The series based on the hit movie franchise is among Dreamworks best on Netflix. Hiccup is captured by everyone from two dim-witted brothers to Savage to the masked man from Viggo's auction, leading the riders and Stoick on a wild goose chase to find him. In an attempt to free their dragons all of the group apart from Hiccup get trapped by the dragon. After Dragons:Race to the Edge Season Two, he begins to acknowledge the aims of the Dragon Riders and starts to help them, along with his sister, Heather. In the second movie, it shows him unhooking his lines. Alongside keeping up with Berk's newest installment—A Dragon Training Academy—Hiccup, Toothless, and the rest of the Viking Teens are put to the test when they are faced with new worlds harsher than Berk, new dragons that can't all be trained, and new enemies who are looking for every reason to destroy the harmony between Vikings and Dragons altogether.
Snotlout and Hookfang join forces to gain dominance over the Titan Wing and drive it away, saving the eggs and their mother. He is rescued by the A team but is left in a state as a result of his injuries. Stoick decides to leave, but Hiccup helps him see things from the Jorgensons' point of view and convinces him to return, but when more Singetails arrive, Spitelout decides to abandon the island, stating they will build another storehouse elsewhere. In the end it was revealed that Stoick missed Thornado but in turn comes to bond with the Rumblehorn, who becomes his new dragon Skullcrusher. Despite Johann's attempts, Ruffnut and Tuffnut insist on accompanying them. The second season of the show was titled Dragons: Defenders of Berk. The twins hold a funeral for Macey back on the Edge, where Tuffnut reveals stolen schematics that leave the riders worried for what 'Project Shellfire' entails.
He later becomes an ally of Berk at the end of Season 2. Alvin and the Outcasts then attack Berk, and while the riders are defending against the attack, Savage plants Whispering Death eggs in the caverns under Berk. The three trust the Fire Terrors to take the Eruptodon egg and it safely reaches the nesting ground where it is bathed in the lava. She returns in Season 3, bonding with a Razorwhip dragon named Windshear. The new map displays the location of a port the hunters are on their way to, and though at first the attack is successful, Ryker reveals he is one step ahead.
A total of 40 episodes aired on Cartoon Network during the first two seasons, subtitled Riders of Berk and Defenders of Berk respectively. They learn the tribe is guarded by a lava-eating dragon, the Eruptodon, whom Mala and the others label 'The Great Protector,' but Hiccup soon realizes when the Eruptodon is captured that Viggo was using them as a distraction. Heather meets with the riders and informs them Viggo is after the Flightmare, but this proves to be a trap by Viggo to eliminate the riders and exposes Heather as a spy. However, Mildew is also imprisoned as he's no longer of any use to Alvin now that he has Hiccup. A one-hour preview consisting of two episodes aired on August 7, 2012, on , with the official premiere of the series on September 5, 2012.
One by one the riders cure their dragons using salt water, and agree to take vacations at home while Hiccup promises to lighten up on his Viggo obsession. Archived from on September 6, 2012. But otherwise, great job, DreamWorks! Heather meanwhile tracks down Dagur alone but is captured by his new armada. The Riders finally reclaim the Edge, but Astrid discovers Viggo is still alive and has recovered the Dragon Eye, but Hiccup is prepared as his new Dragon Eye is nearing completion. The young Speed Stinger decides to help the riders chase off the pack, and with its help and Hiccup's new wingsuit, drive the Stingers back across the sea. The Vikings of Berk have learned to train dragons, and now they must learn to live with them.
Even Hiccup and Astrid's return does nothing to even the odds and things become worse when Fishlegs is separated from the group, though manages to return with help from his old friend Darkvarg. They constantly quarrel and disobey commands. While imprisoned, they reunite with Heather, who has now joined forces with her brother and is apparently working together with Ryker. Despite Hiccup's orders, Astrid allows Garff to accompany them back to the Edge and to rescue Krogan's Deathsong. They worship and protect the Eruptodon at all cost, as it feeds on the volcano's lava and prevents their village from being destroyed. Thanks to Toothless, Hiccup develops a plan to divide and trap the newly christened 'Shadow Wings' one by one, reminding him of the importance of teamwork and strategy, and returns to Dragon's Edge to join the riders in a well-deserved nap in the Edge's basement levels. After the twins throw everyone in the 'dungeon' they realise they need the other riders to stop the island becoming a pile of ash.
That means the third movie will be coming to Netflix in either late 2019 or 2020. Together they meet with Johan who reveals Dagur's plans to purchase new dragon-proof ships and weaponry, and they convince the riders to launch a surprise attack. Following him, the riders find that he has mated with a female Monstrous Nightmare. The only solution is to bring Astrid to the Buffalord, but Viggo also arrives revealing he infected his own men to get the riders to lead him to the Buffalord. In order to get the book back from Alvin, Astrid disguises herself as Heather and goes into Outcast Territory. Meanwhile, Gobber takes Gothi's place as the village healer, however he is far from good at it. When the hunt begins, Fishlegs and Astrid combine Meatlug and Stormfly's fire to destroy the shackle that grounds the Dramillion.
Believing them to have been in league with the Hunters all along, Mala swears to kill Hiccup herself. Stormfly and Toothless share a friendly rivalry in most of the competitions Hiccup and Astrid devise. Noting that this dragon is an undocumented species, he takes it in for care and closer study. With Spitelout's help, Hiccup discovers weaknesses in the Singetails' behaviours while the Riders, Stoick, the A-Team, and the Berk fleets launch a preemptive strike on Dragons' Edge where the Hunters are. Snotlout in turn is nearly killed by the aggressive female Razorwhips but is saved by the Riders and Wingmaidens who in the end celebrate their newly formed alliance, and Snotlout learns a lesson in etiquette.
After arriving, they find the Sentinels seemingly dead and interrogate a remaining Flyer, who reveals the rest of the Flyers are on their way to inform Johann of Vanaheim's location. Dagur is giving Alvin the support of his vast fleet in exchange for the Skrill, but the truce is uneasy. They discover that the village has been overrun by Speed Stingers, a non-flying dragon that move at blindingly fast speeds and can paralyze their victims with their tails. They attempt to escape but are captured again, and when Dagur proposes to kill them, Heather convinces Ryker to keep them as slaves. The teens must drive the Screaming Death and the Whispering Death hatchlings away from the village before they destroy Berk. He apparently has been hunting for many nights and has gone, well, Berserk.