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An aristocrat never growls. You must be one of those mongrel Nightmares. We pure greenbloods descended from the great Ripperclaw himself would never dream of doing anything so common.
  Fireworm to Killer in Book 1  

Ripperclaw is a historical dragon figure mentioned in How to Train Your Dragon.

Physical Appearance

No specific description is given of Ripperclaw, but he presumably looks like a typical Monstrous Nightmare dragon.


How to Train Your Dragon

Fireworm mentions Ripperclaw as an ancestral aristocratic Monstrous Nightmare. It is meant to be a slight to a rival Monstrous Nightmare, Killer. Her statement indicates there may be division amongst the species of those considered aristocratic and those considered mongrels or common.

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