With ten Dreamstones now in their possession, our heroes have only the Paradwyn stone left to acquire. The Book of Elders informs the kids that the only being who can help them find the jungle realm's Dreamstone is "The Ultimate Dream Creature" - a majestic beast called a Manticore. Problem is, the Manticore isn't interested in becoming anyone's Dream Creature, and he issues his own creatures to repel the kids. Our trio defeat the Manticore's minions, which, upon turning back to Animite, return to the Manticore! This creature is so powerful that its bodyguard creatures are actually part of its own body. The kids realize that they must battle the Manticore himself, but the regal creature doesn't give them the chance as it blasts a canyon into the ground between them as an obstacle and evades the Magi. Pursuing their target into the jungle, the kids are captured by another party interested in acquiring the Manticore - Shalax. He's a Shadow Magi Creature Hunter working for Agram. Whoever...