Volume 1Edit

Black and WhiteEdit

Queen has pawns.
—Qrow, in a mysterious message to Ozpin

Volume 3Edit

New Challengers...Edit

That was a mess.
—Qrow, criticizing SSSN's performance
Happy Vytal Festival!
—Qrow, as he drunkenly pays for his drinks

It's Brawl in the FamilyEdit

You know what you really are? A bunch of sellouts, just like your boss.
—Qrow, towards Winter Schnee about the Atlesian Military
Listen to big sister, Weiss. She'll protect you. Just like Atlas is gonna protect all of us, right?
—Qrow, to Weiss, after Winter tells her to leave.
Alright then. Come take it.
—Qrow, to Winter after she threatens to remove his tongue.
If I was one of your men, I'd shoot myself.
—Qrow's comeback towards James Ironwood
Communication is a two way street pal! You see this...that's the 'SEND' button!
—Qrow, calling Ironwood out on not comunicating
Despite what the world thinks, we're not just teachers or generals or headmasters. The people in this room, the leaders of the other two academies, we're the ones that keep the world safe from the evils no one even knows about. It's why we meet behind closed doors, why we work in the shadows. So you tell me James, when you brought your army to Vale, did you think you were being discreet, or did you just not give a damn?
—Qrow, describing the nature of Ozpin's Group and that James defied it
You think they're scared of your little ships? I've been out there and seen the things she's made, and let me tell you, they are fear.
—Qrow, about Salem

Lessons LearnedEdit

I had come across a small village in the swamps west of Mistral. Right off the bat, I knew something wasn't right. I needed information. Tired from battling Grimm along the way, I decided to start my search at the town's inn. The place was crawling with lowlifes and thugs and even a few Huntsmen that I could only assume had been hired by less than reputable people for less than respectable jobs. And that's when it happened. I was defeated by the mere sight of the innkeeper's skirt length!
—Qrow, about his last mission
Sure, you may be acting like Huntresses, but you're not thinking like one. Do you really think four girls and their friends can end all crime in the kingdom?
—Qrow, on Team RWBY's efforts
Violence hasn't dropped since Roman got nabbed. It's stopped completely. No White Fang activity anywhere around the city. You cut off the head of a King Taijitu, but now the second head's calling the shots. That's what Ironwood can't get through that thick metal head of his.
—Qrow to Ruby Rose and Yang Xiao Long
Remember, you're talking to a member of the coolest team to ever graduate Beacon! Team STRQ... That's when I met your parents. We were pretty well known back in the day.
—Qrow, about his former team, Team STRQ
Look, just remember that you've still got a long way to go. And don't think for a second that graduating means you're done. Every day out there is worth a week in this place. You two... you're gonna go far, but only if you keep learning, if you never stop moving forward.
—Qrow, to Ruby and Yang


Honestly, we've run out of time. I don't know if you've not noticed, but things are getting a lot scarier out in the world. Tensions are high. Grimm are growing stronger, more prevalent. And it's not going to be long before the peace we've been enjoying for so long goes out the window.
—Qrow, explaing to Pyrrha Nikos why they are recruiting her to be the Fall Maiden


All I know is that you attacked a helpless kid. So either you're lying or you're crazy.
—Qrow, to Yang
And here I thought your dark-haired friend was the emo one.
—Qrow, to Yang
She wanted me to tell you that she saved you once, but you shouldn't expect that kindness again. Raven's got an interesting way of looking at the world that I don't particularly agree with. And she's dangerous.
—Qrow, about Raven and her message

Heroes and MonstersEdit

You idiot. I know you didn't do this.
—Qrow to Ironwood, about the hostile androids

End of the BeginningEdit

You're special, Ruby, and not in the "daddy loves his special angel" kind of way. You're special the same way your mom was.
—Qrow, to Ruby
Remnant's full of legends and stories. Some of them true, some made up. But there's one Oz told me from a very long time ago. Back before Huntsmen, before Kingdoms, it was said that those born with silver eyes were destined to lead the life of a warrior. You see, the Creatures of Grimm, the most fearsome monsters mankind had ever encountered, were afraid of those silver-eyed warriors. They were the best of the best. It was said that even a single look from one of these fighters could strike a Grimm down. It's a ridiculous story.
—Qrow, to Ruby
All those missions I go on, all the times I'm away in some far-off place, it's been for Ozpin, but he's missing now. Something's been set in motion. With Oz gone, I'll have to pick up where he left off.
—Qrow, to Ruby

Volume 4Edit


It's just obnoxious that you'd bring up family and then carry on like your own daughter doesn't exist.
—to Raven Branwen about Yang
You have a very skewed perception of that word.
—to Raven about "family"
Because without her, we're all going to die.
—about the Spring Maiden


Look, pal, I'm not sure who you are, but you need to leave my niece alone.
—Qrow, to Tyrian after he saves Ruby Rose
You took the words right out of my—!
—Qrow's unfinished sentence before Tyrian attacks
What's your favorite fairy tale?
—Qrow, to RNJR

A Much Needed TalkEdit

This world's been around for a long time, long enough that people have created dozens of gods. But if you believe Ozpin, two of them are actually real.
Did you know crows are a sign of bad luck? Old superstition, but it's how I got my name. You see, some people can absorb electricity, and some people can burst into rose petals. And some people are just born unlucky. My Semblance isn't like most. It's not exactly something I 'do'. It's always there... whether I like it or not. I bring misfortune. I guess you could call me a bad luck charm. Comes in real handy when I'm fighting an enemy, but it makes it a little hard on friends... and family.
—Qrow explaining his Semblance.

Two Steps Forward, Two Steps BackEdit

Tai. She's not... coming...
—Qrow, out of it due to the poison

No Safe HavenEdit

It's quiet... good job, kiddo.
—Qrow to Ruby, upon realizing RNJR has killed the Nuckelavee
Hey, aren't I normally the one to save you?
—Qrow to Ruby, as he recovers from poison in Mistral
Good to see you again, Oz.
—Qrow, when he meets Oscar Pine

RWBY: World of RemnantEdit

Nice place to raise a family, if you're into that sort of thing.
—Qrow's statement on Patch
Of course, with the fall of Beacon, everyone's a little more worried these days. And they should be.
—Qrow about the current state of Remnant

Volume 5Edit

Welcome to HavenEdit

I did it!
—Qrow, crowing about having found Ozpin/Oscar

About QrowEdit

It's just that I've only seen one other scythe-wielder of that skill before. A dusty, old crow...
—Ozpin to Ruby in "Ruby Rose"
He's always drunk!
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