- Mythical Number: #1556
- Culture: Norse
- Attribute: Flying
- Attribute: Reptilian
- Behaviour: Deadly
- Common Type: Dragons
A powerful Dragon of the tales of Beowulf that guarded a horde of treasure. According to the tale, Beowulf was able to slay Hordshyrde with the help of Wiglaf but was fatally poisoned and thus died. Hordshyrde is also a Fire-Drake.
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