This article is about the magical ceature. For the person, visit Sphinx.
Sphinxes are creatures that resembles a lion with the head of a human, and wings. The only Sphinx that appears in the Fablehaven series is at Living Mirage where it guards the sealed shrine. The Sphinx poses riddles to those who seek passage. If the riddle is answered correctly, then passage is granted.
- Keys to the Demon Prison (Fablehaven #5)