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Dinosaur of the Day #24 - Dilophosaurus

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Dilophosaurus

Dilophosaurus is a dinosaur which lived approximately 193 million years ago during the early Jurassic Period. It was first discovered in 1942 in Arizona by Sam Welles. In 1970, he named it Dilophosaurus. Its name means “double crested lizard”.

Thanks to its portrayal in Hollywood movies such as Jurassic Park, Dilophosaurus is one of the most misunderstood of all dinosaurs. That is because the movie depicted this dinosaur doing things that it is not believed to have done in real life. For instance, in the movie it is shown spitting poison at its prey to blind it. There is no proof whatsoever that this dinosaur was poisonous, or that any dinosaur could spray venom in the same way depicted in the film. Another misconception presented as fact in the movie was the expandable neck frill shown on these creatures. There is no proof whatsoever to back up the existence of this anatomical feature.

Another thing portrayed incorrectly in these films is the size of these animals. In the movie, these dinosaurs were seen as cute creatures about the size of a dog. This isn’t the case in real life. In reality, these creatures were about 20 feet long and weighed approximately a thousand pounds. Much bigger than your average dog, for sure.

Rarity: Rare.
Metahub Tier: Survivour.
Health: 3750.
Damage: 1200.
Speed: 124.
Defence: 0%
Critical chance: 5%

DNA used for: Diloranosurus.

Distracting Impact.
Nullifying Impact.
Nullifying Strike.

So, thoughts on this dinosaur? Is it worth including on a team? Tactics and suggestions? What changes would you make and anything else you can think of?

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Dinosaur of the Day #27 - Diloranosaurus
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Dilophosaurus has a fairly average set of stats. It’s health is fairly average as it’s damage. It’s speed is probably it’s best stat. It is a fairly basic dinosaur considering it’s rarity. Overall, the attacks of the Dilophosaurus provide a good amount of damage and help to seriously weaken opposing dinosaurs, either by reducing their damage or removing their positive abilities.

Dilophosaurus is a nice dinosaur and worth including on your team. If you can keep it in line with your other team dinosaurs then it works well, otherwise I think it will fall behind in it’s usefulness.

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#3

nice info and nice read bro.

ludia please buff dilo spawn

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#4

When I think about how much scarier Dilo would have been in the original JP, had Spielberg not turned it into a goo-spitting, ankle-biting, hopping little chirpy hellbeast, I think of how Newman would have been disemboweled and eaten before he could turn around to go back up to the Jeep.

(I really hate Newman, you can tell.)

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#5

I think dilophosaurus is pretty good.
If he spawns a lot in your zone, hes like tany.
7/10 overall dino

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