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Lichen Dragon

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Basic info about this dragon
Hybrid Dragon

Breeding elements:


Possible dragon habitats:

Breeding & Incubation time: 
Upgraded breed time: 
Hatching experience gained: 
6,000 XP
Dragon egg cost: 
100 gems
Required level: 
Dragon income
Income at level 10: 
42 coins per minute
Income at level 15: 
75 coins per minute
Sale price: 
50,000 coins
Sale price / breeding time: 
139 coins / minute
Experience / breeding time: 
17 xp / minute

Part of the 1.7 update of Dragonvale.

"Lichen dragons can be found on the highest mountain peaks and furthest polar reaches throughout the world. Our wizards say that the unique substance growing on them is some sort of strange plant that feeds the dragons using sunlight. Or something. I didn't really understand it myself. Oh and be sure not to confuse lichen dragons with any other kind of supernatural beings, they've been known to take offense to that."



ugly lookin dragon


I'm going to hatch mine level it up and turn it back into a baby with the fountain of youth

Cute as baby,ugly as an adult!!!

Oh come on they're all cute in their own way!

so mean

I got mine for free from breeding poison and cold and plant and cold it was interesting

Plant and cold first try

Dear Doosh,
I do not agree with you but if you breed it you could sell it for a lot o

I got one while trying to get an evergreen

What combination is best to make this dragon?

Bianca - Admin's picture

Cold dragon + Plant dragon

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They suck!!!!!!!!!!!

D3mmalition's picture

That's not very nice... Give them some time in the Fountain of Youth if you don't like the look of their adult stage?
I named mine Crusty, I think he's cute ;3

I have 117 out of the 126 different dragon species <3
Missed a lot while on hiatus :(
Can't wait for this year's holiday release!

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Dragonvale Admin's picture

Yeah, the baby one is cute.

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I think mine scares the other dragons in the same habitat. It's something about the way it slides over the ice in the habitat that is a bit disturbing lol. Maybe Fountain of Youth is the perfect therapy.

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I don't know what exactly to do since I just started. I've tried breeding this one many times but all that comes out is evergreen. I'm honestly kind of upset.


I got mine the first time with Flower + Cold. Was hoping for Frostfire.


I feel VERY sorry for you!!! I bred a Storm Dragon and a Flower Dragon (in that order!) that's how I got my Lichen Dragon.Sadly,it does not work ALL the time because it was a random breed.So don't blame ME if it goes wrong!!!

I got mine using mountain and plant on purpose.

I used Cold and Plant. But that was before the Evergreen was in the game...

~Julz <3 *120 Dragons*

I really like their adult stage, it's my fav.

FINNALLY!!!!!!!!!! I GOT IT!!!! Curse you ever green! even though I can sell it for 60000! XD

Moss and cold 1st try

Getting this all the time, trying to get evergreen..

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Oh my god!this is my favourite!he is so cute!


I got mine by breeding gift and plant. is that a glitch or sumthin

Any cool looking dragons you can get by breeding with this one?

Aayla Secura's picture

omg yes! Lichen is possibly the most useful dragon there is for breeding! Lichen and crystal can get you a ton of different awesome dragons! Lichen and lava, lichen and cactus, lichen and firefly... it's endless. They can all result in good things! Just go look at the elements of any of the dragons you are trying to get, if they require plant and/or cold, then a lichen combo is a good bet!

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you know you can do motley+storm to get lichen.

Hey, I ws trying to breed a Leap Year Dragon with a Lichen+Crystal. I got 8 hours out of it. It says hurry them up for 10 gems. Any ideas on what I got, 'cause I'm stumped.

P.S. I only have 37 gems, should I speed up to find out what the egg looks like, or wait out the 8 hours?


Don't speed it especially if you don't have many gems believe me, you'll be happier later just waiting it is annoying when you've got to wait but it saves gems for what you really need! B)

TST22's picture

I got a 24 hr breeding time and idk either.... :(

PS I know mines not a leap yr cuz it's 2014

Very easy to get for me...
Cold & Plant multiple times while trying to get Reindeer
Plant & Cold
Storm & Flower

My dragons just love to breed baby Lichen. Got two more with Plant/Storm and Crystal/Lichen while trying to get Evergreen. Hopefully I'll get Evergreen eventually...

Will tree and cold work or flower and cold because they look epic!!!

I think it works I did flower and cold and on my first try I got Lichen.

I got mine while trying to breed a cactus dragon with a plant and lightning dragon


That has nothing to do with the lichen dragon

Breeder: what dragons do you breed to get the lichen dragon? Specific dragons please!!!!

I tried Flower and Cold and on my first try got the Lichen dragon.
Hope I helped!!!

I love toys

That has nothing to do with the lichen dragon

I got it with reindeer and snow, that order. first try!

She_Who_Must_Not_Be_Named's picture

Just bred this with a plant and cold dragon. :)

Avada Kedavra!

Lol I got it first try with plant and cold

I know this has nothing to do with this,but.Whaaaaatttt?!?!?!?!?!?The update said they would give you the Luck 'o' dragon They can't Lie to us like that!!!!!

Dear nickel Jackson,
That has nothing to do with this

Baby look weird:/

Are these guys good? I tried for a celtic (storm and plant) and got this little guy. Keep or sell?

Seven Dragons's picture

Do you already have one? we have two of everything or at least most of them. it's good when you have to breed something and only have limited time. then you can do double shift (i mean can breed on both the cave and island). but again you have to decide based on space too.

Seven Dragons

EtherSerra's picture

I got this dragon recently, has anyone else noticed that it's wings bug out when it flies or raises them?

i really need one for a goal

I got it with cold and leaf

I think the adult is epic

It's awesome not ugly

Why does everyone think its sooooooooooooooooo ugly?

I think d3mmalition is right u should just put it in the fountain of youth

I love the look of this adult dragon! So pretty and unique!

I got mine on the first try with cold and plant (in that order) with the normal breeding cave.

loldragonlol's picture

I bred that.cute as a baby ugly as an adult

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Got mine with motley dragon + Hail dragon first try!

Named mine batman because for some reason it reminds me of batman

I bred Flower (lvl. 9) and Frostfire (lvl. 10), and I got Lichen on the first try. I was hoping for Evergreen or Blue Frost, but I'm happy. with the outcome.

Cold + Poison, simples!

Started dragonvale 02-09-2013

TST22's picture

I bred a lichen dragon with a crystal dragon and got a 24 hr breeding time. Anyone have an idea what it might be!?

TST22's picture

With a normal not upgraded breeding cave

Probably Crystal

dukeesq's picture

This dragon has been quite elusive since I've began this game (not sure why) , but FINALLY am now breeding it!

Cold and Plant (both levels 14)


272 different dragons so far...

GC ID - DukeEsq