"Turns out fire and ice do mix. Well that's a hell of a note."
Orrery rules and her own rigorous research led Dr. Priyani to designate this behemoth as a variety of Embermane, but even Ramsgate prefer the Skaldish name for this extreme evolution of the species: Frostwülf.
Like the Urska, the Frostwǘlf is believed to have been evolving for hundreds of years on Skaldeskar (much like the Skaldish themselves), which has led to a physiognomy that is difficult to discern as an Embermane-at least at first sight. But Dr. Priyani confirmed that the behemoth's genetic profile is indeed more than 96% pure Embermane. She attributes the rather drastic phenotypical differences to the original baseline species vulnerability to frost even more than rapid aetheric evolution.
Kat's Hunting Tips:
-The Deepfrost Embermane, unlike many Behemoth species, actually appears to coordinate with smaller specimen of its own kind. Dr. Priyani has not yet been able to determine whether these creatures are fauna that have been mutated beyond recognition by charged frost aether, some kind of aetheric clones of the Frostwǘlf, or an actual coordinated social unit- in essence, a wolf pack- compromised of young and old individuals.
-They prefer to hunt anything steeped in living frost aether- including the Skaldelish- but also seem to actually enjoy hunting anything else they encounter for the fun of it.
-With cold, icy claws harder than any diamond, the Deepfrost Embermane can tear into the frozen islands beneath its feet to release pent-up frost aether from the island's core. This energy emerges as frost geysers that can knock Slayers over and even leave them chilled.
|Savage Hooktooth||Break Head|
|Smoked Dewclaw||Break Leg|
|Burning Tailspike||Sever Tail|
This Behemoth has no modifiers.
|Icon||Island||Stars||Level||Guaranteed Behemoth||Available Behemoths|
|Coldrunner Key||⭐⭐⭐||Skraev Valomyr Shockjaw Nayzaga Ragetail Gnasher (Heroic) Frostback Pangar Deepfrost Embermane|
|Razorcliff Isle||⭐⭐⭐⭐||Rezakiri Frostback Pangar (Heroic) Koshai (Heroic) Winterhorn Skraev (Heroic) Sporestruck Embermane Deepfrost Embermane|