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A wizard may refer to: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 151 languages. ...


Literature

  • Wizard (fantasy), in fantasy and mythology, a person who has studied and practices magic. Specific instances include:
    • Wizard (Middle-earth), powerful entities from the writings of J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Wizard (Oz), a character in L. Frank Baum’s novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and its movie adaptations
    • Wizards (Discworld), as featured in the Discworld novels by Terry Pratchett
    • Wizard, a type of person featured in The Sword of Truth series of novels by Terry Goodkind
    • A male user of magic in The Dresden Files novel series by Jim Butcher
  • Wizard (novel), a science fiction novel by John Varley

To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, the Wizards of Middle-earth are a small group of beings outwardly resembling Men but possessing much greater physical and mental power. ... The Wizard, on the cover of Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz The Wizard of Oz (or simply The Wizard) is a fictional character in the Land of Oz created by American author L. Frank Baum and further popularized by the classic 1939 movie. ... The wizards are major characters in Terry Pratchetts Discworld series. ... On the cover of Stone of Tears, Richard is seen holding, presumably, the Sword of Truth. ... This article is about the books. ... Wizard is a science fiction novel by John Varley, the second book in his Gaea Trilogy. ...

Film and television

Wizards (originally titled War Wizards[1][2]) is an animated post-apocalyptic science fiction/fantasy film about the battle between two wizards, a good wizard representing the forces of magic and an evil wizard representing the forces of technology. ... The Wizard, also known as Joy Stick Heroes is a 1989 movie starring Fred Savage, Luke Edwards, and Jenny Lewis. ... The Wizard is a short lived American television series on CBS from 1986 to 1987, the series starred David Rappaport, Douglas Barr, and Fran Ryan. ... The Wizard is the fifteenth episode of the ninth season of Seinfeld. ... Donald Jeffrey Herbert (born July 10, 1917 in Waconia, Minnesota), better known as Mr. ... This article is about the television series. ... Donald Jeffry Herbert (born July 10, 1917 in Waconia, Minnesota), better known as Mr. ... Wizards of Waverly Place is a new live-action comedy Disney Channel Original Series which premiered on October 12, 2007 on Disney Channel,[1] and was released on Family Channel in Canada on October 26 at 7:00pm, and aired on Disney Channel UK on November 3 at 10:00am. ...

Comics and animation

  • Wizard (magazine), a monthly magazine that spawned successful spinoffs in other areas of interest
  • Wizard (DC Comics), a supervillain and enemy of the Justice Society of America
  • Wizard (Marvel Comics), a supervillain and enemy of the Fantastic Four, also known as "The Wingless Wizard"
  • Wizard (Archie Comics), a superhero with great physical and mental abilities
  • Wizard (D. C. Thomson), a British comic paper that ran from 1922 to the 1980s
  • Wizardmon, a Wizard Digimon from Digimon

Wizard or Wizard: The Magazine of Comics, Entertainment and Pop Culture (originally titled Wizard: The Guide to Comics and Wizard: The Comics Magazine) is a magazine about comic books, published monthly in the United States by Wizard Entertainment. ... The Wizard is the name of a fictional DC Comics Golden Age supervillain. ... Wizard (Marvel Comics) - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... This article is about the comic strip, the sequential art form as published in newspapers and on the Internet. ... Wizardmon is a fictional character from the Digimon franchise consisting of Japanese manga, anime, collectible trading card games, and more. ...

Games

  • Wizards of the Coast, a Seattle-based games publisher known for Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons
  • Wizard (character class), magic-wielding character types in many role-playing games
  • Wizardry, a series of "dungeon crawl" computer games from the 1980s
  • Wizard (computer game), a 1983 Commodore 64 game that was later re-released in 1986 as Ultimate Wizard
  • Wizard (video game), a game designed by Chris Crawford for the Atari 2600 and released in 2005
  • Wizards (board game), a board game produced in 1982 by Avalon Hill
  • Wizard (card game), a trick-taking card game
  • Wizard (board game), a 1978 board game released by Metagaming, companion game to Melee

Wizards of the Coast (often referred to as WotC or simply Wizards) is a publisher of games, primarily based on fantasy and science fiction themes. ... This article is about the Wizard character class archetype in role-playing games. ... In the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game, wizard is one of the base character classes. ... This article is about the series of computer games by Sir-Tech. ... Wizard is a computer game for the Commodore 64, released by Progressive Peripherals & Software in the early 1980s. ... This article is about the Atari 2600 game. ... Wizard is a card game invented by Ken Fisher of Toronto, Ontario in 1984. ...

Technology

  • Wizard (software), a computer user interface that leads a user through dialog steps
  • Sharp Wizard, a personal organizer released in 1988
  • HTC Wizard, a QWERTY-keyboard pocket PC
  • Wizard Robotics, a robotics engineering institute from New Zealand

A wizard is an interactive computer program acting as an interface to lead a user through a complex task using dialog steps. ... Opened OZ-7000 with an expansion card installed The first Sharp Wizard electronic organizer was the OZ-7000 released in 1989, making it one of the first Personal digital assistants (PDAs). ... The HTC Wizard is a Windows Mobile Pocket PC phone manufactured by High Tech Computer Corporation of Taiwan with a left-side slide-out QWERTY keyboard. ... Wizard Robotics Ltd. ...

Music

Wizard was formed back in 1989 by the drummer Sören van Heek (also called Snoppi). ... This article refers to the 1970s rock and roll band. ... The Wizzard (born Merlin St. ... The Wizard is the second track of Black Sabbaths 1970 debut album Black Sabbath. ... The Wizard is also the title of a different song by Uriah Heep released on their 4th album Demons And Wizards. ... Wizard is the second EP by Beto Vázquez Infinity in 2002. ... Tommy track listing Fiddle About (12) Pinball Wizard (13) Theres a Doctor (14) Pinball Wizard is a song written by Pete Townshend and performed by the English rock band The Who, and featured on their 1969 rock opera Tommy. ... Spiritual Unity is an album by the American jazz saxophonist Albert Ayler (1936-1970). ... In the music industry, a record label is a brand and a trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. ... Electric Wizard are a sludge metal/doom metal band from Dorset, England. ... Wizardzz is an electropop/noise pop band consisting of Brian Gibson (of Lightning Bolt fame) on drums and Rich Porter (of Bug Sized Mind fame) on synthesizer. ... Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, was a long-running British music chart television programme, made and broadcast by the BBC. It was originally shown each week, mostly on BBC One, from 1 January 1964 to 30 July 2006. ...

Sports

League Midwest League Division Eastern Division Year founded 1993 Major League affiliation San Diego Padres Home ballpark Memorial Stadium Previous home ballparks City Fort Wayne, Indiana Current uniform colors Previous uniform colors Logo design Division titles League titles Manager Doug Dascenzo Owner The Fort Wayne Wizards are a Class A... Year founded 1995 League Major League Soccer Nickname Wizards, The Wiz, KC Stadium CommunityAmerica Ballpark Kansas City, KS Coach Curt Onalfo Owner OnGoal, LLC. First Game Kansas City Wiz 3–0 Colorado Rapids (Arrowhead Stadium; April 13, 1996) Largest Win Kansas City Wizards 6–0 MetroStars (Arrowhead Stadium; June 20... The Washington Wizards are a professional basketball team based in Washington, D.C.. They play in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The NAB Cup is the pre-season/night series Australian rules football competition of the Australian Football League, sponsored by National Australia Bank. ...

Transportation

Iron Duke class engines waiting scrapping The Great Western Railway Iron Duke Class 4-2-2 broad gauge steam locomotives for express passenger train work. ...

People

  • Oberon Zell-Ravenheart, living Wizard and also Headmaster of the online Grey School of Wizardry
  • The Wizard of New Zealand (formerly Ian Brackenbury Channell), an orator and eccentric
  • Thomas Edison, an inventor nicknamed the "Wizard of Menlo Park"
  • Ozzie Smith, a baseball player nicknamed "The Wizard"
  • The Wizard (footballer) or Jeff Farmer
  • Juan Quarterone, a soccer player nicknamed "El Brujo" or "The Wizard"

Oberon Zell-Ravenheart (b. ... The Wizard speaking in Cathedral Square during December 2006. ... Edison redirects here. ... Osborne Earl Ozzie Smith (born December 26, 1954, in Mobile, Alabama) is a former Major League Baseball shortstop who was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2002. ... Juan Quarterone Carbone 1935 is a former Argentinan footballer. ...

Other

  • Grand Wizard and Imperial Wizard, titles in the Ku Klux Klan
  • Wizard Video , A defunct home video company

Grand Wizard was the title used by the overall leader of earliest form of the Ku Klux Klan, during Reconstruction in the South. ...

See also

Look up magician in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up sorcerer in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Warlocks are, among historic Christian traditions, said to be the male equivalent of witches (usually in the pejorative sense of Europes Middle Ages), and were said to ride pitchforks instead of broomsticks. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Witchcraft. ... Image File history File links Disambig_gray. ...

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Wizards are proficient with the club, dagger, heavy crossbow, light crossbow, and quarterstaff, but not with any type of armor or shield.
Spells of the prohibited school or schools are not available to the wizard, and she can’t even cast such spells from scrolls or fire them from wands.
Even if a wizard or sorcerer is wearing armor with which he or she is proficient, however, it might still interfere with spellcasting.
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