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Dorcha, is a fictional horse breed that is available in Star Stable Online.

Timeline

Date Development
September 9, 2020 The Dorcha was teased in an image on SSO's social media accounts. A release date of September 16 given at the time
September 15, 2020 A trailer for the Dorcha is released on SSO's social media accounts.
September 16, 2020 The Dorcha is added to the game for a limited time of two weeks.

Description

"In Ireland, legend says butterflies can cross over from the human world to the otherworld. On Jorvik that other place has a different name, Pandoria, and it is a rare breed of magical horse, not butterflies, who cross over...

Dark as the night, Dorcha is known as the guardian of the caves. They are the skittish sort, rarely coming to the surface and avoiding pink cracks that break through the cave floors, unlike their purple-maned counterparts.

Traversing the dim caverns has given Dorcha excellent special awareness, but they can be agitated in open fields as they're used to the narrow caverns. Stories say that if a traveler gets lost in the winding caves, Dorcha will help, guiding them to the surface but stopping just short of the light.

Their name comes from the Irish word for darkness and mystery, alluding to the temperament of this shy and enigmatic creature. Dorcha's coat has many 'eyes' that closely resemble a peacock's feathers. Jorvegian storytellers allude this to the peacock butterfly, passing between worlds as the legends tell.

Like other Magic Horses in Jorvik, Dorcha shows its true colors in wild places and will conceal its appearance in populated areas. Whether in its magical form or disguised to blend in with other horses, Dorcha rides just like the Irish Cobs it most resembles."

Unique Features

Color Changing

The Dorcha is a magical horse with the special ability to change colors. When In the wild, it changes from its neutral colors to its natural (magic) colors. When the horse approaches Jorvik's different villages, it regains its more realistic colors. The Dorcha evolved from contact with energy from Pandoria to the point where its magical ability is entirely its own.

Feathers 

The Dorcha sports heavy feathering on its legs. This long hair covering the horses' canon and fetlock means that the Dorcha cannot wear leg wraps or open-front boots in the game.

Colors, Pricing, and Location

Dark Blue Pheasant to Black Pinto

The Dorcha is sold for 850 SC. It is sold by Gary Goldtooth and comes in one variation.

Note: This horse is released for limited periods of time and is not always in the game.

  • Natural Color: Dark Indigo Body, with a teal mane and tail, and Pheasant-like feathers emerging along the spine and the cannon bone.
  • Neutral Color: Black Pinto with metal hair ornaments

Trivia

  • Dorcha uses the G3 Irish Cob model
  • Dorcha, like most other Magic Horses, cannot have it's hairstyle changed.
  • The name "Dorcha" means "dark" in Gaelic.
  • The Dorcha is inspired by birds and butterflies.
  • Dorcha was was released as a pair with Solas.


Horse Breeds
Starshine Legacy: Jorvik WarmbloodStar Horse
Autumn Riders: Danish WarmbloodDonEnglish ThoroughbredFinnish HorseFuriosoHanoverianHolsteinerIrish DraftMangalarga MarchadorMissouri Fox TrotterMorabOldenburgRussian Riding HorseSelle FrançaisShagya Arab
Winter Riders: Akhal-TekeArabianAustralian WarmbloodAustralian Stock HorseBudyonnyCanadian WarmbloodCleveland BayGelderlanderLatvian DraftNoniusPersanoSalernitanoSardinianSwedish WarmbloodWestphalian
Spring Riders: AndalusianAnglo-ArabianAlter-RealAmerican WarmbloodBelgian WarmbloodCzech WarmbloodDutch WarmbloodEinseidlerFriesianLipizzanerLusitanoSella ItalianoSwedish WarmbloodTrakehnerUkrainian Riding Horse
Summer Riders: American Paint HorseAmerican Quarter HorseAmerican StandardbredAppaloosaAztecaBashkir HorseChoctaw HorseColorado RangerCriolloKiger MustangMorabMorganMustangTennessee Walking Horse
Star Stable Online: Akhal-TekeAldrachAmerican Paint HorseAmerican Quarter HorseAndalusianAppaloosaArabianAylaBarkhartBrinicleClydesdaleConnemaraCurly HorseChincoteague PonyDanish WarmbloodDorchaDuskgrimDutch WarmbloodEnglish ThoroughbredErinysFaramawrFawncyFinnhorseFjordFriesian HorseFriesian Sport HorseGotland PonyHaflingerHanoverianHeidrunIcelandic HorseIrish CobJorvik FriesianJorvik PonyJorvik WarmbloodJorvik Wild HorseKamposKnabstrupperLipizzanerLusitanoMarwariMorabMorganMustangNixieNorth Swedish HorseOldenburgPepitaPercheronPetraPintabianRune RunnerSelle FrançaisShire HorseShadowshieldSnowdancerSolasSongsorrowSoul SteedSuperShireTellinaTombhoofTrakehnerUmbraVegaWelsh PonyWestphalianWhinfellWoodearZony
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