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As requested in the comment section, we are going to take a closer look at Wyverns

The Wyvern is a legendary flying creature that has often been confused with a dragon due to the similarities in appearance between them, the key distinction however is that a Wyvern only has two legs, whereas a dragon has four.

There are 4 different variations of Wyverns, each with a unique pattern of spikes and fins covering it from head to tail
Each type also possesses a different breath attack

Fire Wyverns use a short range fire breath which leaves a damage over time effect for 10 seconds on any creature they hit, burning away 20% of the maximum health of that creature.
The fire Wyvern is also the only variation that can come in an Alpha form. An Alpha Wyvern is a bigger and stronger version of the normal Fire Wyvern

Lightning Wyverns use a concentrated beam of lightning against their targets, this lightening beam can do a devastating amount of damage at a decent range.
The Shock coming from this attack will temporarily immobilize a survivor or mount, making melee attacks against a Lightning Wyvern nearly impossible and very dangerous.

Poison Wyverns shoot acidic projectiles like the Arthropluera. This projectile of poisonous gas ignores armor and will explode on impact leaving a toxic cloud which deals damage to survivors and their mount simultaneously for 5 seconds.

Ice Wyverns use a short range ice breath which deals a decent amount of damage and also will significantly slow down a target's movement speed for a few seconds. This gives the ice Wyvern enough time to attack again making an escape nearly impossible even when on a fast flying mount like a Pteranodon.

All 4 variations of Wyverns are highly territorial and aggressive carnivores they will defend their airspace and nests at all costs.

Poison, fire and lightning Wyverns can be found in the dragon trench called the world scar on the west side of the scorched earth map and sometimes in mountainous areas, On ragnarok they can be found in the Wyvern trench in the north east region and among the rivers in the south west tropical region. Ice Wyverns can exclusively be found on Ragnarok, they inhabit the snow covered mountain ranges from the highlands al the way west to the green obelisk and back towards viking bay

Killing a Wyvern can be a very challenging undertaking. Not only are Wyverns one of the fastest fliers in the game but their ranged attacks can also deal a massive amount of damage, they do however have a rather large turning radius. This makes attacking it with an Argentavis or Griffin that is upgraded in health, stamina and melee possible as long as you can stay close enough to keep out turning it. Survivors that don't want to risk losing their mount or don't have access to a decent flier can also make use of heavy ranged weapons like homing missiles, ballistas or auto turrets. This can be very effective due to the fact that Wyverns are vulnerable to the same ranged damage modifiers as all other flying creatures.

When killed a Wyvern can be harvested for hide, raw prime meat, sulfur and a Wyvern talon. Talons from fire, poison and lightning Wyverns are needed in order to be able to summon the Manticore boss in Scorched Earth on all difficulties. At this moment the Ice Wyvren does not drop a talon, this however might change in a future patch or update

Wyverns can not be tamed in the wild. In order to get a Wyvern, a survivor must steal a fertilized Wyvern egg from a nest.
Stealing an egg is however very dangerous due to the fact that Wyverns are very territorial and protective, they will attack and chase anything that comes to close. In order to get close to a nest a survivor will have to kill or lure away the Wyverns. The safest way to do this is with a kill box containing a generator and at least 2 auto turrets, set to high range and attack wild creatures. This will take care of a group of Wyverns in a few seconds. Once the Wyverns are dead or lured away a survivor can check the nests and collect the fertilized eggs without any risk. Unlike other creatures in the game Wyverns have 38 levels in the wild, giving eggs a maximum level of 190 when a server is set to the maximum difficulty

Wyvren Eggs require a lot of heat to incubate properly This can be done with a minimum of 14 campfires or at least 15 air conditioners depending on the location.
Once the egg is hatched the Wyvern baby can not be fed raw meat like other carnivores, they require Wyvern Milk as food and may even ask for it while imprinting. Wyvern milk gives 1200 food to a baby Wyvern and will keep it fed for a little more than 3 hours. Keep in mind that Wyvern milk is the only food a Wyvern will eat before it reaches adulthood.

5 Wyvern Milk can be collected from the inventory of a knocked out a female Wyvern. It is possible to trap a female Wyvern in a large closed of pen before tranquilizing it, this can make collecting milk a lot easier due to the fact that female Wyverns generate milk over time. A trapped female Wyvern can be knocked out every hour to collect an additional 5 milk. Keep in mind that a Wyverns torpor depletes very fast, it is therefor recommended that a survivor collects the milk as soon as possible.

Killing an Alpha Wyvern will reward a survivor with 50 Wyvern Milk. The spoil timer on milk can be increased by storing it in a preserving bin. Wyvern milk can not be stored in a Refrigerator

It's also possible to raise a baby Wyvern without milk, by using a Daeodon and stimulant. Not feeding the baby milk will drop its food to 0, this will cause the baby's health to drop and its torpor to rise. A Daeodon set to passive healing will restore or keep up the baby's health while the gained torpor can be countered by force feeding the baby stimulant or stimberries. Survivors will have to keep in mind that a Daeodon set to passive healing will use an enormous amount of food.

Raised Wyverns do not require a saddle in order to be ridden.

A raised Wyvern has 2 main attacks. Its signature breath attack can be executed by pressing the left trigger on your controller, this attack will however rapidly drain the stamina of the Wyvern and can damage tribe-mates and tamed creatures.Wyverns can also bite their opponents by pressing the right trigger on your controller. Both main attacks can be used by a Wyvern when on the ground or when airborne.

Wyverns are also capable of carrying small and medium sized creatures. This can be done by pressing the right joystick on your controller while flying or hovering over a creature.
When grounded a Wyvern can use its wings to perform a knock back, by pressing the right joystick on your controller. When using the knock back near a tree the Wyvern will collect thatch and small amounts of wood, when performed near a Joshua tree on scorched earth and in the future on Ragnarok a Wyvern will also collect cactus sap.

A raised Wyvern can also be turned into a turret in its behavior options in the radial menu, this will make the Wyvern use it's signature breath attack to anything that comes into it's line of sight when its stance is set to aggressive. Keep in mind that this will only work on wild creatures in pve.

In my opinion the Wyvern has its weaknesses however they are extremely fun to ride

Wyverns are very powerful mounts on pve, their high movement speed and decent health will allow you to kill almost any other wild creature with ease. On pvp however there is hardly any use for a Wyvern because they are very vulnerable to any type of ranged weapons. The fact that a Wyverns breath attack uses a large portion of its already low stamina and its large turning radius make it a mount that is hardly suitable for aerial combat.
Aiming a Wyverns breath attack can be very challenging for inexperienced riders and may require some practice at first.
All variations of the Wyverns breath attack can also harm allies in both pvp and pve, survivors will have to keep an eye on their tribe mates and tames when using the Wyvern in combat to prevent their accidental deaths. When set to turret mode a Wyvern is not much of a defense due to the fact that their aim currently only hits the ground right in front of them, this may require some attention from the devs.

That concludes our spotlight on Wyverns.
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