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A Faun's general look.
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Fauns were creatures that appeared part human and part goat, which existed in the world of Narnia.

They were some of Aslan's most trusted servants, who were loyal, noble and kind creatures.

Description

They are described as being very short, with the upper body showing the appearance of a human, from the waist upwards, but with two horns on each side of their foreheads, and a reddish hue to their skin. Their lower bodies, however, show the appearance of a two-legged goat, with full furry legs, a tail, and cloven hooves.

Fauns were similar in appearance to Satyrs, though Fauns had human faces rather than the Satyrs' goat faces. They enjoy dancing happily around bonfires with them, along with Dryads and Naiads, at night, and playing on their musical instruments, usually pipes, when they dance.

Fauns also have a long life-span, but it is unknown exactly how long they live. However, the known life-span of centaurs is about two hundred years; so Fauns may be similar.

Film Adaption

In the Walden/Disney/Fox films, the Fauns appear almost exactly as they are described in the books, with the exception that their skin is not red, they have long goat-like ears, and have some fur down their arms.

History

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

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Tumnus as a stone statue.
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Just before the beginning of the Winter Revolution, the first creature that Lucy Pevensie ever met in Narnia was a Faun named Mr. Tumnus. They met during the Long Winter that the White Witch had created for almost a hundred years.

He tried to kidnap her, but Lucy reminded him that they were friends, so he brought her back to where they had met, to return her home.

He was, however, later caught by Maugrim and the Secret Police, and was turned to stone by the White Witch for his disobedience.

When Edmund entered the White Witch's Castle, he passed through a courtyard full of creatures, including Fauns that were turned to stone by the witch.

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A group of heavily armoured fauns during The First Battle of Beruna.
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Fauns were later seen in Aslan's Camp, where they gathered around with the centaurs, satyrs, and various other Narnian creatures, when Peter, Susan, Lucy, He-Beaver and She-Beaver arrived to meet Aslan, the creator of Narnia.

After the Long Winter, Fauns fought in Aslan's Army against the White Witch's Army in the First Battle of Beruna.

They were also later present in the coronation at Cair Paravel, when the Pevensies became the new Kings and Queens of Narnia.


Prince Caspian

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A Faun warrior.
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A group of Fauns befriend Caspian by allowing him to join in their dance.

In the time of the Narnian Revolution, many Fauns gathered with the Old Narnians around the Dancing Lawn, when Prince Caspian came to speak with them all.

They celebrated happily, and welcomed the young prince with open arms when he promised to help restore Narnia to them.

They also allowed him to take part in their dance, as part of their celebration.

They later fought in the Second Battle of Beruna against Miraz and the Telmarine army.


The Last Battle

In end of days, when Narnia fought its last battle with the Calormenes, some Fauns fought against the Calormenes in the battle of Stable Hill, while some fought with the Calormenes.


Movie-based Information

The following information originates from the Chronicles of Narnia movies, as opposed to C. S. Lewis' chronicles.

Voyage of the Dawn Treader (film)

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In the 2010 Voyage of the Dawn Treader movie, there were two Fauns onboard Prince Caspian's ship, the Dawn Treader, as part of its crew.

One of the Fauns was called Nausus, while the other one (pictured) was apparently called Randy.


Known Fauns

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