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Numaroc...

Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 12:35 pm
by Darknez
Finally dragged my hunter 68 and managed to start on Northrend.. so things are going swimmingly now! Currently 71 and grabbed Numaroc (I guess I was either very lucky finding him first time I went there.. or because no one's farming him now and the zone is disserted!).

However... what do you call a Chimaera?
There was only one in myth, a female, and it's only name was Chimera...

I almost went for Swoop (Transformers) - Looks like it's armour plated, and has 2 heads! (robot mode, and vehicle mode!)... but really not sure its appropriate...

Any ideas? :)

Re: Numaroc...

Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 2:06 pm
by VelkynKarma
This was a tough one. I started scrolling through some mythical creature lists and pulled up the following:

Alphyn: A lion-ish creature that sometimes has goat or dragon forelegs.
Drac: A lion or bull-faced dragon

There are tons of others if you're interested in looking further: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_le ... _creatures
It's a big list though, be warned.

~VelkynKarma

Re: Numaroc...

Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 3:00 pm
by Ryno
Hmm. Could always go for JekyllHyde.

But for a serious name... Sickle, DualGore, Tempest sounds good too (sorry Veph!).

Re: Numaroc...

Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 4:19 pm
by Kalasha
I had numaroc myself for a while, named her Starscream, after the decepticon second in command. A nice name for a creature native to Netherstorm I think.

Re: Numaroc...

Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 4:35 pm
by Darknez
Thanks for the ideas guys, I'll have a look at that list too.

Yes I must admit Transformers names did spring to mind.... but I'm really not sure just yet :)

Re: Numaroc...

Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 4:48 pm
by Nikrosnil
How about Manticore?

Or a variation or it?

Mantikora?

Re: Numaroc...

Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2010 12:22 am
by Gimlion
Well Manticores are completely different creatures, something much more resemblent to the in-game 'Wyverns'

Re: Numaroc...

Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2010 5:33 am
by Fizzle
Numaroc reminds of the aliens in the "Alien" movies. Unfortunately those don't have names. But I'd name him in honour of the heroine: Ripley.

Re: Numaroc...

Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2010 5:26 pm
by Akyo
the aliens in the alien movies are called Xenomorphs. so Xeno maybe.
Ive tamed Nuramoc several times and these are the names ive used: Envy, Greed, LicknNibble and Metwo

Re: Numaroc...

Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2010 10:28 pm
by rubybeam
mokta
screech
sting
heartless

Re: Numaroc...

Posted: Wed Jan 13, 2010 3:24 am
by Tårnfalk
TwoHeadsNoBrain --- but probally to long :D

Nirvana

Aleta: Spanish name meaning "winged."

Ayah (אַיָּה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "falcon" or "vulture." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Rizpah, and a Horite, the son of Zibeon.

Bijou: English name derived from the French word bijou, meaning "jewel."

Chaos