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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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:iconthegess:
TheGESS Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
omagosh I love tyrantrum good job in capturing his looks
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ScarabsCorner Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome!!!
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:iconamazingzmyster:
Amazingzmyster Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
you should do its sauropod counter part, which I complete forgot the name of! :3
I would love to see what you do with:
A: the fact that its a sauropod, which live in cold climates, which would most likely NOT HAVE TREES, despite its long neck.
B: Its ability to disperse cold air.
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:iconnintendofeed:
NintendoFeed Featured By Owner 18 hours ago  New Deviant
That's Aurorus (Pokédex Number 699).
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:iconrahula87:
Rahula87 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing work,as always!
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:iconbobsmithyngton:
BobSmithyngton Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2015
That pose makes me think of dinosaur comics.
"Imagine if that Archeops slipped in the shower!"
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:icona-ngel-of-mercy:
A-ngel-of-Mercy Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2015
They are also known to be mischievous little bastards. 

Lol I love Tyrunts more already XD
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:iconsarythewolf:
SaryTheWolf Featured By Owner May 19, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
They be some seriously bad-ass Pokemon.
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:iconhandyfox345:
HandyFox345 Featured By Owner May 17, 2015
such tiny little arms c: lol


Good job! Looks amazing
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:iconorionpax09:
OrionPax09 Featured By Owner May 8, 2015
As always, you've done an excellent job, depicting Pokemon as living, breathing creatures.

BTW, at the risk of a boast...I managed to breed two Tyrantrum with 6 perfect IVs! A male and a female!
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:icontricerabob:
Tricerabob Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Tyrantrum and Bastiodon are my favourite fossil pokemon as well as Rampardos. Nice job
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:iconveanakart:
Veanakart Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2015  Student General Artist
Looks like unusual dinosaurs. Amazing work! Very beautiful!
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:iconawesomeaartvark:
AwesomeAartvark Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Ooooohhh, so cool! I love watching it fade in and out. Both pictures are really awesome! But the combination of the two makes me so happy! It's so awesome!
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:iconsuddenlypineapplez:
SuddenlyPINEAPPLEZ Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Too amazing for words.
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PurpleLovezz Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2015
Wow... one glimpse of that T-rex's face, and I could tell that this took a crap ton of time to make... like, the detail is just unimaginably amazing.
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:iconblacktang232:
blacktang232 Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2015  Student Digital Artist
wow,its looks like a fusion of a toad and a dino..
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:iconspinosaurus2015:
spinosaurus2015 Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Student Artist
that seems eerily familiar...
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:icondisturbeddragon2000:
DisturbedDragon2000 Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2015  Student General Artist
too amazing!
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:icondaphneysilly:
Daphneysilly Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015
one of your best ones.
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:iconspinningwolf:
SpinningWolf Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so cool
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:iconmudkipenator:
mudkipenator Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2015
Shhhh I think I hear a Pokemon/Jurassic Park crossover.
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:iconoodark-dawnoo:
oODark-DawnOo Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015
It's a mothaf**kin' T-REX!
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:iconcliffjumper78:
Cliffjumper78 Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow!!!
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:iconawesomehunter77:
awesomehunter77 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2015
But the height in pokemon...so bad...

Tyrannosaurus Rex, 13 feet all at the hips in a stance parallel to the ground.

Tyrantrum apparently stands upright and is only 8 feet tall. THIS DOESN'T MAKE SENSE!
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:iconmudkipenator:
mudkipenator Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2015
Blasphemer! pokemon is always correct, that's where I learned that double slap CAN hit more than once.
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:iconlowinner111:
Lowinner111 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
What...What....Whaaaaat! Woah. Okay, your art is amazing. It... Its... Just..... gah.
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:iconmusashi-kun:
Musashi-kun Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love this art. Personaly i no have any other words for this, i loved and Tyrunt looks more cute.
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:iconotaku3333:
Otaku3333 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2015  Student Writer
:aww: This is so amazing!~ I love Tyrantrum's design!~ 
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:iconjonagold2000:
JonaGold2000 Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I saw someone put Tyrantrum's spikes as feathers. BTW in the last sentence of the Bastiodon description Tyrantrum is spelled Tryrantrum.
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:icontraheripteryx:
Traheripteryx Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
You wanna try a bottle of rant rum? ;)
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:iconjonagold2000:
JonaGold2000 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Im too young :(
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:icontraheripteryx:
Traheripteryx Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
:arr-matey: But you have to agree, that pun was perfect! ;)
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:iconjonagold2000:
JonaGold2000 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It was
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:icontamaraoftammyland:
TamaraofTammyland Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I jumped when it changed into skeletons! XD This is so amazing and perfect and detailed!!
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:iconshinysnivy554411:
ShinySnivy554411 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014  Student General Artist
My kindle lagged and I jumped too. Lol
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:icontamaraoftammyland:
TamaraofTammyland Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh gosh! Ive got a kindle too, so i know how that'd feel.
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:icondenece-the-sylcoe:
Denece-the-sylcoe Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
New favorite pokemon!!! :la: it's a t. Rex. End of story. I love this guy! I've been waiting for a t rex pokemon since I knew what pokemon were!
Greatest pokemon ever.
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SchnitzelMobile Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2014
Blazikn would be sweet as hell in this style... maybe a mega evolution too
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:iconperfectchaos22:
PerfectChaos22 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wait bastiodon doesn't have a tail...well not a long one...
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:iconpaladin-slim:
paladin-slim Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I bet you any amount of money that the Frankenstein-osaurus Rex they've cooked up for Jurassic World isn't going to be any where near as glorious as this Beast. 
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:iconarvalis:
arvalis Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014
Definitely not.  This is what it looks like btw www.flickeringmyth.com/wp-cont… its called the Diabolus rex.
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:iconpaladin-slim:
paladin-slim Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Well, easy money for me I guess. But seriously, Diabolus Rex? Why not just call it the "Scary-doom face-eatersaurus"?
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:iconwhiskrs:
whiskrs Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2014
Stunning O[]O You are my favorite artist on deviantart. Keep being awesome
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nightmaremaster000 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2014
Man that is freaking Badass, though I feel like Tyrantrum's enemy would more likely be Amorus or it's evolved form. Also I'm guessing that's a Tyrunt at the Tyrantrum's feet correct?
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arvalis Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2014
Well T. rex never lived in the time of amargasaurus, so I thought the triceratops stand in would be more applicable.  Yeah that little guy is tyrunt.
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nightmaremaster000 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2014
That Maybe but these are pokemon, so really that sort of thing isn't really applicable to them.
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:iconphyrofrost:
Phyrofrost Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
ANIMATION back to the dinosaurs!
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:icondgarauz:
Dgarauz Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing
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:icontad:
tad Featured By Owner Edited Nov 18, 2014  Professional General Artist
rendered nicely
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BaconManiac Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2014
So Tyrantrum is the Crimson Chin?
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