Wooden whistle

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Wooden whistle
Musical instruments Information
Type Wind
Tuneable No
Mallet No
To play, must be... Held
Size 1" x 1"
Weight < 1 lb
Material Wood
Other Fruitbat summon

A wooden whistle is a simple musical instrument, on which tunes can be played. It can also be used by witches to summon lost fruitbats back to them.


This is a small whistle. It appears to be made of rowan wood.
It has the hazy octarine sparkle of a magical talisman.

Whistles and fruitbats

A witch may bond the whistle to her fruitbat, by using the syntax

cast Granny Benedict's Bond of Loyalty with whistle for <fruitbat>
Once this has been done, the fruitbat will return from any nearby room to the witch's location when the whistle is "blow"n.

Musical Information

  • A bonus of approximately 150 in this skill is required to play with average ability. Apart from the usual commands for musical instruments, you can "blow" a whistle.

Where Found

Kefka's item database

Public Area

  • None


  • None


  • "Unusual wooden whistle" at the toy shop



Bonus Range Message
154 You make a shrill loud noise with your wooden whistle.
154-157 You create a soft meeping sound on your wooden whistle.
154-157 You play a jaunty tune on your wooden whistle.
157 You blow into your wooden whistle, creating an elaborately modulated trilling sound.
 ??? You play a soft air on your wooden whistle, like the rustle of night breezes through fruitbat fur.


Bonus Range Message
154 You perform a solo lacking in creativity and, indeed, melody on your wooden whistle.


Bonus Range Message
154 You serenade <target> with an awful tune of clashing notes on your wooden whistle, showing no consideration to anyone's eardrums.
154 You play your wooden whistle, serenading <target> with a boring and unimaginative tune.
154 You timidly serenade <target> on your wooden whistle with a simple yet appealing tune.