Ravens were black birds similar to crows. They were opportunistic eaters, feeding on carrion, insects, grains, fruits, and small animals. These birds thrived in most northern climates and were very long-lived, making them ideal pets and companions.
These creatures were very literal minded and often distracted by shiny objects. They were intelligent enough to be taught how to speak.
Ravens could be found across much of the continent of Faerûn, so much so that it was difficult to find an area devoid of them. Some regions included the High Moor and the fens and moors of the Moonshae Isles. Beyond Faerûn, ravens inhabited the continent of Kara-tur..
Outside of the Prime Material plane, ravens inhabited the Celestial Bureaucracy's plane of Qui, the Domains of Dread, the plane of Acheron, and along the most commonly traveled branches of Yggdrasil, the World Ash.
The Raven Queen commanded numerous flocks of ravens from her divine realm in the Shadowfell. The ravens acted as the Queen's scouts and messengers across the multiverse, also alerting and guiding her shadar-kai servants to the location of items and memories that she wished to collect.
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