The Black Swan Dragon is every bit as graceful and elegant as any other dragon, yet many fail to see its beauty. Black Swan Dragons were often looked upon with scorn by ancient Caretakers, as the birth of a Black Swan Dragon was thought to be an ill omen.
Back in medieval times, when dragons still roamed the lands with humans, the gifting of dragons to kings and lords was commonplace and considered to be a sign of great respect. However, when ancient lords were gifted a Black Swan Dragon, it was a sign of disrespect. Gifting someone a Black Swan Dragon was construed the same as wishing them ill.
One reason for misunderstandings surrounding the Black Swan Dragon is the dragon's knack for finding trouble. Black Swan Dragons are innately drawn to areas of ill fortune - to battlefields after a fierce skirmish or to areas afflicted with disease and plague. Dragon Caretakers and scientists are puzzled as to why this is the case.
Whatever the omens surrounding it, no one has been able to look upon an Epic Black Swan Dragon with anything less than reverence and admiration. Even kings who once were frightened or bothered by their Black Swan Dragons swooned as they gazed upon their Epic form. They fly with such dignity and grace that it is hard to look upon for very long.
By breeding a dragon that provides the Pink type with a dragon that provides the Black type. Missing requirements cannot be fulfilled by the splitting of minor types; parents must have the originally required types without splitting.
By breeding two parents that collectively contribute only the Pink and Diamond types.
DISCLAIMER: When attempting to breed the Black Swan Dragon, you may get other offspring instead. Check the Breeding Calculator to view all of the possible results of combining a particular pair of parents.
The Black Swan Dragon has special behavior when it is used as a breeding parent. Unlike dragons with only basic types, it will obey the following rules:
Although the Pink type is made up of Red and White, the presence of these types may not necessarily allow you to breed the Black Swan Dragon. Check the Availability section above to find out the unique conditions under which this dragon might be bred.
When the Pink type is alone in the pool, it will add pure dragons of its component types (Red and White) to the list of possible outcomes, but it will not split into its component types. When Pink is included in the pool along with one or more other types, the Pink type can split into Red and White. However, if it is split, then Pink is no longer in the pool for the duration. Thus, the presence of Pink in a pool will either add the Pink type if it does not split or the Red and White types if it does split. There is one exception to this rule, and that is when both parents possess the Pink type. In this case, Pink can contribute both itself and its split colors at the same time.
Although the Pink type can split into Red and White for breeding purposes, it still only counts as one type. This is important when considering the number of types for type-amount-dependent dragons such as the Diamond Dragon. Breeding a Black Swan Dragon with a Fruitful Dragon only counts as three types: Pink, Green, and Yellow.
The Black Swan Dragon's design is based upon the Wizard Dragon's, although there are differences between the two.
The ominous reputation of the Black Swan Dragon comes from the ancient misconception that black-colored animals represent death and illness.