- East Asian (culture)
- Flying (attribute)
- Deadly (behaviour)
A similar creature to the Griffin but the Kirni originates from Japan. It has the head, wings, torso and legs of an eagle on the body of a lion. Like Dragons the Kirni guards treasure.
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