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The Bi Fang (毕方) is a bird creature from Chinese Mythology. It is one of the mythical beasts featured in the Chinese classic text Classic of Mountains and Seas (山海经).

Description[]

According to the Classic of Mountains and Seas, the Bi Fang lives on Zhang'e mountain. It is described as being a blue crane-like bird with red spots and a white beak. It has one leg but different sources may say it has one wing instead. It is said its name is an onomatopoeia of the sound it makes. It is an omen of fire and fire related disasters are said to happen with it's appearance in an area.

In Popular Media[]

  • In Final Fantasy XIV Online, the Bi Fang is a race of enemies.
  • In Town of Saviors, a Bi Fang known as "Ablaze Flamingo" is a collectable unit in game.

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