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  • East Asian East Asian (culture)
  • Mountain Dweller Mountain Dweller (attribute)
  • Sorcery and Medicinal Sorcery and Medicinal (attribute)
  • Flying Flying (attribute)
  • Neutral Neutral (behaviour)

A most peculiar beast from early Chinese belief. It was a red chicken that had 3 tails, 6 feet and 4 heads. It was believed that eating it would cure melancholy. The Shuyu was reported to live on Belt Mountain along with the Huanshu Unicorn.

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