- Greek (culture)
- Forest Dweller (attribute)
- Neutral (behaviour)
Fauns are creature from ancient Roman belief that have the upper-half of a human and the lower-half of a goat and two small horns on their heads. They are sons of Faunas, ‘The Kindly One’ who is the god of the forest in Roman mythology. Later it was believed that Fauns were spirits that had control over the elements. There is a similar creature in Greek mythology known as Satyr.
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