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- For answers to commonly asked Dragonache questions, see below.
|Base value:||11,000 coins|
|Dragonache doesn't have a house.|
"There are no such things as Dragonaches! They're imaginary." --Quote from "Chewnicorn in the Garden" episode
The ground shakes as it moves, the trees quiver when it roars, its breath can scorch the earth. Truly incredible and utterly terrible, and all the more desirable for it.
Finding a Dragonache (pronounced drae'gahn ahsh; rhymes with panache) egg is a matter of luck and patience. First, you will need a Mine in your garden. These are available from Willy Builder at level 26, for 16,500 chocolate coins. Second, you will need to hire one or more Diggerlings from Arfur's Inn. The Diggerlings are now able to unearth a Dragonache egg, however it may take a while. (See the Mine article for tips on improving production.)
Each garden may have its own Dragonache, however, you will have to build a Mine and hire Diggerlings to unearth that garden's egg. There is only one Dragonache egg per garden, and the egg cannot be broken, or crated.
The newly-hatched Dragonache will be a baby, but won't cocoon on its own. To mature it into an adult, you will need to feed the young Dragonache a bottle of milk, a snapdragon flower, a Dragumfly, a Reddhott, and a Salamango. Shortly after eating all five items, the Dragonache will cocoon, then emerge as a quite larger adult.
The Dragonache variants are uniquely obtained. Each has its own color, style of teeth, mane, ridges, wings, and tail. The terrain where you hatch its egg will affect the color of the Dragonache. The other features are completely random. It is estimated that there are over 20,000 Dragonache variants.
Note: If you've whacked all the hard earth with your shovel, and no longer have any dried/cracked earth left in a garden, there's no way to get a patch of it back. Plan in advance to leave some in a garden, if you wish to hatch a gold Dragonache there.
|Gold||On dried/cracked earth|
|Green||In short or long grass|
If you decide that your Dragonache is getting in the way, you can dismiss it by selecting it, bringing up the menu (), and selecting dismiss. When you want it back, Gretchen Fetchum is happy to fetch it for you, free of charge!
Gretchen will only fetch a dismissed Dragonache back into the same garden that it was dismissed from. Also, she cannot be hired to hunt for additional Dragonaches in the wild.
- Dragonache eggs cannot be broken, or crated.
- Dragonaches do not help in attracting other species to the garden,
- cannot be sold,
- cannot become sick,
- cannot break or be broken,
- cannot sleep in a house,
- cannot be romanced,
- cannot be packed in a crate,
- cannot be traded, and
- cannot wear accessories.
- Sometimes a Dragonache can lose a fight. If beaten, it will cough up a joy sweet.
|Classic piñata species|
Arocknid · Badgesicle · Barkbark · Bonboon · Bunnycomb · Buzzenge · Buzzlegum · Candary · Chewnicorn · Chippopotamus · Cinnamonkey · Cluckles · Cocoadile · Crowla · Doenut · Dragonache · Dragumfly · Eaglair · Elephanilla · Fizzlybear · Fourheads · Fudgehog · Galagoogoo · Goobaa · Horstachio · Jameleon · Juicygoose · Kittyfloss · Lackatoad · Lickatoad · Macaraccoon · Mallowolf · Moozipan · Mothdrop · Mousemallow · Newtgat · Parrybo · Pigxie · Ponocky · Pretztail · Profitamole · Pudgeon · Quackberry · Raisant · Rashberry · Reddhott · Roario · Salamango · Shellybean · Sherbat · Sparrowmint · Squazzil · Swanana · Sweetooth · Syrupent · Taffly · Twingersnap · Whirlm · White Flutterscotch · Zumbug
Yes. Each garden can have its own Dragonache, but you'll need to find and hatch an egg in each garden. View thread
How do I make my Dragonache happy?
You can feed it Happy candy or Joy candy. If they are too sad to eat the Joy candy, feed them a piece of Happy candy first. A Dragonache's happiness is important, as a sad Dragonache will start fights with other pinatas. View thread
I have one garden with a Dragonache, but Gretchen won't fetch another.
Gretchen won't fetch another Dragonache, as she would for other species. If you want another Dragonache (for a different garden), you'll have to find and hatch another egg.
What Gretchen can do, is call a Dragonache back to a garden, if you've dismissed it from that garden. (However, she can't call it into a different garden.) View thread
How do I mature a Dragonache?
Feed a young Dragonache a bottle of Milk, a Snapdragon flower, a Dragumfly, a Reddhott and a Salamango. Unlike other piñatas, Dragonaches will not cocoon and mature on their own. In order to mature your Dragonache you must feed it all of the above items. View thread
Is there any point in keeping the mine and Diggerlings once you have your Dragonache?
Are the gems and gold valuable?
Yes. Other players tend to buy gems and gold for a fairly good price. You can search the Trade over Xbox Live forum for Gems threads, if you have some gems or gold to sell.
My diggerlings haven't found a Dragonache egg yet. Any tips?
My Cluckles won't hatch an egg? What is going on?