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Your Field Guide to Spotting Thoth

We're not surprised you're looking for Thoth. He is a pretty stellar teacher, after all.You can find him anywhere there's some learning going down, and you can't really miss him, since he often takes the form of an ibis or a baboon. Just make sure you come prepared; this guy asks questions.

Sex: Male
Age: Adult
Build: Average male with an ibis' head (human form); can appear as a full ibis or as a full baboon
Complexion: Tanned
Hair Color: Unknown, but probably white (he's pretty old)
Facial Hair: None, unless in baboon form. Then lots!
Scars/marks/tattoos: None
Jewelry and accessories: Sometimes a crown with a crescent moon and/or an ostrich feather (the symbol of Ma'at or truth and order)
Clothing: A white kilt and a white sash from shoulder to hip, to indicate his status as a teacher and lecturer
Armor: None
Type of Weapon: His razor-sharp wit

Typical Companions

Lots of scrolls and books

Known Hangouts

The Hall of Two Truths (the hall of judgment in the afterlife)
The science lab
The moon

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