Uraza is described to be large and sleek, almost the size of a lion. Her hide is said to be glossy and flawless, and she has violet eyes, flashy as amethysts. Her territory is the jungles of Nilo, and she is known to be very powerful and a bit quick-tempered.
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Uraza's talisman is the Amber Leopard. It increases attack speed and power.
In the Books
In this book, she was summoned by Abeke. Right after the ceremony, she and Abeke were taken by Zerif (who introduced himself as an ally to the Greencloaks, though not really part of them). Believing they were with the right people, Abeke and Uraza trained and spent time with the Conquerors. After witnessing Conquerors testing the Bile on animals, Abeke began to question the Conquerors' motives. In the battle for Arax's talisman, Uraza helped Abeke realize was fighting the wrong side, and at the end of the book, they join the Greencloaks.
The Greencloaks travel to Northern Eura with Finn to find the Iron Boar of Rumfuss. While in Glengavin, Abeke and Uraza are captured by Devin Trunswick and Karmo, although they are eventually freed and help in the battle for the talisman.
When the team first meets Tellun, Uraza is hesitant when Tellun asks them to "risk their lives once more". During the Fight With Kovo, though, Uraza and Briggan as well as Jhi push Kovo toward the Evertree, While Essix and the remaining Great Beasts fight Halawir. At the end however, Conor, Using the Staff of Cycles manages to force Kovo to sacrifice himself.
When Abeke becomes Kirat's servant, Cabaro recognizes her as the summoner of Uraza. It was said that Uraza and Cabaro were rivals. Later on Abeke reveals to Kirat that she did summon Uraza, and that she's a Greencloak. However Kirat has a negative reaction and Abeke tries to escape, only to be captured. Later on in the book, as Abeke faces Zerif, Zerif tries to throw a Wyrm parasite at her but Uraza leaps in front of Abeke to save her. The leopard gets infected and tries to attack Abeke in her delirium, but Cabaro jumps in and battles Uraza instead. Abeke is forced to leave without Uraza, and becomes depressed because of the loss of her spirit animal.
Abeke and Uraza are extremely close and have a strong bond. They had little trouble bonding and building trust with eachother in the beginning; in the first book, Uraza saves Abeke's life from a bile-infected dog, and later in The Return, she saves Abeke's life once again from a Wyrm parasite. When Uraza was infected and their bond was severed it made Abeke instantly depressed, like a part of her soul was ripped away. She continously tried to get through to Uraza even though the leopard could not understand. Uraza tries to attack her twice due to her delirium - the first attack was intercepted by Cabaro and the second killed Shane, who put himself in Abeke's place. Once the Wyrm was killed, Uraza went into hiding due to the shame of killing Shane, however Abeke hunts her down for 6 months and finds the leopard in Stetriol, where they bonded once again.
Uraza and Cabaro are known rivals, and are said to have had territory disputes in Nilo. A Niloan legend describes this, saying Kovo the Ape tricked them into fighting. However Uraza and Cabaro find out about Kovo's trickery, and cut his tail off. Uraza ends up with the jungles of Nilo for her territory and Cabaro with the savannas.
- In the French version of Spirit Animals (Animal Tattoo), instead of being described as a leopard, Uraza is described as a panther.
- Uraza is a Turkic name meaning "happiness, joy".