The Rain King
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Real Name


First Mentioned

Tik-Tok to Oz (1914)

Original Publisher

Reilly & Britton

Created by

L. Frank Baum


The Rain King is a spirit who controls the rain over all Earth.

When he gets too much water in his basin, some spills over the brim. That makes it rain in a certain part of the country (a real hard shower for a time) and sends the Rainbow scampering to show his glorious bow.

Public Domain Appearances


  • The Rain King does not appear as a character in the Oz books but, is mentioned in connection with Polychrome and the Rainbow.

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