You need to specify more. In ye olde days the western dragon was basically a big lizard with wings that may be capable of breathing fire. Modern depictions of dragons basically mean elemntal overlords of different attributes with varying degrees of strength, speed and durability. when you say composite we could talk about the weaker Fairy Tail variants or some insanely strong creature like Nicol Bolas. Eastern dragons were from as far as I remembered considered divine beings and in chinese history alone there is a ton of different dragons with different divine atributes. I currently lack knowledge about the modern representations.
Your scope is too broad to really create an engaging conversation. At least for me
If composite means everything in fiction, then i would back western. A dragon that is the size of melkors beast, with the knowlage of nico bolas and the divine power if akatosh, amoung many, many other things is pretty scary. in terms of actually history,european dragons were just like any other creature generally, and were killed by normal people such as in the tale "saint george and the dragon". Eastern ones were more so gods then anything, so they would take the win for sure.
(Note: i mean generally for all this, people such as the vikings had godlike dragons aswell)
@xlr87t3: I recall a book about dragons and Jörmungandr the world serpent was catalogued in it. But there were other dragons in viking/Scandinavian lore besides the world serpent that had god like dragons. Fafnir I recall wasn’t the typical western/European dragon
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