Lizard mount

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Lizard mounts were released during the 2022 run of Rumor Woods as the third mount available for the mount system. Mount are summoned by a summoning item, which stores their information, but are considered a separate item. There were three tiers released: common, uncommon, and rare.

Common

Common mounts are the least expensive option when considering purchase. They are limited in alteration options that may be allowed through the Ostler.

Available Types and Appearance

  • a gargantuan armadillo lizard
The lizard's thick-scaled hide is characterized by hard, overlapping greyish brown scales that form pronounced lateral ridges the full length of his body from skull to tail-tip. Set deep within his narrow head, his solid brown eyes are protected by scaly brows. His thick scales flare more dramatically along his neck, legs, and tail, tapering into toothy spines.
  • a giant three-toed tegu
Stocky with thick limbs, the tegu's thick-scaled body is a mottled greyish brown and heavily armored all along his back from crown to tail. Solid brown eyes are set low beneath bony ridges on the sides of his narrow head. Each foot bears three thick toes with sharp claws; those of the forefeet are particularly elongated and sharp, while the hind claws are notably shorter. A cluster of bony spikes caps his tail, the one protruding at the center the longest by far.

Usage

Verb Who First Third
Arrival N/A A heavy tread and a scrabble of claws presage the arrival of a monstrous greyish green armadillo lizard.
Departure N/A A monstrous greyish green armadillo lizard flicks his forked tongue and, with a final lash of his tail, lumbers away.
APPRAISE All You look over a monstrous greyish green armadillo lizard and determine that he is just downright monstrous. PERSON gives a monstrous greyish green armadillo lizard an appraising look.
CLEAN Owner With methodical strokes, you brush away dust and dirt from a monstrous greyish green armadillo lizard's limbs, restoring the luster of his greyish green hide. PERSON reaches forward and brushes away the dust and dirt of the trail from his greyish green armadillo lizard's neck and shoulders, restoring the luster of his greyish green hide.
CLEAN Non-Owner You barely manage to brush a few flecks of stray dirt from a massive black wastesdragon's tail before he moves pointedly out of reach. PLAYER only manages to brush a few flecks of stray dirt from a massive black wastesdragon's tail before the beast moves pointedly out of her reach.
NUDGE All You dig your elbow into a monstrous greyish green armadillo lizard's side in an attempt to get him to move over, but the beast doesn't budge. PERSON digs her elbow into a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka's side in an apparent attempt to get him to move over, but the beast doesn't budge.
NUDGE Owner, Mounted You lower your head slightly and place a hand atop a monstrous greyish green armadillo lizard. You start to make a low growling noise deep in your throat, and after a moment, he begins to growl along, his muscles bunching beneath you. PERSON lowers her head slightly and places a hand atop a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka. PERSON starts to make a low growling noise deep in her throat, and after a moment, he begins to growl along, his muscles bunching beneath her.
RUB Owner You glide your hands down the greyish green lizard's neck and along his flank, exploring the variations of texture and pattern while exerting a steady pressure to remind the beast that you are there and that you belong at his side. The beast shifts his considerable weight and leans into your rough caress. PLAYER glides his hands down the greyish green lizard's neck and along his flank, exerting steady pressure. The beast shifts his considerable weight and leans into the rough caress.
RUB Owner, Mounted Leaning precariously forward, you rub your knuckles along the base of your greyish green lizard's skull where his head meets his neck, just below the spiny ridge of scales. The beast arches his neck and tucks his jaw, emitting a low, vibrating rumble. Leaning precariously forward, PLAYER rubs his knuckles along the base of his greyish green lizard's skull where his head meets his neck.
RUB Non-Owner You reach out and rub your palm along the black wastesdragon's daubed flank, marveling at the texture. The beast tolerates this for the space of a breath before shifting his massive bulk out of reach and exhaling a low hiss. PLAYER reaches out and rubs her palm along black wastesdragon's daubed flank. The beast tolerates this for the space of a breath before shifting his massive bulk out of reach and exhaling a low hiss.
THUMP Owner You thump your fist lightly against the greyish green lizard's shoulder, and he tilts his spike-edged head toward you with an air of expectation. PERSON thumps her fist lightly against the greyish green lizard's shoulder, and he tilts his wedge-shaped head toward her with an air of expectation.
THUMP Owner, Mounted You thump your heels solidly against greyish green lizard's flanks to encourage I into motion. PERSON thumps her heels solidly against greyish green lizard's flanks.
THUMP Non-Owner You thump your fist lightly against the gold yierka's mottled shoulder, and he tilts his wedge-shaped and sidles away, tail lashing and hissing his displeasure. PERSON thumps her fist lightly against the gold yierka's mottled shoulder, and he tilts his wedge-shaped and sidles away, tail lashing and hissing his displeasure.
TOUCH Owner Moving slowly and with caution, you run your fingertips between the greyish green lizard's flared nostrils and up along the bony ridge over his nearest eye. He flicks his long, forked tongue but otherwise remains still under your touch. Moving slowly and carefully, PERSON runs her fingertips between the gold yierka's flared nostrils and up along the bony ridge over his nearest eye. The beast flicks his long, forked tongue but otherwise remains still under her touch.
TOUCH Owner, Mounted You stroke a hand along your greyish green lizard's neck and follow with a hearty pat against the beast's shoulder. PERSON strokes a hand along her gold yierka's neck and follows with a hearty pat against the beast's mottled shoulder.
TOUCH Non-Owner You reach out to touch a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka, but the sinewy beast shuffles his bulk a few steps further away while appearing to completely ignore your presence. PERSON reaches out to touch a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka, but the sinewy beast shuffles his bulk a few steps further away while appearing to completely ignore her presence.


Ambients

A massive black wastesdragon turns his spike-edged head and peers coldly at PLAYER with one void black eye.

A massive black wastesdragon turns his spike-edged head and peers coldly at you with one void black eye.

With measured cadence, a massive black wastesdragon flicks out his long, forked tongue to taste the air.

Uncommon

Uncommon mounts are the second most expensive option when considering purchase. They have more options available for noun choices, as well as a wider array of feature alterations at the Ostler. Their appearance is similar to the common tier.

Available Types and Appearance

  • a colossal water monitor
Banded from snout to tail, the water monitor's leathery, cerulean hide gives way to a lighter underbelly. The beast's round brown eyes appear almost beady, set within a triangular head beneath pronounced brow ridges. Darker streaks trail back from the brows and curve sharply over the oblong openings of his ears. His long, thick body is supported by short, muscular legs, and each toe terminates in a sharply curved claw.
  • a monstrous crocodile monitor
Set beneath the prominent sweep of raised brow ridges, the crocodile monitor's round-pupiled brown eyes are large and alert. A pale gradient around his/her nostrils deepens to bistre halfway down his/her round-shaped head, though his/her leathery hide remains banded with pale markings even to the tip of his/her tail. His/Her long, thick body is supported by short, muscular legs, and each toe terminates in a sharply curved claw.
  • an enormous sai'ri monster
A nearly unrelieved expanse of shimmering coal black, the sai'ri monster's knobby hide bears only a single stripe of iridescent blue along his belly. His thick, sturdy legs end in wide feet with three-clawed toes, and his tapered tail is as long as the rest of his body. Solid brown eyes are nestled beneath heavy brow ridges set low on his wedge-shaped head.
  • a scaly brownish-yellow wastesdragon
The wastesdragon's heavy-jawed head is masked in black, with tiny solid brown eyes peering out from beneath small ridges. Breaking up the darkness, a daubed pattern of brownish yellow scales begins just past his brow and extends all the way to the tip of his tail. Though the entirety of his leathery hide is eye-catching in both vibrancy and contrast, the beast's form is otherwise stout, his body and tail thick and his neck and legs short.

Usage

Note: Only the verbs differing from the uncommon tier will be included below.

Verb Who First Third
GAZE Owner Canting your head to the side, you gaze at a monstrous greyish green armadillo lizard, who immediately mimics your head tilt with one of his own. Blinking once, he licks at the air with his tongue before nosing at you with his snout. Canting his head to the side, PLAYER gazes at a monstrous greyish green armadillo lizard, who immediately mimics his movement by tilting his head to match. Blinking once, he licks the air with his tongue before nosing PLAYER with his snout.
GAZE Owner, Mounted Craning his head around to look up at you, a monstrous greyish green armadillo lizard blinks once or twice before facing forward once more. Craning his head around, a monstrous greyish green armadillo lizard blinks once or twice as he gazes at PLAYER for a moment before facing forward once more.
GAZE Non-Owner You gaze at a massive black wastesdragon, who cants his head at an angle to look at you in return. PLAYER gazes at a massive black wastesdragon, who responds by tilting his head at an angle and looking right back at her.
HUG Owner You approach a monstrous greyish green armadillo lizard, arms wide, and he tilts his spike-edged head and fixes you with one burnished gold eye. Undeterred, you step in close and hug him around the neck, your fingers seeking out and lightly stroking a sensitive spot just below the recess of his ear. Leaning into your embrace, the lizard accepts your affection with a breathy chuff of pleasure. PLAYER approaches a monstrous greyish green armadillo lizard with arms wide, and the beast tilts his spike-edged head and fixes him with one burnished gold eye. Undeterred, he steps in close and hugs the armadillo lizard around the neck, his fingers lightly stroking a sensitive spot just below the recess of his ear. Leaning into his embrace, the armadillo lizard accepts PLAYER's affection with a breathy chuff of pleasure.
HUG Owner, Mounted You rest your splayed hands on either side of the greyish green lizard's thick neck, stroking in circles, and he acknowledges this gesture of affection with a breathy chuff and a ripple of his hide. PLAYER rests his splayed hands on either side of his greyish green lizard's thick neck, and he acknowledges this gesture with a breathy chuff and a ripple of his hide.
HUG Non-Owner You approach a massive black wastesdragon, arms wide, but the beast wants nothing to do with your outpouring of affection. His jaws gape, baring sharp teeth as he hisses a warning. Suitably censured, you drop your arms and take a step back. PLAYER approaches a massive black wastesdragon with arms wide, but the beast is having none of it. His jaws gape, baring sharp teeth as he hisses a warning. PLAYER drops her arms and takes a step back.
POSE Owner You lean nonchalantly against a monstrous greyish green armadillo lizard, folding your arms across your chest and lifting your chin with no small amount of pride. The the lizard's tail curves your direction before lazily sweeping away again, but he otherwise retains his poise. PERSON leans nonchalantly against a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka, folding her arms across her chest and raising her chin proudly. The the yierka's tail curves toward her before lazily sweeping away again, but the beast otherwise retains his poise.
POSE Owner, Mounted You stiffen your spine and raise your clenched fist high in the air, holding it there for a moment as your greyish green lizard tosses his head and sways beneath you. PERSON raises her clenched fist high overhead and holds it there for a moment, swaying with the motion of her gold yierka as the beast tosses his head.
POSE Non-Owner You plant your feet shoulder-width apart and cross your arms over your chest, staring at a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka in a display of bravado. The gold yierka flicks his fiery orange gaze toward you, then away again, clearly unimpressed. PERSON plants her feet shoulder-width apart and crosses her arms over her chest, staring at a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka in a display of bravado. The gold yierka flicks his fiery orange gaze toward her, then away again, clearly unimpressed.
SNAP Owner You snap your fingers at a monstrous greyish green armadillo lizard twice in quick succession, commanding his attention. With a slow blink of his round-pupilled burnished gold eyes, the beast swivels his spike-edged head in your direction. PERSON snaps her fingers at a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka twice in quick succession, commanding his attention. With a slow blink of his slit-pupilled fiery orange eyes, the beast swivels his wedge-shaped head in PERSON's direction.
SNAP Owner, Mounted From your perch atop a monstrous greyish green armadillo lizard, you stretch forth your arm, pointing imperiously, and snap your fingers. Your mount lurches into motion at your command. From her perch atop a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka, PERSON stretches forth her arm, pointing imperiously, and snaps her fingers. Her mount lurches into motion at the command.
SNAP Non-Owner You snap your fingers at a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka twice in a bid for his attention. The beast utterly ignores you. PERSON snaps her fingers at a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka twice in a bid for his attention. The beast utterly ignores her.
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Ambients

All common ambients, plus:

TBA

Rare

Rare mounts are the highest tier available for purchase and offer additional verbs unavailable at common or uncommon tiers. Rare lizard mounts are locked into their features as the additional verbs are specialized to the design. They are also only available during their initial run, and are discontinued in concurrent runs. For 2022, the rare lizard mounts were yierka.

Appearance

Yierka

a sinewy fringe-toed yierka
Earthy beige tones mottle the yierka's leathery hide in subtle bands from nose to tail, though large swathes along his neck and shoulders are much darker where the skin has the thickness of armor. Parallel ridges of pale, raised scales crest above the beast's fiery orange, slit-pupiled eyes before merging at the crown of his wedge-shaped head and extending down his spine. His sleekly muscular body and limbs are built for running, and his long, claw-tipped toes each bear a serrated fringe of scales.
After a yierka has had its hide color change from moving to room with a different climate, it will appear as a sinewy (color) fringe-toed yierka with its look description starting with, "Earthy (color) tones mottle the yierka's leathery hide in subtle bands." It will remain this color until it is moved to an area with a different climate.

Usage

Note: Only the verbs differing from the common and uncommon tier will be included below.

Verb Who First Third
Arrival N/A Head low and teeth bared, a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka prowls in, the dry susurration of its movement punctuated by the click and scratch of sharp claws.
Departure N/A A sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka whirls and sinks into a wary crouch, his eyes narrowing to fiery slits. He sweeps his gaze first one way, then the other, tasting the air with his forked tongue. With a final, angry hiss cast back over his shoulder, the beast bounds out of sight.
CLEAN Owner With methodical strokes, you brush away dust and dirt from a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka's body, restoring the luster of his mottled gold hide. With methodical strokes, PERSON brushes away dust and dirt from a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka's body, restoring the luster of his gold hide.
CLEAN Owner, Mounted You reach forward and brush away the dust and dirt of the trail from your gold yierka's neck and shoulders, restoring the luster of his mottled gold hide. PERSON reaches forward and brushes away the dust and dirt of the trail from her gold yierka's neck and shoulders, restoring the luster of his mottled gold hide.
CLEAN Non-Owner You reach out to touch a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka, but the sinewy beast shuffles his bulk a few steps further away while appearing to completely ignore your presence. PERSON reaches out to touch a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka, but the sinewy beast shuffles his bulk a few steps further away while appearing to completely ignore her presence.
GAZE Owner Lowering his head slightly, a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka locks eyes with you and begins to bristle. Widening your stance, you do the same and unwavering stare the beast down. This standstill lasts for several moments, a low growl emanating from the yierka, but you maintain your gaze and don't rise to guttural taunts. In the end, the yierka looks away first and visibly relaxes. Lowering his head slightly, a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka suddenly locks eyes with PERSON and begins to bristle. For her part, PERSON widens her stance, lowers her head, and maintains a steady, unwavering gaze at the beast. For several moments the two remain with their gazes locked, the yierka slowly issuing a growl before finally looking away.
GAZE Owner, Mounted Craning his head around to look up at you, a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka blinks once or twice before facing forward once more. Craning his head around, a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka blinks once or twice as he gazes at PERSON for a moment before facing forward once more.
GAZE Non-Owner You suddenly notice that a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka is gazing at you and freeze. Just as a low growl begins to emanate from the beast, tugs on his harness and breaks his concentration. Chuffing and bristling, the yierka stomps his front feet. PERSON suddenly ceases all movement as she locks eyes with a slightly growling gold yierka. Just as the growl begins to emanate, tugs on his harness, causing the yierka to break his gaze. Chuffing and bristling, the beast stomps his front feet.
HUG Owner You approach a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka, arms wide, and he narrows his fiery orange eyes at you while exhaling a soft hiss of suspicion. Undeterred, you step in close and embrace him around the neck, your fingers seeking out and lightly stroking a sensitive spot just below the recess of his ear. Stiff with tension, the yierka nonetheless accepts your affection, however grudgingly. PERSON approaches a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka with arms wide, and the beast narrows his fiery orange eyes at her while exhaling a soft hiss. Undeterred, she steps in close and embraces the yierka around the neck, her fingers lightly stroking a sensitive spot just below the recess of his ear. Stiff with tension, the yierka nonetheless accepts PERSON's affection, however grudgingly.
HUG Owner, Mounted You rest your splayed hands on either side of the gold yierka's thick neck, stroking in circles, and he tolerates this gesture of affection with only a disgruntled ripple of his mottled hide. PERSON rests her splayed hands on either side of her gold yierka's thick neck, and he tolerates this gesture with only a disgruntled ripple of his mottled hide.
HUG Non-Owner You approach a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka, arms wide, but the beast wants nothing to do with your outpouring of affection. His jaws gape, baring sharp teeth as he hisses a warning. Suitably censured, you drop your arms and take a step back. PERSON approaches a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka with arms wide, but the beast is having none of it. His jaws gape, baring sharp teeth as he hisses a warning. PERSON drops her arms and takes a step back.
LEAN Owner You lean against your gold yierka's side but do not let down your guard, remaining ready to spring away the moment his impatience with your familiarity overcomes his tolerance. PERSON leans against her gold yierka's side, but her posture retains the tension of wariness.
LEAN Owner, Mounted You clamp your legs against your gold yierka's sides and lean back hard. Wise to this signal, the yierka rears back, swiping his curved claws in the air before him while letting out a baleful hiss! PERSON clamps her legs against her gold yierka's sides and leans back hard. Immediately, the yierka rears back, swiping his curved claws in the air before him while letting out a baleful hiss!
LEAN Non-Owner Leaning left and right as you examine the gold yierka, you make a point of keeping a respectful distance from the ornery beast. Leaning left and right as she examines the gold yierka, PERSON keeps a respectful distance from the ornery beast.
PINCH Owner Spying the lingering remnants of the yierka's last molt still clinging to his hide, you peel off a few stray shreds of pale, papery skin and flick them away. Noticing what must be the lingering remnants of the yierka's last molt still clinging to his hide, PERSON peels off a few stray shreds of pale, papery skin and flicks them away.
PINCH Owner, Mounted Steadying yourself with a hand against your gold yierka's armored shoulder, you lean up and pinch away a few shed scales still stubbornly clinging to the vertebral ridge of his neck. Steadying herself with a hand against her gold yierka's armored shoulder, PERSON leans up and pinches away a few shed scales still stubbornly clinging to the vertebral ridge of the beast's neck.
PINCH Non-Owner Spying the lingering remnants of the yierka's last molt still clinging to his hide, you reach for a shred of pale, papery skin. Before you can get close enough, he fixes you with a hostile glare while pulling out of reach. Attention caught on some pale, papery shreds clinging to the yierka's hide, PERSON reaches toward him only to be brought up short by the beast's hostile glare as he pulls out of reach.
PULL Owner Increasingly agitated, a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka begins to growl and claw at the ground, teetering toward violence. Mindful of his teeth and bad mood, you grab him by the and pull his huge, wedge-shaped head sharply downward in a bid for control. The unruly beast snarls at you but eventually quiets, allowing you to release him without fear of an imminent rampage. Increasingly agitated, a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka begins to growl and claw at the ground, teetering toward violence. With a wary eye to his teeth and sinewy bulk, PERSON grabs him by the and pulls his huge, wedge-shaped head sharply downward in a bid for control. The unruly beast snarls but eventually quiets, allowing PERSON to release him without apparent fear of an imminent rampage.
PULL Owner, Mounted Your gold yierka grows restless and begins to lunge forward, but you are wise to his antics. Even as he coils his body beneath you, you pull back on the 's reins, forcing his head askew and turning his lunge into, at best, a lurch. PERSON's gold yierka grows restless and begins to lunge forward. Wise to his antics, she pulls back on the reins of , forcing the yierka's head askew and turning his lunge into, at best, a lurch.
PULL Non-Owner Observing a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka's obvious agitation, you resolve to keep your distance rather than risk a premature amputation. Your ill-advised urge to pull his tail is fleeting. PERSON eyes a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka speculatively, fingers twitching, but ultimately keeps her distance.
RUB Owner You glide your hands down the gold yierka's neck and along his mottled flank, exploring the variations of texture and pattern while exerting a steady pressure to remind the beast that you are there and that you belong at his side. The beast shifts his considerable weight and leans into your rough caress. PERSON glides her hands down the gold yierka's neck and along his mottled flank, exerting steady pressure. The beast shifts his considerable weight and leans into the rough caress.
RUB Owner, Mounted Leaning precariously forward, you rub your knuckles along the base of your gold yierka's skull where his head meets his neck. Leaning precariously forward, PERSON rubs her knuckles along the base of her gold yierka's skull where his head meets his neck.
RUB Non-Owner You reach out toward a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka to satisfy your curiosity about his mottled hide, but the wary beast perceives your approach and sidesteps away. Rounding on you, he emits a loud, rumbling hiss, and his jaw drops open to expose the serration of sharp teeth. PERSON reaches out toward a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka, but the wary beast sidesteps away. Rounding on her, the gold yierka emits a loud, rumbling hiss, and his jaw drops open to expose the serration of sharp teeth.
SCRATCH Owner Reaching up, you scratch along the softer underside of the gold yierka's heavy jaw. He tilts his great head just a little, and a pale membrane slides over his slit-pupiled eye until only a sliver of orange remains. Reaching up, PERSON scratches along the softer underside of the gold yierka's heavy jaw. The beast tilts his great head just a little, and a pale membrane slides over his slit-pupiled eye until only a sliver of orange remains.
SCRATCH Owner, Mounted You reach down and scratch vigorously along your yierka's neck and shoulders, right at the boundary of where his leathery gold hide grows dark and thick. He slowly dips his head and stretches it forward in grudging approval of your attention. PERSON reaches down and scratches vigorously along her yierka's neck and shoulders, right at the boundary of where the leathery gold hide grows dark and thick. The beast slowly dips his head and stretches it forward in what appears to be grudging approval of the attention.
SCRATCH Non-Owner You curl your fingers in a scratching motion at a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka, showing him your teeth. The beast stares at you for a moment, then reciprocates, raising one great foreleg and flexing his sharp claws while baring a wide array of pointed teeth in your direction. The gold yierka may have won this round. PERSON curls her fingers in a scratching motion at a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka, showing him her teeth. The beast stares at her for a moment, then reciprocates, raising one great foreleg and flexing his sharp claws while baring a wide array of pointed teeth in PERSON's direction.
STARE All, Outcome #1 Catching a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka's attention, you lock eyes with him and do your best to stare him down. He steadily returns your gaze until you feel one eye begin to twitch and you are forced to blink. Catching a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka's attention, PERSON locks eyes with him and does her best to stare him down. The beast steadily returns her gaze until PERSON's eye begins to twitch and she finally blinks.
STARE All, Outcome #2 Catching a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka's attention, you lock eyes with him and do your best to stare him down. He steadily returns your gaze until you mutually break it off and look away at the same time. Catching a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka's attention, PERSON locks eyes with him and does her best to stare him down. The beast steadily returns her gaze until they mutually break it off and look away at the same time.
STARE All, Outcome #3 Catching a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka's attention, you lock eyes with him and do your best to stare him down. He steadily returns your gaze until he finally gives a teeth-baring yawn and turns away. Victory! Catching a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka's attention, PERSON locks eyes with him and does her best to stare him down. The beast steadily returns her gaze until he finally gives a teeth-baring yawn and turns nonchalantly away from her.
STARE Owner, Mounted From your elevated perch astride your gold yierka, you fold your arms across your chest and stare steadily forward, chin raised with stoic pride. From her elevated perch astride her gold yierka, PERSON folds her arms across her chest and stares steadily forward, chin raised with stoic pride.
WAVE Owner Captivated by something in the distance, the gold yierka narrows his fiery orange eyes and crouches down as if preparing to launch any moment into a full-on pursuit. In an attempt to distract him, you move to stand in front of the beast and frantically wave your hands, eventually breaking his gaze. The yierka snorts loudly a few times, seemingly in protest of your distraction. Captivated by something in the distance, a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka narrows his fiery orange eyes and crouches down as if preparing to launch any moment into a full-on pursuit. PERSON quickly moves in front of the beast and frantically waves her hands, eventually breaking his gaze. The yierka snorts loudly a few times, perhaps in protest of the distraction.
WAVE Owner, Mounted Noticing a bothersome insect buzzing around your a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka's face, you reach forward with one hand while holding the silk-lined rope harness with the other and wave briskly in an attempt to exterminate the intruder. Apparently successful, as there is no further sign of the pest, you lean back and give your yierka a reassuring pat on his side. PERSON reaches as far forward as she can and waves her hand through the air around a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka's head. After a few swats, she returns to her seated position and pats her yierka on his side.
WAVE Non-Owner Captivated by something in the distance, the gold yierka narrows his fiery orange eyes and crouches down as if preparing to launch any moment into a full-on pursuit. In an attempt to distract him, you wave your hands frantically in front of his face, but all you can elicit from the beast is an indignant hiss. You're not sure what it means, but you don't want to find out, so you cease your distraction attempt. Captivated by something in the distance, the gold yierka narrows his fiery orange eyes and crouches down as if preparing to launch any moment into a full-on pursuit! In an attempt to distract him, PERSON waves her hands frantically in front of his face, who counters the action with an indignant hiss. PERSON ceases her attempt at distraction.

Ambients

The yierka has two "special" ambient messages. For one of them, it has a rare item drop for a piece of bait compatible with the fishing system. The yierka will occasionally dig up some sort of grub or insect, which it will sometimes spit out onto the ground.

As another of its random ambient messages, the yierka may change its hide color. This happens when the yierka is brought into a room with a different climate setting. The end color result is entirely random and is drawn from the list of lizard mount available features. The yierka will maintain this skin color, even after dismissing it and resummoning, until it is brought into a room with a different climate flag, where it may change to another random color on that list.

Scratching at the ground with determination, a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka sweeps his long tail back and forth in a measured cadence as his claws expose a large green tomato worm.  After pulling it free with bared teeth, he munches on the morsel for several moments.

Hissing in disgust, a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka spits the offending green tomato worm from his mouth and flicks it away with his clawed toes for good measure.


Sensing a rapid change in climate, the yierka shakes vigorously, his leathery hide slowly shifting from ochre to olivine.


A sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka's eyelids droop as he appears to relax from the [HEAT SOURCE OBJECT]'s warmth.

A sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka gives a sudden, explosive sneeze, his mottled sides heaving.

A sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka grows restless, clawed toes flexing as he shifts from foot to foot.

A sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka edges closer to an [HEAT SOURCE OBJECT], his mottled hide lightening somewhat as he basks in its warmth.

A sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka rears back a step and tosses his head, his striated gold hide rippling and twitching for several moments before he settles.

A sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka releases a low, rumbling hiss of warning and swivels his head to glare at a [RANDOM THING].

A sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka settles back on his muscular haunches with forelegs stiffened and head raised, warily surveying his surroundings.

A sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka stares at PERSON fixedly for no apparent reason.

A sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka turns his wedge-shaped head and peers coldly at you with one fiery orange eye.

His attention caught on something nearby, a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka stills, watchful and unmoving as a statue.

In response to a nearby sound, a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka gives a loud, hissing snort.

Lunging abruptly, a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka snaps at the air and narrowly misses you with his fearsome jaws.

The gold yierka's tail lashes back and forth in agitation.

Twisting in a sinuous motion, a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka bends his long body nearly in half as he moves to investigate what might be behind.

With measured cadence, a sinewy gold fringe-toed yierka flicks out his long, forked tongue to taste the air.

Additional Information

Feeding Your Mount

Feeding a mount is not mandatory, but it is a fun roleplaying option. Mounts will not eat anything that is not part of the basic food system OR a foraged item, but they all trap on specific nouns. Below is a list of nouns for each mount subtype in the equine category.

Lizards - crickets, grasshoppers, cockroaches, spiders, caterpillars, papaya, grape leaves, lettuce, worms, meat, leg, rat, rats, shank, mutton, strawberry, cactus flower, cactus, cactus-bloom, dandelion, berry, cantaloupe, and kale

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Lizard mount Information
Type Mechanical
Item Classification Creature
Item(s) Applied to Mounts
Alterable Yes
Light/Deep No
Original Release Venue Rumor Woods
Tiered Yes
Corresponding Item Scripts Summoning item
Restrictions Mounts can only be altered at the Ostler's Den at Rumor Woods. They CANNOT be altered at merchants or through Sadie scrolls. Rare mounts cannot be altered.
Item Verbs
CLEAN GAZE HUG LEAN
NUDGE PINCH POSE PULL
RUB SCRATCH SNAP STARE
THUMP TOUCH WAVE YELP