Aside from dragons, griffins are the best guardians. They have giant wings and have sharp, eagle eyes. “They can see right through a person and know if they are good or evil, happy or sad. They see everything” (2:215). They stop only evil, letting good pass by. But they don’t “see things simply as good or evil; they look more at intentions, at a person’s conscience, at the reasons people [have] for doing what they [do]” (2:216). Only griffins can truly understand a griffin’s judgment. “Griffins seem to have a soft spot for wizards” (2:196). They can be blinded by powerful dark magic.