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Salamence by Shoyu-Rai Salamence by Shoyu-Rai
Felt for drawing a realistic salamence just like my flygon~


So again, I try to make these fit into my world of dragons by design. Salamence body looks more like a reptile than saurian, so I made him a false dragon = a reptile, as they don't have hollow bones and what's needed for flight/gliding. Smaller lizards could glide tough, and he's based partly on one of those. Their "wings" are actually extended ribs, but for salamence, it's more of a frill.

Description for my type of salamence:
A large reptile that spends its life living in valleys and on mountains. Both genders have a frill on each side of their back. The males frill is much larger and brighter red, used for attracting females and frighten other males or creatures.

They are vicious and very territorial. When battling for females, their fights can get fatal. Females lay about 3-7 eggs in a cave. As bagons, they are able to walk upright, for a more quicker escape from predators and other salamence-dragons.

As sellgons, their head-scales extend, and belly scales grow, forming a kind of shell that protects them. The weight of the scales forces them to walk on all fours. During teh time they grow bigger, the head scales disappear by time, and salamence features begin to show.


Other realistic pokemon:


Art © me
Salamence © Nintendo
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ImmaCatastrophe Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice!
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Snakeman2013 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013   General Artist
A komodo dragon with sail-like wings basically
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Pokoton Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Your work is amazing.
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xXxshadowsneakxXx Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
This is wonderfull! I love the look of him. Plus I think i'll use this as the look for my Salamence in my Pokémon story. Don't worry, i'll have a link leading back to here.
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Falken02 Featured By Owner May 11, 2013
it's great but what's with the wings? xD those are not wings man you should make a copy of this one but with wings
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Falken02 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2013
you screwed it with the "wings"
it's pretty cool though
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littlecheri Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
and ancient Salamence would take us to school.....XD
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flitterbell Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2013
wow, a dimetrodon *o*
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GORGIOUS
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