Harpies were imprisoned on the Forbidding.


Vulture-like birds, wingspan of at least a dozen feet. Face of a woman with sharp, bony features. Mouth jutting and pinched like a beak. Eyes hard and bird-like.


Flesh eaters that preyed on men and animals alike.

Were exiled beyond the Forbidding in the Age of Faerie.

The Elfstones of Shannara

They appeared when the Forbidding collapsed.

Jarka Ruus

A number of Harpies flew overhead when Grianne Ohmsford was travelling with Weka Dart.