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Savage Temeraire: Longwings

The Longwings are, with the Regal Coppers, the central combat dragons in the British Aviator Corps. What makes them unique is their acid-spitting ability, a truly lethal combat skill that can cause major damage to ships, fortifications, and enemy dragons alike. Longwings are also noted for the quirk of only accepting female captains, with the result that the Corps always includes a minority of girls and women training up as future Longwing captains.

Longwing
Agility d6, Smarts d6, Spirit d8, Strength d12+2, Vigor d10

Size: +7, Natural Armor +1, Flight 26, Climb 1, Toughness: 13/12

Powers (all acid trappings): bolt, burst, blast

The introduction of powers for “specialty” dragons like Longwings also begs the question of how they should be handled. I would recommend that they be treated like Superpowers, but with the No Power Points setting rule to reflect the essentially “always on” nature of the draconic ability.

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