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Chrysaor
Relatives Eryx (adopted father) (deceased)
Languages Celestial, Common, Draconic, Giant
Affiliations Granite
Aliases Golden Sword, Golden Boy (Chrykouros)
Marital Status Single, but will never admit it
Place of Birth Near Granite, Pteris
Date of Death deathdate
Place of Death deathplace
Species Yuan-ti
Gender Male
Height 5'6
Weight 148
Eye Color Heterochromatic, Blue/Yellow


Chrysaor is a pit fighter with draconic magic.

Physical Appearance[edit | edit source]

Chrysaor Purosis is a tan, slightly smaller average height yuan-ti covered in shimmering golden scales. His eyes are heterochromatic with his right eye being blue and his left eye being yellow with a scar over it and an ever-changing story to as to why.

Personality[edit | edit source]

Chrysaor has a very rakish personality, constantly picking fights and treating every one he's in as a show with an audience to entertain.

History[edit | edit source]

Orphaned as a young boy, Chrysaor grew up near the fight pits of his Granite and dreamed of being the greatest gladiator. He was adopted and trained by Eryx, a retired fighter, who taught him to use his smaller stature to his advantage by being able to outmaneuver his opponents. Soon after being adopted, he developed a severe fever, which ended with him having a terrifying nightmare and waking up covered in his recognizable golden scales and scarred heterochromatic eye. As he grew older, he trained and fought in the fight pits, slowly rising in the ranks until one day he had a dream, similar to the nightmare he had many years ago, telling him to go out and seek his fortune. This dream caused him to go on a year-long journey where he obtained the golden sword which he's named after.

Chrysaor is a yuan-ti who was born to a medusa in a cave near the town on Granite in Pteris. When he was only a couple months old his mother was killed by an adventurer, named Eryx, who upon discovering the young child adopted him and raised him in the nearby adventurer town Granite. After adopting the child, Eryx retired from his job as an adventurer and monster hunter and settled down in the town of Granite, to support himself and the child he began taking up odd jobs and slaying monsters at the Jewelspar Summons Disposary. Around the age of 6, while Chrysaor was playing in the savannah, he found a gold dragon wyrmling which he quickly became friends with and spent the day playing with it. While playing with the wyrmling, it accidentally scratched Chrysaor's left eye, leaving a scar. Upon returning home after playing with the wyrmling, Chrysaor developed a fever and became deathly ill. After several weeks, Chrysaor had a vivid dream of his mother offering him a golden sword. Upon waking up, Chrysaor's fever had broken, his scales turned gold, his scarred eye's color turned from blue to yellow, and he decided he wanted to become the greatest gladiator and an adventurer. He started traveling with his father to the Jewelspar Summons Disposary and training to become a gladiator. Due to his small stature, he learned he had to be quicker than his opponents, so he picked up a tricksy fighting style and finesse weapons. On his 10th anniversary of his fever breaking, Eryx thought he was finally old enough to go out and find his birthplace and retrieve the weapon that his mother offered him in his dream. Chrysaor set out on a journey to the cave where he was born. Upon arriving at the cave, he found that a cockatrice had moved into the cave. He fought the monster narrowly dodging its petrifying bite, after a tough battle he slew the beast and entered the cave to claim his birthright. After returning from his journey, Eryx began taking him on small journeys to develop his adventuring skills and magical capabilities. 3 years after Chrysaor retrieved his namesake sword, Eryx passed away and Chrysaor began using the broken sword that Eryx wielded to honor his memory. After Eryx died, Chrysaor left Granite and began seeking out adenture to earn fame and fortune.

Languages[edit | edit source]

Chrysaor can speak Celestial, Common, Draconic, and Giant

Powers and Abilities[edit | edit source]

Chrysaor's golden scales toughen his skin making him harder to hurt. He also utilizes fire and abjuration magic to help bolster his combat abilities. As a yuan-ti Chrysaor has the ability to easily befriend snakes and some minor poison and enchantment magic.

Spells Flavor
Name Level Flavor
Firebolt 0 Chrysaor flings his hand forward and a gold flame in the shape of a pseudodragon runs down his arm and jumps at whatever he's targeting.
Poison Spray 0 Chrysaor bears his fangs and spits out a cloud of poisonous gas.
Green-Flame Blade 0 Chrysaor flicks his wrist to ignite his blade with a radiant gold flame and then lunges at an enemy. Upon contact the flame wraps around their chest and leaps at another target nearby.
Sword Burst 0 Chrysaor brings his sword to his chest, summoning spectral copies of it around him to lash out at anyone who is too close.
Chromatic Orb 1 Chrysaor throws an orb in the shape of a dragon head. The color and specific shape of the head depends on the element used.
Shield 1 Chrysaor's scales begin to glow bright and any attack makes them pulse with energy.

Attacks and Weapons [edit | edit source]

Chrysaor's main method of attack is the golden rapier from which he derives his name and a broken longsword, both of which have multiple contradictory tales on how they were obtained. He also has a magic dagger that allows him to teleport to where he throws it.

Tales[edit | edit source]

Growing up listening to the boasting tales gladiators would tell about themselves and those that became legends, Chrysaor developed the habit of making tales out of most everything he did. These tales range from completely true to laughably fictitious. Most of his tales revolve around his scales, his two swords, or his upbringing but other topics do exist.

Upbringing[edit | edit source]

  • "According to Eryx, I was born out of the neck of a medusa he had been paid to hunt. He said he felt so guilty leaving a child behind that he went back to raise me as his own." (Partial)
  • "Eryx often said that I was born with my gold sword in hand, ready to fight and almost beat him in a duel" (False)
  • "When I was small, I came down with a fever and when it broke, I woke up with sorcerous powers" (True)

Golden Sword[edit | edit source]

  • "When I turned 16, Eryx sent me on a quest to find an item, he said was my birthright. After a year of searching, I found the cave in which I was born. In the cave I found my golden sword" (True)

Broken Sword[edit | edit source]

Scar[edit | edit source]

  • "One day when I was little, I found a baby gold dragon and spent the day playing with it. Before I left the dragon scratched my eye giving me my scar and changing my eye color to gold" (True)
  • " When I was a teenager, I was hired to hunt a chimera that was terrorizing a nearby town. I slayed the beast without a scratch except the scar that was left on my eye" (False)

Scales[edit | edit source]

  • "One day as a child I came down with a burning fever, when the fever finally broke my body was covered in golden scales" (False)
  • "I was born with green serpent scales but after my encounter with a baby gold dragon my scales turned to gold" (True)

Adventures[edit | edit source]

  • As part of an epic battle against a knight made of plant material Deralickt Dadwarf, Low Priest of the Order of Cucullin, of the Reformed Church of Bejayzus, Hisself magically sealed the only exit so Lysvan and I could blast it with fire. We almost killed the creature but the others in our party became too weary after fighting it for so long with seemingly little damage to it. (True)

Relationships[edit | edit source]

Allies[edit | edit source]

Deralickt Dadwarf, Low Priest of the Order of Cucullin, of the Reformed Church of Bejayzus, Hisself.[edit | edit source]

Passionate dwarf, very good help as long as your prepared to die. Almost got me killed but I got one hell of a story out of it.

Marion[edit | edit source]

MASSIVE tiefling, I think I know how Dadwarf feels. Very kind and helpful, helped me quickly get accustomed and familiar with everyone hear.

Paris[edit | edit source]

Lysvan[edit | edit source]

Powerful fire mage maybe as powerful as me.

Enemies[edit | edit source]

The Green Knight[edit | edit source]

Coward. Completely terrified of the fire magic that Lysvan and I possess.

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