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{{Infoboxbestiary2|name = Dracolizard|class = [[Draconid#The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt|Draconid]]|occurrence = [[Dragon Mountains]] near [[Holopole|Barefield]]
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Once they lived in [[Redania]] but were eradicated
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{{Infobox Bestiary2
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|Name = Dracolizard
Number of them can be found in the [[Toussaint|Duchy of Toussaint]]|image = Tw3_journal_dracolizard.png|susceptibility = [[Grapeshot#The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt|Grapeshot]] bombs<br>[[Draconid oil]]s<br>[[Aard sign#The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt|Aard]]<br>[[Quen sign#The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt|Quen]]|variations = [[Slyzard Matriarch]]|loot = [[Slyzard scale plate]]|immunity = Fire}}A '''Dracolizard''' (Polish: ''Oszluzgs''), also known as '''Slyzard''', is a large, grey-colored, flying reptile, sometimes as big as a [[dragon]], for which dracolizards are sometimes mistaken. It is said that [[Crinfrid Reavers]] made sure that all members of this species were killed in [[Redania]].
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|Class = [[Draconid]]
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|Occurrence = [[Dragon Mountains]] near [[Barefield]]<br>[[Toussaint]]
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|Image = Tw3_journal_dracolizard.png
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|Susceptibility = [[Grapeshot]]<br>[[Draconid oil]]<br>[[Aard]]<br>[[Quen]]
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|Variations = [[Slyzard Matriarch]]
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|Loot = [[Slyzard scale plate]]
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|Immunity = Fire}}
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'''Dracolizard''' or '''Slyzard''' (Polish: ''Oszluzg''), is a large, grey-colored, flying reptile, sometimes as big as a [[dragon]], for which dracolizards are sometimes mistaken. It is said that [[Crinfrid Reavers]] made sure that all members of this species were killed in [[Redania]].
   
 
Geralt also stated once that nothing in the world is able to parry the blow given by a dracolizard's tail.
 
Geralt also stated once that nothing in the world is able to parry the blow given by a dracolizard's tail.
   
== [[Andrzej Sapkowski]] ==
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== Bestiary Entry ==
{{Quote|'Oh, come on,' the Witcher said. 'It doesn't seem very likely to me. No one has seen a dragon in these parts for years. Wasn't it just a common or garden dracolizard? Dracolizard specimens can occasionally be as large as—'|pg. 16|[[The Bounds of Reason]], in the [[Sword of Destiny]] collection (US edition)}}
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: ''Some peasants once offered me a king's ransom to slay a slyzard. A damned hefty purse, chock full o' gold... But I turned 'em down. Coin's no good if you're dead. And a slyzard, that's no fuckin' forktail.<br>– Zator, one of the [[Crinfrid Reavers]] ''
 
== ''[[Wiedźmin: Gra Wyobraźni]]'' ==
 
According to the ''[[Wiedźmin: Gra Wyobraźni]]'' PnP RPG, oszluzgs look like the prehistoric [[wikipedia:pterosaurs|pterosaurs]].
 
 
== ''{{Tw2}}'' ==
 
In ''{{Tw2}}'', which appeared before ''[[Sword of Destiny]]'' was officially translated to English, the term used is "'''Slyzard'''", which is described as a huge dragon-like creature with deadly poisoned stings on the end of its tail that attacked [[Letho of Gulet]] near the forests of [[Angren]].
 
 
== {{BaW}} ==
 
'''Slyzard''' is [[CD Projekt]]'s translation of the name of the beast known as ''oszluzg'' in original Polish. In book translation, these creatures are known as dracolizards.
 
 
=== Bestiary entry ===
 
: "''Some peasants once offered me a king's ransom to slay a slyzard. A damned hefty purse, chock full o' gold… But I turned 'em down. Coin's no good if you're dead. And a slyzard, that's no fuckin' forktail.''<br>
 
– Zator, one of the [[Crinfrid Reavers]]''''
 
 
 
: ''Slyzards are often mistaken for wyverns or forktails. Yet make no mistake: slyzards are nasty, terribly dangerous beasts, and confusing them for wyverns will end very badly for the confuser. While a wyvern can tear apart and devour an untrained man in seconds, only a slyzard can first bake him to a crisp with a waft of fiery breath.''
 
: ''Slyzards are often mistaken for wyverns or forktails. Yet make no mistake: slyzards are nasty, terribly dangerous beasts, and confusing them for wyverns will end very badly for the confuser. While a wyvern can tear apart and devour an untrained man in seconds, only a slyzard can first bake him to a crisp with a waft of fiery breath.''
 
 
: ''Slyzards are keenly aggressive and attack from both ground and air. Their goal during a fight is to get close enough to their foe to injure it with a breath of fire or knock it down with a sonic blast. Like wyverns, slyzards also attack with venom-spiked tails.''
 
: ''Slyzards are keenly aggressive and attack from both ground and air. Their goal during a fight is to get close enough to their foe to injure it with a breath of fire or knock it down with a sonic blast. Like wyverns, slyzards also attack with venom-spiked tails.''
 
 
: ''Slyzards like to disengage mid-fight to fly into the air and plummet down at high speed while spewing out balls of fire.''
 
: ''Slyzards like to disengage mid-fight to fly into the air and plummet down at high speed while spewing out balls of fire.''
 
 
: ''Right before these igneous missiles emerge, you can observe a fiery ball forming in the monster's maw. While airborne, a slyzard can also attack with its claws and teeth.''
 
: ''Right before these igneous missiles emerge, you can observe a fiery ball forming in the monster's maw. While airborne, a slyzard can also attack with its claws and teeth.''
 
 
: ''It is worthwhile to employ the Aard and Igni Signs to force slyzards to the ground. They are not, however, vulnerable to burning. Before tackling one of them, be sure to coat your blade in draconid oil.''
 
: ''It is worthwhile to employ the Aard and Igni Signs to force slyzards to the ground. They are not, however, vulnerable to burning. Before tackling one of them, be sure to coat your blade in draconid oil.''
   
=== Combat Tactics ===
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== Combat Tactics ==
 
* ''To be added!''
 
* ''To be added!''
   
=== Associated quests ===
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== Associated Quests ==
 
* [[Contract: Bovine Blues]]
 
* [[Contract: Bovine Blues]]
 
* [[Wine Wars: Belgaard]]
 
* [[Wine Wars: Belgaard]]
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== Notes ==
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* According to the {{WGW}} PnP RPG, oszluzgs look like the prehistoric [[wikipedia:pterosaurs|pterosaurs]].
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* In {{Tw2}}, which appeared before {{SoD}} was officially translated to English, the term used is "Slyzard", which is described as a huge dragon-like creature with deadly, poisonous stings on the end of its tail that attacked [[Letho of Gulet]] near the forests of [[Angren]].
   
 
== Gallery ==
 
== Gallery ==
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
File:Flashback Screenshot Geralt-Letho-Slyzard.png|Geralt helping Letho against Slyzard
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Flashback Screenshot Geralt-Letho-Slyzard.png|Geralt helping Letho against Slyzard
File:Oszluzg RPG.jpg|Dracolizard in [[Wiedźmin: Gra Wyobraźni|''Gra Wyobraźni'']] by'' ''[[Jarosław Musiał]]
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Oszluzg RPG.jpg|Dracolizard in {{WGW}} by [[Jarosław Musiał]]
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Gwent cardart monsters slyzard.jpg|Gwent card art
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
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== External links ==
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*{{Gwent|Slyzard}}
   
 
{{Tw3 bestiary}}
 
{{Tw3 bestiary}}
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[[ru:Ослизг]]
 
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[[pt-br:Osluzgo]]
 
 
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Dracolizard or Slyzard (Polish: Oszluzg), is a large, grey-colored, flying reptile, sometimes as big as a dragon, for which dracolizards are sometimes mistaken. It is said that Crinfrid Reavers made sure that all members of this species were killed in Redania.

Geralt also stated once that nothing in the world is able to parry the blow given by a dracolizard's tail.

Bestiary Entry Edit

Some peasants once offered me a king's ransom to slay a slyzard. A damned hefty purse, chock full o' gold... But I turned 'em down. Coin's no good if you're dead. And a slyzard, that's no fuckin' forktail.
– Zator, one of the Crinfrid Reavers
Slyzards are often mistaken for wyverns or forktails. Yet make no mistake: slyzards are nasty, terribly dangerous beasts, and confusing them for wyverns will end very badly for the confuser. While a wyvern can tear apart and devour an untrained man in seconds, only a slyzard can first bake him to a crisp with a waft of fiery breath.
Slyzards are keenly aggressive and attack from both ground and air. Their goal during a fight is to get close enough to their foe to injure it with a breath of fire or knock it down with a sonic blast. Like wyverns, slyzards also attack with venom-spiked tails.
Slyzards like to disengage mid-fight to fly into the air and plummet down at high speed while spewing out balls of fire.
Right before these igneous missiles emerge, you can observe a fiery ball forming in the monster's maw. While airborne, a slyzard can also attack with its claws and teeth.
It is worthwhile to employ the Aard and Igni Signs to force slyzards to the ground. They are not, however, vulnerable to burning. Before tackling one of them, be sure to coat your blade in draconid oil.

Combat Tactics Edit

  • To be added!

Associated Quests Edit

Notes Edit

Gallery Edit

External links Edit

  • Gwent icon See the GWENT standalone game version card: Slyzard
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