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Finally I got around to doing my favorite Pokemon.  Tyrantrum has edged out Bulbasaur as my all time favorite.  Its almost like it was made for me, it's a T. rex, red, and a dragon, which are like all of my favorite things.  I've been wanting to draw him for months.  Also, I decided to do a stupid amount of work on it, look at all those scales and bones, I'm pretty dumb.  At least it turned out pretty awesome.  Now the flavor text:

Tyrantrum is the largest prehistoric terrestrial carnivore currently known to science.  First discovered over a century ago, only recently recently has there been the technology to revive the fossilized bone.  Paleontologists had only started to theorize that it may have had some feathers only to be completely surprised by the ostentatious made of feathers adorning its shoulders.  Another astonishing characteristic was the bold scaly beard-like soft tissue.  It appears that Tyrantrums use this "beard" to intimidate rivals by flaring it out making their already enormous jaws appear that much larger.  Females of the species often have much smaller beards and seldom use them for display.  Living Tyrantrums have earned the nickname "despot" as they are a very aggressive species, often seen hassling all manner of other pokemon and forcing them out of its territory.  Tyrantrum is the best pokemon so he gets his way.

Tyrunt fossils were long thought to be a related, but entirely different from Tyrantrum.  It has only recently through the aid of revived fossil advancements that it was discovered Tyrunts are in fact young Tyrantrums.  Much like their older counterparts, Tyrunts are very belligerent.  In fact they are known to erupt into fits of selfish tantrums when they perceive that they aren't getting their way.  They are also known to be mischievous little bastards.  As shown here a cocksure Tyrunt has coaxed a Bastiodon into attacking him knowing full well that daddy Tyrantrum would come to the rescue and kill it.  I bet that Tyrunt just wanted Bastiodon steaks for dinner, what cheeky little cutey.

Bastiodon has been confirmed to be the ancestor to the modern day Aggron.  Bastiodon are especially defensive, sporting dense scaly armor and boney osterderms for added protection.  In maturity, Bastiodon tend to be reclusive, wandering in search of food.  They exhibit a very grumpy personality and dont take shit from nobody, you here that.  Although Tyrantrum's mighty quakes might be a problem for Bastiodon...

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Pogonasaur Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
I saw this while hanging out with my bearded dragon and noticed the “beardie” touch on the lower jaw! Nice job, I love these designs.
LordWeaselton Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2018  Hobbyist Writer
Game Freak needs to hire you for their next Pokemon game
Kungfu-Dinosaur Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2018
KEK, "cheeky little cutey"
Eldertyrant682 Featured By Owner May 28, 2018
Bearded T-rex
ShadowDragoness777 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2018
Tyrun looks like a dodo bird
MonsterMasher137 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2018  Student Traditional Artist
OH MY GOD! Tyrantrum's meh fav too!
UnicornLover2500 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2018
awesome drawing of Trantrum , Tyrun and Bastiodon. 
Night-Dragon-009 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thats so cool! I like the way it fades into the skeleton!
TLM1743 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2018
OMG!! WOW!! Scarily beautiful!
chikwik Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2018
Major justice done for my favorite pokemon. Great job!
chikwik Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2018
Apparently T-Rexes didn't have fluffy feathers. They were bristly like those of a cassowary.…
TeraTheFeathernazi Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
This is based on a pokemon, not T. rex.
chikwik Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2018
but the pokemon is based on a t rex
TeraTheFeathernazi Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
And the pokemon has feathers.
Bottom line is, doesn't matter because it's not a real animal.
chikwik Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2018
I was just pointing out something I saw online lol
TeraTheFeathernazi Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
True. I was too.
TyrannosaurusLives00 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2018  Hobbyist Artist
Eh, this isn't Tyrannosaurus, so I'd say he can get away with it.
chikwik Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2018
but it's based on one
TyrannosaurusLives00 Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2018  Hobbyist Artist
Maybe he wasn't as experienced in evolutionary biology at this time?
chikwik Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2018
true. this was a recent finding
oofsnoot Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2018
also make a drawing just for tyrunt
oofsnoot Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2018
I love it! could you do a version completely feathered? because why not?
Flipperturtle80 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2018
U made my fav fossil Pokémon even better 
Quem2016 Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2017
dinomaster15 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
I have no idea how you do it, but I do know that this is literally my favourite thing, and it likely will be for eons to come.
shyponies Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2017  Student Digital Artist
you're honestly the most efficient artist i've ever came across.

your digital illustrations are the most detailed i've ever seen, i can't imagine the hours you put into each one. they're all thought out incredibly well and your strong emphatic use of science alongside your dinosaur illustrations, and real life interpretations of these pokemon characters is absolutely stunning, from the first feather to the very last scale.

definitely my favourite artist i've seen. seeing your work utterly blows me away every time.
MBtooth Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2017
Bearded Dragon Evolved into Tyrannosaurus. Thats all I Have to say about this AMAZING picture!
MosasaurWorks Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
When I first saw Tyrantrum, I really wanted to get it. The reasons why I like Tyrantrum are similar to why you like it: I love Dragons and Tyrannosaurus is possibly my favourite dinosaur. I like the red, but I really like it's blue shiny since blue is my favourite.
I really like how you captured the original design of Tyrantrum while also using the realistic biology of the Tyrannosaurus. I can tell that you really put a lot of passion into this one, especially since you've done the skeletons for the Pokemon as well.
Also, are you planning to do Aurorus in the future? It'd be interesting to see your take on it. I reckon it could look like a mixture of Amargasaurus and Camarasaurus with a hint of jellyfish for the frills. But that's just my idea.
Anyways, keep up the great work.I'm looking forward to what you're planning to do next.
AssassinHiru Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
well they look like realistic dinosaurs, and i love it
BH-Ouji Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2017
Poor Bastiodon and its skeleton
TheSpino43 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2017
the effects are awesome, love how it changes from skeletal to the realistic Tyrantrum, and as a lover of dinosaurs, this Pokemon is also one of my all time favorites
FloatingGallade Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So a two legged, terrifying version of a bearded dragon 
TheAggyCz Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Omg yes!! xD
SansMegaloX Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2017
The tyrunt being another species thing is based on the story of nanotyrannus,am i correct?
arvalis Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
SansMegaloX Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2017
drivernjax Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2017
Nice effects.  I've never seen that before.
wolfdino27FNAF Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2016  Student General Artist
poor tyrunt ;-;
yinmorii Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
"They are also known to be mischievous little bastards"
I'm crying 
ffejgao Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2016  Student
I want front row seats to see this in action!
AngelDutchDragon Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2016  Student Artist
I really love your art! you made me inspired to watch ya even without a Deviantart. You Gained a watcher!
irondune Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
cool how it changes from skeletal to realistic pokemon
Martsuia Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
you are a great artist. well done
Evodolka Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist…
it's just hit me now but the pose of Tyrantrum is VERY SIMILAR to the adult T.Rex in Saurian
Baby raptor icon 
arvalis Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Evodolka Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Philip Fry (I'm not sure if) [V2]
not sure if your agreeing or if your suggesting the poses are based of one another as a subtle reference to each other
KingOfKretaceous Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
Somebody wake me up

I'm dreaming

I like. One of the times a realisitic looking T. rex has pulled off for me.
LadyMaid-of-Pokemon Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nielsaurus Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I think Robert Bakker still believes Tyrunt is a different species. And that rascal Jack Horner? He suggested that Bastiodon might actually represtent the final growth stage of Shieldon. Poppycock!
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