skin during October

Saddle: Wild Nightmare Saddle; Snoggletog Nightmare Saddle during Advent & Christmas

Stable: Titan Stoker Stable (Stoker Stable)

Sparrow: female Terrible Terror

Skin: Terrible Terror Racing Colors

Stable: Wolf Fire Stable (Stoker Stable)

Van (in-game name Slurg): male Titan Wing Terrible Terror

Skin: Terrible Terror Racing Stripes

Stable: Stable: Titan Stoker Stable (Stoker Stable)

Cyclone: male Typhoomerang

Skin: Typhoomerang Warpaint

Saddle: Rider’s Typhoomerang Saddle

Stable: Titan Stoker Stable (Stoker Stable)

Sunheart: female Fireworm Queen

Skin: Fireworm Queen Glow

Saddle: Rider’s Fireworm Queen Saddle

Stable: Frida Stable (Stoker Stable)

Eclipse: female Night Terror

Skin: Night Terror Racing Stripes

Stable: Frida Stable (Stoker Stable)

Lionheart: male Moldruffle

Skin: Moldruffle Racing Colors

Saddle: Defenders Moldruffle Saddle

Stable: Frida Stable (Stoker Stable)

Legacy: female Silver Phantom

Skin: Silver Phantom Racing Paints

Stable: Wolf Fire Stable (Stoker Stable)

Fireflight: female Hobblegrunt (Threadtail stand-in)

Skin: Hobblegrunt Racing Paint

Saddle: Novice Hobblegrunt Saddle

Stable: Titan Stoker Stable (Stoker Stable)

 

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Pickle

Yarrow

Norbert Haugen

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Avalanche

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The Wolf and the Howl: The Song of Death

The Wolf and the Howl: The Dragon at Dreadfall

The Wolf and the Howl: Dragon Sledding

The Wolf and the Howl: A Winter's Ride

The Wolf and the Howl: Matchmaker

The Wolf and the Howl: The Mysterious Chicken Caper

The Wolf and the Howl: Terror Loose on Dreadfall

 

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Yeah, I know. But the Skrill

Yeah, I know. But the Skrill would have been the symbol of the Strike Class before the first movie because no one knew what a Night Fury looked like. I wanted to use it just 'cause.

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Oh, I see :)

Oh, I see :)

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But I don't think the

But I don't think the previous Strike Class symbol was the Berserker's segal. XD

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My opinion

In my opinion it should be now the symbol of the strike class. The dragons in this class have blazing speed, a unique fire type which is explosive, high precision and a nice bite. Now, please, tell me what is more blazing than a dragon that can fly as fast as a lightning and a more unique fire type than absorbing lightning and shoot them. Also the skrill has an incredible precision(he never harmed toothless because the story finishes if Toothless dies). And also don't forget that this creature can withstand the temperature of lightnings and supported a Toothless plasma blast on head, with no problem. This is the true strike class dragon symbol, not a the night fury

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Sandstorm! Give me back my subject!

I think I know why there's no Fear Class.

The Fear Class was obviously created, when Vikings and Dragons were still enemies. The dragons of the Fear Class were the most feared of all. 

However, now Vikings and Dragons are friends, there's no reason for the Fear Class dragons to be feared anymore. 

So the Fear Class was removed and the dragons reclassified. 

I hope this confusion is solved. Feel free to debate me.

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Hi everyone!

Meet TheMysteryRiderAndHerNightFury.

Great fan of dragons and amateur dragon artist.

My name in-game Dragonofthemysteryisland

Adventurer level:35

Rank:Senior Sand Wraith Whisperer

Clan: Dragon Ancestors (don't hesitate to invite me :))

 

My character's backstory: Born on Berk, but comes from an ancient tribe known for their ability to communicating and understanding dragons. From a young age she was talented with dragons. Her dragon is a Sand Wraith named Sandstorm. She is a dragon observer and always finds something new. Her favourite dragons are Sand Wraiths, Thunderdrums, Silver Phantoms, Speed Stingers and many more. In game she is supposed to be named Iris. Get to know her better in my RP School of Rebels- SoD and Star Wars crossover unlimited RP, in Stories and Fan-fiction forums.

My dragons

Sandstorm

Male Sand Wraith

Level 30

Hero skin

My best friend in the whole universe! He knows me better than anyone else and always makes me feel better when I'm feeling down. We first met... Well big story. We were still enemies with dragons. I one day found a young dragon with injured wings. He had a hard time trusting me. If he didn't let me approach, then he would never fly again. 

I walked in front of the dragon. He looked at me with a ferocious glance. He ran away but he couldn't go far. I could finish the dragon, to give an end to his pain.

But I didn't. I decided to help him go to skies again. It wasn't right to kill an injured dragon. When you fight an enemy, you should give a chance to fight back. So I prefered to heal him, so one day to give a fair battle. 

However, when you help an animal, it is imposible not to bond with it. One day I returned to that place, with healing staff and weirdly, he seemed happy to see me. He took a playful posture and then ran away. A few minutes later, he was back. He brought me a fish. He approached me and left the fish in front of my feet and backed off quickly. I immediately knew that he trusted me more, than the last time. I walked towards the Sand Wraith. But he seemed agressive, so I walked a little backwards. Then I sat on a rock and made a drawing of the Sand Wraith. When I looked up, he was sitting next to me and watched the drawing. Scared, I jumped up and let the paper fall on the ground. He smelled it and with his claw made a some random lines on the ground. I went to get the paper and he growled. So I let it alone. Then when he finished, lied down and slept. Now it was my chance. I slowly went to the Sand Wraith. I tried to fix his broken wings. This took about half hour. Now I had to leave, and go to Berk. The next day I came back. He was still sleeping. He woke up and flapped his wings and looked at them curiously. Then he saw me sitting a few metres away from him. He looked at me and then his wings and his expression was like his was saying: You did this? Then I heard the same question inside my head. "Yes", I reply. I standed in front of the Sand Wraith. Then he ran around in a playful mood so I ran after him. But soon he hunted me. Then he threw me on the ground and left a roar-like sound and then he walked away from me. He lied on the soil. I walk there and he hunted me again. I ran as fast as I could, but I stopped and accepted my fait. A dragon would kill me anyway. So I stood there with lowered head, waiting for my end. However he didn't attack me.

He stood in front of me, looking strangely. Then I tended my hand and closed my eyes. I thought he would eat my arm. But instead I felt a soft, scaly surface on my palm. I opened my eyes and saw the dragon touching his forehead on me. This was life-changing. I petted him and he lied in the ground. He seemed very happy. Everything I learned about these beautiful, strong flying creatures was all wrong. They were just misunderstood. 

One day we went to a beach outside the forest. We were playing together

"hunting", he surprised me with his camouflage. His wings were completely healed. The wind was blowing, and he flapped his wings strongly. He created a miny-sandstorm. Sandstorm. It was the perfect name for him. 

But nothing lasts for ever. I promised to myself that I would free him when he was completely Ok. Noone on Berk shouldn't learn that I own a dragon. We went to the place we first met. I looked at Sandstorm and after hugging him, I goodbyed him. 

" Goodbye, big guy. I hope that we will meet again. To give a fair battle. What do you think?", I say and he leaves a sound. "You can go now. Go, go, before I change my mind and kill you now! Go!", I said and he slowly walked away. I looked at him with tearful eyes. I was the one who befriended a dragon and noone would ever know it, except for me. In a little the dragon charged at me and let his head on my shoulder.

" I already missed you", I said and. This Sandstorm's story. My best friend!

Midnight

Female Monstrous Nightmare

Level:15

Red skin, blue pattern and blue-purple details.

Midnight is my battle dragon. She is an overprotective character. She would go to the limits to protect me.

My Night Fury Oc

Thank you NeverEndingSilver!

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Yes, but if you know what the

Yes, but if you know what the description of Fear Class dragons is, then you realize that it has nothing to do with Fear at all. The description is: dragons that are silent, sneaky, and turn up when you least expect them.

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Oh how I love Flying in Autumn!

Automatically the Changewing comes to mind:-)

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Shock the Skrill burned my subject with lightning.

But these are features which cause us to fear them, right? So, it has to do something with fear. Sneaky, silent, appear when less expected... Only this description is enough to get scared, without even seeing them.

And this description, reminds me a little of Strike Class, don't you think? Isn't Fear Class simular to it? All these features belong to both Classes I can say, so why to seperate them? 

Sneaky: Both Strike and Fear Class can do it.

Silent: Strike Class dragons are from the best for the job. The Fear Class description says that they are silent.

Appear when less expected: It is caused by the two previous descriptions, owned by both Classes.

Strike and Fear Class are almost equal. So why not Fear Class dragons to belong to the Strike Class? 

 

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~AGREED~

I think the Nadder being moved to a different class was weird. Especially it not being in the class that it repersence. Plus the nadder's "thing", is it's spiked tail, being sharp. Plus when has the nadder been singled out for being a good tracker. All the dragons can do sniffing and finding, the rhumblehorn was just really good at it, and it was singled out in an episode. I agree with you about the fear class too, it was my favorite class because of the traits of the dragons in that class. 

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Viking: AthenaClaire

Clan: The Dragon Racers

Dragon Count: 63

Main Dragons: Nightglow, Flightmare (Titan Wing); Rory, Deadly Nadder (Titan Wing); Willowing, Timberjack; Alexios, Skrill (Titan Wing); Lucrest Slick; Slithersong

 

 

 

*Proud Elder of The Dragon Racers*

 

 

A little bit about my Viking:

 

Name: AthenaClaire

Age: 17

Gender: Female

First Dragon: Rory

Birthplace: On an island far far away.

Birthday: May 6

 

 

 

A little bit about my main Dragon:

 

Name: Slick Lucrest (Slick)

Age: 14

Gender: Male

Species: Slitherwing

Rider: AthenaClaire

Birthplace: -Icestorm Island-

Birthday: March 21 

 

 

"I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

^Adoptables^

 

 

Art by Jada:

 

 

 

Art by xxPhinaxx:

 

 

 

 

Art by Witcherforever:

 

Art by Linkwolf:

 

 

 

Art by chameishida:

 

 

Art by Bavelly:

 

 

 

 

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The Nadder was singled out for tracking...sort of

The Deadly Nadder was outwardly singled out for tracking in the most recent season of Race to the Edge and more subtly in the second movie, the second one being the reason it was switched. According to one of the HTTYD2 companion books DreamWorks released, Astrid uses Stormfly's nose to find Hiccup and Toothless wherever they go, which is how she found him at Itchy Armpit at the beginning of HTTYD2. The reason for deeming the Deadly Nadder a good tracker, therefore, was to explain a plot point.

 

The two problems with this is, of course a) this was never explained in the film itself and had to be explained in other sources, so it's still a plot hole in the movie, and b) even if that explanation had been given in the film, it would have created another plot hole because then Astrid wouldn't have needed to use Eret to find Drago in case he had captured Hiccup, Stoick, and Gobber and their dragons. She should have just had Stormfly track them down. In fact, if she had done that, she the plot wouldn't have changed that much. We just would have needed a different scene that shows how Drago dominates dragons.

 

So in other words, yes, the Nadder's tracking skills are shown in the franchise, and them being used in the second film is the very reason DreamWorks made the decision to change its class, but they still use the Nadder's skill inconsistently as required by the plot.

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Yeah, I miss it

Even if we were to add a new class, I don't see why we had to get rid of the Fear Class. I don't see why there couldn't have been eight dragon classes. *shrug*

 

Though what really bothers me is the symbols. If you're going to change things around, you should change the symbols accordingly, you know? If the Nadder is now Tracker Class, make it the Tracker Class symbol and give the Sharp Class a symbol based on the Timberjack or something. That would have made some sense.

 

As far as the symbols go, though, to be completely fair to DreamWorks, they did eventually come up with new symbols for all classes that don't picture any specific dragons. We see them in School of Dragons and the official website's dragon builder game. So they did finally update the symbols. Eventually. Took them a few years. XD

 

Ooh, fun fact: the Flightmare was actually originally said to be in the Fear Class. This was then changed to Strike, then unknown, and finally revealed to be Mystery on the new website. But if you think about it, the Flightmare might have been a good Fear Class candidate, eh?

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"The Flightmate freezes it's victims from Fear!"

At least i think the Flightmare could have been in the Fear Class.

And by the way, anyone else annoyed that the Mystery Class is just a class to "dump" dragons without a class? Of course, there are many dragons that Vikings don't know much about, but for example, the Cavern Crasher could have been good in the Boulder Class too.
I think that the Mystery Class is getting a little bit too big. And i absolutely see no reason to put a Hideous Zippleback in it, because, it's a common dragon that vikings know, like, almost everything about XD.