by tooth & claw dragons

where darkness and chaos reign...
Welcome to the land of dragons and elves; demons and death. Here, you may weave tales of all creatures, great and small - magic is found in everything, and many worlds one can explore are open for discovery. By Tooth And Claw Dragons, often shortened to BTACD, is an original high fantasy role-play site with over eighty species and ten solid worlds, fifteen years strong. Freedom of creativity is boundless within the established lore, and member suggestions are not only accepted, but encouraged. We release new content monthly, and are always expanding our wondrous Realms. Come and play with magic, honor the great gods, and beware the balance that governs all...
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Things of Import

welcome !

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This forum is Guest Friendly! If you have any questions, or need any assistance, please post here!
last post in Welcome Newcomers! by Verridith, Aug 16 2016, 09:12 AM

news & announcements

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News and announcements can be found here.
last post in Staff Position: OPEN! by Verridith, Aug 10 2018, 04:35 PM

open positions & site canons

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Looking for important positions - such as gods, Ether spirits, kings and leaders - to play? Check here!
Positions are OPEN!
last post in [OPEN] Canons List/Plot Pos... by Leo, Aug 13 2018, 08:39 AM

site events & holidays

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Site events, such as our birthday, monthly contests and holidays will go here. User events can be hosted here as well!
last post in Monthly Contest Ideas by Leo, Aug 12 2018, 09:01 AM

welcome center & notice board

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Welcome, newbies! Here you can introduce yourself and say hello, meet the members, and begin your BTACD journey. If you need any help, just ask one of our mentors and be sure to check the guide linked below. Glad to have you here!
→ To The Newbie Guide
last post in INACIVITY NOTICE: Elf go by... by Concinnity, Aug 13 2018, 09:39 AM
Primary // Out Of Character

multimedia chat

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Anything having to do with creative media belongs here!
last post in Stories from an Artful Mind by Verridith, Jul 28 2018, 01:44 PM
Secondary // Out Of Character

character info, planning, & pending

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Here you may post threads with your character information and plan out characters. After you create your characters - either posting a topic in the Information section or creating a webpage for them offsite and posting with the offsite form - be sure to add them to the pages and names thread!
Character Info Rules
last post in Twofoot by Bucketorandomness, Yesterday at 03:17 pm
Looking for a partner to start off with, or just need a new thread or two? Or are you looking for a specific character to be taken to fulfill your needs? Post all wanted ads, buddy and plot searches here!

Thread trackers can also be found here, in the appropriate subforum!
last post in GROUP: Orochi's Snakeki... by slankr, Aug 14 2018, 11:27 AM

shops and currency

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A place where you can spend all of that shiny jaden you've been collecting! Player shops are located here, as well as a link to the official shop.
Official ShopHow to Earn JadenClaiming Jaden
last post in Jaden Claim by SherniKaur, Aug 11 2018, 05:37 PM

awards and kudos

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A forum dedicated to our Awards system and the earning of badges, as well as a place to shout out to your fellow members for awesome things they do!

Award Claim
last post in Awards Claim by Nechesa, Aug 2 2018, 05:52 AM

Subforums: awards
Primary // In-Character

plot-based // announcements and rules

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This is a section dedicated to role-play using BTACD lore - the worlds, the species, the magic, etc - with an overarching, sitewide main plot that affects all subplots. Announcements on plot events will be held in this forum, and updates will be shown in the sidebar.
Start Here!
Feel free to post your threads in the Realm subforums below!
last post in PLOT EVENT: Falling Apart! by Verridith, Jul 8 2018, 12:46 PM

Subforums: plot

plot-based // Evylon

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Realm of magical intensity and wild power. Though the portion that has been explored and civilized is beautiful to behold, and home of the esteemed high elves, the land around is much less than habitable. These regions are filled with monsters and creatures, including the rage-maddened bloodwolf.

last post in Alliance Forged of Blood by Shuhei, Aug 14 2018, 02:06 PM

plot-based // Felnova

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A beautiful world filled with wild, lush forests, towering mountains, and incredible beauty. The capitol country of Vystriana is led by the dragon monarchy, the royal bloodline of the Skystrikers. Includes the countries of Vystriana, Alubria, Stroen'na, Yorije, Khankirae and the Myrlands. Felnova is often considered a melting-pot of all the Realms' species; nearly every creature can be found within its borders.

last post in Old Friends and New Places by Mavanger, Yesterday at 05:58 pm

plot-based // Kurai

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A dark world often called the Realm of Demons. Sister-Realm to Felnova; its continents and landmarks are nearly identical. It is a harsh, sunless world filled with scarlet rivers, black earth and white trees. Demons, hellwolves and many others reside within four Kingdoms here: War, Death, Famine and Pestilence.

last post in Words of War by Verridith, Yesterday at 06:40 am

plot-based // Lizzarkyth

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A massive, sprawling land filled with swamplands and thick forests. Populated by the race of reptilian lyzards, who revere dragons, as well as the rare and elusive unicorn. Called the Undying Realm for the fact that plantlife doesn't seem to die.

last post in Tears, Wash Away the Blood by JPG, Jul 29 2018, 02:43 PM

plot-based // Millirand

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Original home of dragonkind; one of the first Realms created after the great catastrophe that destroyed the One's single creation. Sister-Realm to Xaeri. Similar to Felnova in many ways, save one; dragonkind is rare, and hidden away in the northern mountains, hunted and despised by their former humanoid subjects.

last post in Breakthrough by SherniKaur, Yesterday at 07:42 pm

plot-based // Noctis

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Called the Land of Sea and Sky, Noctis is a beautiful Realm with sky-continents and underwater cities, populated by roc'a, dragons, avians, and merfolk. There are few true islands, and three bright moons, in a world wreathed in magic.

last post in WHITE FIRE by Lypten, Aug 14 2018, 03:21 PM

plot-based // Ristell

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A unique Realm split into two distinct segments; Aboveground, and Underground. Ristell is as harsh as it is beautiful, and home to several races native to its intense lands, such as the sphinx, sol'tera, lunari, and more.

last post in SHIFTING (sands) by Verridith, Aug 12 2018, 10:25 PM

plot-based // Xaeri

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The wild Realm; the untamed wilderness of Xaeri is a refuge for many trying to escape the wars of Felnova and other worlds. Filled with many unexplored leagues, its landscape was formed by the destroyed soul-essences of Spirit-Weapons long past. Xaeri is primarily populated by the animalistic xeriin, residing in hidden-away villages and hamlets scattered throughout.

last post in Upon Silvered Wings by darkeh, Aug 12 2018, 11:14 AM

plot-based // Light and Dark

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Both Light and Dark Realms are the initial creations of the gods; one, home to the lightbeasts of old, is a world infused with otherworldly light - every flower glistens, every rock blazes, every animal glows. The other, home to the shadowbeasts of yore, is a shadowy place filled with fear and blackness and death. Both, however, are essential to the balance of the Void, and play a key part in the creation of a new Realm.

REALM INFORMATION: Light Realm; Dark Realm.
last post in Realm Quicklinks by Verridith, Aug 23 2015, 07:44 PM

Subforums: dark info, light info

plot-based // Spirit Realms

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The worlds of departed souls and godly spirits. These Realms include Hell, the Soulplane, the Ghost Realm, the Highrealm and the Realm of Ethers. Also found are the various fragmented Spirit Realms, small worlds split from the main and lost in the Void's dark grasp.

last post in Realm Quicklinks by Verridith, Aug 23 2015, 07:45 PM

Subforums: info

plot-based // Splinter Realms

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Here you may role-play in any of our Side Realms, or Splinter Realms; such as Mythos, Lay'nuidaon, Kotoria and more!

DO NOTE that Side Realm topics have a limit for how long you may write in these Splinters. And remember! Please check the plot-based rules for more information. Thank you!

last post in Splinter/Side Realms by Verridith, Nov 2 2014, 05:00 PM

Subforums: info
Secondary // In-Character

lore-based role-play

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This is a section dedicated to role-play using BTACD lore without the sitewide main plot or its events that affect your storylines. It's an alternate universe sandbox where you can write your characters using BTACD lore without the chaos of the main plot!
last post in do you even bar fight, bro? by Concinnity, Yesterday at 09:30 am

historical role-play

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Have you ever wanted to do a role-play set in the past and make it completely canon, unrestricted by plot-based? Well, now you can! This will hold canon historical role-plays too far from current time to be PB.

Remember, please make threads in this forum happen away from PB's semi-liquid time - 60 days in the past or more! <3
last post in ain't got nothin' o... by Concinnity, Yesterday at 12:10 pm

Subforums: Rules/FAQ

unrelated role-play

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This section is dedicated to role-plays not focused on any of the primary main role-plays; they generally take place in alternate universes or other worlds. Please read the rules section before you create your thread!
last post in Darker Days That I've Seen by JPG, Jun 28 2018, 04:36 PM


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Guest-friendly! Come post your advertisement and affiliate with us here. Be sure to post in the correct subforum; first-time posters in First Time, and links back in Link-Backs. Thank you!
Advertising Rules
All advertisements disappear after 30 days. After that period of time, you may post your advert again.
last post in Paint Me As A Villain by PMAV, Yesterday at 01:02 pm

role-play archives

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All archived role-play threads will be held here. Threads in both PB and LB that have been inactive for over two months, or threads where members have left or been deleted for inactivity, will also be found here.
last post in Stranger Danger by Nix, Aug 13 2018, 06:32 AM


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All OOC archives are found here, viewable to staff only.
last post in Hippocampus by Fyfergrund, Jan 27 2016, 10:36 PM

Subforums: for things
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