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Filipino Pirates Coat of Arms by Nordenx Filipino Pirates Coat of Arms by Nordenx
This is a Coat of Arms I made for my Filipino crew (Anak Bathala) in the online game Puzzle Pirates - [link]

For more info about Coat of Arms, click here - [link]

The following descriptions refers to in-game and real life (IRL) symbolisms and representations:

Crest= a golden crown symbolizing my Monarchy (in-game)

Wreath= Chalice of blood trophy (golden squid holding a red enamel cup of kraken's blood symbolizes my quest for adventure, riches, and fame (in-game & IRL).

Helm= American eagle symbolizes being a proud American citizen (IRL).

Mantling= Green ribbon symbolizing Viridian (in-game) also it symbolizes the holy color of Islam which is part of my Filipino heritage (IRL); our crew's name in gold text in Baybayin Script (ancient Filipino writing system) that symbolizes gold (poe & doubs) & riches (in-game) also the Catholic church (IRL) which is also a part of my Filipino heritage (IRL).

Chief= Black for Piracy (in-game & IRL)

Field= (in-game) Red for war & valor; White for peace & freedom; Blue for honor & the sea; (IRL) red white & blue are the colors of the Philippine & U.S. flag - symbolizing my Filipino-American status.

Charge= Filipino pirate skull and crossed swords - Kris & Kampilan - Filipino swords used by warriors and pirates in the Philippine seas from as early as the 10th century up to today; the Kris symbolizes royalty and officers in command (IRL) & my being a captain & royalty (in-game); the Kampilan symbolizes fierce warriors, rebels, and pirates (IRL) which my crew are (in-game); three yellow stars symbolizes the 3 island groups in the Philippine archipelago (IRL) and the 3 archipelagos in Viridian ocean (in-game); the yellow sun with 8 stylized radiating rays symbolizes the Philippine provinces that first rebelled against the Spaniards (IRL) and my officers and crew members (in-game), without them my crew is nothing. This charge is also used in our crew's banner/flag .

Supporter= a red dragon symbolizing the Chinese blood of my ancestors (IRL) and the Shanghais (in-game); golden lion symbolizing my Spaniard ancestors (IRL) and the Latin flag mates we have & the flag my crew previously served where I was a Royalty (in-game).

Compartment= a green island symbolizing Viridian (in-game) and my home island Mindoro where I was born and raised (IRL); two ships symbolizing an armada of ships and power that my crew aims for (in-game); gold league point symbolizes the island that we plan to successfully blockade in the future (in-game); the sea symbolizes the sea (in-game) obviously, it also symbolizes the sea (IRL) where I grew up near to, a tsunami symbolizes the hidden force and power of the sea or my crew/flag (ingame) to be unleashed when least expected, it also symbolizes the power of the people (IRL); a cloud in the horizon symbolizes fair winds and storms brewing (in-game/IRL).

Motto= Kalayaan, Kaligayahan (in Baybayin Script; Tagalog/Filipino for "Freedom, Happiness")

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azngirl1249504 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2008
jessrocked1989 Featured By Owner May 25, 2007
its the flag of the philippines...
Patikan Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2007  Professional General Artist
lufet. baybayin to the max. . . pinoy na pinoy ah. :w00t:
Gwatsinanggo Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2007
Wow! impressive, with the baybayin and everything!

It would be a lot nicer if you made it more antique looking.^^
Gwatsinanggo Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2007
and oh yeah, the dragon could stand to look more asian.^^ wings ang legs. :-)
zeniram-anibru Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2007
the baybayin scripts make the logo unique. :D
blue-fusion Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2007
nice. but... why the lion and the dragon?
Gwatsinanggo Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2007
Dragon= Chinese
Lion= Spaniards
Eagle= American
blue-fusion Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2007
i meant why the european forms of them. :D cuz we have local "lions and dragons" in our mythologies. but the image's still well done. :)
Gwatsinanggo Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2007
-cuz we have local "lions and dragons" in our mythologies...

I dont recall any ancient art depicting Lions and dragons in Philippine mythology.^^
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