- Norse (culture)
- Flying (attribute)
- Reptilian (attribute)
- Deadly (behaviour)
- Dragons (common type)
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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