It is distinguishable from the gryphon only by the absence of wings.
It is curious that, though the sphinx (as also the gryphon) were thus common in the Mycenaean period, the words ÃÆ’Ãâ€ ÃŽ¯ÃŽ³ÃŽ¾ and ÃŽ³ÃÃÃË† do not occur in Homer.
In the Abyssal Shelf located in the Hellfire Peninsula, fly on a gryphon or Wyvern to bomb demons from the Burning Legion and stop the dimensional gateways from allowing the introduction of more enemy forces into the area.
The type perhaps originated in Egypt, where figures of gods with human bodies and animal heads, and compound animal forms like the gryphon were numerous from very early times.
It is curious that, though the sphinx (as also the gryphon) were thus common in the Mycenaean period, the words ÏƒÏ†Î¯Î³Î¾ and Î³ÏÏÏˆ do not occur in Homer.