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The viper has a sinuous scaley body of purest white, feathered from snout to tail. Two majestic wings arch from its body roughly one-third of the way down its length. The viper's mouth is filled with long, needle sharp fangs, and its forked tongue flickers constantly to taste the air hungrily.
Webs will bring the viper out of the skies, but they will slip out of a web at their first opportunity.
Unlike most vipers, the winged viper has significant magical talents, casting spells from the Minor Elemental, Ranger, and Wizard circles.
Winged vipers are flying creatures.
A winged viper soars in.
A winged viper's fangs glisten as it tries to bite XXX!
The winged viper writhes in agony, its eyes growing dark as it dies.
The winged viper crashes to the ground, motionless.
The winged viper dissolves as the acidic poison consumes it from within.
A winged viper hisses an arcane phrase in an unfamiliar sibilant language.
A winged viper flips its body around, flicking its tongue at you!
The glowing specks of energy surrounding you suddenly shoot off in all directions, then quickly fade away.
The elemental aura around you wavers.