Demonic Compendium - Avian

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Demon Alignment
Light-Law Light-Neutral Light-Chaos
Neutral-Law Neutral Neutral-Chaos
Dark-Law Dark-Neutral Dark-Chaos
Unique/Unfusable/Unrecruitable (Black)

Glossary
Affinity The demon can start with up to three skills of its affinity's type.
Ailments A blanket term for mind, nerve, and curse skills.
Destroy A blanket term for skills that strike the target or targets dead instantly.
Drain The demon is healed by skills of this type.
Immune The demon cannot be affected by skills of this type.
Magic A blanket term for fire, ice, force, and lightning skills.
Reflect The demon reflects skills of this type back to the caster.
Resist Skills of this type are less effective against the demon.
Start The demon automatically starts with this skill.
Tier The demon's starting tier.
Weak Skills of this type are more effective against the demon.

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Avian
Alignment: Neutral Law
Tiers: Common - Exalted
Holy birds. Avians are normally quite strong against force-based attacks, and their speed and agility make them excellent mounts.
FengHuang.jpg Feng Huang
Tier: Common
Immune: Expel
Weak: Death
Affinity: Healing
Mythological birds of East Asia that reign over all other birds. Feng Huang is also called the "August Rooster" since it sometimes takes the place of the Rooster in the Chinese Zodiac.
Phoenix.jpg Phoenix
Tier: Common
Drain: Fire
Resist: Force
Weak: Ice
Affinity: Fire
Start: Wing Buffet
A mythical sacred fire bird from India, mentioned in the Egyptian and later Phoenician and Greek mythology. It has a 500 to 1,000 year life-cycle, near the end of which it builds itself a nest of twigs that it then ignites. Both nest and bird burn fiercely and are reduced to ashes, from which a new, young phoenix or phoenix egg arises, reborn anew to live again.
Jatayu.jpg Jatayu
Tier: Common
Drain: Force
Immune: Expel
Weak: Lightning, Death
Affinity: Force
A valiant bird said to be the king of vultures. In the Hindu epic Ramayana, Jatayu is an old friend of Rama. It attempted to rescue Rama's wife Sita after she was kidnapped by Ravana, the devil-king. A fierce battle ensued, but Ravana managed to defeat Jatayu by slashing its wings
Yatagarasu.jpg Yatagarasu
Tier: Common
Immune: Expel
Resist: Force
Weak: Death
Affinity: Healing
A divine creature in Japanese myth. They are three-legged birds sent by Amaterasu to help humans. It is said that they helped Emperor Jimmu claim victory.
Suzaku.png Suzaku
Tier: Grand
Immune: Fire
Weak: Ice
Affinity: Fire
Start: Makakaja
One of the four Chinese celestial beasts. It is also known as Zhu-Que or the Vermilion Bird of the South. It represents the direction south, the element of fire, and the season of summer.
Macha.jpg Macha
Tier: Grand
Resist: Fire, Force
Weak: Ice
Affinity: Fire
Start: Wing Buffet, Tempest
A goddess of ancient Ireland, associated with war, horses, sovereignty, and the sites of Armagh and Emain Macha in County Armagh, which are named after her. She is one of the triad of goddesses called the Morrigan.
BadbCatha.jpg Badb Catha
Tier: Grand
Resist: Physical
Weak: Nerve
Affinity: Force
Start: Panic Needles
A goddess of war that took the form great crow or raven. She was part of the war-goddess triad that was collectively known as the Morrigan, and would often join in the battles she was overseeing by taking the form of a great crow or wolf. In this way, she was able to cause confusion among the soldiers, shifting the advantage to the side she wished to win.
Morrigan.jpg Morrigan
Tier: Grand
Immune: Force
Weak: Curse
Affinity: Physical
A disputed third member of the triumvirate that bears the same name, replacing Nemain. All of the goddesses associated with the Morrigan are associated with ravens and crows, often appearing in that form.
Rukh.jpg Rukh
Tier: Exalted
Reflect: Force
Immune: Physical
Weak: Ailments
Affinity: Physical, Force
An enormous legendary bird of prey, said to be large enough to carry off elephants to eat.
Thunderbird.jpg Thunderbird
Tier: Exalted
Reflect: Lightning
Resist: Force
Weak: Death, Mind
Affinity: Lightning
Start: Tornado
A legendary creature common to Native American mythology. Its wings created thunder and wind, hence the name.
HamsaIcon.jpg Hamsa
Tier: Exalted
Drain: Lightning
Immune: Expel
Weak: Force
Affinity: Lightning, Support
Start: Makajam, Analyze
The sacred white goose that Brahma rides in Hindu lore. Its pure white plumage represents the efforts of the Brahmins to attain Brahma's knowledge, and is the reason why Brahma chose it as his steed.
Garuda.jpg Garuda
Tier: Exalted
Drain: Expel
Immune: Curse, Nerve
Weak: Death
Affinity: Expel, Force
A large mythical bird. In Hindu mythology, Garuda is a lesser Hindu divinity, usually the mount of Vishnu. Garuda is depicted as having a golden body, white face, red wings, and an eagle's beak, but with a strong man's body. He wears a crown on his head, and is large enough to block out the sun.

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