- East Asian (culture)
- Mountain Dweller (attribute)
- Reptilian (attribute)
- Sorcery and Medicinal (attribute)
- Troublesome (behaviour)
A reptile that was reported to have lived on Mount Xunzhung along with the Cong Cong. The Zishu had a needle like nose and lived near the Zhi River. The sight of the Zishu was a sign that there would be great drought in the nearby area. Eating the Zishu would prevent one being affected by a plague.
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