Half human, half lion, sphinxes make excellent guards
Sphinxes fact file
The head of a human on the body of a lion
- Magic Abilities
Highly intelligent, particularly in puzzles and riddles, used by witches and wizards to stand guard
Can be dangerous when what it guards is under threat
- Typical Habitats
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