Bred over thousands of years from their wild kitsune cousins, these highly sought-after creatures have exchanged some of their innate stealth for strong elemental powers and increased intelligence. Several breeds were developed, each specializing in a separate field, with fire and ice the most famous and popular. Although their abilities allow them to manipulate energies of their element with ease and grace, they do not generate magic themselves. Instead, they act as channel for magic energy. They can imperceptibly siphon energy from their environs and even other creatures to fuel spells. Likewise, their magi can channel spells through them, increasing their power and precision. These creatures are an invaluable aid to any magi studying the forces they specialize in.
Nine sleek tails frame this egg
Young fire kitsunes are used as messengers, scrying through fire and delivering short missives through the same medium. They thrive on the constant challenges and intellectual stimulation, and even their play is a form of practice. These creatures are intense investments, for a Magi who would bond with one must not only constantly engage with their charge, but must also provide for their magical growth. The hatchlings sleep on beds of embers, and require a highly magical environment to thrive. If either of these needs are not met, an adult fire kitsune will use its powers to transport not a message but the hatchling itself, and the magi will be left with nothing but a few ashy paw prints.
Adult fire kitsunes are only limited in their power by the talent and skill of their magi. To truly utilize them fully, a magi must have honed their fire skills, and to do spellwork with a fire kitsune is a mark of accomplishment. They can act as primary or secondary focus for many rituals, and can coordinate magic from other fireworking creatures which might not otherwise work well together, such as a delroch and a phoenix. Fire kitsunes specialize in aggressive magics, able to reach out with their skills and breach vast distances from one point of power to another.
Obtained from: Donation, Retired
Renaming cost: 20000 gold
Release date: November 15th 2014
November 2014 Midmonth Donation Pet
Sprite art: Xenomorph, GlassWalker, Xenomorph/GlassWalker | Description: ApprenticeCrone/Morgaln