A Kirunhound’s scales are one of it’s defining features and allows for a lot of variations between designs. Scale Location Traits will affect where scales will be placed on a character, reading both of these guides is helpful in creating your design.
- Scales can be any solid color, and are not controlled by the coat color gene.
- Small variations within this color is allowed, and some markings will allow for larger alterations of color if the marking is placed over the Kirunhound’s scales.
- No added effects. Scales will be lightly ribbed or rounded.
Small round scales overlapping in either even or uneven patterns. Similar to fish scales. These may have some color patterning
Replaces solid scaled areas with large, smooth bubbles of single scales. Size varies between scales.
Long unbroken bars of scales, evenly spaced with flexible middle fibers, which will take some color from the coat color. Similar to armadillo plates.
Breaks up a scale location to have exposed fur underneath. Size and shape of scale pieces will vary.
Large uneven plates that stick out from the body, usually with sharp edge notches across the whole body.
Adds a glowing effect to the scales, either in small accents and patterns, or as a whole.
Changes the scales into jagged, translucent gem stones.