Bathysmal Vishaps, also known as the Dragonheirs of the Depths, are a race of Vishaps found in Enkanomiya. Due to their impure evolution, the Dragon of Water will no longer be reborn among their ranks and will instead be reborn as a human.
Pure, primordial elemental creatures, wild spirits who never bent the knee to any god or worldly power.
When a Bathysmal Vishap faces strong foes, it will use its powerful Cleansing Shower. Characters hit by this attack will lose a certain amount of Energy. If they do not have sufficient energy, they will lose HP. This HP loss ignores shields, but can be negated using Elemental Burst i-frames. A purple HP bar indicates True DMG by a Bathysmal Vishap.
The Bathysmal Vishaps are an intelligent and extremely adaptable race, capable of constant evolution to further suit the roles they desire much like ants. If a predecessor didn't have the ability to survive their new environment, their descendants would instead evolve the ability to survive the environment themselves, even possibly become attuned to certain elements. Vishap mothers can also create new seeds or traits to pass on to their descendants should they encounter unforeseen and challenging environments. Before encountering the people of Byakuyakoku, they had already stored a veritable armory within their bodies. They had even devolved their visual abilities due to their great hatred of humans.
Normally, Bathysmal Vishaps are naturally medium-sized quadrupedal reptilians, with dark blue skin, a white underside, and a long tail resembling that of sharks, and are attuned with the Hydro element. Their eyes are pink and their bodies are covered with numerous large fins, implying their level of ability in swimming. However, constant evolution and external divine intervention had led them to develop into different stronger and larger forms.
Rimebiter Bathysmal Vishaps is a group that evolved and become more attuned with the Cryo element. They are much paler in texture and their bodies are now mostly covered in numerous giant ice crystals from head to tail, and their eyes yellow.
Bolteater Bathysmal Vishaps is a group that has evolved and become more attuned with the Electro element. They have a violet complexion and possess a double-edged tail. Their bodies are now mostly covered in crystals and spikes. These two groups of Bathysmal Vishaps are a result of combat adaptations and as a result, are stronger versions of their kind.
They are astonishingly intelligent species that have their own methods of communication amongst each other and have the ability to learn more and improve linguistic capacities. However, they are very aggressive towards humans. Not much of their social structure or religion is known but they, or all Vishaps, obey and follow their Dragon Lords, seeing them as the peak of their kind.
One such lord for the Bathysmal Vishaps, is the Dragon of Water who would've been born from their kind had it not been for their impure evolutions. Now, the Dragon of Water will now be reborn as a human.
Bathysmal Vishaps, or Vishaps in general, are beings of the Vishap or Light Realm and are elemental creatures, and are at odds with the Human Realm which Gods and Mortals inhabit, and the Void Realm.
|Language||Official Name||Literal Meaning|
|Deep Sea Dragon-Lizard|
|Abyssal Vishap[• 1]|
Simhae Yong Domabaem
|Deep Sea Dragon Lizard|
|Spanish||Dragarto de las Profundidades||Dragard of the Depths[• 2]|
|French||Élémentosaure abyssal||Abyssal Elementosaurus|
|Vishap of the Depths|
|Vietnamese||Rồng Biển Sâu||Deep Sea Dragon|
|German||Tiefsee-Drachenechse||Deep Sea Dragon-Lizard|
|Portuguese||Dragarto das Profundezas||Dragarto of the Depths[• 3]|
- JA: They are called 深海ヴィシャップ (Japanese: Shinkai Vishappu lit. "Deep Sea Vishap") in the event Three Realms Gateway Offering.
- ES: Dragarto is a portmanteau of dragón "dragon" and lagarto "lizard."
- PT: Dragarto is a portmanteau of dragão "dragon" and lagarto "lizard."
- Archive, Enemy: Bolteater Bathysmal Vishap Hatchling
- World Quest, From Dusk to Dawn in Byakuyakoku: The Subterranean Trials of Drake and Serpent
- Special Program: Version 2.4
- HoYolab Post: The Inazuma Diaries: Enkanomiya Vol. 2 — New Living Beings
- Book: The Byakuyakoku Collection
- Character Ascension Material: Dragonheir's False Fin