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Race Bird
Birthplace Arcavios
Lifetime Mending Era

Dean Shaile Talonrook is a bird cleric teacher at the Silverquill College of Strixhaven University on Arcavios.


Shaile is a perennially optimistic owlin with a powerful, dramatic speaking voice. She is a master of literature and often quotes obscure passages from famous texts. Her soul-filling advice and educated references have been known to make people literally glow.

Shaile believes that people are generally good and wishes to teach her students how to make the world a better place. She and Dean Embrose often clash over Silverquill's curriculum, but the balance found between is far more eloquent than even their words can describe.[1]

Story appearances[]

Title Author Publishing date Set Setting (plane) Featuring
Episode 1: Class is in Session Adana Washington 2021-03-25 Strixhaven: School of Mages Arcavios, Kylem Liliana Vess, Will Kenrith, Rowan Kenrith, Lukka, Mila, Kasmina, Shaile, Nassari, Lisette
A Silent Voice Calls Marcus Terrell Smith 2021-04-30 Strixhaven: School of Mages Arcavios Killian Lu, Razineth, Fannessa Fjyorne, Shaile Talonrook, Quintorius Kand, Embrose Lu, Doco, Dina, Vickus

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  1. Fox Allison, Doug Beyer and Ari Zirulnik (April 13, 2021). "The Legends of Strixhaven". Wizards of the Coast.