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Your Field Guide to Spotting Gwydion

You can probably find Gwydion in a magic shop or practicing his sleight-of-hand tricks on the streets. He just loves turning his friends into different animals. Yep, with one bippity-boppity-BOO of his wand, his uncle's soldiers will be pigs. Watch out—if you get on his bad side, he won't turn you back into a human.

Sex: Male
Age: Mid-thirties
Build: Wiry
Complexion: Pale
Hair Color: Blond
Facial Hair: None
Scars/marks/tattoos: None
Jewelry and accessories: Magic wand
Clothing: Tunic and breeches
Armor: Shield
Type of Weapon: He doesn't need much more than his wand.

Typical Companions

Math ap Mathonwy

Known Hangouts

The kingdom of Gwynedd
Harry Houdini's house
The forest (when he was an animal)

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