F.O.W.L., short for Fiendish Organization for World Larceny, is a global criminal syndicate and terrorist organization bend on domination and profit. The organization is the biggest headache of SHUSH and Darkwing Duck has several of its agents in his rogue gallery. F.O.W.L.'s leadership lies in the hands of the shadowy High Command, a trinity whose identities are carefully kept secret. They run the organization mercilessly in regards to any victims of their schemes as well as their own agents if their boasts and paycheck outdo their deeds. F.O.W.L. has expertise and resources in many areas, from robotics to the occult, and has few hesitations on utilizing any in their schemes.