Every subtype has a set of characteristics that define it. Any subtype MYO allows you to create a fantele with the defining traits and one (1) more exclusive trait, any other trait must be common, unless a trait change is used.
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Also called mermaid fanteles, this is the more common subtype in Alana. They seem to have an easier time learning water magic.
Defining characteristics: Mermaid tail (any aquatic animal tail), ability to breath underwater without magic (can have gills).
Home location: Felixland’s islands.
Exclusive traits: Fin tufts, fancy fin wings, fin wings, belly fin, fin ears, fin legs.
Those fanteles are said to be quite the hermits, and to have an easier time with learning fire magic.
Defining characteristics: Forked tongue.
Home location: Lian Cave.
Exclusive traits: Back spikes, dragon tail, slit pupil, gem ears, gem wings.
Those fanteles are usually small, and seem to have an easier time learning earth magic.
Defining characteristics: Feelers horns.
Home location: Mi and Li Islands.
Exclusive traits: Butterfly tongue, scorpion tail, bug eyes, bug wings.
They usually are very large. They seem to have an easier time learning ice magic.
Defining characteristics: Fur, ability to stand cold climate without magic.
Home location: Fants.
Exclusive traits: Ice wings, ice horns, ice ears, back spikes, tusks, hair tail, head hair.