are divine or demonic creatures usually lurking deep in the sea. During the Canthan New Year
, they are attracted to human settlements, to which they are liable to bring bad luck. As a result, residents go to great pains to drive them away.
- The only way to defeat Nian is by using fireworks while they are within your Danger Zone.
- They are not fleshy, since they sink into the ground rather than leave corpses.
- This creature has a miniature version.
- The Nian (年) is a legendary creature from Chinese mythology. It comes around the time of the lunar New Year and is said to be scared away by fireworks.
- The Chinese ideogram is: 年獸 [nian shou] = 年 year + 獸 beast.
- Nian were designed by Wei-Che (Jason) Juan.