As the name implies, Wild Dragon Cliff is a location where wild dragons congregate. The "sheer black cliff" is "black and sinister" and overlooks a rocky beach and the sea. During the summer, the wild dragons are very active and very noisy, while in the winter the dragons hibernate in the caves in the cliff, though their snoring can be heard from the outside.
There are "four caves about halfway up the cliff, grouped roughly in the shape of a skull". One of those cave entrances leads to the Dragon Nursery.
The Wild Dragon Cliffs and their cave system is connected to the Caliban Caves for deeper within the Isle of Berk and below sea level. For a time a Monstrous Strangulator lived in a cavern in the Caliban Caves and survived by eating other dragons it grabbed from the Wild Dragon Cliffs with its tentacles.
All of the Viking novices in Gobber the Belch's Dragon Initiation Program have to travel to Wild Dragon Cliff to find a hunting dragon for themselves in the Dragon Nursery, which is located at the Cliff.
|“||Its tentacles had obviously found a way up through to the upper caves of the Wild Dragon Cliffs, for it was transparent, and you could actually see the forms of unfortunate dragons it had eaten moving through its digestive system.||”|
|— About the Monstrous Strangulator|
The Strangulator Grimbeard the Ghastly left in a cave to guard his treasure ate dragons from the Wild Dragon Cliffs.
After escaping from a Roman Ship, but loosing both Toothless and half of his How to Speak Dragonese notebook, Hiccup mourns the loss of both. He looks miserably at the half of his notebook and recalls all the work and notes he put into it while dragon-watching at the Wild Dragon Cliffs.
- The Visithug Territory island also has an area of coastline to its South called 'Wild Dragon Cliffs'.
|The Barbaric Archipelago of|
|Locations of the Isle of Berk and the Meathead Islands|
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