Talking owls were particularly wise owls that could speak many languages.[1]

Society[edit | edit source]

Habitats[edit | edit source]

In the wilds of Faerûn these creatures could be found in the Tun Marshes,[3] Cormanthor,[4] Cormyr, Sembia, the Dalelands,[5] and in the land of Thar.[6]

Beyond Faerûn, talking owls could be found in the Katakoro Plateau.[7]

Relationships[edit | edit source]

Powerful Zakharan bards were known to take talking owls as followers.[8]

Eldath sometimes acted through talking owls.[9]

Notable Talking Owls[edit | edit source]

Isimud, the leader of the Untheric Enclave, had a talking owl named Ibuth as a familiar.[10]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Appendix[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 David "Zeb" Cook et al. (1989). Monstrous Compendium Volume One. (TSR, Inc), p. 107. ISBN 0-8803-8738-6.
  2. Doug Stewart (June 1993). Monstrous Manual. (TSR, Inc), pp. 27–28. ISBN 1-5607-6619-0.
  3. James Butler, Elizabeth T. Danforth, Jean Rabe (September 1994). “Explorer's Manual”. In Karen S. Boomgarden ed. Elminster's Ecologies (TSR, Inc), p. 20. ISBN 1-5607-6917-3.
  4. James Butler, Elizabeth T. Danforth, Jean Rabe (September 1994). “Explorer's Manual”. In Karen S. Boomgarden ed. Elminster's Ecologies (TSR, Inc), p. 12. ISBN 1-5607-6917-3.
  5. James Butler, Elizabeth T. Danforth, Jean Rabe (September 1994). “Explorer's Manual”. In Karen S. Boomgarden ed. Elminster's Ecologies (TSR, Inc), p. 32. ISBN 1-5607-6917-3.
  6. James Butler, Elizabeth T. Danforth, Jean Rabe (September 1994). “Explorer's Manual”. In Karen S. Boomgarden ed. Elminster's Ecologies (TSR, Inc), p. 28. ISBN 1-5607-6917-3.
  7. David Cook (1990). The Horde (Volume I). (TSR, Inc), p. 118. ISBN 978-0880388689.
  8. Jeff Grubb (August 1992). Land of Fate (Fortunes and Fates). (TSR, Inc), p. 13. ISBN 978-1560763291.
  9. Julia Martin, Eric L. Boyd (March 1996). Faiths & Avatars. (TSR, Inc), p. 57. ISBN 978-0786903849.
  10. Scott Bennie (February 1990). Old Empires. Edited by Mike Breault. (TSR, Inc.), p. 47. ISBN 978-0880388214.
  11. Jean Rabe (April 1996). “Greater Familiars of Faerûn”. In Pierce Watters ed. Dragon #228 (TSR, Inc.), pp. 77–78, 80.
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