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Uyulala, also known as The Southern Oracle, is a character in Michael Ende's novel The Neverending Story.


In the novel, Uyulala, also known as the Voice of Silence, is a disembodied voice that sings to maintain her own existence. She resides in a metaphysical realm called the Palace of Deep Mystery that lies beyond the 3rd Gate, also called the No-Key Gate, in which Atreyu must lose interest in going through in order to enter.


The NeverEnding Story (1984)[]

In the film, Uyulala is voiced by Tami Stronach, who also portrays the Childlike Empress.

The name Uyulala is not mentioned, instead they are just referred to as "The Southern Oracle".

Physical description[]

Ululala is a voice. It has no body or physical form. It is perceived to be a female voice that speaks in poetry, and only understands speech if it is spoken in verse.