Puff Dragons look much heftier than they actually are. Its body is able to stretch and expand when the dragon inhales large amounts of air, which makes them appear much larger and more intimidating than they actually are. In this state, the dragon becomes quite light and must dig its claws into solid ground to avoid being blown away by a strong breeze.
Puff Dragons prefer to be left alone, so they employ a range of tactics to fend off and avoid those whose presence is unwanted. If its puffed up nature doesn’t work, it can expel its stored up air through its mouth with amazing force, with winds speeds approaching hurricane levels. If neither of these methods are successful, the Puff Dragon’s last resort is to inhale several gulps of air, leap into the sky and let air currents whisk them away to a safer location.
It is rumored that Puff Dragons grant wishes, but only to those who can fully voice their desires. Often, wish seekers are blown away by the dragon before they can get more than one or two words out. Puff Dragons enjoy isolation, and tend to live in remote areas that are prone to strong winds, such as small islands or high mountaintops. It’s thought that the first Puff Dragon to use its unique defensive abilities learned by observing pufferfish on the reef surrounding its remote island lair.