The hydra (greek: Ὕδρα) is a huge lizard with one or several long snake-like heads. It has powerful regenerative powers and poisonous breath. While some start out with just one head, their greatest strength is their ability to grow two new, for each that is chopped off.
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Hydras appear in the following media:
Books[edit | edit source]
- The Halfling's Gem: The Legend of Drizzt, Book 6, by R.A. Salvatore, hero Wulfgar fights a mighty hydra in this book from "The Forgotten Realms".
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Movies[edit | edit source]
- Hercules - 1997 - the movie adaptation by Walt Disney Pictures / Walt Disney Feature Animation
Games[edit | edit source]
- Castle Age
- Dungeons and Dragons Universe, the monster made several appearances in books, games, video-games;
- Gems of War
- Might and Magic VII