Bears are ursine mammals found across Gloriana, most especially in wooded areas. On rare occasions they can be tamed, but in all cases they are dangerous to their foes. It is for this reason that enchanters sometimes choose victims to turn into bears if they are in need of a guard. The Kobold Magic User did such a thing to Barnard von Spielburg.
- "A hungry or angry bear can be a fierce opponent. A quick swipe of sharp claws can make mincemeat of the average adventurer. A bear standing on its hind legs is obviously a bear to beware." (Excerpt from Famous Adventurer's Correspondence School: How to be a Hero)
A bear is encountered in Quest for Glory I: So You Want to be a Hero?.