- Chinese and Japanese (culture)
- Aquatic (attribute)
- Neutral (behaviour)
A large fish with the head of a tiger whose body is covered with spines from Chinese mythology. When it comes on land it transforms itself into a tiger. It became a creature that was carved onto Japanese buildings to act like a Gargoyle in European buildings.
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