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  • East Asian East Asian (culture)
  • Aquatic Aquatic (attribute)
  • Neutral 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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