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Shenlong (simplified Chinese: 神龙; traditional Chinese: 神龍; pinyin: shén lóng, literally "spirit dragon", Japanese: 神竜 Shinryū) is a spiritual dragon from Chinese mythology that controls wind and rain.


These giants float across the sky and due to their blue color that change constantly were difficult to see clearly.


Shenlong governed the wind, clouds and rain on which all agrarian life depended. Chinese people took great care to avoid offending them, for if they grew angry or felt neglected, the result was bad weather, drought, flood or thunderstorms.