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Visitor from another world, welcome.
~ Owl, NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams.

Owl is a supporting character in NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams. He is an elderly owl who guides both Will and Helen throughout the game.

Character Information

Physical Appearance

Owl has a brown colored head, beige torso, yellow feet, purple eyes surrounded by white feathers, tiny glasses, a yellow beak and long brown eyebrows. He wears a blue outfit with a purple gem on the chest and a brown coat with with pink collar and yellow lines.


Owl is shown in the game to have very good manners, greeting the visitors and addressing to Helen as "mademoiselle" when he first meets her. Owl also panics easily in certain situations and gets irritated by NiGHTS's childish behavior, but he has been known to stand up for Visitors in trouble, such as when Reala was approaching Will in the Lost Park.

NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams

Once Will and Helen arrive at the Dream Gate, Owl greets them and introduces the Night Dimension to them.

When the visitors meet NiGHTS, Owl explains NiGHTS ability to dualize for them and when Reala appears and imprisons NiGHTS, Owl explains about the Nightmarens and their world.

Afterwards, Owl will follow NiGHTS and the Visitors as well as assist the player by explaining them the game's mechanics, NiGHTS abilities, enemies behavior and more throughout the whole game.

Owl panics easily in situations and is irritated by NiGHTS' childish behavior, but he has been known to stand up for Visitors in trouble, such as when Reala was approaching Will in the Lost Park Nightopia. He has also shown to have the ability to teleport throughout different dreams in Nightopia.

Owl mysteriously disappears in both Will and Helen stories once Bellbridge is unlocked.

Other Appearances

  • NiGHTS Dream Wheel: Owl makes a small appearance in the NiGHTS-themed slot machine, NiGHTS Dream Wheel, in the game's roulette. He also appears in the game as a tutorial character.[1]



  • The game hints many times that Owl is very old.
    • When Will arrives at the Dream Gate, Owl says he has lived in the Dream Gate since long before Will was even born.
    • Owl is nicknamed "Old Bird" and "Old Timer" by NiGHTS and Reala.
  • Both Owl and Hollow are based on the same animal. However, Owl is a Nightopia resident and Hollow is a Nightmaren.
  • Owl's behavior is similar to the Omochao from the Sonic the Hedgehog series, seeing as both act as tutorial characters.
  • Owl's voice actor, Jeff Kramer, also voiced Will's Father.
    • Outside of the NiGHTS series, Jeff Kramer voiced the Seaman, the titular character from the game with the same name, as well as Jaguar in the first Space Channel 5.